From a green corridor to a play garden for kids: New ideas to refresh Orchard Road

NParks plans to plant more than 5,000 curated trees and shrubs along Orchard Road to enliven the area.
NParks plans to plant more than 5,000 curated trees and shrubs along Orchard Road to enliven the area.PHOTO: NPARKS BOARD

SINGAPORE - Every year, from March to April, Singapore's trees and shrubs will go through the first of two flowering seasons, in which tropical blossoms are especially brilliant when heavy showers occur after a hot and long dry spell.

The other flowering period is from August to September. This weekend, Orchard Road, taking a leaf from nature, will also be in full bloom.

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