On a bright sunny Saturday morning, we decided to take a walk at HortPark located at 33 Hyderabad Road (Singapore). Admission is free.
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.
A themed garden which feature a children’s playground.
Showcase of hydroponics.
Another themed garden – our resting place to escape the hot sun.
A futuristic spider-web play structure. Student come to HortPark for excursion and to learn about gardening and nature (in general).
An ornament crafted from flower pots.
For you to rest and get your sun tan? Pretty women will spring out of nowhere and offer to apply sun tanning lotion? ^^;
A signage that shows the map of HortPark. Beyond here will take you to Kent Ridge Park.
We decided to turn back and cover Kent Ridge Park the next round. 😛
Close-up shot of flowers.
Six glasshouses are located here as research station for Gardens by the Bay.
A showcase of vertical garden.
A couple taking self-portrait of themselves. Isn’t this a nice place for picnic?
Visitors viewing the different species of butterflies in Butterfly Garden which was opened in May 2009.
Spotted a millipede nearby the Butterfly Garden.
Asian Pots Garden – ideas and concepts on how you can make use of pots as decoration in your garden.
Herb and Spice Garden.
How nice it will be to sip coffee and do some reading (minus the heat). 😛
Bamboo Labyrinth. Be careful of any ninjas or assassins! 😛
HortMart – a shop located inside of HortPark that sells gardening and landscaping items.
Rows of plants for sale to beautify your home or office.
A wide selection of pot for your plants or flowers growing.
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.
Small greenies for your desk decoration?
Cactus in different shapes and color.
Another pot of beautiful orchid.
Huge selection of flowering plants. Choose what you like.
Mosquito Plants on sale at S$4.90. Suppose to keep mosquitoes away or to lure them? LOL!
Adam’s Cafe (located next to HortMart) for drinks and food. Yes, it’s a very hot day!
A restaurant serving modern Thai cuisine.
Vertical garden – seems like it’s getting popular here in Singapore.
HortCentre – also serves as the visitor centre.
At the entrance of HortCentre.
Walking out from HortCentre.
Many carps can be found here but most of them are small.
A view of HortCentre.
On the way to the carpark.
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.
At the carpark to get our car. Parking charges applies.
A minibus belonging to HortPark. For more information on HortPark, you may visit want to National Parks Board, Singapore – HortPark.
在明朗的星期六上午，我们决定到HortPark位于33号Hyderabad Road 海得拉巴道 （新加坡）. 入场免费。
Adam’s Café （在HortMart旁边）提供食物和饮料。今天天气真热！
一辆属于HortPark的面包车。 更多详情，你可以游览国家公园局，新加坡- HortPark。