Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) came to a close on 24 August during which it showcased exciting garden designs and exquisite floral creations. Some 300,000 visitors to the Festival, over 50 displays and more than 250,000 plants featuring more than 1,000 different species were on display.
Launched in 2006, the fifth instalment of the Festival featured over 50 designers from 15 countries under one roof showcasing their masterpieces at the Singapore’s leading horticulture-themed destination, Gardens by the Bay. This was the first time the Festival went outdoors and visitors were treated to the best of tropical horticulture and artistry with impressive structures of up to 10 metres high. There were 15 Landscape and Fantasy Gardens, 14 Floral Windows to the World displays, eight Balcony Gardens, seven Table Top Floral displays, six miniature gardens and the Orchid Extravaganza featuring some 18,000 plants and more than 40 orchid species and hybrids.
The next Singapore Garden Festival will be held in 2016 at Gardens by the Bay. Watch this space for more details.