HXG Workshop: How to Select the Right Potting Mix


how to select the right potting mixThis 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!


Saturday, April 27, 2019
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.


Are you ever confused when you get to the garden shop and can’t decide on which bag of plant media is the right one to buy?  Or went home with your new plants only to have them suddenly die 3 months later?  Participants will get to see, feel and smell, the different types of plant media and compare their similarities, and identify the pros and cons of some of the most popular bagged-to-go garden potting mixes.


Advanced registration is required. Registration begins on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, and closes at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email workshops@hbws.org to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participants full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.

See the 2018-2019 workshop schedule.