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Full Shows 2016

Dec 26, 2015 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4226) 12/26/15
Former host Steve Dobbs shows off historical gardens on the OSU Stillwater Campus. We take another look at two of the homes from the Oklahoma Horticultural Society’s 2015 Garden Tour for Connoisseurs. Barbara Brown prepares a spinach, mushroom, and apple salad.
Jan 03, 2016 Horticultural Gems in Tulsa (4227) 1/2/16
Former Host Steve Owens visits the Linnnaeus Teaching Garden and The Tulsa Botanic Garden. Barbara Brown also prepares a winter vegetable soup. For the recipe, visit
Jan 10, 2016 Plants for the New Gardening Season (4228) 1/9/16
This episode features plants for the new gardening season, including Native and Tropical Euphorbias for the Landscape, a native spring blooming tree, rose alternatives, trial gardens at The Botanic Garden at OSU, the Hardy Ice Plant, and the Passion Vine.
Jan 16, 2016 Turf Talk (4229) 1/16/16
This episode covers how to calibrate a seed spreader, steps to over-seed tall fescue, identification of summer and winter weeds in turf areas, establishing Bermudagrass from seed and tips for controlling winter broadleaf weeds.
Jan 22, 2016 Vegetable Gardening (4230) 1/23/16
This episode covers former host Ray Campbell gives tips on growing peanuts as well as vegetable and herb container gardening, Katie Layman talks about columnar apple trees and Kendra Woodburn talks about rebuilding soil with cover crops.
Jan 29, 2016 Early Tomato Tips and Spring Chores for Water Gardens (4231) 1/30/16
This episode covers preparing your tomato planting site, spring chores for water gardens, Campbell's favorite "Gardener's Helpers,' and beet salad with Barbara Brown.
Feb 06, 2016 Fun Garden Projects 2/6/16
Segments in this episode feature: How to make garden markers from old silverware, Decorative Bird Feeders from Antique Light Fixtures, Repurposing Kitchen Items for Vertical Gardening Containers, Tips for Pruning Roses and A recipe for Caraway Cabbage.
Feb 13, 2016 Full Show (4233) 2/13/16
Segments in this show feature: How to properly take a soil sample, The basics of seed starting, Using old drawers as raised beds and How to build a Keyhole Garden.
Feb 20, 2016 Full Show (4234) 2/20/16
In this show, host Casey Hentges: Identifies damping-off of Young Seedlings, Continues to build a keyhole garden, Evaluates storm damage in trees and Divides ornamental grasses.
Feb 26, 2016 Full Show (4235) 2/27/16
Segments in this show feature: Sowing Cool-Season vegetables, Creating a raised bed using pallets, Forcing Spring Flowering Shrubs for Indoor Beauty, The German gardening technique of Bau Eine Hugelkultur and A visit to the OSU Teaching Greenhouse to see a blooming Century Plant.
Feb 26, 2016 Full Show (4239) 3/26/16
Segments in this week's show feature: Surface planting daffodils with undergraduate research scholar Katy Layman; Raised hoop house beds and how to combat nematodes at the home of Extension Food Crop Specialist Lynn Brandenberger; Extension Wildlife Specialist Dwayne Elmore discusses the need to eliminate Callery Pears in the landscape; Barbara Brown prepares vegetarian chili
Apr 02, 2016 Full Show (4240) 4/2/16
In this show: Host Casey Hentges takes a walk through the Waking Garden at the Botanic Garden at OSU, creates an insect hotel using found garden materials, and takes part in a prescribed fire. Extension Turfgrass Specialist Justin Moss gives viewers some springtime mower maintenance tips. Extension Food Specialist Barbara Brown prepares Baja Fish Tacos.
Apr 09, 2016 Full Show (4241) 4/9/16
In this show: Casey Hentges plants tomatoes in the vegetable garden and creates industrial bird feeders with Dave Edwards and Justin Moss gives viewers some springtime turf tips.
Apr 16, 2016 Full Show (4242) 4/16/16
This week host Casey Hentges visits with OSU Greenhouse Coordinator Holly Pasmore to learn about how plants are grown for the OSU-Stillwater campus gardens. Dave Edwards joins Casey to build decorative garden spheres out of concrete. Casey travels to Lane, OK to visit with Southeast Area Horticulture Specialist Jim Shrefler about research he is conducting on growing organic cool-season crops in high tunnels.
Apr 22, 2016 Full Show (4243) 4/23/16
Segments in this show feature: The completion of concrete garden spheres, using thrift store drawers as raised beds, how to add color to the landscape using Groundsel and Prairie Ragwort, Termite Identification and Protection and a recipe for a spring vegetable rice bowl.
Apr 29, 2016 Full Show (4244) 4/30/16
In this week's show, host Casey Hentges travels to TLC Garden center in Oklahoma City to learn about exciting annual and tempting perennials for the landscape. Casey is also joined by Extension Entomologist Eric Rebek to lean about Neonicotinoids and Bees.
