Lou Anella joins us today to talk about The Botanic Garden at OSU, the home of the Oklahoma Gardening television show, and a great resource for local plant lovers and gardeners.

At our OSU-OKC roundup, Cody has a new market vendor, Denise talks about what is showing fall color right now, and Shelley Henke, OSU-OKC grower tells us about the many varieties of poinsettias getting ready to be sold at our OSU-OKC Poinsettia Sale.

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This week we focus on one of our OSU-OKC horticulture students, Drew House, who shares his knowledge and passion for the legal growing of cannabis in Colorado.  Drew is part of a partnership with a long term plan to build and operate a growing facility in Colorado.  He shares his current involvement, and how his interest brought him to OSU-OKC.  Fascinating subject with a lot of angles of legality and social issues aside from health and horticulture.  We do our best to cover what we can in our short discussion!

In the market update, Cody lets us know they have the meat for your fall cooking!  A new chicken vendor, and their regular once per month beef supplier will be at the market this weekend...along with the continued greens, winter veggies and more.

Jamie reminds us of the details of putting our gardens to bed for the winter, and taking care not to bring pests inside with your potted plants.  Also, now is still a great time to plant your spring bulbs.

Poinsettia sale coming up soon...starts Wednesday, November 29, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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This week we focus close to home, with so much happening at OSU-OKC!  Denise shares her knowledge on beneficial insect use for pest control from a recent workshop at OSU.  Our fall festival is Saturday, October 28 with the Farmer's Market having a pumpkin cooking food demo, two food trucks and a new vendor with pansies for fall.  The horticulture department festival is right across the parking lot inside the large garage doors on the east side of the Agriculture Resource Center with flower and garden tours, artists, crafters, music and popcorn.  Hope to see you there!

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Marilyn Stewart of Wild Things Nursery joins us today to talk about the value of native plantings and their selection of plants.  Be sure to check out their website at www.wildthingsnursery.com for great plant lists and images!

Lots going on at the OSU-OKC farmers Market and at the gardens. Cody, Jamie and Denise tell us the news in the roundup section.

Thanks for listening today!

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This week we welcome back Crystal Sizemore of Deep Fork Tree Farm.  Crystal shares recommendations on  planting for your local ecoregion, and choosing a tree adapted to your area.  For central Oklahoma, the trees grown at Deep Fork Tree Farm are all very well adapted.  You can see their selections at www.dftrees.com.

Jamie and Denise join us to talk about fall bulb planting and winter squash, including pumpkins.  You can see a video of Jamie with the pumpkins from the podcast on our Facebook page, All Things Green OK.

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Crystal Sizemore joins us this week to talk about the fall tree planting season, and how to properly time and prepare trees for planting.  This is Part 1 with Crystal, next episode she will share info on ecoregions and plant selection.

Cody shares some training opportunities and information for farmers market vendors and growers.  A lot goes into being a grower and/or vendor, and the folks at the OSU-OKC farmers market are dedicated to bring you high quality and safe produce and products.

Jamie is in fall decor mode with wreath making materials from the garden, and a beautiful fall flower arrangement that can be viewed in video on Facebook at All Things Green OK.

Enjoy the fall!

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What a great week to have the Oklahoma State Fair in action!  If you have not visited the horticulture exhibits, please do.  What a great body of work!

Rose Bonjour joined us this week to talk with us about agriculture education in Oklahoma, and it's a good view.  The future of agriculture in Oklahoma depends on so many people, and Rose is involved in a huge part of training agriculture teachers and networking with teachers, students and industry across the state. A huge difference maker to help make wonderful things happen in agriculture education.

Jamie and I had the wonderful experience of judging the state FFA horticulture exhibits, and we took some pics and had a great time.  No worries on the future of horticulture if these exhibits are any indicator...they are awesome, so go see!

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In this episode, Richard Bewley joins us from OG&E to talk about their approach and recommendations on vegetation managment under powerlines.  Richard and his colleagues are also heading out to help with hurricane recovery in Texas and Florida.  Oklahomans helping others!

In the market and garden roundup, Cody tells us of a new vendor, and Jamie and Denise share stories of a packrat and some butterflies and hummingbirds.

Jamie has his awesome plants of the week, which can be viewed on our All Things Green OK Facebook page.

Enjoy!

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Lori Coats joins us today with info on her great workshops at My Raggedy Herbs.  Check out all of her workshop offerings and find registration information on My Raggedy Herbs on Facebook.

OSU-OKC Farmers Market was recently voted OKC Best of the Best!  Cody has some new things planned for fall.

Jamie and Denise talk with us on happenings in the garden, and Jamie brings things to eat, plus some visuals on flowers that can be seen on Facebook at AllThingsGreenOK.

Enjoy!

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Elizabeth Richardson of Adorn joins us today.  Elizabeth specializes in planted ornamental containers and pots, and does an amazing job of creating beauty in her containers.  She creates pots for homes and businesses, and does a fall and winter changeout for seasonal interest.  Elizabeth will be doing a fall container workshop on Thursday, September 14, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at West Elm in Oklahoma City.  You can find out more about the workshop, or just enjoy seeing her photos, by visiting her website www.adornokc.com or following her on Facebook at Adorn OKC.

In our market and garden round table, we cover a lot of ground today!  From the beginning of fall vegetables coming into the market, to cooking tips, poinsettia growing, more cooking tips, seasoning with false cardamom and eating Mexican gerkins.  Always an enlightening conversation with our round table group!

Thanks for listening!

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