Jun
27
2010

The Secret Garden, 1 Utama

If you don’t already know, there’s a Secret Garden in my second home. Yes, I’m talking about THE Secret Garden in 1 Utama. Open on weekends only, I never got the chance to pay it a visit as Darling always brushes off the idea fearing that it might be too hot up there. *He knows me is Candle Princess :P*
 
Today, Darling dropped me and Ethan in 1Utama before heading off to somewhere.. The first thing that came to my mind was, “Hey, it’s the weekend, the Secret Garden is open and Darling is not around”. So I quickly took the elevator up to the Rooftop and it opened up to ‘Heaven’.

Such beauty right smack in the middle of a city on a shopping mall! I … I …. sigh.. no words to describe how I felt that time. It’s like falling in love all over again. It’s definitely going to be MY regular hang out from now on.

If you think it will be scorching hot at the Upper Roof Level, well.. not exactly. The garden is actually very shady with lots of mist spray everywhere. This Candle Princess here did not melt ok? Can you see the mist in the picture above?

I’m no expert when it comes to plants but I’m easily pleased. What I saw in the garden has already captured my heart :D

Pink, white or red.. which is your favourite? Ethan first said red, then he saw the pink and said pink, then later decided that he loved WHITE! *slaps forehead*

Orchids and flowers

Cactus garden

The Secret Garden of 1 Utama is an experimental garden using novel technologies to grow 500 species of interesting, rare and unusual plants in an open tropical roof-top environment. The soil medium is based on granulated horticultural carbon (a form of charcoal). Chilled water is provided by sprinklers at night.

If you are ever in 1 Utama on weekends, go and see for yourself. It’s beautiful, trust me.

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    Wow…beautiful garden and then…suddenly a huge elmo. :p

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    yeah man, really beautiful! man, wish we have gone there today! at least we can go to this secret garden as well!

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    oh my so beautiful…
    and elmo woo hoo…
    i agree with foong… haha why no cookie monster

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    Oh you finally went! Nice hor? I didn't notice the "mist" when I was there.

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    Nice garden, especially the flowers… lucky you to be able to enjoy beautiful garden so close to your home… :)

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    I've been wanting to go to this Secret Garden for a long, long time already but never did! It's only open during weekends right? And you have to get a pass or soemthing from the counter?

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    So now there's a nice garden at your second home, your 1st home no need garden right? LOL!!

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    What a beautiful garden. Nice photos! That's funny..LOL. Kesian Cookie Monster.

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    Free admission? Oooo…it's so beautiful! Must make it a point to drop by should I go to KL…

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    oh my so beautiful… and elmo woo hoo…i agree with foong…

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    ahhh i love the secret garden.. something likr mini garden at my home. :)

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    dont know when i got the chance to visit secret garden.. 1U really your 2nd home la.. always promoting it .. hope they realise that.. :)

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    Cool! but why does it opens during weekends only?!

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    foong – No need special pass and all. Just take the elevator to the Upper Roof and register yourself there. Tell me when you are there.. I wanna go again too :D

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    what a beautiful secret garden!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

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    What a nice place! Never knew of a Secret Garden.. not so secret anymore now eh? :P

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    wOW!! lOVE IT SO MUCH!! Thanks for putting up the photo!! Can show it to my hubby so that he wouldnt reject to go cos he always think is HOT!! :-)

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    Thanks for the info. I didn't know that. Must go one weekend.;)

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    oh..i missed it when I was there.

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    Wow, I must visit the 'Secret Garden' too :) Seen the flyer at 1Utama but have not got the chance to see it personally.Tks for sharing!

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    Very nice!!!! I love it…Must go next time when im in KL.

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    Awwwwwwwwwww, the garden's so serene and blissful and lovely flowers too! Must check it out when I'm in town…

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    Wow…didnt know One Utama has a secret garden. Sigh…long time not been there it seems.

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