28 Feb 2016 ~ Visit to Block 26

One of our neighbours excitedly shared with us about an edible garden nearby. It’s just 10 minutes walk away, and along a slope in front of a HDB block. We decided to go check out the garden. The lady in charge, Vinam, was going to the church the same morning, so way before we were…

16 Jan 2016 ~ Aunty shares her knowledge

There’s this very pretty flower plant in our garden. We didn’t know how it came – by bird or human? An auntie who lives down the street, shared that this is 五点花 (five o’clock flower). She told us to pluck the black fruits and press them open to release the white powder inside. This white…

19 Dec 2015 ~ Pavilion Celebrates

Pavilion Celebrates is our estate’s annual celebration. It started in Sep 2014, where we organised a sustainable-focused carnival with the edible garden as our meeting point. This year, we wanted to organise another event in Sep, but had to repeatedly postpone due to the bad haze condition. A real pity because our initial plans was to…

10 Oct ~ Casa Bloom gardeners came visiting

After hearing about our compost heap at a recent community-in-bloom networking event arranged by Southwest CDC, Laura and friends from Casa Bloom community-in-bloom garden wanted to come visit Pavilion’s garden, and in particular learn how we create our compost heap. Five gardeners from Casa Bloom community gardens came. They shared that their community gardens are in…

19 Jul 2015 ~ Update

The core team & gardeners were busy with various things this morning :) First up, here were some donations from neighbours for the compost heap. Coffee waste, tea waste, banana waste, corn waste, fruit peels used to make fruit enzyme. Cuifen got busy with cutting up the garden waste, re-building up the layers of the compost…