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Class Time Title Instructor/Position/Organization
10:00-10:45 Container Gardens Almeida & Susan Beers
The Garden Club of Honolulu

11:00-11:45 Success at Growing Orchids Scot Mitamura
Orchid Horticulturist/HBG
12:00-12:45 Water Gardening
Brian Panee/Happy Koi Nursery
Owner/ONGA President

1:00-1:45 HBG’s Special Plants Naomi Hoffman/Botanist for the
5 Honolulu Botanical Gardens

Class Descriptions

Container Gardens: Leslie and Susan will demonstrate designing small container gardens suitable for a table or small garden using small pots.

Success at Growing Orchids: Scot will discuss breaking down the keys in understanding the needs of all orchids and how to apply them.

Water Gardening: Brian will explain how to start a water garden and keep it lovely through proper maintenance.

HBG’s Special Plants: Naomi will talk about some of the rare and beautiful plants that make our five botanical gardens a national treasure.

The docent guided tour times are: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tours will begin at the Information Booth area. Anyone interested in signing up for a tour before May 21st, may call 522-7066.

(First Come First Served that morning - No Reservations)


Another corpse plant is about to bloom. 

For more information and to confirm that the plant's in bloom call Foster Garden at 522-7066.
Click here for a pdf for details about the Corpse Plant


Photo by Ernest Miki