Grow at Home Workshop 17 June 2017 by Bob of Flowers Dharma


Grow at Home Workshop by Bob of Flowers Dharma

Come find out how easy and fun it is to grow your own herbs and vegetables at home! In this workshop, gardener Bob will share growing from seeds to harvest basics plus personal pointers from his own years of experience. Learn how to propagate herbs as well as re-potting basics. There is also a tour of the gardens inside HortPark with a special focus on native edible plants.

Date & Time: 17 June 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue: NÓNG at HortPark (33 Hyderabad Rd (Off Alexandra Road), Beside the Lawn, Singapore 119578)
The cost is $50 per person, with limited spaces available, so booking is essential.

What you will learn in this session:

- Choosing the right seeds.
- Selecting the correct potting medium.
- Understanding the appropriate types of fertilisers.
- Handling of pests organically.
- Propagation of herbs and re-potting basics.
- Post-harvest tips.
- Native edible plants found at HortPark.

What you will take home:

- One planting trough of dimension 33.5 x 18.5 x 14.5 cm
- Potting mix.
- Local vegetable seeds.
- Cuttings from the garden at NÓNG.

Instructor Bio:

Bob previously ran his own nursery and landscaping company in Singapore where he was involved in the design, the implementation and maintenance of his landscapes. Currently retired, he spends his time tending to his community plot in HortPark, guiding garden tours for kids and adults, as well as, conducting workshops for NÓNG, NParks and providing private classes.

Bob has facilitated courses, talks and demonstrations for many community centres, the Clementi School of Commerce, the National Youth Leadership Training Institute, various primary schools and companies such as Ascot Hotels and Shell. He has been interviewed on radio shows and wrote and "acted" in his own gardening series for Sunday Morning Singapore.

Sat Jun 17, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM SGT
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Venue Address
Hort Park, 33 Hyderabad Rd (Off Alexandra Road), Beside the Lawn, Singapore 119578. Singapore
Nearest MRT is Labrador Park. Nearest Bus Station is SP Jain (Bus Stop ID: 18011) 51, 61, 93, 97, 100, 120, 166, 963.
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