Friday 11 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: plants

Make it rain

Rain gardens filter water before it enters the storm drains.


Heide Brandes
Visit the Ideal Homes neighborhood of Trail Woods in Norman, and half of the homes have flowers and plants blooming at the curb.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Haze hearing

State and federal environmental regulatory agencies offered plans to reduce air pollution caused by coal-fired power plants.


Clifton Adcock

Three minutes. That’s how much time each person — from the governor’s office to college students — got to address the Environmental Protection Agency concerning its plan to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at three Oklahoma coal-fired power plants.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Counterpoint: ‘Clean, reliable and affordable’ power

We should learn from Fukushima, not prevent nuclear development


Sen. Jim Inhofe
In March, Japan suffered from a devastating earthquake followed thereafter by a massive tsunami. In its aftermath, the world witnessed a nuclear accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Wall crawlers

Vertical gardening makes use of small spaces to create living walls.


Allison May
While vertical gardening may be as old as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, it’s the hot new thing in garden design.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Orchid it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Orchids aren’t your average plants — they’re basically the Fabio of gardening: muscular, luxuriant and a flowing head of hair. (Just kidding about the last one.) See for yourself at the First Annual Orchid Show starting Friday and open through March 29 at the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory inside Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is $4-$7. Call 445-7080 or visit

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