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Horticulture Park @ Alexandra Road

Posted by
spots (Singapore, Singapore) on 11 March 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

We discovered a new park last weekend - NParks' Horticulture Park at Alexandra Road. I believe it has not been officially opened yet, but the park is open to public and free (of course). There's lots of greenery, landscaped shrubs, flowers, bridges, pathways to wander through, and a few playgrounds, one of which was suitable for toddlers. There was also a koi pond (closer to the car park) and a cafe which I predict will be extremely popular because of its relaxed Balinese style outdoor seating that is perched on a "hill" that has a reflection pool next to it. Quite "spa" like. (But the cafe has not opened yet).

Anyway, one of the "exhibits" at the park involved a baby cot, a baby walker and a baby high chair. Some corny gardener thought it'd be a quirky idea to use these items as part of the plant nursery... HOHOHOHO.

Check out Hort park here and do pay a visit, though it does tend to get hot as there is little sheltered area, so go early in the morning.

NIKON D50 1/1250 second F/2.8 ISO 200 50 mm

Saeed from Tehran, Iran

very nice shot. good framing & vivid colors :)

11 Mar 2008 7:26am

Himera from Ljubljana, Slovenia

Lovely details! I like the vibrant colors very much!

11 Mar 2008 7:46pm

reen from Singapore

hi ruth! thanks for the great recommendation :) i am so looking forward to more yummy food you are experimenting nowadays, new posting soon? I think the park will be crowded very soon esp. on weekends when parents are not working :) Are you still a full time mommy ?

13 Mar 2008 6:38am

1/1250 second
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