Classes for Adults

Classes for Adults

Oklahoma Gardening School presented by Devon Energy and The Meinders Foundation

Growing Beautiful, Successful and Low-Maintenance Herb Gardens

  • Saturday, March 9, 9 am-4 pm
  • Devon Energy Auditorium
  • $40 members; $70 nonmembers; $25 students with ID; $15 box lunch option
  • Register by Tuesday, March 5

Myriad Botanical Gardens’ annual Oklahoma Gardening School is the state’s premier annual horticultural symposium designed for home gardeners and professional horticulturists, garden designers and landscape architects. Each year the Oklahoma Gardening School showcases local and national experts in gardening, plant selection, and garden design. Their illustrated talks and Q&A discussions help participants learn how to create and maintain more sustainable gardens in Oklahoma.

The 2019 Oklahoma Gardening School theme is Growing Beautiful, Successful and Low-Maintenance Herb Gardens. Speakers will inspire as they demonstrate how to grow purposeful herb gardens through adaptive designs, proper plant selection, and precise cultivation and maintenance practices to produce the finest aromatic, culinary, and therapeutic benefits for a healthier and more bountiful gardening experience.


TLC Garden Center and Grooms Irrigation
American Plant Products, Calvert’s Plant Interiors, Kitty and Richard Champlin, Minick Materials, and Total Environment
Plant Wisdom Garden Center

In-Kind sponsors: AC Hotel by Marriott OKC Bricktown and Holiday Inn Express-Bricktown

Water Conservation and Turf Management Seminar

  • Saturday, March 23, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $8; Nonmember $12
  • Jeff Salmond, University of Oklahoma, Director of Athletic Field Management, CSFM
  • Josh Campbell, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Urban Ag. and Natural Resources
  • Register by Tuesday, March 19

In this featured seminar focused on saving water while caring for your lawn, you will learn cost-effective methods for conserving natural resources. From setting up strategic rain barrels to the effective use of mulch, you will be on your way to efficiently manage drought-resistance grass and hearty low-ground cover year-round. Coffee and light breakfast provided.

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Seed Starting Workshop

  • Saturday, March 30, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Bill Farris, Prairie Wind Nursery
  • Register by Tuesday, March 19

Starting your own plants from seed is fun, easy and a great way to save money on plants for your garden. In this hands-on experience, you will learn how to start annual flowers, vegetables and herbs, the best way to take care of your seeds as they germinate and grow (containers, watering, thinning, and lighting) and other tips, techniques and tools helpful in seed starting. All participants will plant a variety of seeds to take home and grow.