Why buy tree saplings from State forest Department Nurseries

UP forest dept nursery indiranagar sec 18, lucknow

For an Art of Living, ‘Volunteer For A Better India’, tree plantation activity in the monsoons this year, we went looking at nurseries, and found UP Forest Department’s Nursery at Sector 18, Indiranagar in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India) to be the

25 October, 2014 | Views: 8617



Pink and white Kachnar, Bauhinia trees

Pink kachnar flower

I was first fascinated by these flowers at Bithoor, Kanpur. It was offered at Brahm Khoonti shrine. This was the first kachnar bloom that I saw at close quarters, fragrant, and butterfly like…

08 October, 2009 | Views: 40918

Tropical almond - Badam tree in the Indian plains

tropical indian almond badam tree

“A Badam (Almond) tree in the plains is quite a novelty”, my father told me; and for a ten year old it became a matter of pride and adoration. The young tree spread its roots and announced its approval of living conditions in our Lucknow garden with

12 January, 2009 | Views: 19925

Summer blooms - Amaltas

Amaltas blooms yellow

In his books, Ruskin Bond talks about his longing for the jolly sight of Amlatas, Gulmohar and Jacaranda during his jaunt abroad. Sure enough, he returned to India as soon as he had made enough money for the journey home. The Amaltas  adds many

29 July, 2008 | Views: 9709



    Phool Bangla at Sri Radha Vallabh Temple, Vrindavan Photo Journal

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