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Gardeners' Day Out

About Gardeners' Day Out

Immerse yourself in a world of plants, gardening accessories, and nature-inspired lifestyle products at Gardeners’ Day Out (GDO), held every third Saturday of the month.

The 2024 GDO will take place on these dates:
  • 20 April 2024
  • 18 May 2024
  • 15 June 2024
  • 20 July 2024
  • 17 August 2024
  • 21 September 2024
  • 19 October 2024
  • 16 November 2024
  • 21 December 2024
20 April 2024 GDO Highlights:

MarketPlace

With over 60 booths offering an amazing selection of plants, gardening accessories and nature-inspired lifestyle products at our upcoming Gardeners' Day Out, there's something for everyone. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded gardening enthusiasts, discover new gardening trends, and indulge in some retail therapy. Remember to bring your own reusable bags for your purchases. Click here for list of gardening promotions and make the most out of this event. 


Gardening Talks 

Best Air Plants for a Modern Gardener

Join Mr. Kevin Cheong from Pick A Plant to discover the top five essential Tillandsia varieties that flourish in Singapore's climate, and uncover the techniques for nurturing these exquisite air plants.


Seats are limited, so sign up early to secure your spot! Click here to register.

This talk will be held at HortPark, Fruit Room, 9.30 am to 10.30 am.

 

 

Workshops

Semi-Hydroponics for Your House Plants!


Discover the world of sustainable gardening with semi-hydroponics! Join Mr. Mohammed Effendi Bin Mohammed Sani from Littlebotany to delve deeper into this eco-friendly gardening approach. Take part in an engaging workshop where you will create a planted glass bowl using a soilless mix, gaining hands-on experience in this innovative gardening method.

Click here for more details and registration. A fee of $18/pax applies and is payable to the trainers.

This workshop will be held at HortPark, Fruit Room, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm.


Gardentainment

Travelling Art Cart – National Gallery Singapore

HortPark is presenting the Travelling Art Cart from National Gallery Singapore (NGS). The cart displays artworks from the National Collection featuring Singapore River and the surrounding nature. 

Accompanying this pop-up exhibit will be activities revolving around the theme “Embrace Your Inner Gardener and Bring Life to the Singapore River”. Gallery’s artist-educators will be on hand to lead you through these enjoyable and interactive activities.

This is a free programme, free for all to walk in.

 

Nature Walks

Embark on guided tours of our beautiful garden spaces. Discover unique plant species, sustainable landscaping techniques, and hidden gems within our gardens. Register by clicking on the links below.

DateTourTimeRegistration
20 Apr 2024
Orchid Garden Tour
10.00 am - 11.00 amClick here
20 Apr 2024
Therapeutic Horticulture Experience
 [Back by popular demand!]
9.00 am - 10.30 amClick here

Please note that meeting point for all tours is at the Visitor Services Centre.

 

Gardening Gab Online

Apart from exciting on-site activities, there is a wide range of gardening-related videos available on NParksSG Youtube. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, our videos provide valuable tips and tricks on plant care and offer creative ideas for your next gardening project. Click here to find out more about the other activities. 

Note

Do your part for the environment and bring your own reusable bags to GDO!


Applying for a booth for a 3-month block: $60 for hobbyists; $90 for commercial parties

Apply for a MarketPlace booth

Sign up for a booth at the MarketPlace to sell your plants, gardening or nature-related items and lifestyle products at upcoming GDO events!

Ballot applications are open at the start of March, June, September and December for 1 week. Slots for the GDOs planned in the next 3 months will be released during each application window.

The online application form will only be available during the dates when applications are open, as listed in the following table:

Future GDO dates

When applications are open

Where the booths are located

20 April 2024, 18 May 2024, 15 June 2024

1 Mar 2024 (10am) - 8 Mar 2024 (5pm)

  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery

20 July 2024, 17 August 2024, 21 September 2024

1 Jun 2024 (10am) - 8 Jun 2024 (5pm)

  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery
19 October 2024, 16 November 2024, 21 December 20241 Sep 2024 (10am) - 8 Sep 2024 (5pm)
  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery

Note:

  • Applications are not on a first-come, first-served basis. Booths are allocated via a computerised balloting process.
  • Relevant fees apply for a booth application.
  • If you have been allocated a booth, you will receive a confirmation email 14 working days after applications have closed.
  • Successful applicants will be given a booth space for the 3-month period stated. There will be no refunds for the cancellation of confirmed booths.