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Our goal and mission is to produce plants native to Oklahoma and/or beneficial to wildlife. We have a special emphasis on plants which support butterflies, moths and other pollinators. We are a small Oklahoma nursery without a brick and mortar location, we sell through farmerís markets and herb shows.
Thanks for your continued support this year. Marilyn has started making plans for 2013. We expect to have new plant lists ready by mid-March.
Marilyn has been awarded the ANNE W. LONG AWARD for Promotion of Native Plants. This is an award given by the Oklahoma Native Plant Society (see details)
Schedule for 2013
February 2nd (Sat) Tulsa Garden Center ONPS Indoor Outing
April 6th (Sat) Norman Farmerís Market 8:00-12:00, Cleveland County Fairgrounds-615 East Robinson
April 13th (Sat) Herb Day in Brookside 9:00-4:00 41st & Peoria, Tulsa
April 20th (Sat) Sand Springs Herbal Affair 9:ish - 4:00 Downtown
April 20th (Sat) Norman Farmerís Market 8:00-12:00, Cleveland County Fairgrounds-615 East Robinson
April 27th (Sat) Jenks Herb "N" Plant Festival 9:00-5:00 Downtown
May 4th (Sat) Norman Farmerís Market 8:00-12:00, Cleveland County Fairgrounds-615 East Robinson
May 11th (Sat) Edmond Farmerís Market 8:00-1:00 Downtown - 1st and Broadway
May 18th and 19th
(Sat & Sun) Audubon Backyard Garden Tour, Tulsa
May 25th (Sat) Edmond Farmerís Market 8:00-1:00 Downtown - 1st and Broadway
June 1st (Sat) Lavendar Fest-(More details later) 17206 Walker Rd, Shawnee
Marilyn scheduled for workshop
June 7th (Fri) ONPS Wildflower Workshop 8:00-4:00 NWOSU campus, Alva, Oklahoma
June 8th (Sat) ? Verdigris Antiques ? - ? 1001 NW 10th Street, OKC - not set
August 22nd (Thur) Marilyn is speaking to the Oklahoma City Hosta Society 7:00 Pm at the
Garden Center at Will Rogers Park.
Tentative undetermined date for Sept or Oct - Butterfly Festival - Noble, moving from Jerusalem
If you are unable to come to an event, please call (405) 255-1707 or e-mail us at email@example.com and we will try to connect somehow.
Plant List 2013. We can only bring some of our inventory to each market. So be sure to contact us in advance if you have a specific request for a particular event. Please try to get your special orders in by the Wednesday before an event to give us (Marilyn) time to pick the order and plan our loads. Thanks.
2013 Plant list PDF
2013 Plant list PDF in Portrait (warning - width changed to two pages to be able to better see the description)
Excel variation of the plant list. Available in Excel with filters set. Make selections based on our pre-existing columns or use the last column to filter your own selection. Also sortable if you are handy with Excel. Our Butterfly etc. symbols will show up as letters without the right fonts installed.
Check in with us on facebook
Pat Folley showing off the first copy of Oklahoma Wildflowers, our long awaited field guide. It's a beautiful book and anyone who has had the pleasure of knowing Pat will recognize her voice on every page. Thanks to the University of Iowa Press for making this book a reality.
See video of KOTV Tulsa 3/24/12 interview with Pat on the link below:
March 24th article on the front of the Scene section of the Tulsa World:
They got it mostly right. Plants don't need any pesticides! Think Bird food.
Other Facebook Posts
A Monarch chrysalis just as the last of the skin is being shed.
A Diana Fritillary came to visit our garden last May. Here he is nectaring on American Basketflower. This is the state butterfly of Arkansas but is not currently on the lists for Seminole County Oklahoma.
Had lots of Gulf Frits hatch out this morning and as I was setting the lid on the fence to take a picture another one flew in and immediately 'attacked' one that had just emerged. Poor thing, her wings were hardly dry.
The February 2012 edition of Oklahoma Gardener Magazine has a "Hot Plants" article by Marilyn that has been posted on their web site about Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum). Be sure to check it out.
The October 2011 edition of Oklahoma Gardener Magazine has a "Hot Plants" article by Marilyn that has been posted on their web site about Golden Crownbeard (Verbesina enceliodes). Be sure to check it out.
Marilyn has written another article for Oklahoma Gardener Magazine (July/August 2011 edition). Found on page 16 the article "Native fruits of Oklahoma" tells us to look for our wildlife and people friendly native fruits. Also Schroeder Wilson discusses Rudbeckia hirta, a staple in our prairie garden.
Catch the article in the Oklahoma Gardener Magazine ( June 2011 edition). "Prairie Design" by Marilyn Stewart. Learn about the benefits of prairie gardening with tips on getting started. Also, be sure to catch the article "One Great Wildflower" by Schroeder Wilson on page 66 of the same issue about the deer resistant plant Amsonia tabernaemontana. You can find a photo below with a Tiger Swallowtail in attendance. This plant is also listed in Kens List. (see the link above)
For Butterfly Gardeners:
A few common Oklahoma Butterflies
For information about native plant gardening click here
SIGNS. If you've been to our sales you know our signs. Follow this link to our Signs page.
In October 2007 Marilyn spotted the Texan Crescent nectaring on Verbesina enceloides (Golden Crownbeard) in our back yard.
This was a first for Seminole County.
Schedule for 2012 was
March 24th (Sat) Tulsa Garden Center (Pat Folley Book signing) doors open at 4:30 speaker at 6:00
March 31st (Sat) Nature Conservancy "Blue River Revival" near Pontotoc Ridge 1:00 - 3:30
April 7th (Sat) Norman Farmerís Market 8:00-12:00, Cleveland County Fairgrounds-615 East Robinson
April 14th (Sat) Herb Day in Brookside 9:00-4:00 41st & Peoria, Tulsa
April 21st (Sat) Sand Springs Herbal Affair 9:ish - 4:00 Downtown
April 28th (Sat) Jenks Herb "N" Plant Festival 9:00-5:00 Downtown
May 5th (Sat) Norman Farmerís Market 8:00-12:00, Cleveland County Fairgrounds-615 East Robinson
May 12th (Sat) Edmond Farmerís Market 8:00-1:00 Downtown - 1st and Broadway
May 19th and 20th
(Sat & Sun) Audubon Backyard Garden Tour, Tulsa
May 26th (Sat) Edmond Farmerís Market 8:00-1:00 Downtown
September 22nd Edmond Farmerís Market 8:00-1:00 Downtown
September 29th (Sat) Monarch Migration & Butterfly Festival, Jerusalem, OK (Map)
10:00 -4:00 2 mi. east of Cole on Hwy 74b
October 6th Tulsa Rain Gardens- Hope Unitarian Church (8432 South Sheridan Road, Tulsa, OK)
9am to 4pm (Registration Required) - Plant Sale open to the public starting at 3PM