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Member since: June 28, 2010



Oklahoma city, Ok 73118
USDA hardiness zone 7

Member since:

June 28, 2010

My Website or Blog:

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About me

LINDA VATER OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA Hi. My name is Linda Vater. I have lived and gardened at my 1935 English Tudor home in Oklahoma City for the past twenty years. I share this world with my three handsome men, my uber-patient husband and two wonderful sons. I'm a self-taught garden designer who obsesses over garden spaces, especially my own potager, a small decorative vegetable and herb garden. Here I grow fresh food and flowers for my home, and spend much time pondering and over-analyzing life, books, friends and family (I'm one of ten children, so I have lots to ponder). I regularly appear on our local NBC news affiliate, KFOR, as the 'Garden Guru'. My garden has been featured in numerous local and national publications, and has been on more garden tours than I can count. Please share in the delights of my little potager.

Current project

cleaning up after the spring hail storm

Type of gardener

small city garden

Favorite garden activity

my potager

garden wall

I haven't been on here since I joined. It looks like you joined a month after I did. Good to see you again. I will probably see you more on the other site I spend more of it there. Have a good day Linda.
William commented on 01/11/11
Hey William! I'm not always good about participating on these many monsters to feed, do yo know what I mean? I try to engage for both the information and traffic on my blog, but it's not easy to find the time. How do you do it?
potager replied: on 01/11/11
I had just wrote you a few words and hit the wrong button I don't know what I was thinking. I am retired and that's where my time comes from. When spring time comes around I will be outside more than on here. I'll probably see you on the Index more than here. Have a good evening.
William replied: on 01/12/11
Thanks for the friend request! Your garden looks fantastic :-)
terraforms commented on 07/17/10
Hi there! We are happy you found us and we want to help you with your garden in any way we can. For our newest members we love it when people do something we call a &quot;garden walk-about&quot;, which is you showing us and telling us about your garden in a post (described how to do this below). <br/> <br/>****If you would like to ask the community a question or share your garden in a post follow these simple instructions *** <br/> <br/>1. go to your logged in homepage (to get there, click on the Dig The Dirt symbol above) <br/>2. click on the blue button that says &quot;YOUR QUICK LINKS&quot; <br/>3. Scroll down to &quot;create a post&quot; This is where you can write a post or ask a question with pictures and text, link to your blog or website and just get creative! <br/> <br/>***You can also add a plant to our database*** <br/>1. go to your logged in homepage and click on the blue button that says &quot;YOUR QUICK LINKS&quot; <br/>2. scroll down to &quot;add a plant&quot; <br/>3. follow steps 1-5 and you are a part of the ultimate virtual community garden! <br/> <br/>If you are a blogger please create a hyperlink in your personal profile and grab one of our unique badges at for your blog!
FigTree commented on 06/28/10