Helpful Links to Resources for Oklahoma Lawn Care & Gardening

Here's a one-stop spot for useful lawn care and gardening info!  If you know of a great lawn and garden resource that we don't have listed, we'd love to hear about it!  Email us!

 

LAWN

 

Broadleaf  Weed Control in Oklahoma - OSU - Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Dollar Spot of Turfgrass  -  OSU - Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Frost dates, first and last - The Old Farmer's Almanac

Lawn Management in Oklahoma - OSU - Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Managing Turfgrass in the Shade - OSU - Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Mushrooms in Lawn – David Fischer's American Mushrooms – mycology expert

Old Farmer's Almanac - everything you ever need to know

Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass- OSU - Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Weed Identification - WeedAlert.com

Weed Library - National Gardening Association

garden path 

GARDEN

Botanary - The Botanical Dictionary - Dave's Garden

Broken Arrow Farmers' Market - in Broken Arrow

Bug Guide - Identifying Insects - BugGuide.Net 

Cherry Street Farmers' Market - in Tulsa

Farmers' Markets - find by zip code! From USDA 

Flower Identification Resource Guide - Avas Flowers

Frost dates, first and last - The Old Farmer's Almanac

GardenWeb Forums - join the largest online community of gardeners!

Old Farmer's Almanac - everything you ever need to know

Plant Encyclopedia --Better Homes and Gardens

Plants well-adapted for use across Oklahoma - Oklahoma Proven!

Plant hardiness map  - USDA (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

Poison Ivy - how to identify it, get rid of it, & treat the rash

Search for plants, trees, shrubs and flowers suited to your landscape - Bloom IQ 

Shade Gardening - Easy Shade Gardening

Shade Plants - Top 10 list - About.com  

Shrubs - How to Trim Shrubs and Prune Hedges - Lowes video

Spiders: Quick I.D. - USA Spider Identification Chart from termite.com

Spiders of North America (more detail) from cirrusimage.com

Tulsa Master Gardeners Gardening Classes, Spring Plant Sale, answers questions by email

 

Some Fun & Informative Lawn & Garden Blogs to follow:

 

arignagardener (in Ireland)

Deb's Garden (In Alabama)

enclos*ure (in Rwanda) 

The Galloping Gardener  (in the U.K.)

GreenGrass Blog (in Oklahoma)

The Hortiholic (in Illinois)

Jean's Garden (in Maine & Pennsylvania)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Man

Seed to Salad (in Missouri)

Transatlantic Gardener (in the U.K. - Graham Rice has published many books on gardening)