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Little Saplings @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Little Saplings

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. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.

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Spring Break Pop-Ins @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spring Break Pop-Ins

Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break? Join us in the Children’s Garden as we celebrate the coming of spring with hands-on activities such as fruit and vegetable stamping, making weather wind sticks and seed planting. For groups of 10 or more call Lily Peppers at (405) 445-5162.

Mar
20
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10 am. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405) 835-6789.

Themes

March 13-Veggies

March 20–Bugs

March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

Mar
21
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Spring Break Pop-Ins @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spring Break Pop-Ins

Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break? Join us in the Children’s Garden as we celebrate the coming of spring with hands-on activities such as fruit and vegetable stamping, making weather wind sticks and seed planting. For groups of 10 or more call Lily Peppers at (405) 445-5162.

Mar
23
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The Story of a Tree @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Story of a Tree

  • Saturday, March 23, 10-11:30 am
  • The Garden Classroom and Garden Grounds
  • Member $5; Nonmember $6
  • Best for ages 7 to 10
  • Register by Thursday, March 21
  • REGISTER HERE

Celebrate the start of Oklahoma Arbor Week by exploring the story of a tree and then telling your own story. We’ll use real tree slices to learn about the layers inside a tree, how they help the tree grow and how to use tree rings to learn a tree’s story. Then we’ll create our own tree slices to tell our life stories as trees. We’ll end by going on a scavenger hunt to find the most interesting trees in the gardens.

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Water Conservation and Turf Management Seminar @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Water Conservation and Turf Management Seminar

  • Saturday, March 23, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $8; Nonmember $12
  • Jeff Salmond, University of Oklahoma, Director of Athletic Field Management, CSFM
  • Josh Campbell, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Urban Ag. and Natural Resources
  • Register by Tuesday, March 19
  • REGISTER HERE

In this featured seminar focused on saving water while caring for your lawn, you will learn cost-effective methods for conserving natural resources. From setting up strategic rain barrels to the effective use of mulch, you will be on your way to efficiently managing drought-resistance grass and hearty low-ground cover year-round. Coffee and light breakfast provided.

Special thanks to SqueezeEveryDrop.com

Mar
27
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10 am
  • The Garden Classroom
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10 am. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405) 835-6789.

Themes

March 13-Veggies

March 20–Bugs

March 27–Metropolitan Downtown Library

 

Mar
30
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Gardens Monthly Walking Tour @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided Walking Tour

  • Last Saturday of Every Month, 10-11am
  • Garden Grounds
  • FREE

Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with our educational walking tours. Each month will feature different plants from our outdoor collection that make great choices for our region – from year-round color to drought-tolerant choices and more. Self-guided plant tour handouts are available in our north lobby.

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SOLD OUT: Seed Starting Workshop @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Seed Starting Workshop

This class is now SOLD OUT!

  • Saturday, March 30, 10-Noon
  • The Garden Classroom
  • Member $14; Nonmember $19
  • Bill Farris, Prairie Wind Nursery

Starting your own plants from seed is fun, easy and a great way to save money on plants for your garden.  In this hands-on experience, you will learn how to start annual flowers, vegetables and herbs, the best way to take care of your seeds as they germinate and grow (containers, watering, thinning, and lighting) and other tips, techniques and tools helpful in seed starting.  All participants will plant a variety of seeds to take home and grow.

Apr
2
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Little Saplings @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Little Saplings

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. Each week features a new theme with corresponding activities and learning opportunities. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin, and includes a hands-on craft.