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For Immediate Release
February 20, 2018

Container Gardening

Halawa Xeriscape Workshop

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Offered by the The Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) will host a container gardening workshop focused on water conservation in a creative way. This informative workshop instructs participants on how easy it is to begin their own home container gardens. This workshop is great for single family homes as well as garden apartment and condominium lanai.


Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:30 a.m. to noon


Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley’s Central Park
Industrial Area
(get directions)


$5 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
Free for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash and checks.


Plants living in containers dry out quickly and need to be watered more often than their counterparts in the ground. This workshop will help you conserve water and manage plants in containers without wasting water. You’ll learn simple watering techniques and planting ideas to get you started on your own beautiful home container gardens!


Advanced registration is required. Registration begins on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, and closes at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participants full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.


A photo is attached for your consideration and use. The photo is courtesy of the Board of Water Supply.


Sheri Mikami
Community Relations Specialist
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
(808) 748-5315

About the Board of Water Supply

The Board of Water Supply (BWS), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, manages Oahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system. As the largest water utility in the State, the BWS serves approximately one million customers on Oahu. The BWS embraces its mission of "Water for Life – Ka Wai Ola" – to provide a safe, dependable, and affordable water supply, now and into the future. Uwē ka lani, ola ka honua – "When the heavens weep, the earth lives."