Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden

The garden has  500 acre land. The tourists may attract by this garden. You can reach there by taxi, bus or private transportation.
In 1954 this land was purchased by Pisit and Nongnooch and their plan was to developing the land for fruit plantation. But later the owners  planted tropical flowers and plants for wildlife conservation project.In 1980 the garden was opened for public. In
2001 Nongnooch’s son kampon Tansacha  was transferred. The garden has 600 acres land.
Garden divisions
The is divided into various part such as French Garden, European garden,  Stonehenge garden, cactus and Succulent, variegated plants, butterfly hill, ant tower, orchid and Bromelia, flower valley.
There are different types of cactus are in this garden such as Echinocactus grusonil, Echinopsis, Lobivia etc.
This garden has different collections of species such as Southeast Asian,  central African species of cycads etc. The taxonomy and horticulture use  in this garden.
It has Rhapis palms.
There are various types of succulents  in this garden such as blue agave, Madagascar euphorbia,
pachypodium etc.
There are  various types of zingiberales in this garden such as Heliconia, ginger, torch ginger, alpinia etc.
There are also another types of plants are there such as Bougainvillea, Hoya, brpmeliads, marantaceae, passiflora,
plumeria, new Caledonian plants etc.

The tourists may enjoy religious ceremonies, massages, martial arts demonstrations, elephant shows etc. In this area has two resturents, a hotel, a small zoo, a swimming pool, thai rental houses etc.

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