Dr Wilson Wong resides in Singapore and gardening has been his hobby since young. Although he is trained in herbal drug discovery as in his PhD research work, he has chosen to pursue his passion in horticulture. He currently works for the National Parks Board of Singapore (NParks) and has spent several years in the business of connecting people and plants through active gardening outreach programmes. Previously in HortPark, he is now based in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Outside of his core job, he is also the Gardening Consultant for NParks’ My Green Space e-newsletter, Founder of Green Culture Singapore (a Singapore gardening discussion forum), and Vice President of the Singapore Gardening Society. He is also a garden writer and the resident contributor for ‘Root Awakening’, a gardening Q&A column, in the local newspaper.