The Health Benefit of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. It has been used in India as a spice and medicinal herb for thousands of years. Turmeric has been used by the ancient Ayurveda as a curative panacea, and to this day the yogis eat turmeric and even bathe in it!   The health benefits … 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

Introducing TSG’s Latest Venture!

Looking for gifts but do not have the time to go and shop? Our online shop has just gone live today!  Introducing TSG’s range of: Books Top grade spices +Spice Therapy range of massage oil, handmade soaps, essential oils, body mists and bath salts; made from pure essential oils here in Malaysia Citronella range of … Read more

Fresh Vanilla Bean Pods

We are happy to announce TSG gift shop now stocks fresh, pure vanilla pods! Adding fresh vanilla to your recipes, will add the extra flour in your baking recipes! Frederic Rosengarten, Jr. described vanilla in The Book of Spices as “pure, spicy, and delicate”; he called its complex floral aroma a “peculiar bouquet”. As a result, vanilla … Read more

Victoria’s Beauty

Victoria amazonica Nymphaeaceae Having spent the last year germinating from these Victoria amazonica seeds, Tropical Spice Garden has the pleasure of presenting the near adult species of this glorious lily. Kenny,  the Garden Curator, has earlier been in touch with Water Garden International after many failed attempts to germinate false, unviable seeds from other questionable … Read more