0:00 Welcome to the Best of Oklahoma Gardening!
Today on the Best of Oklahoma Gardening we are getting ready for spring time planting.

1:20 Direct Sowing
Host Casey Hentges plants a variety of vegetables in the garden from summer squash to Black Beauty Zucchini, moonflowers, and cucumbers in a raised bed.

8:16 Garden Planning
OSU Extension Fruit and Vegetable Crop Specialist, Lynn Brandenberger, has tips for when to plant your summer vegetables.
HLA-6004 Oklahoma Garden Planning Guide, is a great way to get started! You can even print it out at:

11:12 Asparagus
Then Casey plants some ‘Mary Washington’ variety asparagus crowns in her garden.

Did you know that asparagus’ are dioecious! Learn more with this fact sheet:
facts.okstate.edu (HLA-6016 Asparagus Culture in the Home Garden)

16:16 Early Frost Damage
OSU Extension Plant Disease Diagnostician, Jennifer Olson, takes a look at some frost damage on vegetable plants.

18:42 Storing Seeds
OSU Extension Food and Vegetable Crop Specialist, Lynn Brandenberger, has tips on saving and testing the viability your left-over seeds. Try to buy seeds earlier in the week if it’s being delivered to you. Keep seeds dry and properly stored away in cool areas.

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