“A single rose can be my garden; a single friend, my world” ~ Leo Buscaglia

The Empress Garden at Pune covers a sprawling 39 acres, and is home to many rare species of trees and flowers.The Agri-Horticultural Society of Western India organizes an annual flower show and arranges various programs throughout the year to create environmental awareness among people. This year the flower-show was held on 11th, 12th, 13th Jan. 2013.

Sharing some of the pictures with you. Do enjoy nature at its best🙂

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About dilipnaidu

An open mind! Love to share my thoughts and a keenness to learn. An engineer and a MBA I had a wonderful innings in the Army and later moved to consultancy and teaching. My current interests are reading, music, growing culinary herbs, playing golf and yoga. I am serious on "Living life less seriously". A warm welcome to you be well and be cheerful always.

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  1. It is amazing, a lot of very beautiful flowers

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  2. I never knew about the Empress Gardens in Pune until I read this blog and now I have come to understand that with 59 acres land this is an amazing botanical garden. Thanks for such lovely pictures.

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    • Dilip says:

      Oh yes this a lovely place even when there is no formal show. I’ve always wanted to share some pictures of the garden in its natural state – will do so in the near future. Thanks for the inspiration🙂

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  3. Lovely photos! You have such a nice blog.🙂 It makes me feel at home, even though I am so far away at the moment. My mother is an excellent gardener, she would love this post as well. Best wishes to you!

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  4. utesmile says:

    Beautiful and I love the quote at the beginning! Thank you

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  5. Madhu says:

    Beautiful Dilip, particularly the bonsai’s! Takes me back to the fabulous gardens on the tea plantations we lived in for a while.

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  6. Oh boy, I love bonsai. Such a peaceful thing to create. I must have one some day. Such a fine display! Margie

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  7. suhas says:

    Incidently, I have copied some of
    the photographs for my album

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  8. suhas says:

    “A single rose can be my garden; a single friend, my world” ~
    Very meaningful quote.
    A saying in the Share Market came to my mind:
    ” Do you have some blue chips in your portfolio?
    If yes; have one more.
    If no; have your first one.”
    This applies to friends as well.

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  9. Oh, I do love me a great flower shot (and wander through a flower show too!)

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  10. Vedant Sharma says:

    simply wow!!

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  11. Binky says:

    39 acres is quite a garden! Some beautiful arrangements there. I don’t think I’ve ever seen orange roses before.

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  12. What a beautiful festival!!!!! Thank you for these colorful photographs, Dilip!
    The scent has traveled all the way to Europe!🙂

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  13. beautiful pictures, One day got willing my garden will look like this with help of 1000 people he he he he:) awesomeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    thank you for sharing

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