Foraged Floral Arrangement

  • Saturday, July 31, 9am-11am REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, August 28, 9am-11am REGISTER HERE
  • Saturday, September 25, 9am-11am REGISTER HERE
  • The Garden Classroom or Terrace Room and Garden Grounds
  • M $45 per session; NM $50 per session
  • Kaitlin Bacon, Children’s Garden Manager

Learn how to create your own floral arrangement using seasonal flowers and foliage collected from the garden grounds. We’ll begin with a basic introduction on floral design, go over the already collected materials available, and then head outside to collect a few items together. The class ends with creating arrangements to take home, as well as discussing tips for foraging in your own yard and ways to prolong the life of your arrangements.

 

Guided Walking Tour

  • Saturday, June 26 – Pre-registration will no longer be required
  • Last Saturday of each month, 10-11 am
  • Garden Grounds, meet in the south lobby
  • FREE

Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with an educational walking tour. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for this region – from year-round color to drought-tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby.

 

Growing Cool Season Vegetables in Your Fall Garden

  • Saturday, August 7, 11am-Noon
  • Terrace Room
  • M $15; NM $18
  • Lori Coats, My Raggedy Herbs
  • Register by Tuesday, August 3 HERE

Fall is one of the best times for an edible garden in Oklahoma but to have one, you actually need to start thinking about it and planting in August. Join us to discover all the cool season greens, garlics and root vegetables you can grow and enjoy into the colder months. Each participant will learn tips for growing and harvesting in the fall and will head home with seeds for three fall crops.

Creating a Monarch Waystation

Monarch Waystations are garden habitats specifically designed to provide the resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration. Learn how to build your own waystation from the ground up, including planning and design, sourcing host and nectar plants, garden maintenance, and certification. Participants will head home with one host plant and one nectar plant.