Time: 9am – 3pm
National Parks signature event, Gardeners’ Day Out promises an entire day of gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone. Favourite highlights include Gardeners Market, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tour of HortPark and kids activities like storytelling and handicrafts!
Talks & Demonstrations:
Auto Watering System & Sustainability of a Community Garden
By Mr Desmond Tan Soon Keong, Community in Bloom (CIB) Garden Leader
Time: 9.15 am – 10 am
Learn to set up an auto watering system that reduces labour and water costs, while increasing yields enjoyed from your garden.
Healthy Sides – Green Mango Salad
By Ms Lynnette Terh, Community in Bloom (CIB) Ambassador
Time: 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Learn how to make this Thai-inspired mango salad, perfect for a hot summer’s day.
Venue: Fruit Room
Repotting Orchids – A Practical Workshop
By Mr K Gopalan, Orchid Society of South-East Asia (OSSEA)
Time: 10.30 am – 11:30 am
Orchids, as they grow, will require repotting from time to time. Get some practical tips on how to repot orchids using different types of media and new methods of growing them.
Venue: Flower Room
By Mr Blair Spendelow, Vegepod
Time: 12pm – 12.45 pm
Find out the theory behind designing Horticulture Therapy programmes and how they can benefit people of all ages in the community.
Urban Farming with Microgreens
By Ms Sakina Dhilawala, Everything Green Pte Ltd
Time: 1:15pm – 2pm
If these super nutritious greens are new to you, come join us for an introduction on microgreens and pick up simple techniques on growing them for healthy meals!
Time: 10 am – 11.30 am
Be inspired by the unique plants displayed at our themed gardens, as our guide takes you on an enjoyable tour.
(Registration is required at the Visitor Services Centre, up to 30 minutes before the start of the tour.)
Colour Me Beautiful
Time: 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Venue: Level 1 Marketplace
Make new stylish accessories made from handpicked garden materials!