“All the flowers of all the tomorrows
Are in the seeds of today.”
Excursions are powerful learning experiences which paves the way for the neurons in the brain to develop faster and grow thicker. It makes sensorial learning an impactful experience to grow on an individual. Such experience was witnessed the Salwanians of class V on Saturday, 4th February 2023, when the group visited “Amrit Udyan” (formerly known as Mughal Gardens) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
This visit was a part of the ongoing celebration of 75 years of independence which will be culminated this year. To celebrate India’s rich botanical heritage, the Govt. of India is celebrating the lush green floral life blooming at Rashtrapati Bhavan. In order to bring awareness amidst students of the various categories of plants, the relevance of this festival celebrated by the Govt. along with renaming the gardens, the excursion proved to be a wholesome learning experience.
Students were thrilled to witness flowers in full bloom in the garden. They saw the ‘Herbal Garden’ which had many medicinal and aromatic plants. It was established by the late President Dr. Abdul Kalam. This was followed by a tour of the ‘Bonsai Garden,’ where many varieties of bonsai plants were shown along with the sharing the knowledge of creating a bonsai. Then students saw musical fountains in ‘Spiritual Garden’.
In front of Rashtrapati Bhavan, students saw a rectangular garden, a long garden, and circular garden. Flowers were in full bloom. Students were apprised about the upcoming spring season. They were spell bound to see different colours of roses in the rose garden. Tulips presented a spectacular treat to the eyes of the group of students and staff accompanying along.