OKLAHOMA ARTICLE ARCHIVE

Below you will find our growing collection of Oklahoma-specific articles. Enjoy!

CHERRY TOMATOES

Grow your own cherry tomatoes in Oklahoma Story by LeeAnn Barton Cherry tomatoes get little of the glory when gardeners, in their friendly manner, compete for the earliest, the biggest, or the most flavorful tomato. Little do most know that without that little cherry tomato, modern and heirloom varieties would never have come into existence.  …

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ONCE IN A MILLENIUM

‘Millenium’ ornamental onion Story by Russell Studebaker The Perennial Plant Association chose Allium ‘Millenium’ as the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year. This herbaceous perennial and relative of the garden onion was bred by Mark McDonough, horticulture researcher from Massachusetts, and introduced by Plant Delights Nursery in Raleigh, N.C., in 2000.  ‘Millenium’ (yes, the name was …

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NATE TSCHAENN

An Oklahoma transplant thriving in the red dirt Story and Photo by Maureen Heffernan When your job is to maintain and continually improve a botanical garden located in the middle of downtown Oklahoma City, you better be up for the job, as “your” garden is open for all to see 24/7/365.  Nate Tschaenn, the director …

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