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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepal is gradually becoming self-reliant on flowers, thanks to the rise in domestic production of flowers.

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, Nov 11: Import of artificial flowers has gone up in the first quarter of the fiscal year, owing to increased consumption during the festive season.

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, July 22: A farm that is a major supplier of cut flower to the capital city has been badly damaged by the recent floodwater in Punyamaa rivulet, in Shrikhandapur of Banepa Municipality.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Only around 20 percent of work of fruits and flowers 'mega market' being built in Chobhar has completed so far even though project completion deadline expired in December 2017.

Marigold flower blooms for Tihar

October 17, 2017 02:30 am

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.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Construction work on the Central Fruit and Flower Market in Chobhar, which was affected by Ring Road widening project, is resuming within few days.

POKHARA, Nov 22: One hundred twenty plants of Poinsettia (Lalupate) flower at the bank of Fewa Lake, Hallanchowk.

LALITPUR, Oct 29: The Godawari Flower Expo 2016 has recorded transactions worth Rs 2.8 million in the last three days.

Godavari Flower Expo begins

October 27, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The 10th Godavari Flower Expo 2016 kicked off at the Jawalakhel Football Ground in Lalitpur from Wednesday.

Flower exhibition from Oct 26

October 20, 2016 20:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Floriculture Association Nepal has decided to organize a competitive chrysanthemum (godawari) flower exhibition in Jawalakhel from October 26.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: People from Tamang community lead commercial flower farming in the country as one in four commercial farmers come from this community, according to a survey.

Flower Arrangement Training underway

August 8, 2016 09:31 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: With a vision to empower and develop skills among women, a flower-arrangement training started in Kathmandu on Sunday.