15 Feb 2016 ~ The morning judges came

This morning, just after 9am, the garden received a small group of special visitors. They were all from National Parks, and they came to assess the garden for an NParks-internal greenery award. Neighbours Cuifen, Mae and Uncle Teo were present to welcome them to our garden. It’s a working day and Mae and Cuifen had…

24 Aug – Receipt of Pavilion’s Community Garden Award :)

The Community-in-Bloom Awards ceremony was held at a closed event in the Singapore Garden Festival. Somehow the process of bringing neighbours together to create an edible garden feels more meaningful than actually receiving the Silver achievement band award. Still, it was a rather exciting experience of collecting the Award plaque on behalf of neighbours and the…

16 Jul – Our garden has won SILVER in the CIB Awards!

The results of the 2014 Community-in-Bloom Awards were released quietly on NParks’ website in early July. Pavilion’s edible garden has won the SILVER award (under the private housing estate category)! Looking at NParks’ summary on the Award achievement bands for the winning gardens, it appears that many community gardens have also done well in the awards….