Beat the Heat in August Gardening

Jerome Powell

Gardening in extreme heat is no fun, but no matter how hot it gets, you still need to water, weed, and deadhead. When the temperatures in Oklahoma hit the 100’s in August and, usually, the first part of September, it’s best to minimize time outdoors during the hottest parts of […]

August gardening tips for Oklahoma

Jerome Powell

It has been a pretty nice first week of August weatherwise with cooler temperatures and a little rain. Unfortunately, the rest of the month may live up to the “dog days of summer” heat and humidity that make gardeners long for fall. The following are things that can be done […]

Nurturing Colorado’s nature at your doorstep

Jerome Powell

As I walked a winding trail in Douglas County Open Space recently, natural treasures spilled along the dusty path. Yellow sulphur flower bloomed in the shortgrass prairie like gold. Wild geranium, penstemon and locoweed sparkled across the meadowland in flashes of purple and fuchsia. Native insects, honey bees and butterflies […]

The 30 most popular songs to listen to while gardening

Jerome Powell

Do you listen to music while gardening? Well, if you do, it’s likely that at some point over the last year, you’ve listened to Fleetwood Mac’s song Dreams. That’s according to new research from Miller Homes, who analysed the 116,021 songs added to 1,000 Spotify playlists with ‘gardening’ in the […]