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  • 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.

  • Getting to the ‘Root’ of Gardening

    Getting to the ‘Root’ of Gardening

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    Get to know five root vegetables you can grow in your home garden and use them to cook up a storm!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The A to Z of Plants and Greenery

    The A to Z of Plants and Greenery

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    In this two-part series, we bring you interesting snippets of information on common plants found in our gardens and parks, unique plant structures and other interesting botany-related facts. Learning about botany is not as easy as A, B, C, but hopefully this gives you a good start!

  • Singapore History Amidst Lush Greenery

    Singapore History Amidst Lush Greenery

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    Fort Canning Park is deeply rooted in Singapore’s history, from the time of the 14th century kings to the founding of modern Singapore. Learn more about the park here.

  • Singapore’s International Trees

    Singapore’s International Trees

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    Did you know that many roadside trees that we see, walk past, and find shade under daily, originated from other countries? Learn more about some of these here.

  • Climbing Trees Is Serious Business!

    Climbing Trees Is Serious Business!

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    Tree climbing is one of those unique outdoor activities that has stood the test of time. Today's middle-aged men have fond memories of shimmying up Tembusu trees in their youth, searching for Y-shaped branches to make into catapults. These days, tree climbing is regarded as an adventure activity, complete with modern safety equipment such as helmets, harnesses and ropes.

  • Fun In The Sun

    Fun In The Sun

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    Sun’s out, fun’s in! Hanging out with your friends, or looking for things to do with the family? Here are nine exciting activities you can enjoy in our parks and gardens.

  • Born and Bred in Singapore

    Born and Bred in Singapore

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    Singapore is home to a significant array of animal and plant species. Learn more about seven native species you can find here.

  • Five Clicks To Enjoy Nature

    Five Clicks To Enjoy Nature

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    You can still enjoy our green spaces and do your part for conservation while you stay in. Here are five things you can do online during this period.

  • Awake to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

    Awake to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

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    Start the new year right by waking up early for the 7 am sunrise in one of our island’s most beautiful spot: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

  • Learn With Sara The Botanicosaurus!

    Learn With Sara The Botanicosaurus!

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    Meet Sara the Botanicosaurus. She’s cute, she’s pink – and she lives in the Singapore Botanic Gardens!

  • Rui En, The Reel-Life Arborist

    Rui En, The Reel-Life Arborist

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    You’ve watched this star’s on-screen adventures in a variety of exciting drama serials. Most recently, she played a hard-boiled police officer in Unriddle, and a trendy girl-about-town in A Tale of 2 Cities.

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