Join Kim Woods Rabbidge in cosmopolitan Singapore to celebrate the tropics. A place where heritage, plus new, internationally acclaimed gardens are revered. Few countries in the 21st Century have put so many resources into gardens, generating opportunities and prosperity for residents, and horticultural extravaganzas for visitors from near and far. This ‘City in a Garden’ showcases the most innovative contemporary practices in the futuristic Gardens by the Bay. Giant tree-like towers generate solar power used for garden maintenance and for the spectacular evening light show. Marvel at vast displays of exquisite orchids; and be amused by our Bollywood Veggies eccentric hostess while dining in her Poison Ivy Bistro – a favourite weekend destination for locals. Foodies and collectors will love the buzz of markets. Take a reflective moment at historic sites important to Australia. Retreat to your 5✮ Hotel at day’s end.
Kim Woods Rabbidge, behind the popular ‘Our Australian Gardens’ Instagram and blog ouraustraliangardens.com, is an award winning garden writer and photographer, and researcher and scriptwriter for OAG’s DVDs. Her articles and photographs appear in several garden books, and national publications including Gardening Australia, House & Garden, and RM Williams Outback magazine. From 2005-2009 Kim was Qld Coordinator and National Newsletter editor for Open Gardens Australia. Kim is the President of the Horticultural Media Association Queensland.