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Tropical Spice Garden – IN THE CITY
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February 1, 2016May 5, 2018

Tropical Spice Garden – IN THE CITY

Tropical Spice Garden – In The City Interior Visit the latest extension of Tropical Spice Garden  – a little pocket garden shop in the heart of George Town! Situated near to Little India and the busy Beach Street, our little shop carries all our favourite TSG essentials – high grade spices, aromatherapy and household scents, beautiful fabrics and...

Garden Blooms – The Bat Lily (Tacca Integrifolia)
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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
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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...

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November 26, 2015May 5, 2018

Chubby And Charismatic – The Common Greenback Frog!

The Common Greenback frogs (H. erythraea) can be found across Southeast Asia, and is also known as the Red-eared Greenback or the Leaf Frog. The habitats of H. erythraea range from scrubland, grassland, and agricultural areas to urban disturbed areas. In addition, H. erythraeais a middle size frog with a snout-length from 30-75mm, which the size varies according to...

A Hidden Beauty – The Chocolate Soldier Butterfly!
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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...

Being Vegan : Saving The Planet One Bite At A Time
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September 29, 2015May 5, 2018

Being Vegan : Saving The Planet One Bite At A Time

This wasn’t the first time the gallant Pamela took the mic and stir the wondering minds of her audience. As a vegan and an true animal lover, Pamela shined light on many concealed issues in relation to the impact food industries have on sentient beings and people in general. In addition, she enlightened many of...

SPICE WARS!
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September 28, 2015May 5, 2018

SPICE WARS!

I had a major craving for Indian food last weekend so I had briyani on Saturday and ‘tosai’ on Sunday – both with incredibly explosive combinations of spices in each dish that left my tummy rumbling quite happily. Many of us may take spices for granted now since it’s readily available at every wet market and...