The World in a Garden: Singapore's Gardens by the Bay

By Bonnie Tinsley

Two soaring conservatories, filled with cool-climate plants from around the world. An indoor mountain and waterfall, wreathed in mist. Eighteen towering Supertrees, rising as high as 16 storeys, clad with a profusion of ferns, bromeliads, orchids. More than 1.5 million plants, consisting of some 18,000 plant groups, spread over an area equivalent to 90 football fields. A haven for wildlife in the new downtown. A recreational hub for the people of Singapore. A shining beacon for travellers from all corners of the globe. A dream of perpetual springtime in the Tropics. A vision made reality.Easy-to-read text provides interesting information on the people, places, programmes and plants. Follow-up book to Perpetual Spring: Singapore's Gardens by the Bay (2012)
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About Author

Bonnie Tinsley

A former National Parks Board Assistant Director, Bonnie Tinsley was part of Dr Kiat W. Tan's team that helped establish the National Parks Board under the Ministry of National Development. She has worked as a professional writer in Southeast Asia, including a stint as a feature writer for The Straits Times, Singapore, and is the author of three books on the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Product Details
Binding : Hardback
Number of Pages : 256
Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publication Date : Dec 15, 2016
Weight : 1,306.00g
ISBN-13 : 9789814721110
Dimension : 265 x 230 x 22(mm)