Horticulture Course

 

 

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department continues to organize horticulture courses for the public. The main objective is to provide opportunities for the public to learn more on horticulture and gardening techniques and at the same time to enhance public greening awareness.

Horticulture Courses Structure :

Level Elementary Intermediate Advanced
Sessions 6 6 4
 Time  1.75 hours per session on every Saturday or Sunday 
Venue Classroom of the Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit at 1/F, Kowloon Park Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
Quota 22 persons per class
(Places will be allocated by balloting in case of oversubscription)
Activity Details Press Here
Course Fee $106 $132 $154
Enrolment Press Here
Enrolment by other means  Press Here or obtain an application form from LCSD recreation venues or the Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit. The application should be submitted by hand or by post to the address of the Unit before the specified date. 

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The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit is going to organise the following horticulture courses in January 2023. Come and join us! Tel:2601 8067.

Name of Programme
(Class Code)
Date Time Venue Age Fee
($)
Quota Date of Enrolment
(Balloting)
{Open Enrolment for Remaining Quota}
Enrolment Method
Seminar on Horticulture
“The Art of Floral Design on Tagetes erecta during CNY”
23/Sem/1
(4065 0218)
14/1/2023(Sat) 15:30–17:30 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 13006 22 14/12 the activity can be enrolled on a first-come-first-served basis through the enrolment methods listed the activity accepts on-line enrolment via Leisure Link Internet Booking on a first-come-first-served basis.
Elementary
Horticulture Course
22/Ele/16
(4065 0219)
7/1/2023 – 18/2/2023(Sat);
(excluding 21/1/2023)
13:30–15:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 106 22 1 – 4 /12/22
(8/12)
{28/12}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Elementary
Horticulture Course
22/Ele/17
(4065 0220)
28/1/2023 – 4/3/2023(Sat) 11:15–13:00 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 106 22 1 – 4 /12/22
(8/12)
{28/12}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Intermediate
Horticulture Course
22/Int/8
(4065 0221)
14/1/2023 – 25/2/2023(Sat);
(excluding 21/1/2023)
09:00–10:45 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 132 # 22 1 – 4 /12/22
(8/12)
{28/12}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Intermediate
Horticulture Course
*English
22/Int/9
(4065 0222)
15/1/2023 – 26/2/2023(Sun);
(excluding 22/1/2023 & 19/2/2023);
18/2/2023(Sat)
13:30–15:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 132 # 22 1 – 4 /12/22
(8/12)
{28/12}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced
Horticulture Course
“Seasonal Flower”
22/Sea/1
(4065 0223)
8/1/2023 – 5/2/2023(Sun);
(excluding 22/1/2023)
15:45–17:30 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at
1/F, Kowloon Park
16+ 154 @ 22 1 – 4 /12/22
(8/12)
{28/12}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting

Balloting will be conducted at 10:00a.m. on 8 December 2022 at the Zoological & Horticultural Education Unit, 1/F., Kowloon Park, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. All are welcome to attend. The balloting results will be made public within five working days from the balloting date, and will be posted on the notice board at the above venue and uploaded onto the LCSD’s website. Applicants may visit the website for further details.

Balloting information:

Public Balloting
Date
(10:00 a.m.)
Published Balloting Result/Waitlist
Date
(After 2:30p.m.)
Successful Applicant
Payment Date
Admission Ticket
(Before 10:00p.m.)
Waitlist Applicant
Payment Date
Admission Ticket
(Since 8:30a.m.)
Open Enrolment For Remaining Quota and Payment Date
(Since 8:30a.m.)
8/12/2022 14/12/2022 15/12 – 21/12/2022 23/12 – 26/12/2022 28/12/2022

 

The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit is going to organise the following horticulture courses in December 2022. Come and join us! Tel:2601 8067.

Name of Programme
(Class Code)
Date Day Time Venue Age Fee
($)
Quota Date of Enrolment
(Balloting)
{Open Enrolment for Remaining Quota}
Enrolment Method
Elementary
Horticulture Course
22/Ele/14
(40647390)
3/12/2022 – 7/1/2023 (Sat) Sat 09:00 – 10:45 Zoological and
Horticultural
Education Unit
Classroom at
1/ F, Kowloon Park
16+ 106 22 1 – 4 /11
(8/11)
{28/11}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Elementary
Horticulture Course
22/Ele/15
(40647391)
17/12/2022 –  28/1/2023(Sat)
(except 21/1/2023)
Sat 15:45 – 17:30 Zoological and
Horticultural
Education Unit
Classroom at
1/ F, Kowloon Park
16+ 106 22 1 – 4 /11
(8/11)
{28/11}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Intermediate
Horticulture Course
22/Int/7
(40647392)
10/12/2022 – 14/1/2023(Sat) Sat 11:15 – 13:00 Zoological and
Horticultural
Education Unit
Classroom at
1/ F, Kowloon Park
16+ 132 # 22 1 – 4 /11
(8/11)
{28/11}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced
Horticulture
Course (Chinese Narcissus)
22/Nar/1
(40647393)
3/12/2022 – 24/12/2022(Sat) Sat   13:30 – 15:15 Zoological and
Horticultural
Education Unit
Classroom at
1/ F, Kowloon Park
16+ 154 @ 22 1 – 4 /11
(8/11)
{28/11}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced
Horticulture
Course
(Chinese
Narcissus)
22/Nar/2
(40647394)
7/12/2022 – 28/12/2022(Wed) Wed 11:15 – 13:00 Zoological and
Horticultural
Education Unit
Classroom at
1/ F, Kowloon Park
16+ 154 @ 22 1 – 4 /11
(8/11)
{28/11}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting

