The 30th Noida Flower Show was inaugurated by Shri Rama Raman, Chairman Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Industrial Development Authority on Friday, February 26 in the evening at 4pm.
The theme flower of the Noida Flower Show – Cineraria – displayed in a beautiful arrangement of pots with colorful blooms was a sight to behold.
The 30th Noida Flower Show was a big success with 70 Stalls, 65 participants, and 7000 entries received. The concluding day being Sunday saw a footfall of over 5000 garden enthusiasts. Prominent Participants included Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Industrial Development Authorities, Private Nurseries, NDMC, MCD, Bharat Petroleum, CMDR, Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van, Kumar Mangalam House, Hero Motors, LG, NIFFM, Hero Moto Corps, DS Group and DPS and Sommerville Group of Schools.
The Floriculture Society of Noida had engaged the visitors in a session on composting and organic gardening. A demo on Sunday was given by the Floriculture Society members on making organic manure and pesticide from fruit and vegetable peels. The society members encouraged visitors to join their green mission. The organizers ensured to inform visitors about the plants helpful in warding off polluting gases and help keep our environs clean. Placards with information on the medicinal plants and herbs was displayed at the flower show.
People in large numbers attended the flower show appreciating the colors and smells of spring. The Noida Flower show provided a unique opportunity to green enthusiasts to appreciate over 600 plants – seasonal, annuals and perennials – in their full glory. Selfies and group photography was a common sight. While some shutterbugs were keen to take close up shots of these spring beauties.
Highlight of the inaugural day was pots and spot gardens. Flower arrangement and vegetable carving competitions were lined up for the second day of the flower show. Noida Flower Show was gardeners’ delight with a variety of foliage, flowering, fruit and vegetable plants, herbs, ornamental plants were put up for sale. Pots, manure, garden equipment and along with it advice on plant care was easily available to the green thumbs of Noida.
Food court pavilion had stalls serving variety of delectable quick meals. Evenings were marked for cultural performances. Painting and Dance competitions were held on final day of the Noida Flower Show.
Prize Winners at 30th Noida Flower Show
Some of the prize winners of the coveted categories at the Noida Flower Show.
- Best Hanging Basket – NDMC
- Landscaping – Noida and Greater Noida Authority
- Medicinal Display – Green Decor
- Bulbous Plants – NDMC
- Bonsai – Noida Authority and NDMC
- Cactus and Succulents – Northern Railways
- Dahlia – Kumar Mangalam House
- Sector Park – Park of Sector 17
- Best Garden – Bharat Petroleum
The Chief Guest for the closing day was Shri Sushil Chandra Tripathi, Retired IAS Officer, Former Secretary to UP Govt and Govt of India. The Flower Show concluded with prize distribution to the winners of the 30th Noida Flower Show and the various competitions organized during the three day event. 500 Dracaena plants were distributed to the children participating in the painting competition.
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