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.

Thanks for listening!

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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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Mark Bays, Urban Forester from Oklahoma Forestry Services, talks with us about a new program to get local sawmills involved when local trees are lost due to wind and ice.  Homeowners, businesses and local cities can work with the sawmills to process the trees into usable wood instead of sending them to the landfills.  Great program, check it out at the Oklahoma Forestry website!

In our farmers market and garden roundtable, Cody shares some insight into the seasonality of the farmers market, and Jamie shares info and fruit from the passion vine and pawpaw.

Thanks for listening!

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In this episode, we welcome Rodd Moesel of American Plant Products to talk about a new national program for horticulture education throughout the school years called Seed Your Future, and much more.  You can check out Rodd's blog on horticulture, Rodd's Seeds of Wisdom, at roddmoesel.com.

Cody and Jamie join in for the farmers market and garden roundup.  Cody keeps us up to date on the happenings at the market with new produce and activities each week, and Jamie brings in some flowers blooming from the garden.

Thanks for listening!

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In this episode, Julie Butler shares a bit of her wealth of knowledge on vegetable gardening.  Todays discussion includes methods of storing summer crops, and recommended plants and timing for fall vegetable gardening.  Now is the time, folks!  

Peter Cappadona shares info on a Shriner event featuring Oklahoma wine and cheese.  This event is a fundraiser for a major piecs of diagnostic equipment in one of their Shrine Hospitals for Children.  A wonderful cause and featuring Oklahoma bounty.  The wine and cheese tasting will be August 12 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the India Shrine Center, 3601 NW 36th Street, OKC.  Cost is $20 per person which includes a commemorative wine glass.

Hope you enjoy!  

We are preparing for fall classes at OSU-OKC.  If you want to know more, check us out at www.osuokc.edu or call the OSU-OKC Horticulture Department at 405-945-3358.

Our regular roundup crew will be back for the next podcast, so check back with us next time on All Things Green!

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This week Jamie Ashmore shares garden knowledge from the International Master Gardeners Conference, held recently in Portland, Oregon.  Great info on bird diversity, edible plants, and a (relatively) weedless gardening technique. 

Cody and Jamie join in for the OSU-OKC farmers market and garden roundup.

Thanks for listening!  If you enjoy the podcast, be sure to subscribe on Podbean or Stitcher, and check us out on Facebook at All Thinks Green Ok.

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