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  • Making Your First Kokedama Moss Balls

    Making Your First Kokedama Moss Balls

    Gardening

    Kokedama originated from Japan where bonsai plants were grown in moss-covered spherical balls made of soil. Loosely translated, ‘koke’ means moss and ‘dama’ means ball. The original Japanese form of kokedama had miniature sculptured trees displayed on an altar-like platform or artistic pieces of driftwood. Today, kokedama in its modern form has taken over parts of the world by storm.

  • Promoting Community Gardening Is His Passion

    Promoting Community Gardening Is His Passion

    Gardening

    Instead of holding a pipette and test tube and working in a laboratory after graduating with a biological sciences degree, Chai Weili is now holding a pair of secateurs and working outdoors. And instead of a white laboratory coat, Weili spends most of his working hours in his NParks tee, visiting empty plots of land to help residents set up gardens there, giving horticulture advice to residents and more.

  • Grow An Apple Tree From Seed In Singapore?

    Grow An Apple Tree From Seed In Singapore?

    Gardening

    Ever wondered if you could grow an apple tree from the seed of a supermarket-bought apple? Find out in this article.

  • Growing Native Sea Hollies For Christmas!

    Growing Native Sea Hollies For Christmas!

    Gardening

    With their spiky serrated leaves, Sea Hollies resemble Christmas hollies. You can celebrate this Christmas by growing a native sea holly at home. Sea Hollies is the common name given to the Acanthus species that are found in mangrove forests.