By Melissa Howell Staff Writer email@example.comEach day this time of year, Carolyn McCabe heads to her greenhouse between 10:30 and 11 a.m. It's a 30-minute window she can't miss if she wants to produce her tasty, homemade vanilla.
“That's when my orchids are in full bloom and I can hand-pollinate the blossoms,” she said.
Carla Sharpe with mugbug/logo Keeping Oklahoma City BeautifulEven though annuals last only one year, gardeners depend on them for their vivid colors to brighten up the garden — especially during the summer when the heat can cook the color out of many plants.
But are you tired of seeing the same old summer annuals year after year?
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor firstname.lastname@example.orgDon't blink or you'll miss May and three big annual, popular events related to house and home: the Symphony Show House, the Parade of Homes Spring Festival, and the Miller in May Home Tour.
Symphony Show House
The fundraiser for the Oklahoma City Orchestra League and music education is a fa-vo-rite of mine, as the late Merle Haggard woulda put it.
By Tim Fall For The Oklahoman email@example.comKathy Funston first saw the Johnson-Hightower mansion as a first-grader accompanying her mother to a charity event in the stately home that towers over the corner of Walker Avenue and NW 16 in Heritage Hills.
Funston recalled being “spellbound” by the home's grandeur — its marble floors and grand staircase.