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Southern OK Wildflower & Milkweed Plant Sale + Live Experts

Sat, June 5, 2021
7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hey Southern Oklahoma! Okies for Monarchs is coming to you on Saturday, June 5 to ask for your help to save the monarchs and our other pollinator friends! We will be in Ardmore at the Downtown Farmers Market from 7:30am to 12pm with native wildflowers and milkweed for sale. Additionally, we will have experts on hand to answer your questions and provide presentations that are full of helpful knowledge and useful tips for your monarch-saving adventures! And not only that, we’ll also have FREE MILKWEED for the first 50 guests who participate in our demonstration garden­!

Getting excited?! So are we! We can hardly wait to see you at this event and bee of help in any way we can. Here’s the timing of our festivities:

  • 7:30AM – 12:00PM
    • Native wildflower and milkweed plant sale
    • Get a FREE milkweed at our demonstration garden!
    • Take the pledge to save the monarchs, get FREE seeds!
    • Experts on hand… Bring your monarch & milkweed questions!
    • Monarch coloring activity for those who love crayons!
    • Meet our friends from the local Master Gardeners & Ardmore Beautification Council
  • 9AM – Why is OK so Important for Monarchs?
    From their migration to their milkweed, learn all about monarchs in this 101-crash course with Vonceil Harmon, a seasoned biologist with OK Biological Survey Natural Resources who has endless miles working with monarchs and milkweed on Oklahoma’s roadsides.
  • 10AM – What to Plant and How to Build
    It’s time to get wild and get our hands dirty! Rebecca Snyder from the OKC Zoo is going to show us what to and what not to do to help save the monarchs. Rebecca has planted the path for pollinators with a variety of community and school gardens, including the magnificent ones at the OKC Zoo!
  • 11AM – Milkweed MythBusters with Bill
    Got milkweed questions? Bill Farris has the answers! He’s also got loads of milkweed myths to bust and will brighten your day! From growing up on a ranch to creating his own native plant nursery, Bill and milkweed have spent a lifetime together!

7:30am – 12pm | Saturday, June 5
Ardmore Downtown Farmers Market

106 E Broadway St, Ardmore, OK 73401

This event is kindly supported by our friends at:
Ardmore Beautification Council
Ardmore Farmers Market
Prairie Wind Nursery

Ardmore Downtown Farmers Market
106 E Broadway St
Ardmore, OK