Sep 28, 2013
WHAT: They’re delicious, nutritious, gluten-free, and can be used in a variety of ways as a garden accent. Geobunga invites everyone to “go bananas!” at this free workshop where attendees will learn about the many benefits of the versatile banana plant and how to care for them. WHEN: Saturday, September 28 at 9 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Geobunga at 4299 Lawehana Street, Salt Lake (across from Target)
REGISTER: To ensure your seat, reservations are highly recommended and can be made at www.geobunga.com. DETAILS: The banana plant is so much more than just a quick snack. The banana is an amazing fruit with endless varieties that can be used in various breakfast dishes, to cook with, or even to create an ice cream like dessert for those with dairy sensitivities. It’s also attractive in any size outdoor space. When grouped together, the banana plant’s full leaves and colorful fruit make it a beautiful, lush focal area. When planted in a row, it creates specific areas in the yard, or serves as a screen or hedge in place of a fence. Led by Gabriel Sachter-Smith, tropical plant and soil science master’s student at the University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, and guest banana expert, this workshop will focus on everything you need to know about bananas including: · Its many varieties and selecting the right banana plant for you · Benefits and uses of bananas · Helpful dos and don’ts of caring for banana plants including fertilizing, harvesting, propagating, and more Geobunga turns the ordinary into extraordinary as Hawaii’s best resource for anyone looking to enhance his or her outdoor experience. Providing unique garden elements from around the world, Geobunga specializes in stone pavers and benches, decorative rocks, ceramic pots, fountains, and bamboo accents, including a variety of plants. With the best prices, selection and service in the state, each visit to Geobunga brings something new to discover. Geobunga, the state’s largest grower of water plants, offers a retail location in Salt Lake and by-appointment nursery in Waimanalo. Visit www.geobunga.com for more information. ***F R E E A N D O P E N T O T H E P U B L I C***
|Cost||FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC|
4299 Lawehana Street
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