Orchid Appreciation and Cultivation Course
Saturday, 26 February

Appreciate the beauty of orchids, their hardiness and ease of propagation as well as hone your green fingers at this two-and-a-half-hour course. Participants will be able to bring home their potted Orchid plants after the course.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to common orchid types
2. Selection of quality orchids
3. Orchid cultivation
4. Common orchid growing media
5. How to grow healthy orchids
6. How to make your orchids bloom
7. Orchid propagation
8. Orchid repotting techniques


Orchid Appreciation and Cultivation Course
Saturday, 26 February 2022  CONFIRMED! 
3.00pm to 5.30pm, Emerald Court
Fees: $50.00 (Members) | $54.00 (Guests)

*Minimum 10 pax to commence workshop.
Registration Closing Date: 11 February 2022.

For enquiries, please call Events Department at 63423 650 / 670 or email events@sswimclub.org.sg.


About the trainer: Darren Ng

Training Experience :

- Orchid cultivation and various Gardening workshops in CCs, Gardeners Day Out program in Singapore Hortpark, National Library Gardening talks
- Partnered Nparks for Asian Herbs and Cultivation workshop At-Sunrise Global Chef Academy
- Corporate Herbs Gardening workshop at Swarovski Singapore Trading
- Conducted various East Zone Gardening workshops for Residents committee
- Trainer at SACE (Singapore Association for Continuing Education) for various workshops on Culinary Herbs, Orchids and General Gardening interests

Others :   

- Led numerous international projects covering Process Improvement and organizational effectiveness roles across Retail operations, Supply chain, Logistics industries for > 20 years
- Nparks Community in Bloom Ambassador
- Member of OSSEA (Orchid Society of SEA)
- Winner of various gardening awards, most recently at the Singapore Garden Festival 2021 : Horticultural Competition (4 awards received)
- Home garden featured in 8Days magazine (08 Oct 2021)

Certifications :

- Bachelor of Science (Botany, Hon 2nd Upper) 1995, NUS
- 6 Sigma Black Belt 2013
- Various courses on Project Management, Situational Leadership, Lateral Leadership, NLP etc