Hyderabad, August 15, 2019: A Five Day 7th All India Horticulture, Agriculture and Grand Nursery Mela Opened today at People’s Plaza at Necklace Road in the City.
Nawab Khader Ali khan, President of Indian Rose Federation inaugurated the Mela by cutting the ribbon.
Addressing the gathering he said home gardening is very interesting thing. Among other gardening trends Gardening with advanced tools, equipment and technology is catching up in the city he added. Shows like this one are more in need and they organise very frequently he added.
On probing further with exhibitors on Gardening with technology, some of the exhibitors said There are some plant scanner apps. They help you identify thousands of plants and pests from all areas of the globe.
Gardening is now high-tech. Gardening is embracing Technology. Technology is used to get dying plant alerts. Technology is providing smart watering solutions. There is an app which can switch on and from remote locations, the smart sprinklers. Garden gadgets are a new craze now. There is high-tech trimmer. There are plant Doctors on a call. There are home weather stations, garden cams, . There are garden wi-fi boosters informed some exhibitors. Infragram uses infrared technology to analyze the health of your plants and garden.
There are garden sencors says Khalid Ahmed, the organizer . The Exhibition will go on till 19th Augsut, he informed.
The Mela is showcasing 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.
SThe Mela has 80 stalls. Besides twin cities, Telangana and AP, exhibitors have coming from Siliguri, Kalingpong, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai. Some of the Exhibitors include Bonsai Collections, Gromor Food Nursery, Apurva Nursery from Pune, Sneha Nursery, The Garden Store, Urban Organics, Machchindra Nursery from Maharashtra, Bhavani Nursery.
The show is open from 9am to 9pm.
People in the city are converting their own little space/s in the house/ apartment-- a beautiful garden. So the show has relevant and useful to the people in the city adds Khalid Ahmed .
Designing own garden, growing own food, bringing nature into home seems to be a growing trend in the city. Besides that Leasing plants, Terrace garden, Terrace Farming, Vertical Gardens, HDPE Grow Bags for plants, Plants as Return Gifts, Stone Carvings for the Gardens, Design Gardens and Solutions for Spaces, etc and other.
Bonsai Collections provides 25 to 50 years old Bonsai Plants. Urban Organics redefining Terrace and Kitchen gardens. Nativus Farms provides consultancy to set up terrace gardens. Bliss Collections provides HDPE Plant Grow Bags. Eucalyptus provides Design Solutions for the gardens and open spaces. Green Mithra offers Vertical Gardens and Terrace Farming expertise.
You can make your own home a small place to getaway says Khalid Ahmed.
Nature has all answer to all sorts of problems. From plant-based foods, nutrients, medicines, forest bathing, nature walk, therapies, consumers are focusing on mother nature add Khalid Ahmed, who is also an expert in the nursery business for the past 30years.
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 Flower Plants, Indoor, Outdoor, Cactus, Succulent, Medicinal Plants, Bonsai and various bulbs and Seeds. Organic Food Material, Confectionary Food Stalls are few other attractions.