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Teaching at Edgefield Primary – 3

I was especially excited for this lesson, as this time, I would be individually leading a session instead of assisting – as I normally did. The kids were learning plant anatomy and how to propagate many types of plants as their final lesson. I was teaching them about monocots and dicots plants, and how each …

Designing for Carbon Inq

Alexius shared with me that he had a exhibition coming up for his products. He was showcasing different soil ranges and a micro green growing kit that he required package design. I wanted to do something organic and natural feeling, but also premium. There was also time constraint as the exhibition was happening soon, so …

Teaching at Edge Field Primary – 2

This was the second session in the series of gardening and horticulture lessons for kids at Edgefield primary school. This lesson, kids learnt about vermi-composting and worms, and also had brought back their grown sunflower seedlings for analysis and in some cases much needed resuscitation. Most kids had in their eagerness and excitement, over watered …

Teaching at Edgefield Primary – 1

This was the first lesson of the series of gardening and horticulture classes for primary 4 – 6 children that Alexius and I ran. The kids were part of the science club CCA that had arranged for them to learn horticulture for 3 lessons after school. I think it was quite new for them, as …

Landscape Design at Saraca Rd

I was part of a landscape design job while working at Carbon Inq. We reached the site around 1 pm, when the sun was blazing hot to start working on the project. Our aim was to create a edible garden on the roadside of the client. My supervisor had already picked out the plants and …

Foraging and Landscape Design Class

I attended a foraging and landscape design as assistant to Alexius. Even though I was there to help out and gain ideas about nature programmes, I gained a lot of valuable knowledge about foraging and Landscape design. The class first convened at Alexius home at Poh Huat Drive where he teaches the lesson. First we …

Meeting with Carbon Inq

I had a short meeting with Carbon Inq Director Alexius Yeo regarding my residency and roles and responsibilities. Carbon Inq is small education and nature centered organisation that focuses on teaching people to grow, learn and love plants. Of their many education and training programs, the most interesting ones that are relevant to my areas …