TWO lawyers had an unusual request for their guests on their wedding day - do not come bearing traditional gifts. Instead, lawyers Susan de Silva, 50, and Chandra Mohan K. Nair, 60, asked their 200 guests to donate to the Plant-A-Tree scheme.
The scheme is an initiative by the Garden City Fund, a charity supported by the National Parks Board, and the Singapore Environment Council, a charity that champions green causes.
Since their wedding in Sentosa last December, the couple have planted more than 150 trees pledged by their guests. On Sunday, they planted the last 10 in Bukit Batok Nature Park.
Their wedding trees, which cost $15,400 in all, are planted across Singapore in various