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Gardeners' Day Out (GDO)

Missing our signature event, Gardeners' Day Out?

Onsite talks, workshops and free guided tours are back! Interested vendors may apply to be part of the upcoming GDO Marketplace. We look forward to seeing you at HortPark.

Viewers at home can continue enjoying online activities such as webinar and demonstrations by experts, virtual garden tours, fun activities and an e-marketplace directory with gardening-related promotions. New videos will be released at 10 am. Existing videos can be found via NParksSG YouTube.


May 2022 Gardeners’ Day Out

 

GDO Marketplace Booth Application (June, July, August 2022)

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The GDO Marketplace is coming back to HortPark in June 2022! If you are looking to sell your plants, gardening/nature-related items or edible products, join us as a vendor for 18 June, 16 July and / or 20 August 2022 Gardeners' Day Out to be part of an exciting bazaar.

As the Booth Application has been fully subscribed, interested vendors may contact Ms Pearl Ho (Pearl_Ho@nparks.gov.sg) for further enquiries.

 

 

Online Videos

Wind Chime Creation (via NParksSG YouTube)

 

Learn how to make a wind chime with seashells, which can be placed in your garden! Wind chimes making is one great therapeutic horticulture activity that promotes fine motor skills, mental focus and hand-eye coordination.

 

Talks

Edible Garden Planning in Urban Space (by Ms Chan Wan Ying)

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Hesitant to grow your own edibles due to a lack of space? In Singapore where many of us live in high rise apartments, this is not an uncommon challenge. 

If you are wondering how to overcome the limitations of space, this talk is for you! Join us for a sharing on useful tips by a fellow gardening hobbyist on maximising your urban space for edible gardening and harvest your crops in no time!

Title

Edible Garden Planning in Urban Space 

Speaker

Ms Chan Wan Ying

Date

21 May 2022

Time

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Venue

MPH @ HortPark

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

 

Registration has closed.

 

  

Workshops

Upcycling Planter Workshop (by Ms Rachel Ha, CREUSE)

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Upcycle pinewood from industrial pallets into a sustainable planter while learning more about circular economy and zero-waste. The planter includes a small plant, making it a perfect green addition to your desk!

Do note that as hammering is involved, adult supervision is required for children aged 10 years and below.

Title

Upcycling Planter Workshop

Speaker

Ms Rachel Ha, CREUSE

Date

21 May 2022

Time

Session 1: 1.30 pm – 2.10 pm

Session 2: 2.30 pm – 3.10pm 

(Choose one session)

Venue

MPH @ HortPark

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

 

Registration has closed. Fees apply, special rates for GDO participants only

 

 

Activity

Botanical Sketch Challenge

Check out the winning entries of our first Botanical Sketch Challenge! Congratulations to all winners and a BIG THANK YOU to all of you who have participated.

 

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Want to see your drawing featured here? Look out for our next Botanical Sketch Challenge!

 

 

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

21 May 2022

Bees and Butterflies 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 Rake Spade @ HortPark, for a limited time only and while stocks last!

 

 

Gardening Promotions Directory

Here are promotions offered by some merchants and hobbyists. Check out March to May's gardening directory here to get your gardening-related materials!

 

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
 

2021

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Last updated on 20 May 2022

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