In 1963, then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew planted a Mempat tree at Farrer Circus. Thus began the campaign to transform Singapore into a city filled with greenery.
The journey and experiences of people who had contributed to the greening initiative are documented in this beautifully illustrated 200-page commemorative book. Read more here.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens has been inscribed as Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lend your support to us by pledging a donation to the Gardens through this Programme.
Support our research and outreach efforts to help protect, conserve and enhance our natural heritage.