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The Floral Clock is installed near the entrance of the main gate. The Clock is embedded in a colorful floral bed. Sculptures of the famous fairy tale characters viz., Snow White and Seven dwarfs are installed around the clock this is a great attraction for children.
This is a totally carbonized trunk of a 20 million year old coniferous found between the band stand and topiary garden. It was collected from Tamil Nadu.
This is a magnificently modeled structure design like the crystal palace of England during 1889-90. It was known as the Albert Victor conservatory and was intended for acclimatizing exotic species. Presently, it is known as the glass house and is used for conducting flower shows and other horticulture exhibitions.
The building of the Directorate of Horticulture in the state is a beautiful structure with artistic features in effective architectural style. The office of the Director of Horticulture is located within this complex.
This is an artistic structure of granite in highly ornamental style in the shape of a lantern with glass windows and ventilators situated at west gate.
The lake is the main reason for the establishment of the garden. This 30 acre lake serves as a source of water for watering the garden plants. The lake sight is eye catching and beautiful.
The band stand was established during the British regime in the year 1870. Flower shows were conducted in this place during the early 90s. The army troops used to play the army band at this stand.
Pigeon House is a tiny cylindrical shaped structure built in the 19th century constructed for housing pigeons. About 100 pairs of pigeon can be housed in this structure.
The Bonsai garden can be seen at the entrance of the double road gate spread over an area of two and a half acres. There are 700 bonsai plants aging from 5 to 35 years compromising of different varieties of tree species. These plants are exhibited for public viewing during flower shows.
Temperature plants like Juniperus and Cypress are tainined and maintained on steel structures of different shapes of animals like elephant, panda, lion, tiger, etc. this garden is another attraction for children.
This huge tree located at the entrance of the west gate adjacent to the Topiary garden has a big buttress. The tree is as old as the garden and looks majestic and attractive.
Inside the rose garden, you can see one of the famous four towers on one end of the garden, which Kempegowda had built during his period (1513-1569) in order to mark the limit to which he had predicted Bangalore would expand in course of time. True, Bangalore city has now grown beyond his expectations.
This tower is known as Kempegowda Tower that stands on a wide stretch of rock called peninsular gneiss, said to be 3,000 million years old. The tower is well-maintained and offers a partial view of the city.
The Kempegowda Tower which was one of the four towers constructed in 1597 AD by Kempegowda II to mark the city's southern boundary. The Kempegowda Tower is one of the artistic structures in Lalbagh, Bangalore. The Tower is estimated to be built over a rock. Kempegowda had built it as a watch tower and as an indication of his territorial limits.
Horticulture Information Centre
Horticulture Information Centre is seen close to the K. G. Tower and near the Siddapur gate. It is a centre for source of information on the Department of Horticulture and its activities in the state.
1.5 MLD Green Water Recycling Plant
As per the global and national trends, sewage water has now acquired a distinction of "water resource", especially for non - portable applications, like Horticulture. The waste water recycling plant, with a capacity of 1.5 MLD, has thus been set - up in the premises of the Lal Bagh Gardens, near the South Gate to meet the Horticulture water demand of the Garden.
The waste water recycling plant treats the sewage, biologically and the treated water with sure disinfestations by chlorination and ultraviolet treatment is used for the Horticultural water requirement of the Lal Bagh Gardens.
Pigeon Colony was established during the year 2007 near the West gate Lal Bagh. A triangle platform was developed with landscaped garden to attract the pigeon population. Lal Bagh is a home for 16 different types of birds. This attracts the bird watchers and children and will be a part of Biodiversity, which will increase the awareness about fauna in the garden.
Situated near the shade garden attached to the statue garden, this structure is unique in style with the royal Mysore emblem carved on the building. It was originally used as a lecture hall for conducting Sunday horticulture classes.
Jaivik Krishik Society
A Nodal agency for promotion of organic farming certification, value addition and marketing of organic produce in Karnataka. The JKS is a federation of organic farmer groups, aiming at promoting fair trade practices in organic farming.
The Jaivik Mal is established mainly to cater to the needs of health conscious consumers of the people of Karnataka in general and the citizens of Bangalore, is particular. It is a model organic outlet, established during the year 2007 by the society near the East gate (double road gate) of Lal Bagh. Here a variety of organic fruits, vegetables, spices, condiments, food grains etc are available throughout the year.