Spring Vegetable Planning and Planting on the Best of Oklahoma Gardening (#4732)

Spring Vegetable Planning and Planting on the Best of Oklahoma Gardening (#4732)

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.

Airdate (02-06-21) #4732
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  1. Leslie Witherspoon on August 16, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Ok, props to the lo-tec Bluebell container to keep the seed in (You a REAL one), but a plastic photo box looks good and allows you to an "at a glance" look with your seed. Also, 2006 and 2009??? Bruh, more than 3 years and good germination is doubtful. Thanks for all the tips though.

  2. LilStampBug on August 16, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    Those damn squash bugs!!! Sure would be nice to tell us how to fight the squash bugs… No matter what I did last year I couldn’t get rid of them!!! I Iive in Owasso, Ok. Also it would have been nice to tell us when to be planting the seeds???

  3. Jasmine Mirandka on August 16, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    Lol I have 900990putt

  4. Sera on August 16, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    Is it safe to grow Datura in your garden??

  5. Helen McClellan on August 16, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    Thank you. I learned alot.