Sowing the seeds of greenery solutions

Mr Zac Toh, 27, founded urban greenery specialist GWS Living Art in 2012. It has clinched several notable projects in recent years.
Mr Zac Toh, 27, founded urban greenery specialist GWS Living Art in 2012. It has clinched several notable projects in recent years.ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

For most of his childhood, Mr Zac Toh, 27, was stepping in cow dung, driving forklifts, bathing in spring water and running around his father's plant nurseries in Singapore and Malaysia.

"Most kids worked at McDonald's during the holidays but I spent mine plucking weeds for a few dollars," said the founder of urban greenery specialist GWS Living Art.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 25, 2019, with the headline 'Sowing the seeds of greenery solutions'. Print Edition | Subscribe