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  • Singapore Blooms!

    Singapore Blooms!

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    In recent weeks, Singapore has gotten more colourful with many trees and shrubs covered with blooming flowers. So take the time to admire these beautiful blooms.

  • Explore Nature's Wonders at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

    Explore Nature's Wonders at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

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    ‘Fly’ like an agile colugo, discover how everyday edibles are grown and get your hands wet in a gentle stream. Sounds enticing? Enjoy all these and more at our newly opened Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden.

  • Living In A Garden: The Greening Of Singapore

    Living In A Garden: The Greening Of Singapore

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    Living in a garden: The greening of Singapore illustrates the 50-year-journey that took Singapore from a country largely devoid of greenery to one that is today recognised internationally as rich in natural biodiversity despite being heavily built-up.

  • Orchid Blooms along the Park Connector Network

    Orchid Blooms along the Park Connector Network

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    Spot the Orchid Blooms Along the Park Connector Network The Park Connector Network (PCN) team has been working with the Singapore Botanic Gardens to introduce orchids into Geylang PCN. But before the flowers bloom, there was a lot of planning and hard work involved...

  • Discover History At Singapore Botanic Gardens

    Discover History At Singapore Botanic Gardens

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    The new Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Museum offers a glimpse into the more than 150-year history of the Gardens. Situated just across the lawn from the Museum is the CDL Green Gallery, an eco-friendly building for hosting exhibitions.

  • Chic Garden Accents For Your Home

    Chic Garden Accents For Your Home

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    When you think of garden style home décor, what comes to mind? Never mind the neutral tones and green hues, wicker furniture and earthenware accents – just like every garden is unique, your home too can be garden-inspired without being conventionally so.

  • The Park Connector Network Brings People Together

    The Park Connector Network Brings People Together

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    Two recent activities along the park connector network saw the cycling community and other members of the public get involved in different ways to enhance the Park Connector Network.

  • Twin 6-year-old Floral-Arranging Geniuses

    Twin 6-year-old Floral-Arranging Geniuses

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    When I first met the twins, it was a wet and dreary morning at their home. Sleepily clutching their bolsters, six-year-old identical twins Thomas and Matthew Lim seemed much like any child their age.

  • Having Fun in an Outdoor Classroom

    Having Fun in an Outdoor Classroom

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    It was a hot Saturday morning, but both kids and parents were enthusiastically turning over lily pads looking for pond snail eggs, squealing with delight when they found their targets.

  • The Littlest Tree-Planters

    The Littlest Tree-Planters

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    The young environmentalists wrote to NParks, to find out if they could grow new trees to replace the Mandai Forest saplings that had been flattened in a storm in February.

  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve At 25

    Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve At 25

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    Originally earmarked for development 25 years ago, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is now an invaluable wildlife sanctuary for a diverse range of flora and fauna. We look at some highlights and successes over the years.

  • A Park for Everyone

    A Park for Everyone

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    Life on the suspension bridge brings nothing but thrills to the Tan family.

  • Relooking 10 Singapore Icons

    Relooking 10 Singapore Icons

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    Singapore turns 54 this year! In celebration of this birthday, we re-examine 10 local icons, presenting interesting facts and figures about them that you may not know about.

  • Let’s Go On A Heritage Tree Hunt!

    Let’s Go On A Heritage Tree Hunt!

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    Did you know that in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, there is a tree that reclines almost 45 degrees to the ground? Ever wondered how the Lonely Nutmeg got its name? Go on a journey of discovery and learn more about the fascinating Heritage Trees of the Botanic Gardens.

  • A Walk With Sea Creatures

    A Walk With Sea Creatures

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    Wondering whether to visit the newly opened extension of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve? Watch this short video and learn what’s in store for visitors.

  • From Nothing to a Blooming Community

    From Nothing to a Blooming Community

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    Amid the tranquil setting of the Chinese Garden is a Community In Bloom (CIB) garden with a padi field, recycling garden and other themed gardens. 2CG recently won the CIB Award for Best New Community Garden – an apt award for a garden that aims to be a community centre without a roof!

  • An Enchanted Evening With Andrea Bocelli

    An Enchanted Evening With Andrea Bocelli

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    As dusk fell on 8 May 2010, the resident birds of the Singapore Botanic Gardens were joined in song by a star-studded lineup of human vocalists. The occasion was the YTL Concert of Celebration 2010, and the headline performer was Andrea Bocelli, world-renowned Italian tenor.

  • Soaring to New Xtremes

    Soaring to New Xtremes

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    The last weekend in August was no ordinary weekend, at least, not for visitors to East Coast Park.

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