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Gardening with Edibles


Growing Our City in Nature

Under our City in Nature vision, the community plays a key role in the ownership and stewardship for nature, which will bring forth benefits of health and well-being.

Minister Desmond Lee’s message at the virtual launch of Gardening with Edibles initiative on 18 June 2020. 

Since the launch of the Gardening with Edibles initiative in June 2020, we distributed 460,000 free seed packets.  The programme was jointly funded by our Founding Partners DBS Bank and Tote Board through the Garden City Fund. 

We will be distributing free seed packets again this year to interested members of public, and we are happy to partner Singapore Post Limited through the Garden City Fund to make this programme possible.





Seed Pack Registration


Sign up to receive a random species of vegetable seeds and begin your gardening journey with us. We hope that the seeds will spark your interest in gardening. 

Click here to register for your seed pack today, while stocks last. Registration will open 10 Oct 2021 (Sunday), 10am and close on 31 Oct 2021, 11.59pm (Sunday).

More info on the seed packs registration can be found here.

As the seeds grow and you see the fruits of your labour, we hope that you will share the harvest and your interest in gardening with neighbours and friends. Do share your stories with us on social media with the hashtag #GrowingwithEdiblesSG!


About the Gardening with Edibles Initiative

This Gardening with Edibles initiative brings the community together in a national gardening movement to achieve the City in Nature vision and is aligned with Singapore’s national strategy to strengthen our food resilience. The “30 by 30” goal led by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) aims to produce 30% of Singapore’s nutritional needs locally by the year 2030. These are key goals of the Singapore Green Plan 2030, our national sustainability movement.


Gardening with edible plants is a fun and rewarding activity that can produce harvests for you to enjoy and share with your community. Spark a love for community gardening – use this pack of seeds to grow food plants! As you nurture your edible plants, please share your harvest and interest for gardening with neighbours and friends.

We will also be expanding the allotment gardening scheme and the Community in Bloom (CIB) programme

To kickstart your journey in gardening, do also check our gardening resources.

Last updated on 11 October 2021

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