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June Meeting
 

  • Location:   Aina Haina Library  

                       (meeting room)      

                    located in Aina Haina Shopping

                    Center (West Hind Drive and

                    Kalanianaole Highway)

  • Date:   June 20th (Thursday)
     

  • Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am (Morning)
     

  • Topic:   Open Forum 
     

  • Agenda:

    • ​Share your own experiences with your plants.

    • Questions and comments.

    • Plant sharing

    • Lucky number drawing

 

Next Meetings:​​

  • June and July meetings will be located at Aina Haina Library located in the Aina Haina Shopping Center.

KOS founding member

2024 KOS Officers:
 
President
Miche
le Watanabe
 
1st Vice President

Tod Takahashi
 
Recording Secretary
Alice
Murai
 
Corresponding Secretary
Paula Fukuda
 
Treasurer
Jan Nogawa
 
Directors
Beaudine Ma
Alan Maii

Alice Kim
Evie Yamakawa

 
Advisor
Steph Miwa
 
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General Tips on New Plants

Always error on the side of caution whenever introducing a new plant to your collection. New plants are always exciting but it is also necessary to guard against them introducing any unwelcomed critters or maladies. There are several things that can be done. First consider spraying with a pesticide and fungicide. Then extricate any slugs, snails, and weeds that may be present. Add some slug bait and the isolate the plant from your collection until inspection shows that there are no insects, bacteria, or fungus present. These cautions are in fact an extension of the attention given to your collection to ensure that the plants are free of vermin, fungus, and weeds. Keeping your growing area, including the ground, clean and free of dead leaves and other matter is mandatory for promoting good growth. Just remember that regular attention. even if minimal, goes a longer way than no attention.
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