Award for individual’s sustained effort in garden growth and maintenance
This Chennai woman gives a tour of her garden to everyone who comes home
Members in the community gather at Saroja Thiyagarajan’s place once a year for a garden party, where she’d take them around the green space. Her garden got her awards for her service in gardening and having the best garden.
In 2015, Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department awarded her for her service in gardening.
It took Saroja Thiyagarajan 15 years to to develop her garden, now consisting of 500 plants including crotons, bonsai and adenium.
Anna University gave her the Lakshmi Organic Award for the best garden in Tamil Nadu.