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Singapore Garden Festival 2016

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The Best of Tropical Gardens and Floral Artistry is Back
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Benny Bee and his friends at the Benny's Sunflower Farm at the Meadow

The prestigious Singapore Garden Festival returns for its sixth edition. It's the largest edition ever to mark its 10 years anniversary with a total of 9.7 hectares at Gardens by the Bay. It's one of the most anticipated competitions. Catch 72 displays designed by international and local designers, community gardeners and floral enthusiasts.

Floral Windows to the World - Bayfront Plaza
Admire 14 installations created by local and international master floral artists.
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First time winners Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz won Gold and Best of Show of Floral Windows category with Stretching Time. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

Fantasy Garden - The Meadow
Be in awe of six installations created by international designers like Michael Petrie, Kashtsuhiko Koga and Kazuhiro Kagae.
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Nature's Resolution designed by Stefano Passerotti won Gold and Best of Show in Fantasy Gardens category. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

Landscape Garden - The Meadow
Catch all 9 gardens including EN, the Sugarcane Maze, and the Treasure Box.
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Inch Lim's The Treasure Box won Gold, Horticulture Excellence and Best of Show of Landscape Gardens. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

Tabletop Floral Displays - Bayfront Plaza
Six Wonderland themed table settings created with flowers, cutlery, and accessories are fanciful too.

Balcony Gardens - The Meadow
If you wish to get ideas on how to decorate your balcony, be inspired by five showcases here.
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Andy Eng's design won Gold and Best of Show II of Balcony Gardens. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

World of Terrariums - Bayfront Plaza
It makes its debut with a life size walk through terrariums with more than 200 displays.
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Minister for National Development, Mr Lawrence Wong, with a community gardener at World of Terrariums. Photo Credit: Singapore Garden Festival

Secret Garden - The Meadow
Find Aranda Lee Kuan Yew and Vanda Kwa Geok Choo named after the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and his wife in this best kept secret garden. Best time to visit this enchanting garden is right before sunset.
Secret Garden
The enchanted Secret Garden. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

Orchid Extravaganza - Flower Dome
Designed by Alan Tan, the exhibition features over 200 orchid species and hybrids. Be mesmerised by the Sacred Trees of Wisdom in an enchanted forest, and spot on the mythical Orchidians in the garden.
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The Sacred Trees of Wisdom by Singaporean garden landscape designer Alan Tan at Flower Dome. Photo courtesy of Singapore Garden Festival

Orchids from the Singapore Orchid Show by the Orchid Society of South East Asia (OSSEA) are on displays at Flower Dome
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Vanda Hybrid Charles Goodfellow x Doctor Anek Awarded Chay Sing Hai Challenge Cup. Photo Credit: Singapore Garden Festival

Floral Wonderland - Bayfront Plaza
Visit and admire the creativity of these community gardeners which also used upcycled materials at Winter Wonderland, Lyrical Play, Fairies Wheel, Topsy Turvy, and Candy Floss, the winner of the Gardeners' Cup 2016 Championship Trophy.
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Gardeners' Cup 2016 Best Educational Garden Winter Wonderland by South East CDC. Photo Credit: Singapore Garden Festival

Penjing & Artistic Stone - Bayfront Plaza
It features many small to large size bonsai plants and 40 artistic stones. This event is organised by Singapore Penjing & Stone Appreciation Society.
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Stone collection of Mr. Tan Tong Kiat


Don't miss this unique miniature sized bonsais!
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The bonsais, collections of Mr. Lim Kuay Huat, with Mandarin characters forming I Love Singapore


It's a family bonding time to visit Learning Garden with their young ones. Pushcarts filled with traditional cake molds and spices are on display together with real life-size edible plants like ocra and barley.

Snap this unique flower and you may even win a Nikon camera! Find out more here.
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Musella lasiocarpa at Lindy's Ginger Garden. Photo Credit: Singapore Garden Festival


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SGF 2016 Map
Admission tickets can be purchased from Visitor Service Counters at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Ticketing Counters at Gardens by the Bay, and online.

End your evening with concert held at the Meadow Stage with Sebastian Ho Trio, VOX, Lorong Boys, and Tyen& Vishaal. Delightful food and beverages are available at Hospitality Pavilion next door.

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Jumpstart will entertain you at SGF 2016. Photo source: Singapore Garden Festival Facebook

Enjoy culinary delights at Dining at the Garden City, and shop for orchids, gardening and landscape tools at The Market Place. It's a non-ticketed area next to Bayfront MRT Station. Be entertained by Shil&Adi, The Codeword, Gentle Bones, and more.

Don't miss this whimsical festival!
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Why? SGF is a biennial event not to be missed! Come and see beautiful gardens
When: 23 to 31 July 2016
Phone: 6471 7141
Where: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Cost: Free admission to Marketplace. Admission to Flower Dome & SGF 2016 Exhibits are chargeable from $6 to $23 per person
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