The latest revised edition of 1001 Garden Plants in Singapore is now in the bookstore!

One of the bestselling gardening books in Singapore, 1001 Garden Plants in Singapore is a must-have for anyone interested in starting their own garden, or has an interest in horticulture. The book, retailing at $27.90 (inclusive of GST) is available at all major bookstores as well as the Singapore Botanic Gardens retail shops – The Garden Shop and the Library Shop.
Total Comments: 18

Li-San 8/13/2015 3:52:34 PM

Hi Jane, You can buy the book <a href="http://botanicgardensshop.sg/shop/shop-by-category/books-stationery/books.html" title="online" rel="nofollow">online</a>.

Karryn 7/15/2015 8:40:47 PM

Hai,how can I order Tis book ,izit still available

Li-San 8/15/2014 1:49:58 PM

Hi Jaslyn, The <em>1001 Garden Plants in Singapore</em> features plants suitable for a wide variety of gardens, including vertical gardens. From the growth habits described in the book, it may be possible to work out if a plant would be suitable for vertical gardens, e.g. it has trailing leaves or it doesn't grow very tall, etc. What is equally important to note when choosing plants for vertical gardens is to understand the other conditions that will affect plant growth, e.g. the amount of light received where the wall is, the plants' water requirements, etc. At the same time, the choice of plants will depend on the green wall system you are using, whether it utilises a frame with detachable pots, box frames, or pockets, etc. So have fun experimenting.

Lai 7/29/2013 3:45:19 PM

I am interest to buy the book but I cannot find it at Popular book store in Woodlands Causeway Point. Could you list out the book store around woodland available for this book? Thanks

Jane 8/2/2015 6:21:11 PM

How to place order this 1001 garden plants in Singapore latest version.

Samantha 8/5/2015 10:49:04 AM

I am trying to buy it online. Do you have a website there at Katong?

Aung Ko Thant 2/18/2014 8:46:07 PM

I tried to find this book at all book store in Singapore including Botanic garden book shop. But this book was sold out in all outlet. Please advice me how can i order or buy it If possible. Thank.

Li-San 8/13/2015 3:51:53 PM

Hi Samantha, You can buy the book <a href="http://botanicgardensshop.sg/shop/shop-by-category/books-stationery/books.html" title="online" rel="nofollow">online</a>.

Chin Ming 3/19/2014 5:51:03 PM

is there an e-version for this book?

Li-San 3/19/2014 6:14:54 PM

Hi Chin Ming, We currently don't have an e-version of this book.

Li-San 7/31/2013 10:13:12 AM

Hi Lai, You can find copies of the 1001 Garden Plants in Singapore at Books Kinokuniya, Times bookstores as well as the retail outlets in Singapore Botanic Gardens - the Library Shop and the Garden Shop.

Li-San 6/12/2014 2:35:45 PM

Hi Willy, 1001 Garden Plants can be found at all major bookstores, including Kinokuniya and Times, which have outlets along Orchard Road.

Li-San 7/24/2015 6:33:58 PM

Hi Karryn, The book is still on sale in major bookstores as well as the Gardens Shops in Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Katong 4/11/2014 11:17:41 AM

We have it here at Katong Flower Shop.

Jaslyn Kang 8/15/2014 12:27:14 PM

Is there a book specially on choice of plants for Green Wall?

Martin 8/3/2014 5:36:55 PM

hello Li-San, I don´t need the whole book, can you please look up whether the book has plants with fragrant flowers which do grow in the complete shade in Singapore? I know that anemones do in principle not need much light, but what is the best?

Li-San 8/4/2014 9:45:22 AM

Dear Martin, Anemones (scientific name: Anemone species) from the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) are generally temperate plants that thrive in cool climates. As we do not grow them in Singapore, we’re unable to advise you in detail on anemones. Instead, we recommend you to visit one of our websites that would be useful for plant information - <a href="http://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg" title="FFW" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">NParks Flora and Fauna Web</a>. It is the online version of the <em>1001 Garden Plants in Singapore</em>, and has much more information and species inside as it is constantly updated. You may use the ‘Advanced Search’ function and set the search criteria to find plants with fragrance and grows in complete shade in Singapore: After logging into Flora and Fauna Web, click on the Advanced Search link located in the search box, choose from the drop-down menu the categories you want, e.g. 'Landscaping' -> 'Desirable Plant Features' -> ' Fragrant'. Click on the plus button on the right and under 'plant care', select 'light preference' and choose the appropriate light condition. Click 'search' and the results will show up. Hope this helps!

willy 6/12/2014 2:22:22 PM

Staying in ymca orchard, is there a nearest bookstore where I can buy 1001 garden?
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