Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay

I miss London. I especially miss our Southwark neighbourhood where the Thames, the Tate Modern, Southbank and a couple of parks are a short walk away. I miss walking. You could walk in Singapore but goodness – the heat! As much as I love everything British, I will be forever Asian when it comes to sun exposure (NO sun and NO exposure).

So I was amazed when I first went to the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay because it had air-conditioning! It was a mix of the things I love – plants and cool weather. It may not be a quick walk to the flower dome but it is one of my favourite spots to take my daughter for a few hours. We’re now ‘friends of the gardens‘ so we pop by once or twice a week.

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The war of the roses floral display is on until 6 April 2014.

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Aside from the temporary exhibit, the flower dome is divided into several gardens where you can see different plants from around the world.

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Daisies are the happiest flower (You’ve Got Mail)

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Coco Chanel’s favourite flower

The best part? It’s a child friendly place where there’s a good changing area and a nursing room which allows us to stay longer when my daughter has the occasional meltdown 🙂

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