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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:53:11 +0000 Barbecue Bob http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170917/barbecue-bob?rssfeed=true Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:08:56 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170917/barbecue-bob The Tall and the Short of It http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170915/tall-and-short-of-it?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:34:41 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170915/tall-and-short-of-it Goldenrods are Groovy http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170909/goldenrods-are-groovy?rssfeed=true Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:51:10 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170909/goldenrods-are-groovy The Day the Moon hid the Sun http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170909/day-moon-hid-sun?rssfeed=true Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:20:33 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170909/day-moon-hid-sun Could You Catch Salmon at the County Fair? http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170909/could-you-catch-salmon-at-county-fair?rssfeed=true Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:07:00 +0000 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http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170818/secret-of-life-is-discovered-at-county-fair The Valuable Tent Caterpillar or the Fall Webworm? http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170802/valuable-tent-caterpillar-or-fall-webworm?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Aug 2017 23:01:04 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170802/valuable-tent-caterpillar-or-fall-webworm Where are the Quackers? http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170801/where-are-quackers?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:59:15 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170801/where-are-quackers On the Cutting Edge http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170801/on-cutting-edge?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:47:32 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170801/on-cutting-edge Celebrate St. Pat's with a Puccoon http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170727/celebrate-st-pats-with-puccoon?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:39:34 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170727/celebrate-st-pats-with-puccoon The Very 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beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170725/aphid-wolves-have-come Oklahoma, Go Native! http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170724/oklahoma-go-native?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:20:14 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170724/oklahoma-go-native Wildflower Seeding of the Laterals http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170724/wildflower-seeding-of-laterals?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:34:28 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170724/wildflower-seeding-of-laterals Everything is Peachy Keen http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170711/everything-is-peachy-keen?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:02:15 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170711/everything-is-peachy-keen Peppermint Patty Coming to Town http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170706/peppermint-patty-coming-to-town?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Jul 2017 04:40:57 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170706/peppermint-patty-coming-to-town THE HIVE http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170703/hive?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:49:27 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170703/hive U Can Grow It http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170628/u-can-grow-it?rssfeed=true Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:11:39 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170628/u-can-grow-it Pollinator Week Comin' Up http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170621/pollinator-week-comin-up?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Jun 2017 04:12:41 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170621/pollinator-week-comin-up Oklahoma Native Plant Society: Wonders of Wildflowers, The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170618/oklahoma-native-plant-society-wonders-of-wildflowers-tallgrass-prairie-preserve?rssfeed=true Sun, 18 Jun 2017 06:20:41 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170618/oklahoma-native-plant-society-wonders-of-wildflowers-tallgrass-prairie-preserve Do Not Kill the Monarchs http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170606/do-not-kill-monarchs?rssfeed=true Wed, 07 Jun 2017 02:55:12 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170606/do-not-kill-monarchs Listen to Nature http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170529/listen-to-nature?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 May 2017 18:04:24 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170529/listen-to-nature The Reign of the Red Sage http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170524/reign-of-red-sage?rssfeed=true Thu, 25 May 2017 05:14:42 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170524/reign-of-red-sage CAN'T BEAT MULBERRY WINE http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170514/cant-beat-mulberry-wine?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 May 2017 20:49:30 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170514/cant-beat-mulberry-wine Take Good Care of Your Trees http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170510/take-good-care-of-your-trees?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 May 2017 18:15:06 +0000 beckycarlberg 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http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170412/here-comes-peter-cottontail?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:03:18 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170412/here-comes-peter-cottontail Spring Birds in the OBX Barrier Islands http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170405/spring-birds-in-obx-barrier-islands?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:23:11 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170405/spring-birds-in-obx-barrier-islands The Cherries are Blooming http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170329/cherries-are-blooming?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:53:49 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170329/cherries-are-blooming The Power of Water http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170321/power-of-water?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:13:43 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170321/power-of-water The Birds of the Land Run http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170314/birds-of-land-run?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Mar 2017 05:32:50 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170314/birds-of-land-run All Hail the First Big Storm of the Season http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170308/all-hail-first-big-storm-of-season?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:25:31 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170308/all-hail-first-big-storm-of-season Waiting for Seeds to Sprout http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170301/waiting-for-seeds-to-sprout?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Mar 2017 07:00:26 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170301/waiting-for-seeds-to-sprout Passionate about Monarchs http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170220/passionate-about-monarchs?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:01:15 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170220/passionate-about-monarchs The 2017 Indoor Outing of the Oklahoma Native Plant Society (ONPS) Part 2 http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170214/2017-indoor-outing-of-oklahoma-native-plant-society-onps-part-2?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:51:49 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170214/2017-indoor-outing-of-oklahoma-native-plant-society-onps-part-2 The 2017 Indoor Outing of the Oklahoma Native Plant Society (ONPS) Part 1 http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170208/2017-indoor-outing-of-oklahoma-native-plant-society-onps-part-1?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:08:32 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170208/2017-indoor-outing-of-oklahoma-native-plant-society-onps-part-1 Pontotoc Ridge Preserve http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170201/pontotoc-ridge-preserve?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Feb 2017 07:16:56 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170201/pontotoc-ridge-preserve My Orangery http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170125/my-orangery?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:21:05 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170125/my-orangery The Global Horticulture Conference, Part II http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20170119/global-horticulture-conference-part-ii?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:03:14 +0000 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this Year? http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161108/will-there-be-color-this-year?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:55:31 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161108/will-there-be-color-this-year The Butterflies are flying before the Fall Foliage Tour begins http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161009/butterflies-are-flying-before-fall-foliage-tour-begins?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Oct 2016 01:05:55 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161009/butterflies-are-flying-before-fall-foliage-tour-begins Ready for a Magical Butterfly Garden Tour? http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161005/ready-for-magical-butterfly-garden-tour?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:56:40 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20161005/ready-for-magical-butterfly-garden-tour 'Grab Your Hard Hats.the Osage Oranges are Dropping' http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160930/grab-your-hard-hatsthe-osage-oranges-are-dropping?rssfeed=true Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:23:08 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160930/grab-your-hard-hatsthe-osage-oranges-are-dropping Do Not Pet the Cute Fuzzy Green Caterpillar http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160927/do-not-pet-cute-fuzzy-green-caterpillar?rssfeed=true Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:26:02 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160927/do-not-pet-cute-fuzzy-green-caterpillar The Undoing of Myrtle http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160921/undoing-of-myrtle?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:35:43 +0000 beckycarlberg http://www.news-star.com/blogs/20160921/undoing-of-myrtle