This Saturday, May 15, offers a full slate of activities and learning about monarch butterflies and native plants, no matter where you live!
If you’re in the Oklahoma City area, you can check out the Garden Festival in the Park at the Will Rogers Gardens. The festival features everything garden related, including heirloom plants that do well in Oklahoma’s special climate, garden art and jewelry, and more. There are activities geared towards children, such as a fairy home scavenger hunt and alpacas, as well as scheduled guided tours of the Gardens, and plenty of plants and garden decorations for sale. There will also be food trucks and wine booths.
Tulsa area residents can join the Tulsa Audubon Society for its 28th annual tour of gardens and yards that feature native and wildlife-friendly plants and features, along with a plant sale from companies with native and wildlife-friendly plants.
No matter where you live, you can take in a reading by author Ann Hobbie, from her new book for young readers, Monarch Butterflies: Explore the Life Journey of One of the Winged Wonders of the World.
Take a look at the Kerr Center’s online events calendar for more information on these and many other pollinator and sustainable agriculture related events coming up around the state and nation.