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  • How To Make A Green Roof For Your Pet

    How To Make A Green Roof For Your Pet

    If you love plants and animals, here’s a way to combine both interests: make a mini green roof on top of your pet’s kennel. A green roof refers to a building’s roof that is partially or wholly covered with plants.

  • Budding Young Gardeners at Hougang Primary

    Budding Young Gardeners at Hougang Primary

    Nine-year-old Syahirah’s first foray into gardening started out with growing green beans in a plastic cup. Her budding interest has slowly blossomed into a full-fledged passion for gardening, shared by her schoolmates in Hougang Primary School. Sudarshan, another member of the school’s gardening club, enjoys nurturing flowering plants. “I get excited when the flowers bloom in the garden. They’re so colourful!” he exclaims.

  • Keeping It Local: Native Ornamental Plants for Your Outdoor Garden

    Keeping It Local: Native Ornamental Plants for Your Outdoor Garden

    In the previous issue of My Green Space, we introduced a selection of sun-loving flowering species in this article (/keeping-it-local-with-native-ornamental-plants/). If you lack a gardening area with full sun, do not despair – here, we introduced a range of native species that are good for shady outdoor areas. These plants are also suitable for high-rise dwellers with a partially shaded balcony.

  • What’s At Stake? Providing Support For Your Plant

    What’s At Stake? Providing Support For Your Plant

    Have you ever noticed your plants getting ‘top heavy’? From time to time, you may find that the weight of a plant’s canopy is causing its stem to bend. Gardeners stake their plants for this, and other reasons. For instance, stakes also helps to prevent plants from toppling or being uprooted by a gust of wind.