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Friday, September 17, 2021



Karnataka’s Mandalpatti Hills get covered by rare flowers which bloom once every 12 years

August 20, 2021 2:12 pm

Neelakurinji -- also known as Strobilanthes kunthiana -- bloom once every 12 years, and belong to a shrub found in the Shola forests of the Western Ghats in the states of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

New research: Caffeine helps bumble bees pollinate better

July 30, 2021 9:41 pm

Previous studies had noted that honeybees that were fed caffeine formed longer-lasting memories - they were able to remember the flying routes and where the best nectar was found.

Blue bloom: Five new plant species identified in Bolivia

July 27, 2021 10:16 pm

Most of the studied Jacquemontia species are endemic and may face threats from invasive species, habitat destruction, and other anthropogenic activities.

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

June 14, 2021 7:55 pm

The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Warsaw, drawing crowds who waited for hours to see it.

From marigold to jasmine: Know the many skincare benefits of flowers

June 12, 2021 2:53 pm

Here are a few flowers that offer incredible aesthetic effects and must be included in your beauty routine

Flower power: These seven blooms hold great medicinal importance

June 01, 2021 6:19 pm

From hair fall to digestive issues and other health problems, is there anything flowers cannot do?

Hundreds in California line up for blooming corpse flower

May 20, 2021 3:17 pm

“Everyone is commenting to me that the last time they’ve seen this was in San Francisco, and there was a barrier, and they had to wait for hours, and they weren’t allowed to get near it,” Solomon Leyva, a nursery owner, said

Use indoor flower pots to spruce up your home decor; here's how

April 19, 2021 3:21 pm

Decorative indoor flower pots are in vogue, and they are a source of beautification, positivity, classical sophistication and effortless elegance right within your walls

Did you know these flowers are great for the skin?

June 03, 2020 9:10 am

If you are interested in learning about quick DIYs involving some easily available flowers, here is what you need to know.

From Amaltas to Madhumalti: Blooms we missed during lockdown

June 01, 2020 5:12 pm

When life has returned to normalcy, initiatives that utilise the services of these trees could be undertaken for the welfare of citizenry. Governments can undertake nature meditation camps or even encourage concepts of Yogic kheti in large public spaces and gardens.


Valentine's Week: Roses and their meanings

February 08, 2016 1:26 am

Roses, like other flowers, portray different meanings and sentiments. Take a look.

Best of flower art at Chrysanthemum Flower Show

December 11, 2014 11:45 am

On December 6, YWCA of Delhi organised its 66th Chrysanthemum flower show. Guldaudi, coleus, ferns, bougainvillea - all vareity of pretty flowers and plants were at display.