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Flower show a big draw

JOY UNBOUNDED: A child takes in the beauty of flowers at the flower show organised by the Wayanad Horticultural Society at the Kalpetta municipal ground in Wayanad district. The show will conclude on February 25.  

Special Correspondent

Medicinal plants also displayed at the show

KOZHIKODE: The flower show organised by the Wayanad Horticultural Society has turned the Kalpetta municipal ground into a colourful place.

The flower show that opened on Friday would continue till February 25. Various nurseries are exhibiting their most attractive plants at the show. There is also a rich collection of orchids.

The M.S. Swaminathan Foundation is also participating in the exhibition with a rich collection of medicinal plants.

`Rasta,' an NGO, based in Kumbalakkad in Wayanad has also put on show products, statues and ornaments fashioned out of clay and fibre. Stalls selling seeds have also come up.

The organisers have arranged competitions in bonsai, flower-arrangement, vegetable carving, cooking and aquarium categories as part of the show.