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Themed Gardens

HortPark houses a collection of themed gardens, which are specially designed to engage visitors and gardening enthusiasts through showcasing various landscaping styles and different use of plants. Do visit all the zones and themed gardens while you are at the park.

HortPark Themed Gardens Map

Click here to download the park map.


Featured Themed Gardens

Open Lawn


Silver Garden (Ornamental Zone, HortLawn)

Explore the mysterious Silver Garden and learn more about the unique collection of silver, grey and white hued plants set against a backdrop of green dominated landscape.

Golden Garden Gallery Golden Garden (Tranquility Zone, HortLawn)

Located at the far end of HortPark, Golden Garden provides a visual contrast to Silver Garden with its plants radiating warmth to the surroundings.

Discover Edibles

Pollinator Friendly Edible Garden

Pollinator Friendly Edible Garden (Community Gardening Zone)

A secret behind every bountiful harvest is an abundance of pollinators, such as bees and butterflies! Come admire nature’s synergy as the relationship between pollinators and edible plants is expressed through the edible landscape.

Valley of Edibles (Community Gardening Zone)

The edible garden brings visitors on a journey through various edibles plots showcasing various leafy, colourful vegetables and heirloom varieties that can be used in our daily culinary dishes. The Valley of Edibles also demonstrates sustainable gardening practices for mini gardens, which are highly useful for our urban landscapes.


My Backyard Kitchen (Exploratory Zone)

Featuring edible plants that can be grown in your very own backyard or balcony space, this garden showcases various aromatic herbs, spices and edibles flowers perfect for tea time spreads, with an Asian twist!

Discover Local Biodiversity

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden (Exploratory Zone)

Learn more about the importance of butterflies in our ecosystem at this scenic park. The Butterfly Garden cultivates suitable nectar and host plants to attract a variety of butterflies, including endangered species. Start your journey now with our Butterfly Garden Trail Guide.

Native Garden Native Garden (Exploratory Zone)

Discover over 100 species of indigenous plants in this unique garden, the first of its kind in Singapore. With flowing streams, wood logs, stones, and native fish and plant species, it mimics a natural landscape and attracts native fauna like birds and insects, adding to the health and vibrancy of the garden and local biodiversity.

Rock Garden (Exploratory Zone)

Rock Garden features a unique landscape where you walk through canyon-like paths surrounded by rocks. Consisting of three zones – the Canyon, Boulder Valley and the Grotto, the Rock Garden showcases the details and uniqueness of plants forms. As you traverse through garden, look out for plants that resemble creatures, plants with spiky, pointy or twisted leaves and stems, and plants with a droopy, hanging form.


For Schools and Children

Nature Playgarden at HortPark

Nature Playgarden (Tranquility Zone)

Surrounded by greenery and sounds of nature, the Nature Playgarden is designed to encourage children to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature. Let children’s imagination run wild as they choose from balancing on logs and climbing through tunnels, to building teepees, cooking up an imaginary feast and more. Find out more.

Pitter Patter Potter

Pitter Patter Potter Garden (Community Gardening Zone)

Specially designed for children from the ages of 5–10 years old, the Pitter Patter Potter Garden complements the school curriculum with topics on nature exploration, garden diversity, seed dispersal and plant life cycle. Schools can book the available workshops and tours designed for experiential learning. Find out more.

In the Eyes of a Child

Home to many interesting plants and beautiful animals, HortPark is always filled with wonder and surprises. Delight your child with the treasures of nature and engage your senses to explore and enjoy nature’s playground.


For Rejuvenation

Therapeutic Garden at HortPark

Therapeutic Garden (Community Gardening Zone)

The Therapeutic Garden @ HortPark is Singapore’s first therapeutic garden in a public park and serves as a reference for more therapeutic gardens across Singapore. It boosts design elements and user-friendly features to meet the needs of the elderly, including those with conditions such as dementia and post-stroke patients. Younger visitors can also benefit from the restorative effects of greenery on their mental and emotional well-being!


Garden Tours

Look out for free guided tours during our monthly Gardeners’ Day Out, including the Thematic Gardens Tour, Edibles Discovery Tour, Skyrise Greenery Tour and the Bees and Butterflies Tour.

Can't wait to visit HortPark? Check out the virtual tour below!

Last updated on 05 September 2022

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