Chef Nurilkarim | Jawi Peranakan Cuisine

This 4th August 2015, TSG Cooking School will be having a Jawi Peranakan cuisine cooking class conducted by one of our guest chefs, Chef Nuril. Jawi Peranakan refers to a community of Muslims with South Indian and Malay parentage born in the port cities of the Straits of Melaka; namely Penang, Malacca, and Singapore. It … Read more

Battle of the Reptiles – Green Crested Lizard vs Oriental Whip Snake

Working in a natural environment is a totally different experience than a typical office job. Besides having the privilege of savoring tasty herbal drinks and listening to the beautiful wildlife orchestra every day, we also stand a higher chance of observing and witnessing some of the greatest nature findings in the garden (think Nat Geo)! … Read more

Garden to Kitchen : a hands-on gardening workshop

A hands-on gardening workshop to promote indoor gardening. Using a selection of popular herbs and spices, you will learn from Daniel Ng, also known as Mr. Ang the proper gardening techniques to grow seeds and cuttings. ~*Did you know, Ang was the head gardener for Penang Botanical Gardens for 38 years?!*~ Not only you will … Read more

2D1N Garden Crafters Kids Camp!

Introducing to you.. The GARDEN CRAFTERS 2D1N Kids Camp! This is the third overnight camp that will be organised by the Nature Education team of TSG and we love to bring the kids back to nature! To be held on 6th – 7th June 2015, the camp aims to combine the elements of arts with gardening by … Read more

A Fun-tastic Day with the Kids- Im A Junior Naturalist TOO

I’m a Junior Naturalist Too! The fun of being a naturalist is learning all you can about the natural world! We believe that Nature Education is the key foundation for children to learn about their nature surrounding, appreciate wildlife & plants, and understand the importance of conserving & protecting our tropical nature environment. “I’m a … Read more

Birds & Nests – Signs of Spring

The past 3 months was spring time in Penang! Most of the flowering plants in the garden were blooming, and we also managed to observe two different bird nests by the water garden! We first observed the nest on Feb 23th when we noticed a couple of adult Yellow-vented Bulbuls (Pycnonotus goiavier) flying around the shrubbery … Read more

Amphibians & Reptiles – Nature Talks at the Garden

Save the date! 25th April 2015 (Saturday), 11am, at Tropical Spice Garden. Tickets: RM15 & RM10 (Spice Friends)   For registrations & enquiry, please contact: Ms Joleen Yap T:+604 8811 797   |   M:+6012 4988 797   |   education@tropicalspciegarden.com *register in advance with us to avoid disappointment

Cooking Demo : Thai Inspired Party Food

  Throwing a party at home? Besides from drinks and cocktails, party snacks and finger food is a must! TSG Cooking School will be hosting a Cooking Demo on Thai inspired party food by our very own in-house cheft- Devi Nadarajan. Learn how to make simple Thai snack dishes like the ‘Pandan’ Chicken, Money Bag, Green … Read more

I’m a Junior Naturalist TOO!

Missed the last “I’m a Junior Naturalist” 2013? No worries, you can start planning for the upcoming March school holiday’s “I’m a Junior Naturalist TOO”! Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth Nature is the best teacher and greatest classroom for children to learn about their surrounding. … Read more