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Digitizing Herbariums for Future Historians

Mark Fishbein, the director of the OSU herbarium, explains the importance of digitizing their collection for future historians to access and how citizens can help. The public can access these…

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Tom and Edna Carson Family Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The north entrance to the Edmon Low Library boasts a new, beautiful native garden with nature inspired landscape design and a calming water feature thanks to the generosity of the Tom and Edna Carson…

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DIY Modular Tire Raised Bed

Steve Upson, Senior Horticulture Consultant at the Noble Research Institute, goes into detail about the construction of the modular tire raised bed. You can find detailed instructions for building…

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Looking at Awesome Spiders for Halloween

We prepare for Halloween by taking a closer look at some interesting spiders with Director of Insect Adventure and Extension Specialist, Andrine Shufran. Airdate (10/30/21) #4818 Questions? To…

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A Raunchy Crapemyrtle that NEVER Blooms

Carl Whitcomb, Plant Breeder and Researcher at Lacebark, Inc., shows us his Raunchy Crapemyrtles that never bloom but are still able to give a beautiful color in the landscape. You can find more…

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes in the Backyard Garden

Host Casey Hentges harvests some sweet potatoes in our raised beds while the soil temperature is still warm. Airdate (10/30/21) #4818 Questions? To find out more information about show topics…

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Oklahoma Gardening Episode #4818 (10/30/21)

Welcome to Oklahoma Gardening! Harvesting Sweet Potatoes Host Casey Hentges harvests some sweet potatoes in our raised beds while the soil temperature is still warm. Raunchy Crapemyrtle Carl…

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Worm Vermicasting's to use in your Garden Soil

We check out a different kind of livestock at Vermico Farms with Owner and General Manager, Mike Adel, who gives us the inside look at how worm castings are produced for use of soil enrichment in the…

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Baby Praying Mantises

We learn how praying mantises are born with Extension Specialist and Director of Insect Adventure, Andrine Shufran. Hundreds of praying mantis babies hatch from an ootheca, a type of egg mass made by…

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Eucalyptus as an Annual

Host Casey Hentges informs us that even though eucalyptus are tropical plants, you can still add it to the Oklahoma landscape as an annual. In the colder climates, above cold hardiness zone 9, you…

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Renovation of the Crystal Bridge at Myriad Gardens

We travel to OKC and visit with Maureen Heffernan, President and CEO of the Myriad Gardens and Scissor Tail Park Management, to check out the progress of the renovation of the Crystal Bridge…

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Oklahoma Gardening Episode #4817 (10/23/21)

Welcome to Oklahoma Gardening! Host Casey Hentges informs us that even though eucalyptus are tropical plants, you can still add it to the Oklahoma landscape as an annual. In the colder climates,…

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OKG: Lantana's for Fall Pollinators

Host Casey Hentges shows us a colorful flower that is full of blooms in the fall. The Luscious® Citron Lantana is perfect for butterflies and other pollinators that come through this time of…

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OKG: Wattle Fencing in Home Gardens

We visit the local Bustani Plant Farm and talk with owner, Steve Owens, for tips and ideas related to the wattle fence he has incorporated into his demonstration garden. Airdate (10/16/21) #4816 …

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OKG: Growing Figs in Central Oklahoma

We travel to the fruit orchard at the Cimarron Valley Research Station in Perkins where we meet up with Becky Carroll, Extension Fruit and Pecan Specialist, who gives us some in-depth information…

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OKG: Millipede versus Centipede

What is the difference between a millipede and a centipede? Extension Specialist and Director of Insect Adventure, Andrine Shufran, shows us how a millipede and a centipede are completely different…

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