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Success Story 2013

In Korea, 10 events were held by 6 institutions; Ecokorea, PyungGang Botanical Garden, Hantaek Botanical Garden, Society of Children and plants in Seongnam, Society of Children and plants in Incheon. The number of FoPD visitors in 6 cities in South Korea was more than 5,000 people.
The events varied from 'hands-on activity', 'making flower pots' and a 'sachet of wood chips', to 'guided tour' and 'session about herbal plants'. Visitors discovered how to manage and protect native plants in our neighborhood and had an unforgettable experience by playing quizzes and winning prizes.

1.Ecokorea
2013 FoPD, Plants Blitz in Our Neighborhoods.

Come to celebrate the Fascination of Plants Day at lake park in Goyang city.
Ecokorea will host an active, hands-on event for visitors to discover how such a wide range of species are living in lake park. There will be many interesting events which include keeping a daily record on plants and playing bingo game with name of plants.
Plus, The prizes will be awarded to the winner from bingo game.
Ecokorea www.ecoguide.or.kr is a nonprofit institute conducting ecological education and research.

2. PyungGang Botanical Garden

2013 Plants for traditional herbal remedies
a sachet of wood chips from Hinoki False Cypress
Let's have an experience making a sachet of wood chips from Hinoki False Cypress
It will makes you feel like having green shower.
Join PyungGang Botanical Garden for a tour which provided by professional guide.

3. HANTAEK Botanical Garden

Interesting event will be held on 19 May in Hantaek botanical garden. We are giving out native plants to visitors for free.
Only a piece of plant will be available for a person
First 1,000 visitors will get a free piece of plant

4.Chollipo Botanical Garden

Cheollipo Botanical Garden will be hosting events on 25th May for Fascination of Plant Day. Come and find out native plants in cheollipo garden, and learn how we manage and protect endangered plants. Plus, there will be a lecture on plant morphology held by professional guide.

5. Society of Children and plants in Seongnam
2013 FoPD, Plants Blitz in Our Neighborhoods

Join us to celebrate the Fascination of Plants Day in Seongnam city. The event will be held by Society of Children and plants at 10am in cheonggye mountain An active, hands-on event will be prepared for visitors, which is to discover how such a wide range of plants are living in our neighborhood. It's perfect opportunity for the families to explore the wonders of plants, plus to make their own flower pot.

6. Society of Children and plants in Incheon
2013 FoPD, Plants Blitz in Our Neighborhoods