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Audubon At Home in Tulsa

Gardening For Wildlife

22nd annual
2015 Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour
and Plant Sale

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 31, 2015, 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Rain or Shine


Please join us for our annual tour of local gardens and yards that have been turned into animal-friendly spaces, along with a plant sale from companies featuring native and wildlife friendly plants. Tickets are $6 per person (children 13 and under are free) and will be available at each of the homes so there is not one "starting place."

This year's tour will feature five gardens
from South Tulsa & Jenks

A special highlight this year is Tulsa Audubon's new Flycatcher Trail Outdoor Classroom and Demonstration Garden

Addresses with vendors & organizations at each location
See map below

Gardens

Native Plant Vendors

614 N. Fir
Jenks

Grogg’s Green Barn
Flycatcher Trail
at Jenks High School
404 East F. St. , Jenks
Bird Houses by Mark
Tulsa Audubon Society
Jenks FFA Students
8736 S. Evanston Ave.
Tulsa
Pine Ridge Gardens
WING-IT
7515 S. Braden Ave.
Tulsa

Wild Things Nursery

6733 S. Birmingham Ave.
 Tulsa

Duck Creek Nursery
Utopia Gardens
4115 E. 45 St.
Tulsa
Missouri Wildflowers
Oxley Nature Center

After you purchase a Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour Ticket, take it to Grogg’s Green Barn, 10105 E. 61st St. before June 10th, 2015 and enter a drawing for a free prize!

Grogg’s Green Barn is an organically focused and native plant garden center, located on 61st St. east of Mingo Road. Be sure to stop by for a visit!

May 20, 2010 Tulsa World Article

May 30, 2007 Tulsa World Article

Click below for photos from previous tours

   2004 Photos     2005 Photos     2006 Photos   

2007 Photos     2008 Photos     2009 Photos     2010 Photos


Contact Info for vendors at the 2013 tour

Missouri Wildflowers Nursery
     email, Jefferson City, MO 573-496-3492

Pine Ridge Gardens
    email, London, AR 479-293-4359

Wild Things Nursery
    Marilyn Stewart, Seminole, OK 405-382-8540

Utopia Gardens
     10995 S. 433rd W. Ave., Drumright, OK 74030
     Jalene Riley 918-698-0468

Duck Creek Nursery
     email, Mounds, OK

 Bird Houses by Mark
    Mark Roberts, 918-408-5082

WING-IT (Wildlife In Need Group – In Tulsa) is an organization within Tulsa Audubon dedicated to the rehabilitation of orphaned, sick, injured or otherwise displaced wildlife with the ultimate goal of releasing them back into the wild.

Oxley Nature Center is Tulsa's hidden gem located in Mohawk Park, the Nature Center is a wonderful place to encounter the wildlife of the Tulsa area. Oxley Nature Center's 804 acres support a diversity of habitats along the south bank of Bird Creek.

 

Sign up here for the Tulsa Audubon E-Mail Update & Garden Tour Notification

 

Click Here to Suggest a Garden for a Future Tour

 

Volunteers Needed!
Audubon Members and Friends! Consider volunteering for a very pleasant and educational morning or afternoon on this weekend at one of the beautiful gardens on Audubon's annual wildlife habitat garden tour! You'll see people you haven't seen for too long, have interesting, even memorable conversations, and be outdoors with lots of native plants around you! In addition volunteers receive a free ticket for the tour - a $5.00 value, so you'll effectively be making $1.25/hour!! :)

Please call Jan Curth at 918-289-6281 with any questions or to volunteer.

 

Gardening for Wildlife

Our backyards are our private spaces, but also part of a larger landscape we share with our human and wildlife neighbors. With the right tools and information, we all can do simple things to create a healthier place to live for our families, our communities, and birds, plants, and other wildlife. Audubon At Home in Tulsa is about taking personal conservation action to improve the environmental health and habitat quality of our yards and neighborhoods. Together, our actions can have a substantial effect.

Gardening for Wildlife enriches the lives of urban gardeners. As valuable habitat for wildlife decreases due to the accelerating growth in our region, backyard habitats are ever more important. You can adopt gardening practices that have a positive impact on the water quality and help slow the loss of wildlife habitat. Most potential "urban habitat" for birds and other wildlife is located not in public parks and greenbelts, but in the yards around privately-owned homes.

 

 

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