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OKG Newsletter

Topic: backyard

In the garden

Gardening gear for the talented and not-so-talented


Jenny Coon Peterson
Let’s tally: In the three years I’ve attempted to garden/control/plead with my backyard, I have killed: one weeping mulberry; two pine trees; three bushes of indeterminate origin; and hundreds of annuals.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Art it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
In our backyard, we find dog poop. In Margaret Aycock’s backyard, she finds inspiration. For beautiful proof, attend the artist’s exhibit of oil paintings, Oklahoma, the Place Where I Call Home, on display daily through Sept. 16 in the Governor’s Gallery of the Oklahoma state Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln. Admission is free. Call 521-2931 or visit arts.ok.gov.

Daily, ongoing

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fowled up

An urban agriculture proposal that would allow chickens within city limits has been voted down by the city council.


Tim Farley
Chickens are allowed in city limits on one-acre lots or larger, but supporters argued all residents should have the freedom to raise chickens that produce fresh eggs. However, the measure failed 7-2 with Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid and Ward 4 Councilman Pete White voting in favor of the proposal.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Council nixes backyard chicken ordinance, approves park acquisition

Ben Felder
A few citizens who currently raise backyard chickens in Oklahoma City spoke in favor of a proposed ordinance that would make the practice legal.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014