29 September 2009

Community in Bloom - Talk on Mosses, 17 Oct 2009

Dear Friends and Partners of 'Community in Bloom',



There will be a free talk on Mosses on the 17 Oct (Sat), 3 pm - 4.30pm at HortPark, Fruit Room. Admission is free and no reservation/registration is needed.



Title: The Amazing World of Bryophytes- Unveiling its Science and Beauty



Synopsis: Embrace the rich diversity of Bryophytes such as Liverworts, Mosses and Hornworts, found in the tropics and learn more about its ecology, economic importance and the conservation of this group of little known plants in this talk-cum-demonstration session. See how these plant groups are used as ornamental plants in the design and building of aquarium and terrarium, and get tips on how to grow them at home!



Speaker: Dr. Benito C. Tan, The Singapore Botanic Gardens and National University of Singapore.



Demonstration by Mr. Loh Kwek Leong from Killies.com., Ms Serena Lee from Herbarium, SBG, and Ms Ng Yimin from NUS.



For more details on this talk, contact HortPark Visitor Service at tel no. 6471501 or email NParks_HortPark@nparks.gov.sg.



Come and join us for the following talks we have lined up for you in Oct 2009!
Admission is free, no registration or reservation is needed.

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