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Biochar workshop for gardeners and farmers (July 25)

Biochar (biomass charcoal) is a special type of charcoal made to optimize characteristics that make it useful in agriculture. As a soil amendment, biochar has been shown to dramatically increase crop yield and fertilizer efficiency. It also remains in the soil for decades, helping to slow release of carbon into the atmosphere. Participants will learn […]

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Membership open house at Daifukuji Orchid Club (April 14)

Membership open house at Daifukuji Orchid Club (April 14)

MEDIA RELEASE In its 28th year, members of the Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club invite the community to its Spring Membership Open House 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 at the Daifukuji Mission Hall. Admission is free and refreshments prepared by club members will be served. Attendees will be introduced to the hobby of growing orchids at […]

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Gerry Herbert will share his expertise and a practical perspective as well as hands-on simple techniques during a Toolcare training from 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., Feb. 13, 2010.

Practical garden toolcare to kick off Mala’ai workshops to encourage home food gardens

Gerry Herbert will share his expertise and a practical perspective as well as hands-on simple techniques during a Toolcare training from 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., Feb. 13, 2010.

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A community event called “Gardens We’ve Seen” is planned for Wednesday evening, October 14.   The evening will begin at 6:30 with a pupu potluck and enjoy garden photos and stories until around 8 pm.  This KOC free event is open to the public.

Kona Outdoor Circle event “Gardens We’ve Seen”

A community event called “Gardens We’ve Seen” is planned for Wednesday evening, October 14. The evening will begin at 6:30 with a pupu potluck and enjoy garden photos and stories until around 8 pm. This KOC free event is open to the public.

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Learn how to stretch your family’s food dollars while enjoying a morning working outdoors for a great cause with friends and neighbors. This is the “heart” of an invitation to Waimea Middle School families and community friends to participate from 9 a.m. to noon this Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, in a Mala’ai school garden Work and Learn Day.

Learn about starting a home garden Saturday (Oct 3)

Learn how to stretch your family’s food dollars while enjoying a morning working outdoors for a great cause with friends and neighbors. This is the “heart” of an invitation to Waimea Middle School families and community friends to participate from 9 a.m. to noon this Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, in a Mala’ai school garden Work […]

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KOC gardener’s quarterly potluck Jan. 14

MEDIA RELEASE Norm Bezona will host the next quarterly gardener’s potluck social event at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14 at the Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary in Kaloko Mauka. This is a no-fee reservation-required event for the gardener’s potluck group, which includes past students from the West Hawaii UH Master Gardeners program, Kona Outdoor Circle Tropical […]

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