Orchid-growing still popular among Singaporeans, despite challenges

Orchid hobbyist Peggy Tan holding a Phalaenopsis kapuasensis. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Orchid hobbyist Peggy Tan is slightly disappointed that she cannot field an entry for the upcoming Orchid Competition at the National Parks Board's Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) that kicks off later in July.

At the competition, which is organised in partnership with The Orchid Society of South-east Asia (Ossea), the region's top growers will converge on the National Orchid Garden at the Botanic Gardens to show off their best blooms from July 30 to Aug 9.

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