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Gardeners' Day Out (GDO)


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 in your calendar:


18 Feb 2023

18 Mar 2023

15 Apr 2023

20 May 2023

17 Jun 2023


Bring your own reusable bags and start shopping for your favourite plants and gardening materials at the MarketPlace!

 

There will also be webinars and online 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. Read on for more information.

 

MarketPlace Booth Application

Looking to sell your plants, gardening/ nature-related items and lifestyle products at GDO? Take up a booth at the MarketPlace. Links to the online application form will be available during the window period.


 Event Dates  Booking Window Period  HortPark Booth Locations

14 Jan, 18 Feb & 18 Mar 2023

Apply from 1 Dec 2022 (10 am) – 8 Dec 2022 (5 pm).

Registration has closed. 

 

  1. Multi-Purpose Hall

  2. Exhibition Gallery

  3. Greenhouse Open Space

15 Apr, 20 May & 17 Jun 2023

Apply from 1 Mar 2023 (10 am) – 8 Mar 2023 (5 pm).

 

 

  1. Multi-Purpose Hall

  2. Exhibition Gallery

  3. Greenhouse Open Space

*Booths will be allocated via computerised balloting and applicant's requests for the particular month/s are not guaranteed. Successful applicants will be notified after 14 working days of application window’s closure. No refund shall be processed for any cancellation for all confirmed booking.

 


February 2023 Gardeners’ Day Out


MarketPlace

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Calling all gardening and nature enthusiasts!

There are over 60 booths for your favourite potted plants, gardening related items or nature-related lifestyle products.

Date

18 February 2023

Time

9 am – 3 pm

Venue

Exhibition Gallery and Multi-Purpose Hall @ HortPark

For the list of retailers, click here.


Online Video

Seed Mandala Decoration (via NParksSG YouTube)

 

In the video, learn how to decorate a frame of seed mandala using different kinds of seeds, spices, and other craft materials. Creating your own seed mandala is an easy therapeutic horticulture activity which promotes hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and stimulates memory.

 

Gardening Talk

Understanding Organic Fertilisers (Onsite at HortPark)

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Fertilisers are added to soil to increase the nutrients level so that plants can grow vigorously and reproduce. There are two classes of fertilisers – organic and inorganic. Do you know the differences between different types of organic fertilisers and what works best for your plants’ needs? Join Mr Aaron Chen and learn how Werms.inc produces their popular organic frass, Wermeal Bloom and the secret ingredients inside that makes it odourless and superior.

 

 

The first 20 participants will receive a free sample of Wermeal Bloom from Werms.inc!

 

Title

Vermi Composting

Speaker

Mr Aaron Chen Wen hao, Werms.inc

Date

18 February 2023

Time

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Venue

Fruit Room @ HortPark

Registration opens from 6 Feb 2023, 10 am. Click here to register.


Workshop

Moss Art Workshop (Onsite at HortPark)

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Looking to add more greenery to your space but do not have the extra time to care for them? Look no further! Reinvent your space with these unique yet low maintenance preserved-moss art pieces! Join Mr Arnold Ong from Koke.zen to understand more about preserved moss and get hands-on experience in decorating and crafting your own art piece. Materials will be provided.

 

Title

Preserved Mossart

Conducted by

Mr Arnold Ong, Koke.zen

Date

18 February 2023

Time

1 pm – 2.30 pm

Venue

Fruit Room @ HortPark

Click here to register. Fees1 apply.

1Fees: $38 per pax, payable to trainer(s). 

 

Family Activities

Bamboo Chimes Making (Onsite at HortPark)

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Did you know that Bamboo is a giant grass and is the fastest growing land plant? Bamboos have many uses in construction, furniture, sports equipment such as skateboard, kitchen utensils and bathroom necessities like toothbrushes. The bamboo shoots are known for its useful health benefits.  Most importantly it is great for the environment as it is known to produce up to 35% more oxygen than tress and absorbs much more carbon dioxide. 

 

Join us for an easy chimes making session using bamboo straws and botanical materials! Walk-in registration opens on 18 Feb 2023, 9.30 am. Materials are provided, while stocks last!

 

Date

18 February 2023

Time

From 9.30 am 

Enquire at

Visitors Services Centre @ HortPark

  

Tours

Garden 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  Registration


18 Feb 2023

Edibles Discovery Tour

 9 am – 10 am Click here

Thematic Gardens Tour

  9 am – 10 am Click here

Registration is open from 6 Feb 2023, 10 am.

 

Past Editions of Gardeners' Day Out

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

2023
January
 
2022
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November 
December
 

2021

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September-October
November
December
Last updated on 02 February 2023

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