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16 Mar‘19

Gardener’s Day Out in March

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Time: 9am – 3pm

National Park’s 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
Venue: MPH
How to Grow Using Little or No Soil
By Mr Ben Thum, Community in Bloom (CIB) Ambassador
Time: 9.15 am – 10 am

Get tips on growing nutrient-dense edibles which require little or no sunlight.

The Art of Kokedama
By Uncle Tony, Community in Bloom (CIB) Ambassador
Time: 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Learn to make a bonsai display with live mosses, eliminating the need for an expensive pot.

Venue: Lifestyle Corner
Botanical Dyes, Natural Fibres and Us
By Ms Autumn Brown, WithAutumn
Time: 9.15 am – 10 am

Explore the world of natural dyes and fibres as you pick up ways to make use of plant parts, and gain a better appreciation for Mother Nature.

Lucky Air Plant Décor [福到空]
By Mr Kevin Cheong, Pick a Plant
Time: 10.15 am – 11 am

Get to know more about this unique plant that does not need soil to thrive, and use it as part of an attractive display for Chinese New Year!

What Fed Your Soil Feeds You
By Mr Lee Jin Long, Doo Worx
Time: 11.15 am – 12.15 pm

Gain a better understanding on how soil health matters to the things you grow for food and how to assess the nutritional value of your harvest.

Venue: Flower Room
Orchid Disasters – Pests and Diseases
By Dr John Elliott, Orchid Society of South-East Asia (OSSEA)
Time: 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Orchids may suffer from a host of pests and diseases. Find out how to tackle these ailments using organic solutions, commercial insecticides or fungicides.

Family Activities
Garden Walk
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.)

Upcycling Workshop By Hangmade by Gladys
Time: 9.30 am – 11.30 am
Venue: Lifestyle Corner

Create pretty and colourful paper flowers out of egg cartons.

Event Price

Free!

Event Location

HortPark
33 Hyderabad Rd, Singapore 119578