Cultivating A Love For Gardening
Oh Kee Swee, affectionately known as “Ah Swee”, has been helping out in different community gardens mainly in Sembawang Zone ‘E’ & ‘F’ RC since 2006. He helps to rejuvenate these gardens, transforming them into spaces where residents can unwind and meet with each other.
Hillgrove Secondary School Takes the Green Way
Braving the sweltering afternoon heat and armed with their writing materials, a group of Hillgrove Secondary School students combed the plants outside their school for birds and butterflies. Some of them turned their heads skyward while others crouched to look at the shrubs, eagerly recording their findings. These students are part of the Nature Way Monitoring Programme, an intiative by NParks to engage schools located in close proximity to green corridors.
Did You Know? Singapore Botanic Gardens used to have a zoo!
Singapore Botanic Gardens may be renowned worldwide for its expansive plant collection, but there was once a time when it also had a zoo that exhibited a range of exotic animals such as leopards and rhinoceros.