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Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) is back after a four-year hiatus with its eighth edition set to take place at ION Orchard, Ngee Ann City, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Photo Credit: Singapore Garden Festival / Facebook

Organised by the National Parks Board (NParks), the free-to-attend premier garden and flower show will be held along shopping belt Orchard Road as well as Singapore Botanic Gardens to enable a wider reach of visitors.

An array of exciting programmes have been lined up for visitors to the Festival, and here are some of the key event highlights that will be taking place across the three different locations:

ION Orchard 

Venue: ION Orchard, Basement 4
Date:
 
30 Jul to 7 Aug 2022
Fee: Free admission

[NEW] Floral Fiesta: A Floral Creation Challenge

Venue: ION Orchard, Basement 4
Date: 3 to 7 Aug 2022

New to this year’s Festival, is a mass Floral Fiesta: A Floral Creation Challenge that will take place at ION Orchard (Basement 4) from 3 to 7 August 2022. This “live” challenge will see budding florists, floral hobbyists and even professional floral designers come together to create their pieces based on a wide variety of themes.

12th Floral Designers Society (Singapore) Cup

Venue: ION Orchard, Basement 4
Date: 30 Jul to 2 Aug 2022

From 30 July to 2 August 2022, Floral Designers Society (Singapore) will be running its 12th FDSS Cup with competition pieces on display.

Community Garden Edibles Competition

Venue: ION Orchard, Basement 4
Date: 30 Jul to 7 Aug 2022

Visitors can also look forward to a feature display that showcases winning entries from the Community Garden Edibles Competition. The Competition recognises the abilities of hobby gardeners amongst us and showcases their gardening skills in cultivating a variety of fruits and vegetables that can be grown in Singapore, including unique and uncommon edibles.

Non-Competitive Floral Installation Displays

Venue: ION Orchard, Basement 4
Date: 30 Jul to 7 Aug 2022

Visitors to ION Orchard will be wowed as they arrive at the mall greeted by two large Floral Installations created by local celebrated award winning floral masters – Harijanto Setiawan and John Lim.

Ngee Ann City

Show Garden Competition

Venue: Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City
Date: 30 Jul to 7 Aug 2022

The returning favourite Show Garden Competition will feature a total of six plots of creations by top award-winning local and international gardeners. This year’s displays will feature designers from Australia, France, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Date:
30 Jul to 9 Aug 2022
Fee: Free admission

Orchid Competition

Venue: National Orchid Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Date: 30 Jul to 9 Aug 2022

The Orchid Competition, which is co-organised with the Orchid Society of Southeast Asia (OSSEA), will be held at the National Orchid Garden in Singapore Botanic Gardens. Visitors can look forward to viewing more than 400 rare and exquisite orchids, including warm and cool-growing species and hybrids found in different regions around the world, submitted for competition by professional growers and hobbyists.

Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival

Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Date:
 30 Jul to 9 Aug 2022

The Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival will also be held in conjunction with SGF. From 30 July to 9 August 2022, in addition to SGF displays and competitions, the Gardens will be bustling with a variety of programmes, including concerts, tours, talks and exhibitions to celebrate the Gardens’ heritage.

Enhancing the Digital Experiences

To enhance the digital experience of the Festival, Shopee is returning as the official e-commerce and e-marketplace partner for SGF 2022. Apart from bringing back the e-marketplace with exclusive promotions and a wider range of products, the platform will also conduct livestreaming sessions and feature gamification elements to engage with the public.

Find the latest updates including details on how to sign up for the competitions on Singapore Garden Festival's website and Facebook page


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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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