You guess right , Mr. Alan Tan ! 🙂
And who would ever guessed this amazing garden of international sunflowers varieties and wild organic edibles garden existed at all, if Alan had not shared pictures with the gardening communities of Singapore?!
It existed not in some plush location, but a corner of a construction site office where he work! 🙂
Alan Tan with his dragon fruits
Jan 04 2016 – Alan’s Sunflowers varieties from around the world
Alan Tan’s Giant Sunflower
Alan’s Sunflowers basking in the sun
Alan’s Giant sunflower
Sunflowers were not the only crop that he grew well.
Where he worked in the middle of an industrial park, Alan Tan tend to a lush organic garden of amazing edibles. He grew a variety of gourds, beans, melons, pumpkins, papaya, dragon fruits, okras etc so well that he often shared his vegetables with colleagues, passers-by and every visitor to his garden.
Alan Tan’s organic edibles garden
Alan Tan’s cucumbers
Jan 6 2016 – small bittergourds like these are claimed to treat blood disorder n diabetics
I liked it that Alan Tan recycled used construction materials to grow his crops. This is such a good idea for climbing plants!
Alan Tan’s bitter guords
Dec 2015 – Look at the size of this bitter gourd from Alan Tan’s Boon Keng site!
Sept 15 2015 – Regina Fok from USA, was awed by Alan amazing garden!
Can’t believed this is in the middle of an industrial park in Singapore, right?
Oct 16 2015 – Snake gourds
Dec 4 2015 – Alan’s Japanese Melons
Jan 18 2016 – Many types of long beans are also grown here (Alan Tan)
Dec 21 2015 – Another variety of long beans from Alan Tan’s garden
Dec 26 2015 – Alan Tan’s Long beans
Dec 24 2015 – Even a “giant” butternut squash! (Alan Tan)
Alan Tan harvested his butternut squash on Jan 5 2016
Dec 26 2015 – White gourds from Alan Tan’s garden
Priceless okras from Alan Tan’s garden
Dec 18 2015 – Alan’s okras
Jan 02 2016 – Alan Tan’s Red Okras
Dec 26 2015 – Red Okra
Nov29 2015 -Alan Tan’s Japanese Pumpkin!
Nov 29 2015 – Bountiful Harvest from Alan Tan’s garden!
Alan Tan buried raw greens for compost too!
His office is not the only place where we can find crazy cool plants ! 🙂
Dec 13 2015 – Passion Fruit vines outside the elevator’s landing of his apartment!
Jan 21 2016 – Pretty wild lift landing ! 🙂
Nov 22 2015 – Grape Vines almost obscuring the view 🙂
Dec 30 2015 – Alan Tan’s Grape Vines
June 2015 – Rare chocolate mint!
Dec 2 2015 – Sick strawberry plants thriving again under his excellent care!
Not only did Alan Tan grew plants well, he is very willing to share his 10 years gardening knowledge and fruits of his labour 🙂
Jan 13 2016 – Harvesting seeds to share with fellow gardeners
Dec03 2015 – Old Cucumber left to ripe for seeds
Jan 02 2016 – Cucumber seeds collected and dried for sharing
Jan 16 2016 – Everything that he grew, Alan shared his seeds with fellow gardeners.
Many who visited his garden in Boon Keng Road, were amazed with his garden and I am sure, touched with his generosity. 🙂
Jan 14 2016 – Alan Tan (waving hand)
I am sure there are two phases that Alan Tan heard very often.
” Wow! Amazing!!! ”
” Thank you” 🙂
Alan Tan shared his vegetables with passers-by 🙂
These ladies will miss your organic edibles garden at Boon Keng Road soon .
Can’t wait to see what Alan will be planting this year at his new work site!!! 🙂