The splendorous and brilliant orange of the tesu flower of the Palash tree is the reason for its famed sobriquet—the flame of the forest! Among its many uses, the tesu flower is used to make colour for the festival of Holi. The festival of Holi marks the advent of spring in the Hindu calendar, a […]
Month: February 2018
Investing in a green future: Mercedes-Benz India and Grow-Trees.
When we think of luxury cars, none matches the design, function and innovation of a Mercedes-Benz. The assurance of quality that comes with a Mercedes-Benz model is what steers customers across the globe to become owners and admirer of their work and brand. In a bid to lead and go beyond satisfying the customers’ automotive […]
Green can heal!
Did you know that a study published in Environmental Science and Technology found that even viewing images of nature and greenery for short periods of time improves the function of the parasympathetic nervous system-the rest and digest branch of the autonomic nervous system? Such is the impact of the great outdoors on the mental, emotional […]
Trees in Art and Culture
Trees, flowers, shrubs and leaves are a recurring motif in many types of Indian folk art. Major schools in region-specific art and architecture have for centuries incorporated flora and fauna in their depictions of life, work and play. Foliage creates a certain mood against which important deities, royalty, palaces and shrines are created. Trees also […]