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HIPS has set up a Co-op with BEI agricultural products in Hilo and Kona. Save on your Ag. needs with discount pricing. Click here for more info. 
                       Kona Cloud Forest Tour       

                     Lock Garden Tour

WHAT:  Garden Tour and Potluck
WHERE:  Garden of Mike and Mary Lock
WHEN:  Saturday, October 13th, 2018
PARKING & MEETING PLACE: Details to follow. Further information will be sent to the membership. 
                  Saturday, October 13th, 2018

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Thirteen years ago, Stosh Thompson had a notion to plant a garden that demonstrates the diversity and versatility of palms in a home garden. Cleverly planted vignettes show interesting comparisons between similar species, leaf forms, and the surprising range of colors found in the family Palmae. Explore at your own pace with a self guided map, or walk through with Stosh and pick up tips and lessons he’s learned over the years growing palms. Participate in the bring a few/take a few seed exchange, or if you are from the east side, drop in on your way to Costco or just get out of the rain.  

To create a more enjoyable and interactive environment, we are offering two tours. Please RSVP to HawaiiIslandPalmSociety@gmail.com with your preferred group number. Space is limited to 40 people in each group. We are certain that you will have fun, get motivated about your own garden, and learn something new. Directions given one week before the tour to those who have emailed their RSVP.
The Thompson Garden in Kona
Date: Saturday December 1, 2018(tentative)

Group 1: 10:00am-12:00pm (limited to 40 people, likely Kona side)
Group 2: 1:00pm-3:00pm (limited to 40 people, likely East)