Herbs and Spices 
Understand more about the herbs and spices commonly used in Asian cooking! This workshop will explore their historical significance, uses as herbal remedies and methods of propagation. 

Content:

  • Herbs vs spices, what are they? 
  • Different types of herbs, spices, and their products found locally
  • Propagation of some common herbs and spices plants


Date: Saturday, 01 April 2023 
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm 
Venue: Centre for Education and Outreach 
Fees: $50/- per participant (inclusive of all materials)

Please click here to register.


Introduction to Home Gardening 
Growing plants at home brings about great satisfaction. Learn how to anticipate and address the challenges of growing plants at home, including planning for your home garden. You can also gather tips to propagate your own potted plants. This introductory workshop will give you a strong start to your home gardening journey which will certainly bring you great joy.


Content:
  • Benefits and limitations of growing plants at home
  • Basic plant requirements
  • Selecting the appropriate plants and planting media
  • Transplanting and propagation methods
  • Caring for your plants


Date: Saturday, 15 April 2023
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm 
Venue: Centre for Education and Outreach
Fees: $45/- per participant (inclusive of all materials)

Please click here to register.


Introduction to Growing Epiphytes (Orchids) 
Keen to do some gardening but not ready to have potted plants at home yet? Try your hands at growing orchids instead! Many tropical orchid species and hybrids are epiphytic. They thrive well without soil. You will bring home your own orchid plant to start your gardening journey. 

Content:

  • What is an Orchid? 
  • Diversity of orchids
  • Basic needs of an Orchid
  • Transplanting and propagation methods
  • Caring for your Orchid


Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023
Date (repeat session): Friday, 26 May 2023
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm 
Venue: Centre for Education and Outreach
Fees: $45/- per participant (inclusive of all materials)

Please click here to register for Saturday, 13 May.
Please click here to register for Friday, 26 May.


Introduction to Growing Epiphytes (Air Plants) 
Air plants are popular houseplants due to their minimal need for maintenance. To simply say that air plants thrive on nothing but air, is not entirely accurate. Learn about the basic characteristics of air plants and their growing needs. You will bring home your own epiphytic display of propagated and mounted air plants. 

Content:

  • What are air plants?
  • Diversity of air plants
  • Basic needs of air plants
  • Propagation and mounting methods
  • Caring for your air plants 

Date: Saturday, 20 May 2023
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm 
Venue: Centre for Education and Outreach
Fees: $60/- per participant (inclusive of all materials)

Please click here to register.


For enquiry, please contact the SBG Education Branch through email.

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