Oklahoma Horticultural Society
Monthly seminars are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Meetings are open to the public and are usually held at the Agriculture Resource Center on
the campus of Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City at 400 N. Portland Avenue.
Meetings are not held in July, August or December.
Next OHS Monthly meeting: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 when we welcome Annie Napier who will be presenting "Horticultural Therapy : Dig In!" Horticultural Therapy is a time-proven practice in which a therapist facilitates the engagement of a patient in gardening and nature related activities as a treatment modality to target specific goals.
OHS Winter Meetings will be held in early March:
Saturday, March 7th at 6:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center
Sunday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. at the Will Rogers Park Garden Exposition Center in Oklahoma City
OHS is happy to present speaker Dr. Bill Welch. Dr. Welch is presently Professor and Landscape Horticulturist for Texas A&M University. He is a native of Houston, Texas, has an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture from LSU and did doctoral work in Horticulture and Extension Education there as well. Dr. Welch writes about gardening in Texas and the South and has several books that have been popular references including Perennial Garden Color, Antique Roses for the South, The Bountiful Flower Garden (with Neil Odenwald), Heirloom Gardening in the South (with Greg Grant) and The Bulb Hunter (with Chris Wiesinger). Welch writes a monthly garden column for Southern Living Magazine and Neil Sperry's Gardens and has had his gardens in Louisiana and Texas featured. Welch has been instrumental in the movement to collect and reintroduce old southern garden favorites into the modern plant palette. Roses have been a special interest, and he help found The Antique Rose Emporium near Brenham, Texas.