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…

Express what you envision a safe estate to be

This post is not about gardening. It is about COMMUNITY. It was raining, raining and raining during our estate’s Safety Awareness Day. A few brave souls braved the rain anyway, to attend the event. We took the opportunity to ask neighbours to write what they envision a safe estate to be. Most loved the idea,…

2 Nov update

Ka Gek (a neighbour) and I went down to *SCAPE in Orchard Road this morning. Not to shop, or have brunch – but to collect barrels from a person whom we haven’t even met. Allan Lim of The Living! Project had kindly agreed to donate some barrels to help in the edible garden project. When…

24 Sep update

Met Debbie and Steven at the garden space. Debbie brought with her a tape measure, and told us what dimensions she needed to ensure that the garden design is an accurate representation of our allocated space. She noted down all the rounded corners and odd shapes – to me, they were not really important features;…

18 Oct update

It’s already mid October! And we wanted to launch on 26 Oct (next Sunday). After much discussion among the NC members, we had decided to launch the garden after Chinese New Year next year. The delay for the launch is due in part to delays in fixing a garden design that everyone is agreeable with….