Halawa Garden to hold plant sale and tours
The 19th Annual Open House and Plant Sale gets under way this Saturday at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a full day of activities is planned, with workshops to be held by experts in the areas of gardening and landscaping. Topics covered include how to turn food waste from worms into organic fertilizer.
Don't forget about the plant sale aspect: More than 10 local nurseries and growers will be participating, and a variety of drought-resistant, native plants will be available for purchase through the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden.
In addition, tours of the 3-acre garden will be given, plus a free mulch giveaway.
HOME & GARDEN
Orchid care to be discussed
Calvin Kumano will share tips on caring for orchids at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kahuku Public & School Library, 56-490 Kamehameha Highway. Entitled "Orchid Culture," the workshop includes information on orchid types and diseases.
The one-hour program is suitable for ages 12 to adults.
Home makeover winner featured
The winning home in the INspire Your Home Makeover Contest will be discussed Aug. 11 at the Honolulu Design Center, as part of the "Designer Saturday" series.
From 1 to 2 p.m., lead designer of the contest Kathy Norton will discuss the results and show before-and-after shots of the winning home.
Participating vendors will share product information, and samples will be given away.
Call 237-5462 for more information on the "Designer Saturday" series.