we are in the era of gadgets and machines, we are that much into it even don’t think about the motherland, day by day the number of greenery is decreasing. when you see the floral grade, the mind fills up with happiness, joy and you get in your comfort zone. India is the only place where 16,000 species to flowering plants and that constitute 6-7% of total species of plant in the world. here is the list of the flowering garden of the country which has amazing sparkle colours to show the world.
1. Mughal Garden, Jammu and Kashmir
when we think about nature, flowers greenery first place in our mind is Jammu and Kashmir, which is also known as the heaven(Jannat) of heart. Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, and Chashma Shahi are parts of the brand called Mughal garden. Blooming of the lilac and the wild iris the spring, and setting back toward the hot plain of India when the saffron flowers had bloomed autumn. The visual is the link between garden and valley where water in that direction and that progression of terrace downward with the grand chinar on either side.
Mughals taking maximum advantage of the rising slope of the mountain and the demonstration the excellent engineering skills in making optimum use of the difficult topography and abundant supply of water. the beauty of this garden is the perfect place of Bollywood old era movies.
Timing – Every day for public view, Expect Friday 9 A.m. till 6 P.M.
2. Lal Bagh, Bangalore
Banglore is famous for its flowers and Largest collection of tropical plants and it’s also known “The City of Flowers”. This garden is also had a unique thing, it has home for a different kind of bird-like the Parakeets, pond heron, kingfisher spotted pelican, mayna and much more.
Lalbagh is spread in 240 acres(0.97 square km) and also has over 1,000 rare species of plant with many old trees that are over a hundred years old. it is beautifully designed with lotus pools, fountain and sculptures made of flowers.
This show is organized in the botanical garden of Bangalore and hence it gets its name as the Lalbagh flower show. During the year of 2015 saw around more than 50 million people attend the show from all over the world. there were more than 200 varieties of flowers display in more than 20,000 pots for decoration. That’s why Lalbagh is listed top 10 must-visit flower show in India.
Timing – Every day for public view, 8 A.M. till 6 P.M. It is about 4 km from the State Legislature, the Vidhana Soudha.
3. Rock Garden, Chandighar
The rock garden is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh which is unique world-acclaimed, it consists art object, fashioned from industrial and urban waste. it is also known as Nek Chand’s Rock Garden, There are so many other things to look into the garden. There are at least 2000 effigies made out of broken glass bangles, bathroom sinks, bicycle frames, stones leftover while villages were destroyed to make this city, and all other junks that we discard. It would give you confidence that waste is also never wasted.
The rock garden sits near sukhna lake which adorns a huge area of 40 acres and witness over 5,000 daily visitors. Considered as one of the finest modern wonders of the world, the exquisite Rock Garden is one of the best places to visit in Chandigarh.
Timing – Every day for public view, 9 A.M. till 7 P.M (Summers), 9 A.M. till 6 P.M (Winters)
4. Empress Garden, Pune
The Empress Botanical Garden is named after Queen Victoria back when she held the sceptre. Once a favourite among the British officials and thus also named Soldier’s Garden. The place is now sprawling greenery of 39 acres with hundreds of rare species in trees and flowers. Empress Garden makes for a great place to take a stroll in the afternoon, learn about our flora in the flower exhibitions and breathe in some fresh air away from the city traffic.
Visitors can expect to see over two lakh flowering plants that will be on display with 30 varieties of these plants. Not just flower displays, visitors can also buy plants, the highlight of the show would be the bonsai display and rose show.
Timing – Every day for public View, 9:30 A.m till 6:30 P.M
5. Botanical Gardens, Ooty
The Botanical Garden is near Udhagamandalam, Coimbatore (Ooty). The garden is spread over 55 acres and has about a thousand species, both exotic and native, of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal and bonsai plants. In the centre of the garden is a trunk of a fossil tree 20 million years old. The garden includes many lawns with flowering plants, ponds with lilies, flower beds and ferns planted in an Italian style, numerous plots of flowering plants, a variety of medicinal plants.
A house with 127 species of ferns is located on the roadside leading to the Raj Bhavan, between the lawn and another extension of the historic entrances. The major attractions of this section are the carpet-stake design of the map of the Indian Union laid out with selective plants and 20 million-year-old fossil trunks, built on a walking path.
Timing – Every day for public view, 7 A.M. till 6 P.M.