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Gardeners' Day Out (GDO)

The MarketPlace is back at Gardeners' Day Out!

Don’t miss out on a series of exciting talks, workshops and guided tours at HortPark on every 3rd Saturday of the month. Mark these dates:

  • 18 Jun 2022, 16 Jul 2022, 20 Aug 2022, 17 Sep 2022, 15 Oct 2022, 19 Nov 2022, 17 Dec 2022

You can still take part in Gardeners’ Day Out from the comfort of your home. We got online activities such as webinars and demonstrations by experts, virtual garden tours, fun activities and ae-marketplace directory with gardening-related promotions. You can also watch new and existing videos available on NParksSG YouTube.


Jun 2022 Gardeners’ Day Out

 

MarketPlace

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Attention all gardening and nature enthusiasts!

Get ready your reusable bags. Search the treasure trove of more than 50 booths for your favourite potted plants, gardening related items or natural products. You might just find what you are looking for!

Date

18 Jun 2022

Time

9 am – 3 pm

Venue

Exhibition Gallery and MPH @ HortPark

 

 

Plant Clinic

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Having trouble with your plant? Meet our Plant Health Specialists to discuss the plant health issues that may be bothering your plants. The clinic will also feature exhibits of common plant diseases and pests, as well as various soil types highlighting their differences in colours and textures. 

Feel free to bring along your plants or some photos for an assessment at the clinic!

Date

18 Jun 2022

Time

9 am – 3 pm

Venue

Flower Room @ HortPark

 

Online Videos

Wind Chime Creation (via NParksSG YouTube)

Rock painting is a therapeutic horticulture activity that promotes fine motor skills, mindfulness and creative expression. Get started on this fun activity and share your work of art with your friends and family!

 

 

Talks

Designing a Therapeutic Garden (by Mr Tham Xin Kai, Hortherapeutics)

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What is a therapeutic garden and what makes it different from other types of gardens?

Learn about the design features of therapeutic gardens, and the process of designing for specific user groups, including those with dementia and users with special needs.

Title

Designing a Therapeutic Garden

Speaker

Mr Tham Xin Kai, Hortherapeutics

Date

18 Jun 2022

Time

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Venue

Fruit Room @ HortPark

Pre-registration is required. Successful registrants will be notified via a confirmation email.

 

Registration has closed.

 

  

Workshops

Science-Based Herbalism – Blend Your Own Health Concoction (by Mr Ramesh Krish Kumar & Mr Tho Pin Da, Asmara)

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Create your personalised tea or coffee blend with 30 unique herbs and probiotics, under the guidance of Asmara Food Scientists. Participants can also look forward to a talk on food myths such as detox, organic foods and science-based herbal remedies.

Title

Science-based Herbalism – Blend Your Own Health Concoction

Conducted by

Mr Ramesh Krish Kumar & Mr Tho Pin Da, Asmara

Date

18 Jun 2022

Time

1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Venue

Fruit Room @ HortPark

Pre-registration is required. Successful registrants will receive a confirmation from Asmara. Asmara is an external vendor and is unaffiliated with NParks.

 

Register directly with Asmara. Please note that fees apply, specially priced for GDO participants only.

 

 

Tours

Guided Tours

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Sign up for our guided tours by clicking on the links below. Each guided tour is limited to 20 pax only. Registration will close once all slots are taken up.

 

Date

Tour

Time

18 Jun 2022

Thematic Gardens Tour

9 am

Edibles Discovery Tour

9 am

Registration has closed.

 

 

Plant Highlight

Flame Palm (Calyptrocalyx polyphyllus), exclusive from NParks’ Pasir Panjang Nursery

 

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With its bright maroon emerging leaf, the Flame Palm (Calyptrocalyx polyphyllus) is sure to stand out among all the greenery. This beautiful rainforest palm grows well in semi-shade condition and only requires moderate watering, making it an ideal for your indoor space. 

Now available at Arbour @ HortPark, for a limited time only and while stocks last!

 

Past Editions of Gardeners' Day Out

Check out our previous editions of Gardeners' Day Out by clicking on the links below!

2022
January
February
March
April
May
 

2021

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September-October
November
December
Last updated on 17 June 2022

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