HDB corridor garden grew out of student's love of plants

Mr Muhammad Syahid Shamsuri's green room and corridor - nicknamed Gardens By The Corridor - are famous among his neighbours and friends.
Mr Muhammad Syahid Shamsuri's green room and corridor - nicknamed Gardens By The Corridor - are famous among his neighbours and friends.PHOTO: COURTESY OF MUHAMMAD SYAHID SHAMSURI

SINGAPORE - Mr Muhammad Syahid Shamsuri's love of plants started organically in 2017 when he graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, where he studied landscape design and horticulture.

The 24-year-old says: "I had about five plants in 2017 - nothing crazy. My first plant, a Chinese Evergreen, was given to me as a gift when I had to present a plant for one of my modules. But it did not appeal to me that much. It wasn't anything like love at first sight."

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