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Fall 2018 Tours

Mulkernís Nursery



41-639 Kaulukanu Street, Waimanalo

Saturday, September 8, 10:00-11:30 am

Join Kevin Mulkern for a tour of his beautiful nursery where he will talk about how you can use different plants
to accomplish your goals. Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery provides expert landscape services including landscape design,
installation,irrigation, maintenance and restorations. Specialty plants include water lilies, lotus, bamboo and a large selection
of hardy landscape tropical plants. People are welcome to linger, shop, and ask additional questions.

Members $15, Non-members $20

Photo Credit: Kevin Mulkern



Waimea Valley



Waimea Valley Road, Haleiwa

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 10:00 am

Join David Orr, Plant Collections Specialist, on a tour/hike of Waimea Valley. This botanical treasure features
over 5,000 different taxa growing here and Oahuís famous waterfall. Our event begins with a walking tour of the
lower gardens.David will drive a long golf cart with 5 seats for those who canít walk. Then, the walkers can
accompany him on a half-mile hike to the waterfall. The others can take the ($10 roundtrip) tram to the waterfall.
Up there, David will have another long golf cart waiting so we can do another group tour. Those of you who attended
our 2013 annual meeting at Waimea Valley will remember what a great guide David was. Since then, the garden has
a new Lei Garden with many flowers not commonly used in lei making. The newest garden is called the 4H (the History of
Hibiscus Hybridization in Hawaii) and it displays the wild Hawaiian, Fijian and Indian Ocean ancestors of the earliest
hybrids created in Hawaii. The snack bar is open for lunch.

Our tour fees ($25 for FHBG Members and $30 for Non-members) includes price of admission to the gardens.

Photo Credit: Lono Logan



Tiís Unlimited



41-978-K Waikupahaha Street, Waimanalo

Sunday, November 18, 10-11:30 am

Meet at the gate to explore David Yearianís extraordinary ti collection. His lovely private garden includes dwarfs and
his own hybrids and crosses. Learn about proper care, feeding, propagation and hybridizing of ti. Plant cuttings are available for sale.

Members $15, Non-members $20

Photo Credit: Bill Folmer



 


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