Sunday, June 22, 2008

India Flower news - March 2008

The Easter lily
The Hindu, Chennai, India
The flowers laughed at the lily and wondered how a flower without any colour or fragrance could be in their garden...

Flower exporters in Karnataka seek ports of entry
Business Standard, Bangalore, India
Port of entry for Flower Exporters in Karnataka : Aspiring to emerge as a flower-power in the international floriculture market, Karnataka has requested the Union government to declare Bangalore and Mangalore as ports of entry. A port of entry is a place either an airport or a seaport where goods imported from other countries are allowed legally. Presently, there are 10 ports of entry in south India four in Tamil Nadu and three each in Andhra Pradesh and Kerala...

Sikkim to host first international flower show
Business Line, Sikkim, India
he Saramsa Garden near Ranipool in East Sikkim, about 15 km from here, will be in full bloom when it opens for the International Flower Show starting from March 14. Themed "Sikkim-Nature's Own Garden," the first International Flower Show in the region...

Mumbai joins global flower trade map
Economic Times, Mumbai, India
Mumbai's first flower auction centre, that promises to place the financial capital on international flower trade map, is complete and ready for inauguration. The new centre will provide flower growers from south Gujarat and Maharashtra, a state of the art platform to trade range of flowers including rose, chrysanthemum, marigold, jasmine, aster gladious, zinnia, lilies, gerberas and carnation..

The power of flowers
Times of India, Delhi, India
What can be better than spending time with the blooming beauties .And Kanpurites got this fragrant opportunity when the Floriculture Society of the city organised a power packed flower show. .. The show witnessed approximately 69 varieties of flowers including Lili, Lilium, Marigold, Ranunculus, Dahlia, Coronation and a huge variety of Roses and few bonsai...

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