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Therapeutic garden at Tiong Bahru Park

Open 24 hours

About the therapeutic garden

Open to the public to visit, the therapeutic garden at Tiong Bahru Park was launched on 19 September 2017 for everyone in the community. It was designed in collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Mind-Science Centre.

Find out more about therapeutic gardens.

Zones in the garden

The garden is specially designed to engage the senses with a landscape of plants divided into 4 zones. Refer to the following to find out more about each of these zones:

Located at the entrance of the therapeutic garden, this zone engages your sense of smell with a selection of fragrant flowering plants as you enter the garden.

    This zone features a wide collection of plants that attract butterflies, dragonflies and birds and other biodiversity which provides a visual treat for visitors.

    Familiar herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables planted in this zone are commonly found in the local markets and home kitchens.

    Some interesting plants in this zone include:

    Plants with diverse colours and textures are planted to engage your vision and sense of touch.

    Some interesting plants in this zone include:

    Join therapeutic horticulture programmes

    This park offers therapeutic horticulture programmes. Therapeutic horticulture programmes maximise the features of a therapeutic garden through the use of plants and nature-related activities.

    They are conducted by trained persons for senior citizen groups or people with dementia and other special needs.

    Find out how you can join or start a therapeutic horticulture programme.