Ooty flower show 2009 – Blessing Youth Mission – Part 4

We left Ooty around 4pm. But there was a very big traffic jam. So it took one hour for us to reach Coonoor.

SIM’s Park, Coonoor, India

SIM's Garden Coonoor, India

SIM's Park Coonoor, India

First we visited SIM’s Park, Coonoor.  This park is famous for Old Trees from different parts part of our world. I felt difficul to see the top of most of the trees. I never seen such a single stem tree grew more than 100 feet.

Paper tree SIM's Park, Coonoor, India

Paper tree SIM's Park, Coonoor, India

Both the sides of the pavement (Walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway) there was a veriety of flowers planted  in different shaps and rows.

We saw a 100 years old paper tree. Most of the visitors touched the paper tree. some of them scratched it to check weather in bears paper directely.

SIM’s park is a natural garden. The terrace was completely covered  with colorful flower beds, lawns and rockeries (A garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants). It was an initiative by Government of Tamilnadu, Department of Horticulture.

FLowers in SIM's park, Coonoor - India

FLowers in SIM's park, Coonoor - India

  1. Eestablished                        :   1874
  2. Average rain fall                :   150 cm
  3. Area                                        : 12 Ha
  4. Maximum temperature  :  30 degree C
  5. Minumum temperature  : 5 degree C
  6. Species                                   : more than 1000
    Generas                                  : 255

Some of the tree names as mestioned

  1. Camphora Lauraceae, 1890, China and Jappan
  2. Cupressus Lindleyna Confiferae, 1929, Taxas  U.S.A.
  3. Supressus Obtusa Coniferae, 1926, Jappan
  4. Pinus Cribaea Coniferae, Ganary Island, 1923

Pasteur Institute of india, Coonoor

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895)Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor, Nilgiris

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895)Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor, Nilgiris

We don’t have a permission to go inside I hope. I saw the institute from outside.

Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor is one of the leading Institute in the production of Antirabies Vaccine and DPT group of Vaccines.

Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor, Nilgiris

Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor, Nilgiris

From Coonoor, we traveled back to Chennai and reached at 7am on Monday, 2009. This program was coordinated by. Kishan Shing. My special thanks to Benedict anna for inviting me for this wonderful event. I hope next year I will have to go with my family.🙂

Grow Green and Go Green Friends!

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