May 06, 2016 Full Show (4245) 5/7/16
Host Casey Hentges harvests kale and radish, gives viewers a tour of the Ornamental Crop Garden, travels to the Linnaeus Teaching Garden, and talks to historical botanist, John Bartram. Extension Food Specialist Barbara Brown also prepares a Sweet and Spicy Pepper Salad.
May 14, 2016 Full Show (4246) 5/14/16
Host Casey Hentges looks at a couple of Amsonia that provide drought-tolerant, multi-season beauty to the landscape and visits with Jim Reese about a unique garden. Extension Turfgrass Specialist Dennis Martin has tips for identifying and controlling crabgrass. Micah Anderson shows Casey how to use plasticulture in a small garden and specialist Shelley Mitchell has a great gardening activity for children.
May 21, 2016 Full Show (4247) 5/21/16
Host Casey Hentges and Extension Turfgrass Specialist Justin Moss tackle the bare patches in our lawns and show the proper methods of reseeding or laying sod to repair the spot. Assistant Extension Specialist Shelley Mitchell shows how to create art with soil and other garden debris.
May 27, 2016 Full Show (4248) 5/28/16
Casey Hentges visits with Joshua Campbell this week about the new water conservation demonstration garden. Other segments include a school garden at Santa Fe Schools; a fun garden project of pressing plants for kids; and a barley, peas and corn recipe with Barbara Brown.
Jun 03, 2016 Full Show (4249) 6/4/16
We visit Southwood Landscape and Garden Center in Tulsa to talk with Paul James “The Garden Guy” about some great plants for soggy conditions. Host Casey Hentges unboxes a micro-sprayer irrigation kit and installs it in some of our raised beds and Casey examines fasciation in plants.
Jun 10, 2016 Full Show (4250) 6/11/16
Learn to interpret soil tests taken from the vegetable, lawn and new garden areas; install a drip irrigation kit; and learn the value of trees in your own yard and about an exciting tree survey being conducted in the Oklahoma City parks.
Jun 17, 2016 Full Show (4251) 6/18/16
Hailin Zhang helps us calculate the correct amount of fertilizer to apply to our garden and shows use the proper use of organic fertilizer. Casey Hentges visits a new garden on the OSU-Stillwater campus with Dave Brown.
Jun 25, 2016 Full Show (4252) 6/25/16
Casey takes us on an exploration of soil pH with Hailin Zhang, while Barbara Brown, explains how different foods require different preservation techniques based on the pH of the food. We'll also see how to adjust mowing practices to aid pollinators.
Jul 01, 2016 Full Show (4301) 7/2/16
OSU students demonstration how to take a sweat-free soil sample; Altering mowing practices for more food availability for monarch butterflies with Casey; Dennis Brigham, demonstrates how bermudagrass is mechanically sprigged and Becky Carroll collecting foliar samples of pecans and grapes for nutritional analysis.
Jul 08, 2016 Full Show (4302) 7/9/16
We travel to Will Rogers Gardens in Oklahoma City to look at the renovation of the historic Ed Lycan Conservatory and Jim Woolly gives us a tour of the beautiful flower garden. Shelley Mitchell has a seed starting activity for kids and Barbara Brown, prepares chicken and vegetable pasta salad.
Jul 01, 2016 Full Show (4303) 7/16/16
Paul James joins Casey Hentges making custom potting mix and visiting the All-American Selections vegetable trials. Explored the plethora of Japanese Maples and checked in on the tech robotic mower at The Botanic Garden.
Jul 22, 2016 Full Show (4304) 7/23/16
Casey Hentges takes a complete tour of the process of planting, growing and harvesting trees for lumber. Dennis Wilson tells us about the diversity of plants and wildlife and then Casey and Dennis visit a couple of the Oklahoma Champion Trees.
Jul 29, 2016 Full Show (4305) 7/30/16
We visit the Atkins Family Farm. In Kiowa, Oklahoma we see how they incorporated aquaponics into the high school curriculum. Host Casey Hentges tries a few blueberries at Creekside Berry Farm. We visit 360 Farms in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma to see how they created a custom aquaponic production system.
Aug 06, 2016 Full Show (4306) 8/6/16
We take a look at pollinator plants and elderberries at the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Poteau, Oklahoma. Casey Hentges visits Eastern Oklahoma State College to explore the development of their aquaponics production system. Barbara Brown prepares a delicious strawberry salsa.
Aug 12, 2016 Full Show (4307) 8/13/16
Ian Thompson joins host Casey Hentges for a botanical tour of some of the important native plants and how they created tools and art for the Choctaw people.
Aug 19, 2016 Full Show (4308) 8/20/16
Ian Thompson explains how native people used “the fat of the earth”, also known as clay, to create functional art. Ian and Host Casey Hentges go through the process of creating pots from working the raw clay to traditional firing. Ian explained how to prepare a traditional Choctaw meal in the pots that were created. Tommie James cooks a Choctaw Hunters Stew with Fry Bread.
Sep 09, 2016 Full Show (4310) 9/10/16
Casey identifying plants using plant family characteristics and building a vertical garden from a re-purposed shipping pallet; Dustin Harris provides tips for combating army worms; and Extension Food Specialist Barbara Brown cooks Nicaraguan beans and rice.
