Flowers, babies blossom

COMPANY GARDEN witnessed a riot of colours as the two day 'divisional annual flower show' kicked off on Saturday. Much to the delight of people dozens of variety of flowers were displayed on the neatly groomed lawns of Company Garden. Organised under the aegis of district horticulture department, the participants from four districts under the division showcased their beautiful and well-nourished flowers.
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Published on Feb 19, 2006 12:18 AM IST
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COMPANY GARDEN witnessed a riot of colours as the two day 'divisional annual flower show' kicked off on Saturday. Much to the delight of people dozens of variety of flowers were displayed on the neatly groomed lawns of Company Garden. Organised under the aegis of district horticulture department, the participants from four districts under the division showcased their beautiful and well-nourished flowers.

The variety which have been prominently displayed are rose, marigold, sun flower, daisy, jasmine, magnolia, and chrysanthemum. But the eye catching entries are petunia, daisy and dahlia. Over two dozen variety of dahlia have been exhibited by professional and amateur gardeners and flower lovers. The cross breed of marigold in unbelievable colours and variety also attracted a huge crowd who wanted to capture the moment in their camera.

Small sized petunia with over one dozen variety also made a big entry in the show. Multi coloured roses displayed under the shade was another visual delight for the local people. The beautifully displayed Rangoli on the entry gate of flower show welcomed the guests who inaugurated the two day flower show. The show gave an opportunity to city people to come out in open in large number and make merry. However with temperature touching almost 30 degree the residents had a hard time in adjusting to the weather. But they found a way to chill out by sitting under the tree shade and enjoying cold drinks available at the numerous eatery stall put up near the exhibition.

The flower show will conclude on Sunday. The awards will also be given to the best judged flowers. 

Baby Show
It was a weekend local residents are not likely to forget. The flower show while gave them an opportunity to enjoy different colours of life, the baby show delighted and amused residents. Organised by district health department a total 13 babies participated in the baby show. They were judged on the basis of general appearance and hygiene, weight, routine vaccination and feeding. On the occasion Dr Vishal Srivastava said the purpose of organising baby show is to make parents aware of general health of their baby and how to keep them fit.

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