Balloting will be carried out on 8 November 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Zoological & Horticultural Education Unit, 1/F., Kowloon Park, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. Welcome the public to attend. The balloting result will be published in 5 working days upon the balloting and will be posted it on the above venue notice board or search at LCSD web page.

Balloting information:

Public Balloting
Date
(10:00 a.m.)
Published Balloting Result/Waitlist
Date
(After 2:30p.m.)
Successful Applicant
Payment Date
Admission Ticket
(Before 10:00p.m.)
Waitlist Applicant
Payment Date
Admission Ticket
(Since 8:30a.m.)
Open Enrolment For Remaining Quota
(Since 8:30a.m.)
8/11/2022 14/11/2022 15/11 – 21/11/2022 23/11 – 26/11/2022 28/11/2022

Type of Courses:

Elementary Horticulture Course: Basic horticulture knowledge learning (Open to everyone at 16 or above)
# Intermediate Horticulture Course: Plant maintenance and propagation skill learning (For Elementary Horticulture Course Attendance Certificate holders of this Department only upon submission of enrollment form)
@ Advanced Horticulture Course: Theme plants’ learning (For Intermediate Horticulture Course Attendance Certificate holders of this Department only upon submission of enrollment form)
   
Organising Office: The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit, 1/F, Kowloon Park Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (Enquiries:2601 8067/ 2723 6891)
Method of Application: Notes of Enrolment are available in the booklet “Community Recreation & Sports Programme”. Application form can be obtained from LCSD recreation venues or the Organising Office. The application should be submitted by hand or by post to the Organising Office before the specified date or submit through LCSD webpage.
Language: Cantonese
Remarks: - Courses are conducted in Cantonese
  # Candidate applies for Intermediate Horticulture Courses must hold an Elementary Horticulture Course Certificate issued by LCSD.
  @ Candidate applies for Advanced Horticulture Courses must hold an Intermediate Horticulture Course Certificate issued by LCSD.
  Leisure Link Internet Booking on a first-come-first-served basis means the activity can be enrolled on a first-come-first-served basis through the enrolment methods listed.

1. Enrolment in person at any District Leisure Services Offices or recreation and sports venues with Leisure Link Services
Applicants should return the completed application forms, together with the originals/copies of valid documentary prooffor programme enrolment (including recreation and sports programmes designated for persons with disabilities ), originals/copies of documentary proof for eligibility for concessionary rates and their entry fees, to any District Leisure Services Offices / recreation and sports venues with Leisure Link Services on the date(s) of enrolment. Applications will be processed until all the quotas are filled. At the time of enrolment, Hong Kong residents should produce their Hong Kong Identity Card, children aged below 11 could also produce Birth Certificate / Document of Identity for Visa Purposes / HKSAR Re-entry Permit / One-way Permit. Non-Hong Kong residents should produce their valid travel documents (e.g. passports, Exit-Entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macao) (original or copy) for verification.Unless otherwise stated, each applicant may only submit one application form at one time. Those who want to submit more than one application form must queue up again.

2. Enrolment by mail
An applicant should mail the completed application form, together with a crossed cheque payable to ‘The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’, copies of his/her identity documents (for verification only), copies of valid documentary proof for programme enrolment (including recreation and sports programmes designated for persons with disabilities), copies of documentary proof for eligibility for concessionary rates and a stamped return envelope to the District Office organising the activity at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the activity. Enrolment will be treated on a first-come-first-served basis. For applications received on the same day, priority will be accorded to the applicants who make the enrolment in person. Remaining quota will be allocated by balloting to the mail applications if applications exceed the quota.

3. Enrolment through Leisure Link Self-service Kiosk (only applicable to holders of valid Hong Kong Identity Card)
During the period of enrolment, applicants may enrol in the activities through a Leisure Link Self-service Kiosk.
  Leisure Link Internet Booking on a first-come-first-served basis means the activity also accepts on-line enrolment via Leisure Link Internet Booking on a first-come-first-served basis. Applicants may enrol in activities through the mobile Leisure Link e-Service System or the Leisure Link website (http://leisurelink.lcsd.gov.hk) starting from 8:30am on the first day of enrolment.
  the activity places will be allocated by balloting means the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Monthly Enrolment Exercise starts at the beginning of the preceding month, e.g. the enrolment for courses commence in December will be from 1st to 4th November and so on. Allocation is by balloting. Please refer to the Community Recreation and Sports Programme Booklet or LCSD webpage (http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/green/hortclass.html#) for details.
  - Time schedule is subject to change.
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