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2009
October
Learn more about home gardening through free exhibition at Kowloon Park
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     To arouse public interest in horticulture and to enhance awareness of greening, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will organise a horticulture education exhibition to promote home gardening on October 31 (Saturday) and November 1 (Sunday) from 10am to 4pm at the Arcade of Kowloon Park. Admission is free.

     Descriptive display panels will enable members of the public to learn more about the selection of plants, plant propagation methods, and factors affecting plant growth. They will also introduce planting and plant maintenance on balconies, rooftops and gardens; environmentally friendly planting by composting; and control of pests and diseases.

     Fringe activities including games stalls and eco-friendly workshops will be held during the exhibition at the Kowloon Park Arcade. Visitors can also share the fun of pot planting under the guidance of horticulture instructors.

     Talks in Cantonese entitled "Maintenance of House Plants" and "Planting of Edible Plants at Home" will be held at the Secondary Hall of Kowloon Park Sports Centre. Admission tickets are required.

     The programme schedule is as follows:

Kowloon Park Arcade (October 31 and November 1)
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Exhibition: 10am-4pm
Games Stalls: 10.30am-3.30pm
Eco-friendly Workshop:
10.30am-3.30pm
Planting for Fun:
10.30am-12.30pm; 2pm-3.30pm

Secondary Hall of Kowloon Park Sports Centre
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Talk on "Maintenance of House Plants":
October 31, 10am-noon
Talk on "Planting of Edible Plants at Home":
November 1, 10am-noon

     For enquiries, please call 2723 6042 or 2723 6767.

Ends/Thursday, October 15, 2009
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Descriptive display panels will enable people to learn more about the selection of plants, plant propagation methods and factors affecting plant growth.

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Fringe activities including games stalls and eco-friendly workshops will be held during the exhibition at the Kowloon Park Arcade.

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Visitors can also share the fun of pot planting under the guidance of horticulture instructors.

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Talks in Cantonese entitled "Maintenance of House Plants" and "Planting of Edible Plants at Home" will be held at the Secondary Hall of Kowloon Park Sports Centre. Admission tickets are required.

 

 

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