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Talks and Demonstrations at Gardeners' Day Out

Talks and Demonstrations at Gardeners' Day Out

Talks and Demonstrations by Experts and Community Gardeners.


Amazing Bees in Singapore

  • By Dr John Ascher, Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore
  • Time: 9.00 am - 9.45 am
  • Venue: Fruit Room

As a City in a Garden, Singapore provides an array of floral resources that attract many of its more than 100 known native bee species, including forest-associated bee species that live in forested patches, such as at Bukit Timah. Find out about some of these amazing bees of Singapore, and get insights into their urban ecology and conservation; then join "The Bee Trail Tour" after the talk.

Making Overnight Oats Workshop 

  • By Naturaelly28, in collaboration with First Brew
  • Time: 9.00 am - 9.40 am
  • Venue: Lifestyle Corner

Learn to prepare nutritious overnight oats that is a healthier breakfast option which can be made ahead of time!  "Naturaelly28" will be doing a demonstration on how oats can be paired with delicious and nutritious beverages from First Brew. Join and you can take away your own creation of a cup of overnight oats after the workshop.   

The Wonderful World of Herbs

  • By Mr Tan Thean Teng, Community in Bloom (CIB) Ambassador

  • Time: 9.15 am – 10.00 am
  • Venue: MPH 

Starting your own herb garden? Learn about several types of herbs that can be grown easily in Singapore and their health benefits. 

Grow Your Own Food through Hydroponics

  • By Ms Ruslan Shaskin, Grow and Harvest
  • Time: 9.15 am - 10.15 am
  • Venue: Leaf Room 

What is hydroponics and micro farming? Learn about benefits of micro farming and how it works, as well as ways of growing plants without soil. 

Growing Orchids with Worm Tea Fertiliser

  • By Mr Winston Wee, Orchid Society of South-East Asia (OSSEA)
  • Time: 9.30 am - 10.30 am
  • Venue: Flower Room
  • Fee: $10 per pax

(Registration and payment on event day at Flower Room)

Apart from using inorganic NPK fertiliser for growing orchids, get familiar with the numerous benefits of using natural but potent worm tea fertiliser. 

Common Sense Gardening

  • By The Travelling Farm
  • Time: 10.00 am - 10.40 am
  • Venue: Lifestyle Corner 

A light hearted approach to gardening by Eng Ting Ting of The Traveling Farm. Ms Eng has been a gardener all her life and has taught people from all walks of life to grow their own food. She believes gardening should be relaxing and enjoyable, and she will be sharing some common woes faced by gardeners. The topics covered include the type of edibles that can be grown indoors, choice of plants suited for your garden, reasons for plants dying and other tips.

Growing Your Edibles

  • By Mrs Kamisah Atan, Community in Bloom (CIB) Ambassador
  • Time: 10.30 am - 11.30 am
  • Venue: MPH 

Get an overview on several types of vegetables that can be grown in the community gardens, as well as the recommended methods of growing them and the best time to harvest them.

Clean Food, Healthy Gut

  • By Ms Oceane Yong, ETL No.9
  • Time: 10.45 am - 11.45 am
  • Venue: Leaf Room 

Pick up tips on choosing the types of food for your family to eat healthily, such as foods that can help with allergies and eczema.

Urban Farming for Better Health and Better Communities

  • By Edible Garden City
  • Time: 11.00 am - 11.40 am and 1.00 pm - 1.40 pm
  • Venue: Lifestyle Corner

What is the impact of Urban Farming? Is it merely a recreational activity or something more? Chris from Edible Garden City explores why Urban Farming can improve city dwellers access to clean and nutritious food, well-being and demonstrates how it can bring communities together.

Bottle Upcycling Workshop

  • By The Smell Lab
  • Time: 12.00 pm - 12.40 pm
  • Venue: Lifestyle Corner

Learn to transform your empty plastic bottles into something fabulously eco-friendly, as The Smell Lab conducts a hands-on workshop for the public to upcycle and recycle its bottles. This workshop is family-friendly and kids with parental guidance are welcomed to join. 

Tiger Prawn Seaweed Aglio Olio Cooking Demonstration

  • By Chef de Cuisine Jason, Vineyard, Creative Eateries 
  • Time: 2.00 pm - 2.40 pm
  • Venue: Lifestyle Corner

Sit back, watch and learn, while Chef de Cuisine Jason prepares a dish right out of the Vineyard restaurant at HortPark. Be sure to catch the cooking demonstration and stay till the end to sample the delicious Tiger Prawn Seaweed Aglio Olio!


Image Credit: National Parks Board




Admission: Free



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