Category: Garden News

Garden Closed | 9 May 2018
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May 2, 2018May 5, 2018

Garden Closed | 9 May 2018

The Malaysia’s 14th General Election is around the corner and election fever is upon us! Please note that we will be closed on 9 May 2018 for this occasion and encourages the empowerment of our voting rights!

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September 22, 2016May 5, 2018

For The Love Of Feathers

Our chirpy neighbours My name is Rod Gowen… I am a retired British Telecom Health and Safety Manager, raised in a small seaside town called Ilfracombe, on the North Devon coast in England. My interest in watching birds started when I was young. At school, when I was ten years old, I won first prize in...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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July 30, 2015May 5, 2018

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 all started...