Important gardens in India
Well! Whenever I hear the word garden or Important gardens in India, a lots of things come in my mind that are trees, flowers, sculptures, water fountains and ample more as well. In short I can say a garden is a man-made natural reservoir for the trees, birds and some other species as well. Today in this blog I will talk about some famous gardens which you should visit once in your life.
SIM’S PARK COONOR
This beautiful garden is in Coonor, Tamil Nadu. This garden is not only a park for the kids to play, the adults to explore or pensioners to sit and talk, but it is also a great reservoir for the old age trees and thousands of the tree species. So the altitude of Sim’s park is around 1780 meters with the annual rainfall of 150 cm. The temperature shows variations from 5degree C to 30degree C. The total area of the park is 12 hectares. It is divided into 4 sections i.e. small lily pond, rose garden, boating area and flowering plants area. It not only includes unusual exotic species but also, So it has naturally grown trees, shrubs and creepers and it covers around 1000 species of plants from 85 families. The major attractions of this park are lawns, rockeries, artistically designed ornamental beds and great variety.
LAL BHAG GARDEN
This garden is located in Bangalore. It is the center of attraction of the city. It is renowned center for botanical artwork, scientific study and conservation of plants. So it occupies around 240 acres of land in the city. 1000 species of old plants are reserved form centuriest is one of the world’s largest gardens. The major point of interest of Lal Bhag garden is floral clock, tree fossil, glass house, lalbagh lake, museum, pigeon house, statue of Shri chamaraja wodeyar, kempegowda tower and many more. The most important tourists’ attraction is Lal Bagh rock which is said to be over 3000 million years old. It has four gates which opens in different directions i.e. north, south, east and west.
Some other Important gardens in India
It is situated in Mysore. Brindavan garden has covered over 60 acres of land. The major attraction of this park is colorful display of fountain. The fountains are coupled with laser lights and synchronized music. So the beauty of garden rises up by the yellow lambs under the trees. Garden looks more magnificent by the lights on the footpath. Garden has ficus trees, foliage plants and flowering plants such as Celosia, Marigold and bougainvillea. This garden is divided into four parts that is main gate area, North brindavan, South brindavan and Children’s garden. Topiary, pergolas and gazebos are the eye catchy things of the garden. Boating facilities for the visitors add an adventures activity to the garden.
INDRA GANDHI MEMORIA GARDEN
This tulip garden is located in Srinagar. It covers an area of 30 hectares. It is Asia’s largest tulip garden. There are seven terraces in the garden. Garden is built in a sloping manner. It has tulip flowers, hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus flowers. Tulip festival is celebrated during the onset of spring season in this Garden. It comes up with 65 varieties of tulip with multiple colors. It is home to 1.5 million tulip bulbs. Now, tulip garden is the favorite tourism spot in Kashmir valley.
ZAKIR HUSSAIN ROSE GARDEN
This park is located in Chandigarh. It covers an area of 30 acres of this beautiful city. It includes collection of 50,000 plants of roses from different 1600 species. So it contains exquisite variety of flowers and medicinal trees which makes it quite popular among tourists. During the month of February and march rose festival is celebrated on the onset of bloom. Due to misty mountains in the background, this garden has become the tourist attractive place in the Chandigarh. Garden looks elegant with the water fountain and colorful lights. Green lush grass and curved paths enhances the beauty to the garden.
Note: – Garden is the another name of love. In this blog I have mentioned just few names of garden but there are many more. I know it is very hard to get some time from the busy schedule of the daily life. But if we steal 30 minutes of time from our day for a garden, it will take all the stress away. It is very true that nature heals our mental wounds. Once, we start spending time with flowers and trees, it become our habit and we cannot resist that. I would suggest to start your own small garden at home. If you don’t have space at home you can make a terrace garden. One thing i can assure you is, gardening will give you mental peace, and this is somethings that everyone needs at the end of the day.