Category: Nature Education

Garden Blooms – The Bat Lily (Tacca Integrifolia)
Post
January 5, 2016May 5, 2018

Garden Blooms – The Bat Lily (Tacca Integrifolia)

Flowering plants, also known as Angiosperms, are the most diverse group of land plants in the world. Existing in different shapes, sizes, and colours, there are more than 95 species of flowering plants in Tropical Spice Garden – ranging from bromeliads to palms, cacti to begonias, and more! However, one genus stood out among all...

Home-Style Health: A Series Of Traditional Medicine Methods
Post
December 22, 2015May 5, 2018

Home-Style Health: A Series Of Traditional Medicine Methods

As an unofficial representative of Generation Y, I can safely say that we grew up having our parents and grandparents brewing all sorts of soups and tonics for us to swallow when we feel a little under the weather. Much to our dismay, of course, as we rather much prefer the quick fixes that the...

A Hidden Beauty – The Chocolate Soldier Butterfly!
Post
November 5, 2015May 5, 2018

A Hidden Beauty – The Chocolate Soldier Butterfly!

When the sun shines and the heat wakes up the plants, tiny invertebrates are starting their daily routine in the woods. Squirrels are climbing up the trees for nuts and berries, monkeys reach up to the canopy of the rainforest to feed on shoots, and magnificent water monitor lizards emerge from the streams and ponds...

Post
September 3, 2015May 5, 2018

I’m A Junior Naturalist~

Our popular school holiday programme is now open for group bookings! From 20th  to 26th September 2015, gather your friends for a fun-filled day at Tropical Spice Garden where you will experience the outdoors as a Junior Naturalist! ~EXPLORE your senses by going on an amazing-race around the Garden to fulfill your quests! ~Put your senses...

Battle Of The Reptiles – Green Crested Lizard Vs Oriental Whip Snake
Post
July 29, 2015May 5, 2018

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)!...

Post
July 28, 2015May 5, 2018

Garden Crafters | 07-06-2015

The Nature Education team from Tropical Spice Garden held their third overnight camp in the garden grounds on 6th – 7th June 2015. Being a different type of experience from the daytime tours and workshops, this two day, one night camp was a hit with a boisterous bunch of 15 participants ranging from six to ten years old. Titled ‘Garden Crafters’, the...

Figs In The Garden
Post
May 25, 2015May 6, 2018

Figs In The Garden

The huge Fig tree in the garden Figs (Ficus spp) are one of the successful forest species, with up to 900 species distributed around the world. Fig trees play an important role in the tropical rainforest as the syconium makes up the main diet for many types of animals in the forest, from mammals, e.g. monkeys,...

‘Birding In Your Neighbourhood’ With Kanda Kumar!
Post
May 19, 2015May 6, 2018

‘Birding In Your Neighbourhood’ With Kanda Kumar!

Are you a bird enthusiast, love bird watching, a beginner in birding world and would love to learn more about the local birdies around Penang? If yes, come join us for this unique birding workshop as Mr Kanda Kumar of Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) will be teaching us on the basic identification & sketching techniques on some...

Post
May 8, 2015May 6, 2018

Why “5 Senses”?

Why “5 Senses” Tropical Spice Garden offers a variety of children nature educational programmes, targeting kids between the ages of 6 to 12 years old. We hope to educate the next generation on the importance of the tropical rainforest ecosystem and ignite an appreciation for the Garden’s various flora & fauna.   One of the...

Post
May 5, 2015May 6, 2018

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 making...

  • 1
  • 2