Delhi's biggest two day fruit, vegetable and flower Show being organised by All India Kitchen Garden Association (AIKGA) will open on February 24 , 018 at Gulmohar Park Club . Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change- Government of India t inaugurate . Inspector General Boarder Security Force (BSF) to be guest of honour.
The All India Kitchan Garden QAssociation, an all India body had completed its 50 years just endd last year 2017.
" More than 12,000 varieties plants, vegetables and fruits spread in 21 sections including landscaping, pots and containers, ornamental plants, trey gardens , bottle gardens, cut fruits, vegetables and flower arrangements will be on display during the two day show. There will also be herbal plants, roses, hanging plants and potted plants on display" said Mrs Bella Gupta, Secretary, All India Kitchen Garden Association (AIKGA) .
“ The main theme of the show this year is ‘ basics of Kitchen Garden’ as Several factors are involved in planting a vegetable garden. As much work goes into planning as it does into the actual growing of the vegetables. Choosing a spot, preparing your soil, and deciding on which vegetables all have to happen prior to the actual process of planting.” these all parts will be taught and displayed for visitors” said Ms Gupta.
“It has to be emphasized during the show that this is not only a FLOWER Show but mainly Vegetable and Fruit also for Members of the public who are keen to grow organic food and thereby contribute to a greener and cleaner environment.” She said.
" Apart from members of the AIKGA , the other participants will include Government organisations including Delhi Government, DDA, MCD and PWD. The theme of the show this year is "Colour and Aroma" Grafted and non-grafted cacti, aromatic plants and herbs, decorative dahlias, vegetable carving and floral human, animal and bird arrangements will be on display" Mrs Gupta said.
" Major highlight of the Fruit, vegetable and flower show ill be focus on food preservation and nutrition, number of competitions have been organised for its visitors. These include arranging cut flowers into a beautiful bouquet to hanging basket competition to a tray-landscape of bonsai, nutrition recipe contest the options are many," said Bella Gupta.