Landscape Toolkit

Helpful Phone Numbers & Links

 

 

CONTACTS:

OKLAHOMA COUNTY OSU EXTENSION SERVICE:  Call or email gardening questions.

http://www.oces.okstate.edu/oklahoma

405.713.1125 or email:  gale.goodner@okstate.edu

 

OKLAHOMA COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS:  Call with gardening questions.

http://mastergardener.okstate.edu

405.713.1125 

 

OKLAHOMA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY:  A statewide nonprofit organization for amateurs & professionals that recognizes and promotes excellence in gardening and horticulture.

http://www.okhort.org/

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

OSU TOPICAL FACT SHEETS:  Science-based information on lawn, yard, garden, & much more.

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/HomePage

 

GARDENING:

OKLAHOMA GARDEN PLANNING GUIDE:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1092/HLA-6004web.pdf

 

IRRIGATION:

SIP (Simple Irrigation Plan for Watering):  Simple & advanced lawn watering needs.

http://sip.mesonet.org/

 

LAWN, SOIL, & GRASS:

LAWN MANAGEMENT IN OKLAHOMA:

http://pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2299/F-6420web.pdf

 

HOW TO GET A GOOD SOIL SAMPLE:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2762/PSS-2207web.pdf

 

SELECTING A LAWN GRASS FOR OKLAHOMA:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-997/HLA-6418web.pdf

 

MAINTENANCE, MONTHLY:

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE:

http://pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1136/HLA-6408web.pdf

 

PLANT SELECTION:

OKLAHOMA PROVEN:  Superior plants recommended for Oklahoma.

http://www.oklahomaproven.org/

 

 

PLANT SELECTION, continued:

PERENNIAL FLOWERS FOR SPECIFIC USES IN OKLAHOMA:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1072/HLA-6410web%20color.pdf

 

NOBLE FOUNDATION PLANT IMAGE GALLERY:

http://www.noble.org/WebApps/PlantImageGallery/Index.aspx

 

TREES & SHRUBS:

PUTTING DOWN ROOTS IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

http://okplanttrees.okstate.edu/resources/educational/pdr/

 

PLANTING TREES & SHRUBS:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1120/HLA-6414web.pdf

 

DECIDUOUS TREES FOR OKLAHOMA:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1056/NREM-5036web%20color.pdf

 

FERTILIZING SHADE & ORNAMENTAL TREES & SHRUBS:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-3130/HLA-6412web.pdf

 

PRUNING ORNAMENTAL TREES, SHRUBS, & VINES:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1134/HLA-6409web.pdf

 

SELECTING SHRUBS FOR THE LANDSCAPE:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-5816/HLA-6439web.pdf

 

VEGETABLE GARDEN:

VEGETABLE VARIETIES FOR THE HOME GARDEN IN OKLAHOMA: http://pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1386/HLA-6032web.pdf

 

WEED, PEST, & DISEASE CONTROL:

CONTROLLING WEEDS IN HOME LAWNS:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1334/HLA-6421web.pdf

 

ORNAMENTAL & LAWN PEST CONTROL:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2281/EPP-7306web%20color.pdf

 

NON-CHEMICAL METHODS OF CONTROLLING DISEASES IN THE HOME LANDSCAPE & GARDEN:

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2309/EPP-7652web.pdf

 

YARD WASTE:

“DON’T BAG IT:”  RECYCLING YARD WASTE

http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-2867/L-253.pdf

 

Some of my favorite horticulture publications:  Brian Dougherty, FASLA

OK Gardener’s Guide  Steve Dobbs–1999 & OK Gardener’s Guide Revised Edition  Steve Dobbs–2004

Best Garden Plants for Oklahoma  Steve Owens / Laura Peters–2007

Tough Plants for Southern Gardens Felder Rushing–2003

Rodale’s - Illustrated Encyclopedia of Gardening and Landscape Techniques Barbara W. Ellis, Editor–1990

Garden Smarts–A Bounty of Tips from North America’s Best Gardeners  2nd Edition / Shelley Goldbloom–1995

The Weather Resilient Garden Charles W G Smith–2004

New York Times 1000 Gardening Questions and Answers -2003

Know It & Grow It III,Guide to the Identification & Use of Landscape Plants Dr. Carl Whitcomb-1999

 

 



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