Seed Starting Workshop taught by Maureen Heffernan, Myriad Gardens director
- “Maureen Heffernan was very good and informative! Answered all the questions. I’ll definitely attend more classes!” –Patricia
- “Very good & knowledgeable class.” –Kathy
- “It was perfect!!!” – Susan Owen
- “I loved the workshop! A great amount of info. I appreciate getting to take home seeds! I can’t wait to watch them grow!” –Kerri Shadid
- “This was a fantastic class that thoroughly covered every question.”
Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Urban Herbs – Herb Sale and Workshops
- All Day Pass Participants get early entrance into herb plant sale at 8am
- Park House Event Center
- $15 per Workshop or $60 for an All-Day Pass (Great Value – five classes for the price of four and early sale entrance)
- Register by Tuesday, April 25
Join us for a fantastic day filled with delicious, aromatic and healing herbs. All proceeds from this day will benefit the Myriad Gardens Volunteer Program.
8-9 a.m. Early Entrance to Plant Sale for All Day Pass Holders
9 a.m. Plant Sale Opens to the Public. Come early to find herbs that you won’t see at other nurseries or greenhouses. Select from a wide variety of culinary and medicinal plants.
9:15–9:45 a.m. Herb Walk with Myriad Gardens Horticulture Staff FREE. Walk with one of the Myriad Gardens horticulture staff as they guide you through some of the beautiful and beneficial herbs planted on our grounds.
10–11 a.m. Planning Your Herb Garden Workshop $15. Learn how to select herbs for your lifestyle and plant them in a productive and useable manner by designing your own herb garden with our help.
11 a.m. – Noon. Creating A Window Sill Herb Planter $15. Herbs are powerful plants. Come see how growing just a few in a window sill container can change your cooking. Head home with three plants to create your own with what you’ve learned.
Noon – 1 p.m. Instructional Herb Lunch $15. Don’t miss this opportunity to eat a scrumptious lunch and listen to an Oklahoma City favorite Kamala Gamble as she discusses how she grew, selected and prepared your entrée, a large spring salad with herbs.
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Herb Walk with Myriad Gardens Horticulture Staff FREE. Walk with one of the Myriad Gardens horticulture staff as they guide you through some of the beautiful and beneficial herbs planted on our grounds.
1–2 p.m. Putting Up Your Herbal Harvest $15. Tired of growing a few herbs and not knowing what to do with them? Come learn how to preserve your harvest and practice making your own bundle to take home and dry.
2–3 p.m. Lavender & Aromatherapy Workshop $15. Plants can heal. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the many benefits of essential oils present in herbs and some practical ways to use them. Each participant will leave with their own personalized herbal sachet.
3–4 p.m. Plant Sale Final Hour
Monday, May 1, 7-8pm
Community FREE Barre3 in the Gardens
- Great Lawn and Bandshell
- Bring yoga mat and water
- Suggested $5 donation to participate
Barre3 returns to the Gardens for another season of community outdoor fitness. A $5 suggested donation will be requested to continue our growth of the Myriad Gardens. Other dates are: June 5, 7pm; July 3, 7pm; August 7, 7pm; September 4, 6pm; and October 2, 6pm.
Tuesdays May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 5:45pm
Yoga in the Gardens
- No late arrivals after 5:50pm
- Meet in the South Lobby for check-in
- Members: Suggested $5 donation
- Nonmembers: $10
- Must be at least 11 years-old to participate
This is a great all-levels class led by Lisa Woodard, owner of This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Classes will meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series.
Thursday, May 11, 11:30am-1pm
Art of Flowers Luncheon
- Park House Events Center
- Tickets $150 each. Sponsorships available
- Contact Debora Morey (405) email@example.com
Myriad Gardens Foundation will present an elegant luncheon to celebrate the art of floral arranging while helping to support the Gardens on Thursday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Co-chaired by Annie Bohanon and Dannie Bea Hightower, guests will enjoy a garden-to-table seasonal lunch prepared by Chef Kamala Gamble in the Park House Events Center. Dundee Butcher, a master floral arranger and owner of the fashionable Russian River Flower School in Napa Valley, California, will demonstrate how to create gorgeous floral arrangements for special occasions or everyday enjoyment.
Saturday, May 13, 9am-4pm
OKC Garden Fest
- Pavilion and Pavilion Lawn
Timed to coincide with Mother’s Day weekend, OKC Garden Fest will have 40 vendor booths who will feature herbs, perennials, roses, produce, pottery, jewelry, wineries, food products and food trucks. Activities for children will also be offered and there is no charge for attending. Start a butterfly garden or Monarch Waystation, an intentionally-managed garden that offers food and habitat for the Monarch butterfly population.
Vendors to date include: 360 Farms, CD3 Farm/ Tap your Health Source, Celtic Supercenter, Duck Creek Farms, Garden Anywhere Box, Grahams Jewelry Box, Jo’s Garden Shop, Laughing Rabbit Soap Co., Lost Creek Mushroom Farm, K&K Nursery and Landscape, Laughing Rabbit Soap Co., Mustang Creek Alpacas, Oklahoma Nature Conservancy, Oklahoma State Beekeepers, Peppers and More, Plant Wisdom Garden Center, Prairie Wind Nursery, R&E Plants “The Herb Place”, Roses Inc. Green Country, Sierra Club, Skyridge Farm, Southern Plant Farm, Tall Grass Prairie Soap, Tinroof Studios, Utopia Gardens, White Dog Chiles, Wild Horse Canyon Farms, Wild Things Nursery and Wine and Palette.
Thursday, May 18, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Guilford Gardens Tour and Dinner
- Guilford Gardens, Nichols Hills, OK
- $45 Members; $55 Nonmembers
- Register by Friday, Apr 28
- Ages 21 and up
Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock, chefs and gardeners, run Guilford Gardens, a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Garden that grows delicious and organic produce in the heart of Oklahoma City. Join us for a tour of this beautiful garden followed by an amazing dinner prepared by Kam and Barbara using their own produce. Note: Rain date, Thursday, May 25, 5:30-8:30pm.
May 27, 10am
Gardens Monthly Walking Tour
- South Lobby and Garden Grounds
- Walkups Welcome
- (Last Saturday of Every Month)
Join us to expand your Oklahoma plant knowledge and get great ideas for your yard. Each month changes as the plants grow through the seasons; in May we’ll highlight plants for water conservation. Can’t make it for the guided tour? Pick up a self-guided handout in our South Lobby.