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The Grow Gardening Columns offer insights into the latest research and topics curated by David Hillock, Senior Extension Specialist. The columns below provide valuable resources and timely information for gardeners and producers alike.

2023 - Present Grow Gardening Columns

Edible Plants Serve a Dual Purpose in the Landscape

June 23, 2024

When it comes to tasty things to eat from the garden, think beyond tomatoes, cucumbers, squash or green beans. Colorful flowers add beauty to the space, but did you know some beautiful flowers are edible and can serve a dual purpose in the garden?

Fresh herbs are a great way to add a punch of flavor to foods

June 16, 2024

Growing fresh herbs adds flavor to food and requires good quality soil, proper spacing and insect control. Herbs are easy to grow and can be used as garnishes.

Avoid Wasting Water in the Landscape

June 9, 2024

Discover effective ways to conserve water in your landscape. Adjust your irrigation system to meet different needs and prevent wasteful water usage. Avoid watering during the heat of the day to minimize evaporation. Optimize your watering schedule for maximum efficiency.

Be Aware Of Poisonous Plants in the Landscape

June 2, 2024

Protect your family from the dangers of poisonous plants. Learn about the risks they pose and how to prevent accidents. Be prepared for emergencies with these first aid steps and keep the Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information's number, (800) 222-1222, handy.

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2020-2022 Grow Gardening Columns

View the past columns by year.

2020

View the timely gardening topics for each season from 2020.

2021

View the 2021 gardening topics to help during planting season and for garden maintenance.

2022

Find more information about gardens and plants from the 2022 gardening columns.

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