Gardening lovers tend to their own plots in Punggol Park

My Turf is a fortnightly series that aims to share untold stories of our neighbourhoods. In this instalment, we take a look at gardening lovers at Punggol Park who cultivate their own lots while sharing seeds, supplies and tips.

Retired seamstress Song Hiang Kong, 81, learnt how to grow vegetables from her mother during her childhood days in Malaysia.

She got a chance to do it again two months ago, when she applied for a garden plot at Punggol Park under a new National Parks Board (NParks) scheme.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2018, with the headline 'My plot in the park'. Print Edition | Subscribe