Greater Tulsa Reporter
GREEN FRIENDS: Lawn America’s Brad Johnson and his friend enjoyed the Tulsa Home and Garden Show this spring. Early rains have created beautiful lawns throughout Green Country this year, many enhanced by Lawn America.Read More
Bixby is, no doubt, home to its share of farming families. One very visible example of that is Conrad Farms, 7400 East 151st Street South.
The history of Conrad Farms officially began in Timberhill, Okla., in 1931 when Chester Conrad purchased his first 80-acre all-purpose farm. Conrad grew up in Kansas on an all-purpose farm, learning the trade from an early age. In 1938, he settled with his wife and four children in Bixby, where he believed to be the best farming land.Read More
While it’s no revelation that Bixby is growing leaps and bounds, recent and future planned construction attests to the truth that the city’s demographics are widening.Read More
Flowers are beginning to bloom and weather is warming in the area. To usher in the season, the Owasso Bouquet of Gardeners will hold its annual Owasso Spring Garden Festival on May 4.Read More
The 17th Annual Jenks Herb and Plant Festival will be held in downtown Jenks on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The free, one-day event brings thousands of shoppers into Jenks each year. The festival was awarded the 2010 Governor’s Conference on Tourism Redbud Award for “Outstanding Event.”Read More
Pregler Lawn continues to call Glenpool home since opening there in 1971.
Company founder, Kenneth Pregler, started the business out of his home “more as a hobby,” says his son and current owner Rick Pregler.
Prepare for an evening of memorable wines, moonlight and roses at Tulsa Garden Center’s annual An Evening of Wine & Roses Friday, Sept. 28 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Tulsa Municipal Rose Garden.Read More
Most homeowners in the Tulsa area understand the importance and value of having a beautiful lawn and landscape. However, most also don’t have the time, nor the expertise, to do what’s necessary in order to have that green, weed-free lawn.Read More
Kim and Scott Burnett, owners of Burnett, Inc., enjoyed a successful time at this year’s Greater Tulsa Home and Garden Show, presented by the Home Builders Association of Tulsa March 8-11.Read More
The annual Jenks Herb and Plant Festival will feature over 100 booths filled with a variety of locally-grown herbs and plants, garden decorations and much more.
Come to the Jenks Herb & Plant Festival to shop for annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, tomato plants, fresh vegetables and heirloom plants. Vendors will also be on-hand with booths filled to the brim with Oklahoma wine, garden and home decor, jewelry, arts and crafts, birdhouses, bath and body products, and more.
Southwood Landscape & Nursery is offering Tulsans a greener way to dispose of their live Christmas trees. Southwood will accept any live Christmas tree and chip it into mulch.Read More
Living with Art in the Garden Tour is a major fundraiser for Living Arts of Tulsa and was held Sept. 24 and 25. Members helped to choose gardens throughout the Tulsa area to showcase during the event. Artists then placed their work in the gardens.Read More
When Todd Lasseigne interviewed for the executive director position of Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden, he was impressed with Tulsa and everything it offers.
“It was clear to me that Tulsans and their neighbors love gardens and will support a botanical garden. It is amazing that there are 800 members even though we do not yet have a formal garden,” he says.
GARDEN SHOWCASE: The Tulsa Audubon Society recently held the 2011 Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale throughout the Tulsa area. Individual gardens were showcased with the help of the society.Read More
SMART POWER: The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud (NCPHIF) held a free “SmartPower” workshop on “How to Protect Yourself From Home Improvement/Home Repair Contractor Fraud.”Read More