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The Orchid and Poetry Show @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Orchid and Poetry Show

  • February 16 through March 24, 2018
  • Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
  • Free with Crystal Bridge admission $8 adults, $7 seniors/students/military.
  • FREE for members of the Gardens
  • Open regular Crystal Bridge hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm

Plants have long served as an inspiration for poetry. For the 2018 orchid show, poetry will be the inspiration for our annual floral displays. Curated and arranged by Nate Tschaenn, director of horticulture and resident orchid expert, the Crystal Bridge will be filled with hundreds of spectacular orchids and tropical flowers featured in exhibits inspired by some of our favorite poems. Visit myriadgardens.org for related events.

Read our Orchid Care FAQs.

 

 

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Gardens’ Monthly Walking Tour
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Gardens Walking Tour

  • February 24 & March 31, 10-11am
  • Last Saturday of Every Month, 10am
  • South Lobby and Garden Grounds
  • FREE
  • Walkups Welcome

Expand your Oklahoma plant knowledge and get inspiration for your garden with our educational walking tours. For February we’ll highlight plants of color and for March we’ll highlight plants for water conservation. Self-guided plant tour handouts are also available in our South Lobby.

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SOLD OUT: Designing a Butterfly Garden @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SOLD OUT: Designing A Butterfly Garden

  • Saturday, February 24, 11am – 12:30pm
  • Terrace Room
  • Member $8; Nonmember $12
  • Marilyn Stewart, Wild Things Nursery

Butterfly gardens are beautiful and buzzing with life.  They are crucial to help butterflies and other pollinators and insects find sustenance to survive and thrive.  Join butterfly guru Marilyn Stewart to learn how to design and select plants for creating your own butterfly garden this spring.

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Strictly for the Birds @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Strictly for the Birds

Join us for a morning of bird-brained education and craft making.  Learn how to make your backyard a bird-friendly habitat with plants and make a bird feeder to further welcome birds to your yard.

Feb
25
Sun
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The Orchid and Poety Show
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Orchid and Poetry Show

  • February 16 through March 24, 2018
  • Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
  • Free with Crystal Bridge admission $8 adults, $7 seniors/students/military.
  • FREE for members of the Gardens
  • Open regular Crystal Bridge hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm

Plants have long served as an inspiration for poetry. For the 2018 orchid show, poetry will be the inspiration for our annual floral displays. Curated and arranged by Nate Tschaenn, director of horticulture and resident orchid expert, the Crystal Bridge will be filled with hundreds of spectacular orchids and tropical flowers featured in exhibits inspired by some of our favorite poems. Visit myriadgardens.org for related events.

 

Preview Night of Orchids & Poetry

  • Thursday, February 15, 5-7pm
  • FREE for members, $8 for nonmembers

Join us for a first look at this year’s Orchid Show as we celebrates the long history of poetry inspired by plants and flowers. Our horticulture team will be bringing poetry to life using tropical flowers, orchids and other props in displays inspired by famous poems. Local poets will also be sharing original works during our poetry reading. Attendees will also have a chance to participate in the poetry reading, so feel free to bring a copy of your own favorite poems to share.

Feb
26
Mon
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The Orchid and Poetry Show @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Orchid and Poetry Show

  • February 16 through March 24, 2018
  • Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
  • Free with Crystal Bridge admission $8 adults, $7 seniors/students/military.
  • FREE for members of the Gardens
  • Open regular Crystal Bridge hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm

Plants have long served as an inspiration for poetry. For the 2018 orchid show, poetry will be the inspiration for our annual floral displays. Curated and arranged by Nate Tschaenn, director of horticulture and resident orchid expert, the Crystal Bridge will be filled with hundreds of spectacular orchids and tropical flowers featured in exhibits inspired by some of our favorite poems. Visit myriadgardens.org for related events.

Read our Orchid Care FAQs.

 

 

Feb
27
Tue
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The Orchid and Poetry Show @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Orchid and Poetry Show

  • February 16 through March 24, 2018
  • Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
  • Free with Crystal Bridge admission $8 adults, $7 seniors/students/military.
  • FREE for members of the Gardens
  • Open regular Crystal Bridge hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm

Plants have long served as an inspiration for poetry. For the 2018 orchid show, poetry will be the inspiration for our annual floral displays. Curated and arranged by Nate Tschaenn, director of horticulture and resident orchid expert, the Crystal Bridge will be filled with hundreds of spectacular orchids and tropical flowers featured in exhibits inspired by some of our favorite poems. Visit myriadgardens.org for related events.

Read our Orchid Care FAQs.

 

 

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Little Saplings Series @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Little Sapling Series

Join us in the Children’s Garden for an hour of songs, games, and interactive nature fun. Toddlers (and parents!) will get to learn about the exciting world of gardens in an engaging and educational way. Experience activities such as making mud pies, watching caterpillars grow, making bird seed ornaments, or potting up seeds. Every Little Saplings event will include a sensory bin, a song, and a game.

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Yoga in the Gardens @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Feb 27 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

Yoga in the Gardens

  • Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union
  • Instructed by Lisa Woodard from This Land Yoga
  • Tuesdays, 5:45pm
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50pm
  • Outdoors or Terrace Room
  • Members $5; Nonmembers $10
  • Must be 16 and older

This is an all-levels class led by Lisa Woodard from This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Meet in the south lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series.

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CANCELED: Introduction to Growing Plants for New Gardeners
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Introduction to Growing Plants for New Gardeners

This three part series serves as an introduction to the basics of growing ornamental garden plants including trees, shrubs and perennial flowers and grasses. Each class includes handouts on plant lists and maintenance guidelines. Part 1 in February will cover trees and discuss the best trees to grow in OKC and how to plant and maintain them. The other dates are March 27 and April 24, 6-7pm.

Part 2: March 27 will focus on shrubs– including spring and summer flowering deciduous shrubs as well as evergreen varieties.  You’ll learn about the ten best shrubs that thrive in our region.

Part 3: April 24 will discuss perennial flowers and grasses, focusing on the best varieties for our tough climate that add color and interest each season. We’ll discuss easy maintenance tips for these great plants.