Herbal Gifts

“I want to take all your classes!!!!” –C. Lynette McKenna

Living Wreaths

 “The class was wonderful!”

“Amazing value with what felt like unlimited supplies!” –Katie Patton

“Loved it – so fun.” –Brandi Stone

“It was great! Thank you! So much fun!” –Kelli Dupuy

“Was more in depth than anticipated! Great learning experience!” –Leann Bailey

“It was so awesome!” –Sherry Klechka

“I loved the class, so fun and easy, instructors were wonderful!” – Jan Binder-Smith

Pruning Trees

 “Very good, learned a lot!” – Gail Rogers

Forcing Paperwhites

 “Just love these classes. So organized and the friendliest people I have ever met!!” –Kelli Hargis

House Plant How To

  • Sunday, January 28, 2 – 3pm
  • Terrace Room or 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $10; Nonmember $15
  • Roberta Rowland, Gardens Conservatory Manager
  • Register by Tuesday, January 23

Tried your hand at Orchids or Ficus and had trouble? Join us as we talk through the top tropical and succulent house plants that work great in almost any space. We’ll cover the types, what’s amazing about them and how to care for them so they add wonderful life to your home. Participants will take home a small tropical plant of their own to nourish and enjoy.

Plants with Hygge 

  • Wednesday, January 31, 6 – 7pm
  • Crystal Bridge 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Member $7; Nonmember $9
  • Linda Vater, Garden Essence
  • Register by Friday, January 26

Hygge (pronounced Hue-gah) is a hard to define term used to describe finding coziness in winter- it might be achieved with a candle, a cozy knit blanket, or hot cocoa by a fire but it can also be found with plants! Plants can add brightness, beauty and warmth to your home, all while cleaning your air and making you feel better.

Yoga in the Gardens

  • Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union
  • January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 5:45pm
  • Instructed by Lisa Woodard from This Land Yoga
  • Every Tuesday, 5:45pm
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50pm
  • Outdoors or Terrace Room
  • Members $5; Nonmembers $10
  • Must be 16 and older

This is an all-levels class led by Lisa Woodward from This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series.

Plant Propagation Made Simple

  • Saturday, February 10, 10 – 11:30am
  • Terrace Room
  • Member $14; Nonmember $18
  • Bill Farris, Owner, Prairie Wind Nursery
  • Register by Tuesday, February 6

Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants from seeds, cuttings or other plant parts and it is the ultimate way to save money on plants as one plant can become 10 for free. Nurseryman Bill Farris will discuss and demonstrate the various methods for propagating plants, from division to cuttings. He’ll then guide each participant through making your own propagated cutting to take home and will go over care tips for your propagules.

Myriad Kitchen: An Intro to Healthy Cooking

  • Saturday, February 17, Noon–2pm
  • Water Plaza Room
  • Member $20; Nonmember $27
  • Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock, Chefs, Guilford Gardens and Kam’s Kookery
  • Register by February 13

Enjoy a delicious lunch that will taste so good you’ll have trouble believing it’s healthy. The program includes an overview of: eating well and using in-season fresh fruits and vegetables; adding flavor with fresh and dried herbs; and best methods for healthy cooking.

Designing a Butterfly Garden

  • Saturday, February 24, 11am-12:30pm
  • Terrace Room
  • Member $8; Nonmember $12
  • Marilyn Stewart, Wild Things Nursery
  • Register by Tuesday, February 20

Butterfly gardens are beautiful and buzzing with life.  They are crucial to help butterflies and other pollinators and insects find sustenance to survive and thrive. Join butterfly guru Marilyn Stewart to learn how to design and select plants for creating your own butterfly garden this spring.

Introduction to Growing Plants for New Gardeners

  • Tuesday, February 27, 6-7pm
  • Crystal Bridge 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Members $5; Nonmembers $7
  • Ann Fleener, Director of Education, Myriad Gardens
  • Register by Friday, February 23

This three part series serves as an introduction to the basics of growing ornamental garden plants including trees, shrubs and perennial flowers and grasses. Each class includes handouts on plant lists and maintenance guidelines. Part 1 in February will cover trees and discuss the best trees to grow in OKC and how to plant and maintain them.  The other dates are March 27 and April 24, 6-7pm.

Gardens Walking Tour

  • February 24, 10-11am
  • Last Saturday of Every Month, 10am
  • South Lobby and Garden Grounds
  • FREE
  • Walkups Welcome

Expand your Oklahoma plant knowledge and get inspiration for your garden with our educational walking tours. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for our region – from winter color to drought tolerant and more. Self –guided plant tour handouts are also available in our South Lobby.