For the nature and wildlife lover, learn about our green spaces and our rich biodiversity. Witness Singapore’s nature heritage and join in the guided walks and forest tours at the satellite locations!
23 Sep (Sat) & 24 Sep (Sun)
23 Sep (Sat) – 10am to 6pm
24 Sep (Sun) – 10am to 5pm
|Programmes @ Gardening & Nature Zone
|Garden Dome: Workshops (City Sprouts)
|Farmers’ Stories Exhibition (City Sprouts)
|Therapeutic Garden Showcase & Outreach (NParks)
|Wildlife Kaleidoscope: Spotlighting Native Biodiversity (NParks)
|Community in Nature (NParks)
|Public Engagement: West Coast Park Pop-up (NParks & ThinkPlace)
More on the programmes
Wildlife Kaleidoscope: Spotlighting Native Biodiversity by NParks
Learn more about the habitats and diverse biodiversity we have at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve , Pulau Ubin and Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Our aim is to educate and empower individuals to be custodians of our protected areas and to help mitigate conflict and foster safe and responsible human-wildlife encounters. The activity space will comprise of craftwork and mini quizzes to spur children’s interest and love for nature.
Therapeutic Garden Showcase and Outreach (NParks)
A great opportunity to learn about the benefits of therapeutic gardening and connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about promoting mental health and well-being through gardening! Our friends from Community in Bloom, Nature Kakis will be there to share the benefits of therapeutic gardening and raise awareness about the positive impact it can have on mental health and well-be ing.There will also be demonstrations of therapeutic horticulture activities, such as flower arranging, herb gardening, and sensory gardening.
Learn about Singapore’s natural heritage, and citizen science programmes that you can volunteer! Come check out the displays featuring specimens that are found in Singapore, as well as information about the importance of biodiversity conservation. Use the knowledge that you’ve just learned by participate in interactive games for kids and families!
Garden Dome: Workshops (City Sprouts)
Admission into the Garden Dome is free; workshops in the dome are chargeable.
Get a hands-on experience at planting and understanding the importance & benefits of edible gardening in City Sprouts’ Garden Dome, which mimics a greenhouse!
Artful Greenery: Kokedama Workshop (10am – 11am)
Unearth the world of Kokedama, a cherished Japanese gardening tradition that marries artistry with nature. Immerse yourself in this serene and mindful experience that invites you to craft your very own suspended moss ball – a unique piece of living art.
Growing for Good: Sunflower Planting (1pm – 2pm)
Be part of City Sprouts’ “Sprouting for Good” initiative where they aim to sprout joy through seeding 500 sunflowers which will be donated to various beneficiary groups to surprise their residents with joyful sunflower stalks!
Open to young and old, join in for a morning of seeding joy! Expert horticulturists will guide you through each step, from selecting the perfect soil mix to fostering healthy growth. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a healthy sunflower pot to take home and nurture or choose to have City Sprouts to care for your sunflower seedling.
Wiggly Wonders: Vermicomposting for Kids (4pm – 5pm) $30/pax (Children 6 years and below joins for free with a paying adult)
Wiggly Wonders is a fun-tastic family workshop on vermicompost where parent- child pairs will have hands-on, tactile fun in transforming regular food waste into nutrients-rich compost. Participants will learn how to create and bring home a DIY vermicomposting bin.
Meet the Worms: Introduce your children to these wiggly wonder-workers!
Discover the fascinating life cycle of worms and how they play a vital role in breaking down food waste and creating valuable compost.
Interactive Learning: Through engaging activities and demonstrations, your family will learn the art of vermicomposting together. From setting up a worm bin to understanding the do’s and don’ts of composting, your kids will be captivated by the natural processes at play.
- (23 Sep (Sat) ONLY) Farm-to-Table: Mocktail Making (5pm – 6pm)
Unleash your inner mixologist in this farm-to-table mocktail making experience! Freshness to taste, soak into nature’s flavours where you will be harvesting vibrant mint and transforming them into a refreshingly Virgin Mojito, all while learning about mint cultivation and its properties.
Farmers’ Stories Exhibition (City Sprouts)
City Sprouts brings their showcase of community farmers’ stories in a form of an exhibition gallery – meet the farmers and have a chat with them on their experiences from 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm!