Hype in home-gardening, plants fades off

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Karene Lee Fong Lin, 28, says she and her husband became more active in home-gardening when the first MCO started, and both have developed different preferences. – Picture courtesy of Karene Lee, May 15, 2021.

NURSERIES are expecting a lower sale of plants during the ongoing movement-control order, a reverse in trend of the unexpected peak sales during the early two lockdowns in Malaysia. 

This time around, they said, the interest of people to grow home plants seemed to have phased out, largely due to the fact that many have returned to work, or because of financial constraints. 

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.


  • Rare plants is fine as long as they are not taken from the wild.

    Posted 1 month ago by Malaysia New hope