Sunday, January 06, 2008

Aug'07 - India Flower news

Solve the red flower mystery
Deccan Herald, Bangalore, India
1. Can you guess the name of this red flower? It has a long name of ten letters! 2. Some kinds of this flower are grown for their ornamental bark and leaves and there are over a 1000 species, and most of them have showy flower displays...

Capital flaunts its flower power
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India
Delhiites love flowers more than the denizens of any other city in Asia. The city has a great flower culture and tradition, thanks to its multicultural social life. Not every Delhiite may be an Alan Titchmarsh, but they seem to appreciate the beauty and versatility of flowers better than anyone else...

Flowers in pookkalams
The Hindu, Thiruvananthapuram, India
...myriad hues of flowers and the earnestness of the participants in spreading the Onam spirit marked the keenly fought The Hindu-MetroPlus Pookkalam Contest 2007 in Kochi on Saturday. The flower carpet which won the first prize in Kochi is at top, left and the one that won the first prize in Thiruvananthapuram is at bottom...

Diversify agricultural production : Cut Flower to play key-role in India
Central Chronical, New Delhi, India
..Cut-flowers is another item which is in great demand in Europe especially in winter when the availability of flowers decreases. India is already tapping this market in a big way but there is still a vast scope for increasing our share of flower exports...

Flower show to be held on October in Hubli-Darward
The Hindu, Hubli-Darward, Karnataka, India
The Department of Horticulture will organise a flower show on October 1 and 2. The show will be organised at Indira Glass House in Hubli. The department will also be conducting the �garden contest� on the occasion...

Flower research centre to be set up in Nagarcoil
The Hindu, Nagarcoil
The Government has decided to set up a flower research centre at Thovalai in two months to encourage farmers who have been raising flower crops in and around Thovalai areas. �Thovalai flower� was very famous in Kerala. A good number of people from the neighboring Kerala were visiting Thovalai for purchasing flowers. The flower crops were classified into two major divisions based on their mode of utilisation. There were commercial flowers that included jasmine, tuberose, rose, chrysanthemum, marigold, kanagambaram etc....

Flower Production and Floriculture in India
Livemint, New Delhi, India
value of exports of floriculture products from India was Rs212,70 crore in 2004-05 which went up to Rs305 crore in 2005-06 and further escalated at Rs390 crore in previous fiscal. In India,floriculture industry comprises flower trade, production of nursery plants and potted plants...

China-made rakhis flood Indian Market markets for Raksha Bandhan., New Delhi, India
This Raksha Bandhan, rakhis that sisters will tie around their brothers' wrists will have been imported from China. Rakhis imported from China are made from satin threads with small toys, dolls and flowers stuck on them. Many women have bought these rakhis...

The Red Fort, bedecked in flowers
Udayavani, New Delhi, India
The Red Fort, bedecked in flowers representing the tricolour, stood in all its grandeur as a state commentary recounted the history of events related to the monument..

Good response to Pookkalam Contest
The Hindu, Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India
The flowers will have to be arranged by the participants, but a sum of Rs.500 will be reimbursed towards the expense after the contest...

Pictures of Bangalore Flower Show 2007 at Lal bagh
Daijiworld, Bangalore, India
it is a great 'Flower show' at Lalbagh Gardens to mark the 60th Independence day celebration of India � Diamond Jubilee of India's Independence...

Saffron - Different kind of flower
Enconomic Times, Bombay, India
About 150000 flowers make up 1 kg of saffron and the craft of picking and gently drying saffron flowers involves lot of human effort. ...

Century plant's flowering is once-in-a-lifetime event
Dallas News, Dallas, USA
Else Horosko says seeing her century plant in bloom is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. In fact, she had despaired of seeing it flower before she died. Else Horosko has been waiting 37 years for her century plant to bloom. Now that her wait is over, she must bid her garden companion of three decades farewell. After it blooms, the century plant dies...

Beijing blooms as Olympic flowers go on display
The Hindu, Chennai, India
Beijing, Aug. 10 (Xinhua): More than two million flowering plants specially bred for 2008 Beijing Olympics were presented to city residents as China marks a one-year countdown to the Games. Forty-eight varieties of flowers featuring 132 colors, including maidenhair, marigold and petunias, which usually come into flower in May or October are displayed in full blossom in three areas...

Bangalore flower show 2007 - Photo gallery

OneIndia portal, Bangalore, India
Photos from Bangalore 2007 Flower show held during Aug'2007 at lalbagh...

Taj Mahal of Roeses/Flowers in Bangalore
ANI, Bangalore, Location
The Taj Mahal, created with red and white roses, is one of the major attractions at the annual Independence Day flower show at Bangalore's Lalbagh. The flower replica is a tribute to the Taj Mahal...

How To Keep Cut Flowers Fresh For A Long Time
OneIndia, New Delhi, India
Flowers are enchanting beauties that nature has bestowed in bountiful They are little things that render a feeling of freshness and joy with their ..

Bangalore Flower show 2007 opens with Rosy Taj
Deccan Herald, Bangalore, India
Rosy Taj... A Taj Mahal with 26,000 roses being readied at Lal Bagh in Bangalore on Monday for the Independence Day flower show which will kick off on Wednesday. The flower replica is a tribute to Taj, one of the seven wonders

Kenya: Country to Protect Horticulture
All Africa, Kenya
Threatened by a likely ban due to its 'inferior' exports, Kenya has launched fresh campaigns to protect its UK horticulture market against attempts to block its products over environmental concerns. Kenya's horticulture industry players have launched the 'Grown Under the Sun' campaign to inform British consumers about the development benefits associated with sourcing fresh produce from Kenya...

Flower Growing Women Community
The Telegraph, Nashua, USA
Growing flowers has long been an enjoyable occupation, mainly for women, although many men now indulge in the hobby. Flowers add to the beauty of the home, the neighborhood and the community. Both bright and pastel colors raise the spirits and delight the eye. The first bulbs ...Garden clubs have been around for a long time, formed at first by groups of women simply interested in growing a variety of flowers and then gradually...

Send Valentines Flowers and gifts - Flower delivery in Bangalore by grower
India Flower Grower/exporter from Bangalore, Hosur

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