DULEGAUDA, TANAHU, Oct 25: Festival of lights, Tihar or Deepawali is around the corner. It is also the festival of brothers and sisters. Sisters offer Saptarangi (seven-colored) Tika on their brothers’ forehead.
PANCHTHAR, March 3: Home to over 30 species of rhododendrons decorating its landscapes, the hills in the eastern districts look mesmerizing these days. The colorful flowers have been attracting not only nature lovers but also religious enthusiasts and researchers. Similarly, the herbal benefits of the flowers have grabbed the attention of the Ayurvedic industries.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: In line with the government plan to make the country self-reliant on flowers, Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives for Province 3, Dawa Dorje Lama has refused to wear garland made of imported flowers.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Locals are not assured that the Fruits and Flower Mega Market at Chovar will be completed even in the new deadline.The deadline for construction work of the mega wholesale market of fruits and flowers is end of May, which is only 14 weeks away.
POKHARA, Oct 17: Draupadi Acharya from Pumdibhumdi was at Seasonal Manakamana Nursery based in Birauta to buy marigold flower on Sunday. She has come to the nursery to buy marigold. She was having problem growing marigold at her own home.
KATHMANDU, Oct, 8: Nepal is gradually becoming self-sufficient in flowers.
According to Dilip Bade, senior vice president of Floriculture Association of Nepal (FAN), import of flowers is falling in recent years, thanks to rising in flower production.