Tropical Spice Garden Penang Reaches Out For Aid As They Face Permanent Closure

It has been more than a year ever since Malaysia implemented MCO. Since then, many sectors are forced to take a hiatus, with the biggest impact hitting the tourism industry. Closer to home in Penang, Tropical Spice Garden is currently facing permanent closure after 18 months of uncertainty. Read on to find out how you can lend a helping hand.

Tropical Spice Garden Penang Faces Permanent Closure

Tropical Spice Garden is nestled along the northeastern coast of Penang island. Here, it’s a biodiverse living museum of spices and tropical plants. Additionally, the 5 landscaped acres of the garden is a treasure trove of more than 500 living specimens of lush and exotic flora from around the world. This used to be a must-visit spot for tourists and a weekend getaway with nature for locals.

Tropical Spice Garden Penang

Photo: @kanopicoffee (Instagram)

Tropical Spice Garden Penang

Image:  @TropicalSpiceGarden (Facebook)

Tropical Spice Garden PenangPhoto: @TropicalSpiceGarden (Facebook)

However, throughout MCO, Tropical Spice Garden was forced to face temporary closure. Hence, the owner of TSG, Katherine Joan Chua has come forward in a heartfelt video sharing that the place is currently facing permanent closure.

Tropical Spice Garden Penang

Photo: @TropicalSpiceGarden (Facebook)

“Without visitors who are our lifeblood-the Garden simply cannot survive, ” she said.

Now here’s how we all can help. Take part in Tropical Spice Garden’s crowdfunding campaign “Join the Family, Save the Garden.” Sign up as a Spice Fam member from as low as RM25/month. As a Spice Fam member, you will have access to an array of activities like virtual classes, workshops, unlimited entry to the Garden, and more.

Tropical Spice Garden Penang

Photo: @TropicalSpiceGarden (Facebook)

Tropical Spice Garden PenangPhoto: @TropicalSpiceGarden (Facebook)

A Tiny Help Goes A Long Way

Let’s all lend a helping hand to Tropical Spice Garden so they too can stay afloat amidst such challenging times.

Tropical Spice Garden Penang

“Your Spice Fam subscription is more than just money, it’s the garden’s lifeline to stay open,” Katherina said.

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