He also manages the nursery soil and adds fertilizer regularly. A small pond is also made to drain water to the plants through a pipe that is regulated using a timer. This is especially useful for making sure the plants are watered when the family is away.
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Tan shares that his hobby is a way to relax from his work in the construction industry. According to him, looking at plants can spoil the eye.
“Every day I see the sun, rain, concrete, metal, when I come home I see fish, water, plants, fruits,” he said.
He added that the plants he maintains help bring his home to life when he has to live in a ‘concrete jungle’ like Singapore.
Report: Elyzabeth Yulivia