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Help Your Plants Survive Summer Heat

Oklahoma heat can be tough on plants, but with a few steps you can help them survive.

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Colorful Containers

Colorful Containers

Bring your garden to your patio, front walkway, deck or even balcony with colorful containers.


Replacing Winter-damaged Trees

Replacing Winter-damaged Trees

Discover which trees to can plant to replace those damaged by recent Oklahoma winter storms.


Fall Blooms

Fall Blooms

Try these six fall-blooming perennials for your garden


Tomato Time

Tomato Time

Get practical tips to learn how to grow tomatoes in containers


How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Outdoor gadgets to build a better yard



Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

The holidays are soon upon us, and it’s time to think about what to get for the gardener in your life. 


7 Perennials to Beat  the Summer Heat

7 Perennials to Beat the Summer Heat

Learn about various perennials to beat the Oklahoma summer heat 


Vines help you grow up!

Vines help you grow up!

Plant more vines and enjoy the process of growing up! 


Plant a Spring-Blooming Tree

Plant a Spring-Blooming Tree

Trees not only enhance the landscape, they also provide much-needed nectar for emerging pollinators.


Gifts for Gardeners

Gifts for Gardeners

Winter is the season for giving, and no one needs a pick-me-up this time of year more than gardeners. Trust me, they are all itching to get their hands back into the soil.


Daylilies: the perfect perennial for Oklahoma gardens

Daylilies: the perfect perennial for Oklahoma gardens

Daylilies are one of the most forgiving perennials blooming in a hot Oklahoma summer.


Enchanting April

Enchanting April

Oklahoma's nurseries are overflowing with annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees. OKL's Dee Nash helps you decide what to try in your garden.


New Year, New Plants from Seed

New Year, New Plants from Seed

Get ideas for your next gardening project. 


Clean the air with indoor plants

Clean the air with indoor plants

An Oklahoma winter can lie heavy on our hearts. Days are shorter. The blowing wind and inhospitable weather never seem to end. People spend too much time indoors. What can help bring us out of a winter funk? Houseplants.


10 Steps to a Dreamy Cutting Garden

10 Steps to a Dreamy Cutting Garden

Growing a dedicated cutting garden sounds difficult, but it isn’t. In many ways, it’s similar to growing a vegetable garden, but instead of picking tomatoes, you gather cut flowers. For the last six years, in addition to my perennial and vegetable gardens, I’ve grown a flower garden simply for the pleasure of bringing blooms indoors.

Here are 10 steps from planning to harvest.


Five Unique Coneflowers to Know and Grow

Five Unique Coneflowers to Know and Grow

My garden is a haven for pollinators like butterflies, native bees and hover flies. It’s also full of singing birds and crawling caterpillars, two creatures that go together like peanut butter and jelly. 


Your Fall Garden Begins in the Spring

Your Fall Garden Begins in the Spring

Crafting a beautiful fall garden begins in spring. What you plant in late April should carry you through to autumn even after a hot Oklahoma summer.


Why Plant Native Shrubs and Trees

Why Plant Native Shrubs and Trees

Native plants are those found naturally occurring in a particular area. They are acclimated to its climate, insects, diseases and changing weather patterns. Many of the shrubs offered at garden centers originate from Asia.