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Pumpkin power to fore at Hollard gardens

Pumpkin power to fore at Hollard gardens

15 September 2014

Budding young pumpkin growers are promised the time of their lives at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (21 September).

A family-friendly ‘pot a pumpkin’ workshop will set the young and not-so-young on a path to success at the 2015 Hollard Gardens Harvest Festival, to be held on Easter Monday in April next year.

Workshop activities this coming Sunday will include growing advice and information on pumpkins, compost and growing media, and growing frames. There will also be giveaways, recipes and fun with scarecrows.

The workshop runs from 2pm to 4pm and registration is essential. To register, email regional.gardens@trc.govt.nz or call 0800 736 222 by 4pm on Friday 19 September.

Sunday’s workshop is part of a year-round programme of free public events at Hollard Gardens, Pukeiti and Tupare, the three heritage properties owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region.

For more information, see www.hollardgardens.info, www.pukeiti.org.nz and www.tupare.info. Social media users can also follow the Taranaki Regional Council gardens on Facebook (TaranakiRegionalGardens)and Twitter (@TaranakiRG).

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