Gardenwise

Jan 2008, Vol. 30

Articles:

A Very Happy Place Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Curious about Convolvulaceae?

From Poison to Food

Begonias of Sumatra

Birds of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Botanical Research Fellows in the Gardens

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Events
Celebration of the 300th Birth Anniversary of Carl Linnaeus
”Stars” of Singapore Garden Festival 2008 Unveiled

Notes from the Economic Garden
The Grand Old Rubber Tree and a Sketch to Stretch Ridley’s Imagination

New and Exciting
Duabanga grandiflora Beremban Bukit, Lampati

What’s Blooming
A Sight to Behold...

From Education Outreach
Enticing Children to the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Mandarin Tour for Primary Schools – A First for the Gardens’ Education

From the Taxonomy Corner
Linnaeus’ Sexual System

Ginger and its Allies
The Genus Plagiostachys

Book Review
The Genus Roscoea by Jill Cowley

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2007

From the Archives
Species and Genera Plantarum

 

Jul 2007, Vol. 29

Articles:

The Giant Silk-Cotton

Edible Orchids

Galeola nudifolia – An Extinct Orchid Re-discovered

Flora of Thailand Project

Flora of Peninsular Malaysia Project

Schismatoglottis – Terrestrial Forest Aroids in Sarawak

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
SEABG Meeting
United Nations ESCAP Ecotourism Meeting & Seminar & Seminar
International Tourist Guide Day 2007
Launch of 2007 Coin Set – Heritage Orcliids of Singapore

Beyond the Gardens
A Meeting on Biodiversity Conservation

What’s Blooming
Floral Fireworks
Unusual Heliconia from Tropical America
Sweet Snow, White Butterflies

From the Orchid Species Collection
Pteroceras pallidum – an Endangered Orchid in Singapore

Ginger and its Allies
Cornukaempferia aurantiflora

From Education Outreach
A Holiday Programme for Children

Book Review
Order Out of Chaos
Robert Wight and the Botanical Drawings of Rungiah and Govindoo

New and Exciting
Calycophyllum spruceanum – the Naked Tree

Key Visitors to the Gardens
January – June 2007

From the Archives
Systema Naturae

Jan 2007, Vol. 28

Articles:

The 4th International Ginger Symposium – A Gathering of Ginger Enthusiasts

Ginger Research in the Gardens

Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778) - Father of Systematic Biology

Victoria ‘Adventure’ – The Final Chapter

The Herbarium Moves...Yet Again

Library of Botany and Horticulture - A New Beginning

The Singapore Garden Festival 2006

Stage Programmes at the Singapore Garden Festival

Paphiopedilums at the Singapore Orchid Show

The Singapore Orchid Show

Our Award Winning Orchid

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
National Day Observance Ceremony in the Gardens
Official Opening of Tanglin Core and Launch of ‘Gardens by the Bay’ Masterplan Exhibition
Calendar Launch 2007 – A Celebration of Gingers


Beyond the Gardens
Education in Botanic Gardens in the United Kingdom

What’s Blooming
A Canvas of Colours after the Rains...

New and Exciting
Ivory Trumpet – Rothmannia longiflora (Family Rubiaceae)

From Education Outreach
Art in Nature: New Workshops for Children

Taxonomy Corner
Taxonomic Research on the Orchid Genus Calanthe

Book Review
The Boom of Ginger Books!

Notes from the Economic Gardens
Plants for your Hair – Henna and co.

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2006

From the Archives
Pictures of a Thousand Words

 

Jul 2006, Vol. 27

Articles:

Curcuma – Stunning Beauty, Hidden Treasures

Orchids of Southern and Central Africa

Ornamental Aquarium Bryophytes

Conservation and Reintroduction of Singapore’s Native Orchids to Pulau Ubin

Addicted to Seeds

Butterflies Through the Lens

An Orchid Journey to the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
Events

New and Exciting
Alpinia luteocarpa – The Red Bamboo Ginger

What’s Blooming
A Flaming Bloom Worth Waiting For

From the Education Outreach Nature is FUN! Children’s Workshops in the Gardens

Book Review
The Dendrobiums

From the Orchid species Collection
Calanthe

Upcoming Event
Singapore Garden Festival

Staff News
New Staff at Visitor Services

Key Visitors
Key Visitors to the Gardens (January to June 2006)

From the Archives
The Oriental Indian Art & Pleasure Gardener

Jan 2006, Vol. 26

Articles:

The Evolution of a Garden – the Evolution Garden

A Bryophyte Garden on a Rubber Slipper

A Plant Journey from Kuala Pilah to Tampin

Lightning Protection for Trees. Do they Protect?

SBG Fellowship – Facilitating Taxonomic Research

A Gift of Joy

Regular Features:

Message from the Director

Around the Gardens
The Gardens’ Calendars – A Partnership with ExxonMobil
A Forest Trek Through Time
Shutterbugs at Play

Notes from the Economic Garden Sweet and Sour, the Lovely Gelugor

New and Exciting
Hosea lobbii - Moon Ladder

Education Outreach
Art in Evolution
Specimen Making Workshop

Taxonomy Corner
Unclassical Names

Beyond the Gardens
A Course on the ‘Little Green Things’ in Life

Upcoming Event
Singapore Garden Festival
The 4th International Ginger Symposium

Key Visitors to the Gardens
July – December 2005

From the Archives
A New Life for an Old Dame