Gardening

August in the garden



I HAVE TWO basil bushes … one for cooking and one for seeds. The cooking plant gets the tops pinched once a week or so. The other one flowers and th… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Taking a different road



THERE WERE a lot of these, so I took one pod to see if it would grow here in Ponca. Not sure if it was mature enough to get seed. We shall see. (Photo… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

On the road again . . .



STORM WATER gardens are on every corner in this St. Louis Neighborhood. The bee balm, black eyed Susans and Echinacea flowers were in full bloom on th… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

It’s time to save seeds



SUNFLOWERS IN the morning had bees buzzing all over them. Check out the pollen laden bee on the front flower. (Photo by Kat Long) My mother grew holly… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Class will be offered this fall



THIS YEAR’S Master Gardener Class will be on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Pioneer Technology Center Aug. 20 through Nov. 5 (skipping the fair … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Gardening is good for you!



A BEFORE and after picture. The fruit was spotted from all the wind and rain but ever so tasty. (Photos by Kat Long) Gardening is good for you! Who kn… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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.

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.


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