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Singapore Garden Festival: 15 - 22 July 2010

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Suntec Singapore is once again in full bloom as the Singapore Garden Festival returns. The popular event is expected to wow 300,000 local and overseas visitors throughout the week.

Between 15 22 July 2010, the venue will be transformed into a wonderland of spectacular garden, packed with award-winning and spectacular floral creations showcasing the works of internationally renowned garden and floral designers.

The premier exposition of flowers and garden design, techniques and products, filled with overflowing exotic plants and flowering blooms should enthrall all flower aficionados, excite gardeners, hobbyists, home owners and families seeking out a day of fun and enjoyment.

This year, the event looks set to charm visitors once again with amazing garden displays such as the 2.5 tonnes, 5 metres tall The Man Who Planted Trees effigy centrepiece, unusual plant and floral varieties, innovative and eco-friendly gardening initiatives among others.

While taking in the scent and the riot of colours, visitors can also pick up garden tools, flowers, seeds and shop at the supermarket garden for farm fresh produce.

Additionally, for the first time, visitors and guests to the show are encouraged to bring their very own home-grown vegetables and/or fruits for the Big Salad Party, where Suntec Singapores award-winning Chef Alfred Lee will toss, dice and drizzle the produce into healthy salads.

The massive festival will take ten days of setting up and extensive dedicated man-hours to turn approximately two hectares into a delightful and lovely garden in the city.

It is a pleasure for our team to work with the National Parks Board in creating a sanctuary for the senses, bringing a burst of colours to our venue. This years show promises to be even more vibrant, colourful and exciting truly a delight for all visitors, said Pieter Idenburg, CEO of Suntec Singapore. We congratulate the National Parks Board once again in creating and hosting a magnificent show that is held in wide anticipation by all.

 Show hours are 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Monday through Sunday. Adult admission is Sin$8 weekdays and Sin$12 weekends. Tickets for children, students and senior citizens are Sin$5 weekdays and Sin$8 weekends.

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