Gardening http://publicradiotulsa.org en Plenty of Growth in Store for the Tulsa Botanic Garden (Formerly the OK Centennial Botanical Garden) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/plenty-growth-store-tulsa-botanic-garden-formerly-ok-centennial-botanical-garden <p>On this installment of our show, we welcome back Dr. Todd Lasseigne, President and CEO of the Tulsa Botanic Garden (which is the new name for the nonprofit facility formerly known as the Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden). Back in December, as Dr. Lasseigne tells us, his organization proudly announced a twenty-five-year master plan, which envisions developing some 60 acres of gardens at the Tulsa Botanic Garden site over the next quarter-century, with the site's remaining 110 acres to be maintained as an untouched expanse of natural beauty. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:34:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 42934 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Plenty of Growth in Store for the Tulsa Botanic Garden (Formerly the OK Centennial Botanical Garden) TU's 4th Annual Paul Buck Memorial Lecture: "Plant Conservation in the 21st Century" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tus-4th-annual-paul-buck-memorial-lecture-plant-conservation-21st-century <p>On this installment of our show, we speak by phone with Dr. Pamela Soltis, the curator of the Laboratory of Molecular Systematics and Evolutionary Genetics at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida. She'll present the fourth annual Paul Buck Memorial Lecture on the TU campus tomorrow night (Wednesday the 17th) in Helmerich Hall. Her lecture --- entitled "Plant Conservation in the 21st Century" --- is free and open to the public, and it begins at 7pm. The scholarly work of Dr. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:18:57 +0000 Rich Fisher 37482 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU's 4th Annual Paul Buck Memorial Lecture: "Plant Conservation in the 21st Century" Official News and Horticultural Views on Water Usage in the City of Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/official-news-and-horticultural-views-water-usage-city-tulsa <p>Earlier today, Mayor Dewey Bartlett asked the citizens of Tulsa and its surrounding communities to voluntarily restrict their water usage. This request was based on that fact that 207.3 million gallons of water were used by Tulsans yesterday; this amount surpassed the point at which City of Tulsa ordinance requires the mayor to ask for voluntary restrictions on outside watering. In fact, if the same rate of water usage occurs today, Tuesday the 31st, then Tulsans will be looking at mandatory water restrictions. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:05:16 +0000 Rich Fisher 23263 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Official News and Horticultural Views on Water Usage in the City of Tulsa