Hyderabad: A five-day 8th All India Horticulture, Agriculture and Grand Nursery Mela to be held at People’s Plaza at Necklace Road in the City.
Giving details in a press note issued in the city today Mr. Khalid Ahamed, the organizer informed that it will be kicked off on 23rd January and will continue for five days until 27th January.
It will showcase different gardening methods, various plant collections from all over the country; trends in terrace garden, vertical garden and latest technologies and innovations in the Agriculture & Horticulture industry. It will have 80 stalls comprising nurseries from Bangalore, Pune, Kalingpun, Kadium and Hyderabad, Khalid Ahamed informed.
Besides twin cities, Telangana and AP, exhibitors are taking part from Siliguri, Kalingpong, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai. The show will be open from 11 am to 9 pm.
Designing own garden, growing own food, bringing nature into home seems to be a growing trend in the city. The mela is being held keeping this trend in view.
People in the city are converting their own little space in their homes and apartments to a beautiful indoor garden. This horticultural mela is a great opportunity for hobbyists. “You can make your own home a small place to get away”, says Khalid Ahmed, the organizer of 8th All India Horticulture, Agri and Nursery Mela.
Nature has panacea for all ailments from plant-based foods, nutrients, medicines, forest bathing, nature walk, therapies. “Consumers are focusing on mother nature” adds Khalid Ahmed, who is also an expert in the nursery business for the past 30 years.
The objectives of the mela, according to Khalid Ahmed is to create marketing avenues for nurseries, to popularise different species of plant material, bring farmers and suppliers together, to provide a platform for those who are looking to set up a home garden, terrace garden, vertical garden, kitchen garden. Also to spur interest in ornamental gardening and to spread knowledge about garden accessories, material and irrigation systems.
The other attractions of the show include flowering plants, indoor and outdoor plants, cactus, succulent, medicinal plants, Bonsai and various bulbs and seeds. Organic food material and confectionery food stalls are a few other attractions.