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The True Indigo Plant for Natural Dyes

Host Casey Hentges shows off a true indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria, that's growing in The Botanic Garden at OSU. The natural indigo dye that we collect actually comes from the leaves! …

From  Elizabeth Brock on November 20th, 2020 0  

Symbiotic Mutualism Plant Relationship

OSU Associate Extension Specialist, Shelley Mitchell has another interesting mutual plant relationship for us out at The Botanic Garden at OSU. Airdate (11/07/20) #4719 Questions? To find out…

From  Elizabeth Brock on November 5th, 2020 0  

Propagating Your Tender Perennials

Host Casey Hentges is bringing in some tender perennials like Purple Sugarcane and Elephant Ears by propagating them through stem cutting and pups. Airdate (10/31/20) #4718 Questions? To find…

From  Elizabeth Brock on October 29th, 2020 0  

Light Mazes for Plants!

Shelley Mitchell, OSU Associate Extension Specialist, has a fun kids project building mazes for plants and talking about how phototropism and auxin effect plants as they grow. Airdate (10/31/20)…

From  Elizabeth Brock on October 29th, 2020 0  

"Popped" Senna Blooms

Host Casey Hentges looks at some showy Sennas that have popped up after a long warm growing season. Senna alata, Candelabra Plant or the Senna didymobotrya, Popcorn Plant? Why not both! Airdate…

From  Elizabeth Brock on October 22nd, 2020 0  

What to know about Mistletoe

Associate Youth Extension, Shelley Mitchell, talks about plant relationships and how some can be harmful. Be sure to watch out for those parasitic mistletoe! Airdate (10/24/20) #4717 Questions? …

From  Elizabeth Brock on October 22nd, 2020 0  

Plants for Turning Your Garden into a Tropical Paradise

Host Casey Hentges has some great tropical plants if you're looking to turn your garden into a tropical paradise. Airdate (09/12/20) #4711 Questions? To find out more information about…

From  Elizabeth Brock on September 10th, 2020 0  

Ornamental Grass Series: Not True "Grass"

We conclude our ornamental grass series looking at the Asparagaceae family, which is not a true grass but they certainly are beautiful in our gardens! We covered lots of different ornamental grasses…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 6th, 2020 0  

Iris Problems??

In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening Host Casey Hentges is dividing and transplanting irises in our garden to ensure of more irises to come next spring. Here’s four general tips if your irises…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 6th, 2020 0  

The Best Practices for Collecting and Drying Herbs

In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening, Casey harvests herbs and has tips for drying and storing them for use this winter. Airdate (08/01/20) #4705 Questions? To find out more information about…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 6th, 2020 0  

Oklahoma Gardening Episode #4705 (08/01/20)

Segment 1 (1:20) In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening Host Casey Hentges reminds us that gardening is year round and is getting the fall vegetable garden ready by removing plants in the summer that…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 6th, 2020 0  

Eggplants are Berries?! Check out this Japanese White Eggplant

Host Casey Hentges takes us back to a more traditional looking eggplant, the 'Japanese White Egg' Solanum melongena, Eggplant. The eggplant is botanically considered a berry, just like…

From  Elizabeth Brock on August 6th, 2020 0