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 30 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 runs different types of horticulture courses annually to encourage the public’s interest in greening and raise their plant knowledge and planting skill. Participants of such courses with attendance reaching 75% will be awarded with Attendance Certificates.

Horticulture Courses Structure :

Seminar on Horticulture: To raise public awareness and interest in greening (Open to anyone who are interested and 16 years old or above)
Elementary Horticulture Course: To learn basic horticulture knowledge (Open to anyone who are interested and 16 years old or above)
#Intermediate Horticulture Course: To focus on learning plant maintenance and propagation skills (only for the attendance certificate holders of Elementary Horticulture Course organized by this Department)
@Advanced Horticulture Course: To learn in depth about planting various theme plants (only for the attendance certificate holders of Intermediate Horticulture Course organized by this Department)

Organising Office:

The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit, 1/F, Kowloon Park Office, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (Enquiry Telephone Nos.:2601 8067 or 2723 6891)

Means of Application:

For details on enrolment and means of payment, please refer to the Notes of Enrolment in the booklet “Community Recreation & Sports Programme”. Application forms are available from the LCSD’s recreation and sports venues across Hong Kong or the Organising Office. The completed application forms must be returned by hand or by post to the Organising Office before the specified date, or alternatively be submitted electronically via the LCSD’s webpage.

Language:

Cantonese

The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit will organise the following horticulture classes in November 2023. All are welcome to join. For enquiries, please contact our staff on 2601 8067

Name of Programme
(Class Code)
Date Time Venue Age Fee
($)
Quota Date of Enrolment
(Balloting)
{Open Enrolment for Remaining Quota}
Enrolment Method
Horticulture Seminar “Let’s Understand How to Raise Succulent Plants” 23/Sem/11 (4067 8484) 5/11/2023(Sun) 09:00 – 11:00 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 30 30 9/10/2023 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 23/Ele/15 (4067 8485) 5/11/2023–10/12/2023(Sun); excluding 3/12/2023; 2/12/2023(Sat) 15:45 – 17:30 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 106 30 14–17/9/2023
(21/9)
{9/10}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Elementary Horticulture Course 23/Ele/16 (4067 8486) 11/11/2023–16/12/2023(Sat) 11:15 – 13:00 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 106 30 14–17/9/2023
(21/9)
{9/10}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Intermediate Horticulture Course 23/Int/8 (4067 8487) 5/11/2023–10/12/2023(Sun); excluding 3/12/2023; 2/12/2023(Sat) 11:15 – 13:00 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 132 #30 14–17/9/2023
(21/9)
{9/10}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced Horticulture Course “Orchid” 23/Orc/1 (4067 8488) 4/11/2023–25/11/2023(Sat) 13:30 – 15:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 154 @30 14–17/9/2023
(21/9)
{9/10}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced Horticulture Course “African Violet” 23/Vio/2 (4067 8489) 19/11/2023–10/12/2023(Sun) 09:00 – 10:45 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 154 @30 14–17/9/2023
(21/9)
{9/10}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting

 

Balloting will be conducted at 10:00a.m. on 21 September 2023 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 is tabulated as follows:

Public Balloting
Date
(10:00 a.m.)
Published Balloting Result and 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.)
21/9/2023 28/9/2023 1/10 – 3/10/2023 5/10 – 7/10/2023 9/10/2023

 

The Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit will organise the following horticulture classes in October 2023. All are welcome to join. For enquiries, please contact our staff on 2601 8067

Name of Programme
(Class Code)
Date Time Venue Age Fee
($)
Quota Date of Enrolment
(Balloting)
{Open Enrolment for Remaining Quota}
Enrolment Method
Horticulture Workshop "Floral Charms during Halloween" 23/Sem/10 (4067 5797) 29/10/2023(Sun) 11:15 – 13:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 30 30 15/9/2023 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 23/Ele/13 (4067 5801) 8/10/2023–12/11/2023(Sun); excluding 5/11/2023; 4/11/2023(Sat) 13:30 – 15:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 106 30 1 – 4/9/23
(8/9)
{27/9}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Elementary Horticulture Course 23/Ele/14 (4067 5802) 21/10/2023–25/11/2023(Sat) 09:00 – 10:45 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 106 30 1 – 4/9/23
(8/9)
{27/9}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Intermediate Horticulture Course 23/Int/7 (4067 5804) 8/10/2023–12/11/2023(Sun); excluding 5/11/2023; 4/11/2023(Sat) 09:00 – 10:45 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 132 #30 1 – 4/9/23
(8/9)
{27/9}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting
Advanced Horticulture Course "Mini Garden Plot Design" 23/MinP/1 (4067 5806) 7/10/2023–28/10/2023(Sat); excluding 21/10/2023; 22/10/2023(15:45 – 17:30) 13:30 – 15:15 Zoological and Horticultural Education Unit Classroom at 1/F, Kowloon Park 16+ 154 @30 1 – 4/9/23
(8/9)
{27/9}
the activity places will be allocated by balloting

 

Balloting will be conducted at 10:00a.m. on 8 September 2023 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 on to the LCSD’s website. Applicants may visit the website for further details.

Balloting information is tabulated as follows:

Public Balloting
Date
(10:00 a.m.)
Published Balloting Result and 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.)
8/9/2023 15/9/2023 17/9 – 20/9/2023 22/9 – 25/9/2023 27/9/2023

 

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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