Like trees and lawns, flowers and shrubs can also increase the value of property. But mostly, people plant these materials for beautification and enjoyment not worrying about the short or long term financial gain. Even novice gardeners usually love to see bees and birds moving freely about their landscape and marvel at the wonders of nature. Payne County is home to one of the most impressive botanic gardens in the country, The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University located just west of Stillwater. Here homeowners often find the perfect plant to inhabit their own landscape.
Oklahoma State University fact sheets on Flowers and Shrubs can be found within the Ornamental Plant section: Ornamental Care Fact Sheets