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Gardeners' Day Out

Missing our signature event, Gardeners' Day Out?

You can now participate in the comfort of your own home, with online activities such as talks and demonstrations by experts, video tutorials of kids' activities involving handicrafts and promotions offered.

On site, there are workshops and free guided tours in HortPark (with safe management measures). Check this page for monthly updates to our programme and schedule.


March 2021 Gardeners’ Day Out

Gardening Spotlight

 

Gardening with Edibles Masterclass (via Zoom)

 

How to Grow Rooted Vegetables by Mr Ang Wee Foong

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The Gardening with Edibles Masterclass will be held in conjunction with this month’s Gardeners’ Day Out, as part of the festivities for our Community Garden Edibles Competition (CGEC). Our plant expert, Mr Ang Wee Foong will share tips and tricks to growing rooted vegetables.

 

Date: 20 Mar 2021, Saturday

Time: 10am – 11am

Register here when it opens on 6 Mar 2021, while slots last.

 

 

Online Demonstration

1. Floral Arranger Series – The Ultimate Duel (via NparksSG YouTube)

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Join Pearl on a floral arrangement journey with two newbies as they learn two different floral arrangements, followed by a mini competition. No spoilers - watch to find out who won!

Watch this video on 20 Mar 2021

 

2. One Ingredient, Two Ways: Chef and Home Cook (via NParksSG YouTube)

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In conjunction with CGEC, home cook Lilian and professional chef Alex team up to take on a vegetable and whip up something delicious with it! Stay tuned and learn both a professional and home recipe based on a simple ingredient!

Watch this video on 20 Mar 2021

 

3. Home Garden Invasion (via NParksSG YouTube)

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Watch and visit a beautiful home decorated with nothing but…plants! Do humans and plants coexist well in a home? Stay tuned as we quiz the homeowner about maintaining his house plants as well as his corridor garden!

Watch this video on 20 Mar 2021

 

Kids’ Activities

Check out these edibles-related kids’ activities that are simple and fun to conduct at home!

1. Vegetable Stamps (via NParksSG YouTube)

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Instead of throwing excess or tough vegetables away, convert food waste into art by converting them into stamps for your kids! Watch the video to learn more.

Watch this video on 20 Mar 2021

 

2. Popsicle Making (via NParksSG YouTube)

 

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Learn how to make yummy popsicles good for a hot day, using common edibles from the home garden, and engage in a meaningful food preparation experience with your kids!

Watch this video on 20 Mar 2021

 

Workshop

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The wait is over! Rake Spade will be conducting a Plant Serial Killer workshop – to teach about the basics on how to care for your plants. Due to safe management measures, this workshop can cater to a limited capacity of 16 participants onsite. Fee applies and registration for workshop will be confirmed upon payment verification. Sign up for the workshop here, while slots last.

Date: 20 Mar 2021

Time: 9am – 11am

Please note that this workshop is organised by Rake Spade and is for pre-registered participants only; no walk-ins allowed. Successful registrants will be notified on the workshop details via WhatsApp.

 

Guided Tours

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We have the following guided tours on 20 Mar 2021, with safe management measures in place. Registration opens 6 Mar 2021. 

Tour and Timings

Thematic Gardens Tour - 9am

Edibles Discovery Tour - 9am, 10.30am

Bees and Butterflies Trail Tour - 10.30am

 

Past Gardeners' Day Out

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

Month

January
February

 

Last updated on 26 February 2021

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