As of Monday, February 24, 2014
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 18, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 11:42 p.m. HST, Feb 23, 2014
Get your green thumb on at Hawaii’s abundant plant sales, gardening workshops, orchid shows and yard-care classes — most offered for free. And look for our revamped Garden Calendar on Mondays in the Star-Advertiser’s Today section. To submit a listing, email details and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLASSES and EVENTS
Succulent garden workshop:
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Paiko, 675 Auahi St. Learn about the hardy plants’ growth habits and care, and create your own container garden. Cost: $40. Call 988-2165 or visit paikohawaii.com/workshops.
Rain garden workshop: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Capitol One 360 Cafe, 1958 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki. Free. Parking available in the Fort DeRussy parking lot for $7. To RSVP, visit oahu.surfrider.org.
Daily guided tours of Lyon Arboretum: 10 a.m. daily (except Sundays), 3860 Manoa Road. Cost: $5. For reservations, call 988-0456 or 988-0461.
Halawa Xeriscape Garden’s ongoing brown-bag tours:
Lunchtime presentation and garden tour, noon to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 99-1268 Iwaena St. Call 748-5315 in advance. Visit goo.gl/d6F8U.
Free garden mulch: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St. Ask staff for assistance. Call 748-5363 or visit goo.gl/0HXT4.
Aiea Orchid Club: 7:30 p.m. fourth Monday monthly (except December and January), Aiea Elementary School cafeteria. Visit goo.gl/q8r2m.
Cactus & Succulent Society of Hawaii: 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday monthly (except December), Susannah Wesley Community Center, 1117 Kaili St.; plant sales by members begin 7 p.m. Visit cssh.angelfire.com.
Ewa Orchid Society: 7 p.m. fourth Thursday monthly (except November and December), Ewa Elementary School cafeteria, 91-1280 Renton Road. Visit goo.gl/J3YvG.
Hawaii Bromeliad Society: Noon last Saturday monthly, Lyon Arboretum, Manoa. Call 239-7611 or visit hawaiibromeliadsociety.org.
Hawaii Kai Orchid Society: 7:30 p.m. second Thursday monthly, Kamiloiki Elementary School cafeteria. Visit goo.gl/NWx3C.
Honolulu Orchid Society: 7 p.m. second Wednesday monthly, Lanakila Elementary School cafeteria. Visit honoluluorchidsociety. org.
Kaimuki Orchid Society: 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly, Kilauea Recreation Center, 4109 Kilauea Ave. Visit goo.gl/1L2SS.
Kunia Orchid Society: 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly (except April and December), Mililani District Park. Visit goo.gl/5A3xL.
Mililani Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. third Thursday monthly (except June through August), Mililani Recreation Center No. 6. Visitors welcome. Call 637-0488 or visit goo.gl/6zuoAd.
Mililani Orchid Club: 7 p.m. first Monday monthly (except January), Mililani Mauka Elementary School cafeteria, 95-1111 Makaikai St. Visit goo.gl/sf1IQ.
Windward Orchid Society: 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday monthly (except June and December), King Intermediate School cafeteria, 46-155 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. An orchid clinic begins 7 p.m. for diagnosis of a sick plant or orchid information. Visit windwardorchidsociety.org.
>> Orchid workshops are held second Saturday monthly (except June and November) at 45-663
Luluku Road, Kaneohe. Free and open to the public. Call 236-4104.