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Community Garden Festival

Come and celebrate the joy of gardening at the Community Garden Festival (CGF)!

Themed “Gardening with Edibles”, the Festival will take on a virtual format this year. Join us on 24 and 25 October for a myriad of fun-filled activities online, from the comfort of your homes.

 

Online Programmes

This year, we have lined up a series of free gardening programmes such as talks, demos and tours that you can participate online.

There will be tutorials on floral arrangements, gardening tips, and interesting DIY and crafts to jazz up your garden. It aims to make gardening accessible and easy for all, while also showcasing unique DIY projects for the adventurous. Check out the online programme schedule.

Stay tuned to NParksSG YouTube and NParksBuzz Facebook.

 

Live Segment on NParks Facebook

Join us on 24 and 25 Oct for an exciting line-up of interviews and talks.

Get gardening tips from our Allotment Gardens and Community In Bloom gardeners as they share their experiences. You can also take this opportunity to ask NParks plant specialists about the health of your plants.

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Learn how to style a table centrepiece with edibles and flowers!

Look out for the e-Marketplace segments for special giveaways! There are vouchers and seeds up for grabs!

In conjunction with CGF 2020, several participating nurseries are offering promotions and free gardening workshops. Tune in to find out more.

 

Gardening Webinars

To make gardening tips accessible for all, our free webinars with gardening experts will be launched at CGF2020! Check out more details here.

 

Onsite Activities

If you are thinking of visiting our parks and gardens, do comply with safe management measures such as wearing a mask and to ensure a safe distance of one metre from other visitors.

Attractions and Displays

There will be new attractions at HortPark to inspire gardeners and seed ideas:

  • My Backyard Kitchen
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    Expand your knowledge of the various uses of edibles plants in our daily dishes

  • Valley of Edibles
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    You can find edibles such as Luffa at the Edible garden

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    Pick up sustainable horticulture practices such as crop rotation through demonstration of various gardening practices that can be implemented in your own mini home gardens. 

  • Rake Spade
    Check out the new retail store where you can purchase horticulture-related items and exclusive plants from the Pasir Panjang Nursery

  • Canopy
    Visit the new F&B offering at HortPark featuring an all-day garden dining concept

 

Visit the following exhibitions and attraction at Singapore Botanic Gardens:

  • Connecting People and Plants: A Century of Gardening Contributions in Singapore at CDL Green Gallery

  • Heritage Orchid Display at Burkill Hall

  • Plants that Heal Exhibition at Centre for Ethnobotany
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  • National Orchid Garden (free entry from 24 Oct to 1 Nov)
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Check out the edible plants and allotment gardens at Jurong Lake Gardens.

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Don’t forget to view the Vivarium (aquatics + terrariums) at the Gardenhouse too!

 

Guided Tours

There will be guided tours running at five locations – HortPark, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jurong Lake Gardens, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Sun Plaza Park. As spaces are limited, interested participants would need to register for each of the guided tours.

Find out about the tour schedule and sign-up links.

 

Last updated on 14 October 2020

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