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Batik The Monkey Weekend!
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July 5, 2016May 5, 2018

Batik The Monkey Weekend!

A weekend of Batik Painting with Lusy Koror – Artist & Creative Facilitator in support of Langur Project Penang! It is a FREE batik painting workshop for all ages 8 and above! At the same time, 50% of all garden entrace ticket sales for both days will be donated to Langur Project Penang if you join a...

The G Sisters – Ginger & Galangal
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June 20, 2016May 5, 2018

The G Sisters – Ginger & Galangal

Same botanical family but so different in taste and use in cooking various Asian dishes! There are around 400 members of the ginger family grown wild in the tropical Asia but these 2 particular variety is the one universally  known as Ginger & Galangal. A young ginger has a very thin skin, is pale yellow and has pinkish...

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March 9, 2016May 5, 2018

TSG -Cooking School Open Day

Tropical Spice Garden’s much acclaimed Cooking School is now having an Open Day, filled with fun activities for both adults and children! Delicious cooking classes and tantalising cooking demos to excite a foodie’s tastebuds! Food vendors galore to whet your appetite ? Please register for the cooking classes as spaces are limited: only 10 personal cooking stations so hurry...

More Than Just A Cuppa…
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February 4, 2016May 5, 2018

More Than Just A Cuppa…

Do you ever wonder what goes on before your cup of coffee is served? Where were they planted, how were they harvested, and what is the difference between the blends used by different coffee houses? If all those burning questions are keeping you up at night instead of the caffeine, Coffee Rescue Penang is here to the,...

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...