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Guided Visits to Leisure and Cultural Services Department's Nurseries -
(1) Lower Shouson Hill Nursery
(2) Boundary Street Nursery

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(A)

Purposes

:

To provide opportunities for pupils to know more about the operation at nurseries, structure of plants, plant growth and reproduction, the relationship between plants and the environment, and the concept of environmental protection through field observation and explanation by special guides.

 

(B)

Highlights

:

(1)  Lower Shouson Hill Nursery
 

Pupils will be briefed on plant nurseries and their important role in urban greening. The setting up of nurseries, seed sowing, artificial methods of vegetative propagation, large plant propagation, plant issuing process will be explained. The facilities and operation of greenhouse to provide a controllable environment for plant growth will also be introduced.

(2) Boundary Street Nursery
 

Pupils will be guided to see facilities in nurseries such as shading sheds and greenhouses. Various methods of plant propagation will also be demonstrated while pupils can practise seeding and cutting by themselves.

(C)

Target Participants

:

P.3 to P.6 pupils

(D)

Duration

:

1 hour and 15 minutes

(E)

Address of Venue

:

(1) Lower Shouson Hill Nursery
  (near the exit of Aberdeen Tunnel on the Aberdeen side)
(2) Boundary Street Nursery
  (near Flower Market Road)

(F)

Meeting Place

:

(1)  Lower Shouson Hill Nursery
  (Entrance to Lower Shouson Hill Nursery)
(2)  Boundary Street Nursery
  (Nursery Office)

(G)

Docent Language

:

Cantonese

(H)

Visit Schedule

:

Please refer to Annex 1 (a) and 1(b)

(I)

Guidelines

:

Please refer to Annex 2

(J)

Application Form

:

Please refer to Annex 3

(K)

Application Method

:

Applications for the above activities will be accepted from 1 September 2014 onwards. Primary schools interested in these activities can apply by completing the Application Form at Annex 3 and submit the forms by fax or by post. Due to limited places, applications will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. (We will accept applications by fax commencing at 9:00 am on 1 September 2014 Applications by fax or by post received before 1 September 2014 will not be entertained.)

(L)

Any enquiries or request for cancellation of visits should be made to the Zoo and Horticulture Education Unit of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department at 2723 6767/2723 5985.


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