Urban farming school experience… in Singapore!

The people behind social enterprise, Edible Garden City, has a new three-month urban farming pop-up space at Little India, called Growell (a play on the road name, Rowell). Edible Garden City champions the local “Grow Your Own Food” movement, and aims to shed more light on how edible farms can be become an integral part of the Singapore…

18 Oct – Nature Co’s visit and more :)

By schedule, our group activity for this week is actually Sunday morning. We re-scheduled to Saturday morning for this week as Nature Company (which is sponsoring knowledge, equipment, compost, etc to us over a 6-month period) can only come down to our garden on 3rd Saturday of the month, from 9am. On our request, they  brought along…

11 Oct – Sweet potato harvesting & more :)

We had 9(+2) neighbours joining in the group activities today. First activity for the day – sweet potato harvesting! Neighbour Mr. Teo said that the Japanese sweet potato plants were yellowing, and it was time to harvest the sweet potatoes. It was our first time harvesting the tubers, and not the leaves – and we had…

13 Sep – Learning about our new irrigation system

In just 3 days, HKS Engineering installed a fully sponsored automatic irrigation system at Pavilion’s edible garden in the park. They did so as they are partnering Nature Company, which selected our garden to share technical knowledge and tools, etc for 6 months to help build the community spirit & sustainability of the community garden. Jack…

31 Aug – Update

Today, there were so many activities happening at and around the garden. It was a busy day! :) Steven Ng and his team from The Nature Company came with bags of organic compost and fertiliser. The company had selected to provide Pavilion’s edible garden with technical guidance, advice & sponsorship over a 6-month period. It was their first “official”…