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HortPark – The Gardening Hub

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

On a bright sunny Saturday morning, we decided to take a walk at HortPark located at 33 Hyderabad Road (Singapore). Admission is free.


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HortPark - The Gardening Hub

HortPark is a 23 hectare park that caters to the showcasing and sharing of gardening related information so as to nurture gardening culture in Singapore. HortPark also play host to GardenTech 2009 – a garden fair.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A themed garden which feature a childrenโ€™s playground.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Showcase of hydroponics.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Another themed garden – our resting place to escape the hot sun.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A futuristic spider-web play structure. Student come to HortPark for excursion and to learn about gardening and nature (in general).

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

An ornament crafted from flower pots.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

For you to rest and get your sun tan? Pretty women will spring out of nowhere and offer to apply sun tanning lotion? ^^;

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A signage that shows the map of HortPark. Beyond here will take you to Kent Ridge Park.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

We decided to turn back and cover Kent Ridge Park the next round. ๐Ÿ˜›

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Close-up shot of flowers.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Six glasshouses are located here as research station for Gardens by the Bay.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A showcase of vertical garden.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A couple taking self-portrait of themselves. Isn’t this a nice place for picnic?

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Visitors viewing the different species of butterflies in Butterfly Garden which was opened in May 2009.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Spotted a millipede nearby the Butterfly Garden.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Asian Pots Garden – ideas and concepts on how you can make use of pots as decoration in your garden.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Herb and Spice Garden.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

How nice it will be to sip coffee and do some reading (minus the heat). ๐Ÿ˜›

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Bamboo Labyrinth. Be careful of any ninjas or assassins! ๐Ÿ˜›

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

HortMart – a shop located inside of HortPark that sells gardening and landscaping items.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Rows of plants for sale to beautify your home or office.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A wide selection of pot for your plants or flowers growing.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

I would like to buy some green back to beautify my balcony but drop the idea for now as I might not have time to take care of it.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Small greenies for your desk decoration?

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Cactus in different shapes and color.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Beautiful orchids.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Another pot of beautiful orchid.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Huge selection of flowering plants. Choose what you like.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Mosquito Plants on sale at S$4.90. Suppose to keep mosquitoes away or to lure them? LOL!

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Adam’s Cafe (located next to HortMart) for drinks and food. Yes, it’s a very hot day!

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A restaurant serving modern Thai cuisine.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Vertical garden – seems like it’s getting popular here in Singapore.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

HortCentre – also serves as the visitor centre.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

At the entrance of HortCentre.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Walking out from HortCentre.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Many carps can be found here but most of them are small.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A view of HortCentre.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

On the way to the carpark.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

Workers left their wares around and left for lunch. Also, beyond the entrance of HortPark, there is a connecting bridge to Telok Blangah Hill Park.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

At the carpark to get our car. Parking charges applies.

HortPark - The Gardening Hub

A minibus belonging to HortPark. For more information on HortPark, you may visit want to National Parks Board, Singapore – HortPark.

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