Gardening

Small chores in the yard



ALMOST TIME to pick the nectarines. The fruit ripens quickly and must be harvested quickly to avoid waste from rot. Thank goodness for freezers. It i… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Stepping out on the garden



THESE THREE tillandsia are part of the bubbler fountain display at the City Central building in Ponca City. I don’t know for sure if they are ionantha… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

In the yard this week …



The mint is taking over and I am ok with this. I swear. I know a lot of people told me not toPlant mint in my yardPlant mint at allPlant mintIn that… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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THE FIRST asparagus shoots in early April. It gets plenty of water and sunshine on the south side of the house. These plants are four years old. A hea… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

This week was interesting



This week was interesting. A visit from Code Enforcement sent me into scramble/scared mode, which quickly moved to defensive and then I tamped that do… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

How you can keep your pets safe



By DEAN FOSDICK Associated PressAnimal waste tainting fresh produce is one of the major causes of food-borne ailments. So farmers markets and pick-you… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Monarch meet-up at PTC



MARY WALLER from Okies for Monarchs passed this sheet out at the meet-up. For specific plant lists for our region, check out www.Okiesformonarchs.org/… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Just think of this little poem



DANDELIONS while walking downtown in Ponca City. (Photo by Kat Long) Yellow flower, green stemFor the bees, you are an early gemTo see you bright on t… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Wildflowers: robust, low-maintenance, pollinator-friendly



By DEAN FOSDICK Associated PressGardeners trying to lure pollinators to their landscape would be wise to mimic nature and plant wildflowers. The attra… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Walking the Yard



I was out walking the yard this week. Things are waking up: the mint is up; daffies are waving; strawberry leaves are greening; chives are ready to be… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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