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Upcoming Events for Oklahoma

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to calendar@sbsmags.com.

 

 

June 8 Shawnee
Herb and Succulent Festival
The Botanic Garden at OSU
A variety of usual and unusual herbs and succulents along with a several various vendors. Wine bottle succulent garden demonstration, pony rides, and more. 9 a.m.-noon. For more information, call 405-744-4531.

June 8 Muskogee
‘Silk Stocking Lane’ Home & Garden Tour
Tickets will be $10 per person, no advance ticket required – pay at the door at all participating locations the day of the tour. North Sixteenth Street was once referred to as Silk Stocking Lane for the fine homes built by Muskogee’s leading families. Today this street is a part of the Founders’ Place Historical District, the premier historic neighborhood in Muskogee. Noon-4 p.m. For more information, visit visitmuskogee.com/calendar or facebook.com/events/345742042939264.

June 8 Shawnee
Fresh Preserve – Freezing and Canning
Pottawatomie County OSU Extension
Learn the basics of successful food preservation through hands-on activities for waterbath canning and freezing. Leave with a jar of canned produce and produce ready to put in the freezer. RSVP required – space limited to 15 participants. Cost $2.50. For more information, contact Sonya McDaniel at sonya.mcdaniel@okstate.edu or call 405-273-7683.

 

RECURRING EVENTS

Myriad Botanical Gardens
oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.com
405-445-7080

Reading Wednesdays
The Garden Classroom
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We will begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at 405-835-6789.

Gardens Guided Walking Tour
Garden Grounds
Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with our educational walking tours from 10-11 a.m. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for our region – from year-round color to drought-tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby. 

 

 

Tulsa Botanic Garden
tulsabotanic.org
918-289-0330

Tulip Tours
The Garden
Every Thursday
Join us for a walk in the garden to see what spring bulbs are blooming and learn more about what goes into one of the largest bulb displays in our region. We will have a cash bar so you can sip and stroll. 6-7 p.m. Admission is free for garden members, $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12, and children under 2 are no charge.

Bands & Blooms
The Garden
Every Thursday!
Experience the vibrant colors and intoxicating fragrances as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and crocuses bloom. Each week will feature different local artists playing music among the flowers and food trucks will have tasty dinner options. Food and cash bar with beer and wine available at 5 p.m. Music starts at 6 p.m. 

 

 

Oklahoma Gardeners Association Monthly Meetings
Will Rogers Gardeners auditorium
3400 NW 36th Street, Oklahoma City
Meetings are the first Wednesday of each month (exception May 8 and no meeting in July) which is open to the public. These meetings are held at 9:30 a.m. Nationally known speakers and other speakers of interest give presentations at these meetings.

 

More events coming soon!

 

State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.