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  • Xeriscape 101

    Create a landscape to be envied and gain leisure time to enjoy yourself and your xeric garden. An informative Saturday workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) instructs participants on how to conserve water outdoors in your landscape that not only saves drinking water for future generations, but also reduces your monthly consumption and water bill!

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  • Advanced Aquaponics

    The Board of Water Supply (BWS) and the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) are pleased to offer a Saturday workshop on Advanced Aquaponics.

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  • Da Bug Doctor

    Sponsored by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG). We are excited to present a Saturday workshop that deters bugs using everyday household supplies!

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  • Painting Bird of Paradise (A Paint in the Garden Workshop)

    The second of our “Paint in the Garden,” Series, this season is a fun-filled, NO PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED workshop! This workshop is inspired by one of Hawaii’s favorite flowers, the Bird of Paradise. Participants will receive step by step instructions from start to finish while learning how the Bird of Paradise can be easily incorporated in to their landscape and reduce outdoor water consumption.

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  • Rain Barrel Water Catchment

    An informational workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) explains how collecting rain water reduces the amount of drinking water used for irrigating landscapes.

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  • Xeric Critters

    Create custom made critter planters during this Saturday morning workshop! A hands-on workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) will show you how to create a xeric critter planter out of a recycled 2-liter bottle.

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  • How to Make and Use Bokashi Compost

    A hands-on workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG), Jan Nadamoto will teach you how to make your own Bokashi mix and produce compost in a manageable space without smell, bugs, or heat.

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  • Recycled Drawer Garden Nook

    Create a personalized and functional garden nook from a recycled wooden drawer! Fill your garden nook with drought tolerant plants that will not need frequent watering once established.

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  • Xeric: Beyond Succulents

    Learn the basics of growing and caring for xeric plants other than succulents. An informational workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and FOHXG Nursery Lead and Certified Master Gardener Lynne Berry Westlake present Xeric: Beyond Succulents.

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  • Creating Cactus Art (A Paint in the Garden Workshop)

    The third of our “Paint in the Garden,” Series this workshop season, is a fun-filled, NO PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED workshop! All participants receive step by step instructions from start to finish to create their very own cactus.

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  • How to Create a Xeric Butterfly Garden

    Butterflies and xeric plants are important partners in garden and landscape sustainability. An informative workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) instructs participants on how to identify and use unthirsty plants to attract butterflies and why their symbiotic relationship can benefit a garden or landscape’s sustainability.

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  • Gardening with Beneficial Microbes

    A hands-on workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG), and Jan Nadamoto will teach you how to make your own beneficial microbes.

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  • Rain Barrel Water Catchment

    An informational workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) explains how collecting rain water reduces the amount of drinking water used for irrigating landscapes.

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  • Decorate Eggs the Xeriscape Way & Garden Egg Hunt

    The Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS), in partnership with the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG), is offering its 12th Annual Decorate Eggs, the Xeriscape Way Workshop and Easter Egg Hunt. This ever-popular keiki workshop demonstrates the traditional Easter egg decorating activity with a creative and environmentally-friendly twist.

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  • How to Select the Right Potting Mix

    This fun and informative workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and plant enthusiast Jo-Ann Maeda will empower homeowners with a little bit of knowledge that will go a long way in creating beautiful container gardens!

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  • Terracotta Madness

    The Board of Water Supply (BWS) and the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) are pleased to offer "Terracotta Madness" -- a Saturday workshop that teaches participants about succulent propagation with the use of recycled pottery.

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  • How to Make a Ti-Leaf Lei

    Learn how to make a ti-leaf lei from the ti-leaves in your own garden. A hands-on workshop on Wednesday offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) will show you how to make a ti leaf lei from this drought tolerant plant.

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