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Oklahoma Gardening wins horticulture award

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Casey Hentges, right, receives a plaque

“Oklahoma Gardening” host Casey Hentges, right, accepts the horticulture award for a 2021 segment on terminating cover crops for garden preparation.


The “Oklahoma Gardening” television show produced by Oklahoma State University Extension has received the Blue Ribbon Extension Communication Award from the American Society for Horticultural Science Southern Region.


The show’s crew was recognized during an awards ceremony on Feb. 5 in Oklahoma City for the segment “Terminating Cover Crops to Prepare the Garden,” which aired in April 2021.


The American Society for Horticultural Science is an organization of scientists, educators, students, landscape and turf managers, governments, Extension agents and industry professionals that promotes national and international interest in horticulture research and education.


The episode was produced, written and hosted by OSU associate Extension specialist Casey Hentges, videographer and editor Daniel Farris, field producer Laura Payne, and professor and OSU Extension specialist Justin Quetone Moss.


“Oklahoma Gardening” airs every Saturday morning at 11 a.m. and Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. on local OETA-TV channels across the state. Viewers who are unable to watch on television can subscribe to the “Oklahoma Gardening” YouTube channel to see full shows or search for specific segments.


Check out the “Oklahoma Gardening” website for video clips, links to gardening resources, featured recipes and more. “Oklahoma Gardening” can also be found on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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