Composting Workshop for the High-Rise Gardener
Sat, 23 Nov 2019
13:30PM - 16:30PM
Jurong Lake Gardens,
50 SGD per Participant (Includes 13 x 13 x 7.5 cm Plastic Air-Tight Container, 1 Kg Bokashi Powder and Course Notes)
Please make payment upon the completion of the registration form.
20 participants. Minimum of 10 participants to start
Keen to learn how food waste can be recycled and turned into fertilisers for your plants? Then, join us at our Bokashi Composting workshop on:
Date: 23 November 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Venue: Banyan Hall, Gardenhouse, Lakeside Garden, Jurong Lake Gardens
Cost: $50 per participant
Suitable for high-rise and small apartment dwellers, bokashi composting helps to create healthy soil for your garden, promote biodiversity in soil microbiome, and reduce the need for synthetic fertilisers.
Apart from learning how to make bokashi compost, participants will also get to bring home the compost that they have made.
1.30 – 2.45 pm: Introduction to Effective Microorganisms and Bokashi Composting
2.45 – 3.00 pm: Refreshments
3.00 – 3.30 pm: Bokashi Composting Demonstration
3.30 – 4.00 pm: Make your own Bokashi Compost
4.00 to 4.30 pm: Q & A
Items provided during the workshop
13 cm (L) x 13 cm (W) x 7.5 cm (H) container with strainer
1 kg Bokashi Powder
Items to bring (by participants)
Fresh food waste from home (e.g. Citrus Fruit Peels, Vegetable Trimmings); Food Waste collected the previous day should be kept refrigerated)
Image is for Illustration purposes only. Bokashi Bin is not included.
About the Trainer: Dr Hia Hui Ching is an environmental consultant with a special interest in promoting sustainable living using Effective Microorganisms (EM) in the community. Her experience spans from water treatment and environmental education to zero-waste town design. She is currently the director of Green Faculty Pte Ltd in Singapore, and teaches part-time for NParks. Dr Hia graduated from Osaka University, Japan in 2004 with a PhD in Environmental Engineering.
For more enquiries, please reach us at JurongLakeGardens@nparks.gov.sg.
We require a minimum of 10 participants to confirm each scheduled programme. An email confirming the status of the event will be sent to you at least one week prior to the event. If you do not hear from us one week prior to the commencement of the programme, please contact us.