Road Construction Alert
Grand Blvd Paving will continue Tuesday morning May 22, 2018. Grand Blvd will be closed from Nichols Road to Sherwood Lane. Sherwood Lane to NW 63rd will be closed on June 5th for concrete paving until project is completed. Projected completion date is July 1, 2018. (Project PC-1702)
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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