Sep 17, 2016 Full Show (4312) 9/17/16
This show features segments of homes that will be on the 2016 Oklahoma Horticulture Society Garden Tour for Connoisseurs.
Sep 23, 2016 Full Show (4313) 9/24/16
Casey travels to the Mingo Valley Research Station in Bixby, OK for a tour of the fruit variety trials with Kenda Woodburn, checks into the research of drought tolerance in turfgrass varieties with Turfgrass Specialists Justin Moss and from Jim Shrefler, Southeast District Area horticulture Specialist, the update on a study using row covers to protect squash plants from squash bugs. Extension Food Specialist Barbara Brown prepares tasty chicken salad with peaches and pecans.
Sep 30, 2016 Full Show 4314) 10/1/16
OKG explores the wellness benefits of labyrinth gardens and using a Jujube Tree as a beautiful alternative tree for landscape with eatable fruit. Kristen Baum joins OKG to cover Monarch butterflies food in the roadside mowing study while Barbara Brown, bakes a mouthwatering blueberry cobbler.
Oct 07, 2016 Full Show (4315) 10/8/16
This week Casey joins Kristen Baum to tag monarch butterflies, learns of fall fertilizer tips for a healthy fescue next summer with Justin Moss and visits the Fibonacci Knot labyrinth garden on the OSU-Stillwater campus with Dave Brown.
Oct 14, 2016 Full Show (4316) 10/15/16
This week Casey makes fun fall garden pumpkin planters, provides tips on creating your own labyrinth as they walk through the new grass labyrinth garden at The Botanic Garden at OSU. Updates on the Rose Rosette Disease from Jen Olson and Mike Schnelle and provides great alternative to roses in the landscape.
Oct 21, 2016 Full Show (4317) 10/22/16
The Botanic Garden features The Muhly Grass and Casey plants a selection of garlic varieties. Barbara Brown advises one for using and storing garlic. The installation of metal edging and decomposed granite in the beds of the "Concepts Garden."
Oct 28, 2016 Full Show (4318) 10/29/16
This episode features segments on transitioning tropical plants indoors, selecting bulbs for beautiful spring color, finding winter homes for cacti and succulents, and Hugelkultur cover crops.
Nov 04, 2016 Full Show (4319) 11/5/16
In this episode join host, Casey Hentges, as she gets to take a look at unique keyhole garden composting, addresses how to properly plant a tree, and we take a look at gorgeous fall colors in Southeast Oklahoma.
Nov 11, 2016 Full Show (4320) 11/12/16
On this week's episode host, Casey Hentges, is joined by Mike Miller to discuss fall chores needed to be done in order to preserve our water gardens through the cold winter months. We travel to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture to harvest sweet potatoes, peanuts, and heirloom cotton. Finally, Barbara Brown has a delicious sweet potato and peanut butter recipe to share with us.
Nov 18, 2016 Full Show (4321) 11/19/16
On this week's episode we travel to Norman, Oklahoma to see collaborations the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University have worked out together. Our Garden Ambassadors give us some unique gift ideas for the holiday season. Finally, Barbara Brown shares a spicy trail mix recipe, and host, Casey Hentges rounds out the season.
Feb 01, 2017 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4323) 12/3/16
Host Casey Hentges along with foresters from the Weyerhauser Company, takes us on a tour of the process of growing trees for lumber starts off this week's episode of Oklahoma Gardening. Other topics include visiting the state champion Bald Cypress tree with OSU Research Specialist Dennis Wilson in the Little River National Wildlife Refuge and checking in on a survey of all the trees in every Oklahoma City park.
Feb 01, 2017 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4324) 12/9/16
This week we revisit some of our best segments of Oklahoma Gardening including the visit to Southeast Oklahoma to explore blueberry varieties at Creekside Berry Farm, check in on a custom aquaponics system at 360 Farms and explore the high tech program at Eastern Oklahoma State University and learn more about growing elderberries at the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
Dec 17, 2016 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4325) 12/17/16
This week we are exploring Keyhole Gardening. Casey explains the concept of keyhole gardening and the basic elements contained in these highly productive gardens for a small space followed by steps to create a keyhole garden such as the one in our Concepts Garden. Next we visit with a Master Gardener who has modified his keyhole garden to also create large amounts of compost as well as produce food.
Dec 24, 2016 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4326) 12/24/16
This week on Oklahoma Gardening we break the winter chill by revisiting some of the beautiful gardens from last season. They include the new garden at the Human Sciences building on the OSU-Stillwater campus, the Color Garden at the Will Rogers Gardens in Oklahoma City, and labyrinth gardens followed by Casey's take on garden tourism and experience to include in part of your vacation or even when on a quick business trip.
Dec 31, 2016 Best of Oklahoma Gardening (4327) 12/31/16
Casey visits with Brad Mirth, Oklahoma Department of Transportation about practices used to aid polilnators; altering mowing practices to benefit monarch butterfiles; a garden tour filled with plants for pollinators with David Redhage and Kristen Baum on how we can help scientists learn more about the migration of monarchs with our participation in a tagging program.