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Community in Bloom programme wants to bring gardens indoors

Published on Aug 24, 2014 12:09 AM

SINGAPORE - After 10 years of getting ordinary Singaporeans involved in developing outdoor gardens, the Community in Bloom programme by the National Parks Board is expanding indoors.

Launching a 200-page book called "My Green Space: Indoor Gardening Made Simple" on Saturday, Minister of State for National Development Desmond Lee said this move brings the City in a Garden vision "to exciting new heights, such that greenery is truly everywhere".

Mr Lee said that indoor gardens in residential areas may be more accessible to seniors with mobility difficulties and the handicapped, and can also be done in offices. For a start, NParks will conduct indoor gardening workshops for residents.

The book is priced at $29.50, but can be bought for $23.60 at the Singapore Garden Festival.

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