26 Sep '12, 11am
Did you know you that natural #libido #enhancers are grown in your neighbourhood garden?
Text and images by Joanna Yeo @ Makansutra Tongkat Ali, Kacip Fatimah, Buah Long Long etc.. Are these names familiar, strange or weird sounding to you? No, they are not names of your friendly Pakcik or Makcik in the neighbourhood. Neither is Buah Long Long the name of some fruity loan shark. These are actually some of the many plants and herbs that are growing in the real life ‘farmville’ style gardens right in our neighbourhood. We visited a few of the more than 300 community gardens located islandwide in Singapore and list some of the more interesting discoveries and their uses. Fig tree 1. Fig tree (Found at Jurong Central Zone ‘G’ RC Garden) The fig tree can be seen growing outside the fenced-up Jurong community garden. Planted several years ago, the tree has finally bore fruits – plentifully. Mdm Kamisah, the principal gardener of Jurong East Ave 1 Garden says “drinki...