June 2017 / Volume 123
June Horticultural Tips
Many garden tips (Landscape, Turfgrass, Fruits & Nuts, Trees & Shrubs, and Flowers) for gardening in the month of June can be found by clicking JUNE.  
Be Sure To Stop By Our Booth And Visit Us At The Home & Garden Show Expo of Oklahoma
J uly 28th, 29th, and 30th
River Spirit Expo

It's Our Last Community Event Of The Summer

Tomatoes: Common Problems & Simple Solutions

As many of us know, growing tomatoes in Oklahoma can be as challenging as rewarding. The truth be known.....Oklahoma does NOT have favorable climate to grow tomatoes. But, that doesn't stop most of us from trying.  A few of the more common problems, their causes and a few solutions can be found by clicking HERE.
Effective Watering Techniques

Watering plants, trees, shrubs and turf can be a bit tricky, depending on the weather, wind, time of day and location of the plant material. Click HERE to read about tips to ensure success in your landscape.
Watch Out For These Insects & Diseases In Your June Garden!

Bagworm                            Botanical Black Spot

Two-Spotted Spider Mites

Can you believe June is here already? And, according to the Oklahoma Mesonet site, June is shaping up to be mild and wet.  With that, though, comes some challenges with bugs and diseases.  Click HERE to find out what to expect this month and what you can do about battling these horticultural foes.  
Problems Growing Stuff In The Shade?  
W e Have Solutions

Gardening in the shade can be a challenge, but it is not impossible. In fact, it can be fun and creative as long as a few facts are known and rules are followed,   Want to know some of the facts and rules about shade gardening?      READ ON.

Moles & Gophers - They Seem To Never Quit!

Both seem to be a constant issue.  And, sometimes the best kept yards seem to have the worst problem.  Find out why and what you can do about them.  Just CLICK HERE .  

Termites vs Ants
It's Really Important To Know The Difference

Do you know which you have?  If you do not, it could be the difference between a simple nuisance and thousands of dollars of damage.  Click HERE to read how to tell them apart and what to do to counter-act them.


The Tulsa Master Gardener Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization.  As such, it receives no city, state or federal funding for its Tulsa community outreach programs. In fact, the majority of Tulsa's Master Gardener programs are self-funded by its members. We need your help..

Tulsa Master Gardener's own fundraisers make up most of the income to cover expenses. More specifically, a significant portion comes from the Tulsa Master Gardener Annual Spring Plant Sale that is held each April. Other fundraisers include the Garden Tour (June) and "Garage Sales" that occur from time to time. Finally, one of the most important income sources that sometimes gets overlooked are the personal and corporate donations.  These are so important in helping to meet our financial obligations and we want you to know they are very much appreciated. 

Donations for this month include:

General Fund
LawnAmerica, LLC
Dewayne Reeves
Mark & Mary Sharp
Diane Hambric
Susan Austin
Priscilla Langenderfer

Senior Living Program
Tulsa Nursing Center

Speakers Bureau
Tulsa Metro Retired Educators

Spring Plant Sale
Josie Driskill

Please consider making an online contribution HERE. For other information on how you can help support all that the Tulsa Master Gardeners do for their community, contact the Tulsa Master Gardeners Office by calling (918) 746-3701.  Thank you! 

Got a Question? Or Maybe a Soil or Plant Sample?
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Our Master Gardeners are on hand to assist you with even the toughest gardening questions. Visit us in person, by phone, via email or online! Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Address: 4116 E. 15th Street, Gate 6 at the Fairgrounds
Phone: (918) 746-3701

Need More Information?
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complex leaves
All about butterfly gardening in Tulsa County.

How to Take a Soil Test
How to collect a good sample of soil from your lawn or garden and get it tested at the OSU lab.

Once you have collected your soil test and gotten the results back, now what? Find out here. 

Show and tell.
Cool Season Lawn Care (Fescue)
12-month maintenance calendar.
State horticulturists, nurseries and growers pick favorite plants, shrubs and trees for use in the Oklahoma landscape. See the winners for this year and years past.

A list of recommended trees with descriptions. 

A list of over 60, by size and color.

Visit our demonstration garden on  15th Street, open 7 days a week. 

Current and historical source of rainfall, air temperatures, soil temps and much more. Click on Bixby station.  

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