Jammu gets first tulip garden at Sanasar

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Sanasar (Ramban): Situated amid lush green woods with trekking trails, Jammu’s first tulip garden at Sanasar is attracting nature enthusiasts from all over India.
Sanasar is located in Ramban district of Jammu region with the snow-clad Nathatop peak in the backdrop.
“This is the first tulip garden of Jammu region and second after the tulip garden of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. The first tulip garden of Jammu has come up at Sanasar health resort”, Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi told PTI.
Sethi declared the tulip garden open for the public on March 29. The garden has been developed by the Floriculture Department.
She said efforts are being made to promote diverse tourism opportunities in the region and the tulip garden is one such effort.
There are no time restrictions and no fee is being charged from tourists visiting the garden.
Joint Director of Floriculture department Pran Dulloo said that around 18,000 flowers have been grown in a terrace bed and 4,000 in another lower bed at the garden for the second consecutive year.
The garden has been set up on half an acre area of land adjacent to the Sanasar lake, Dulloo said. PTI