What is Bioaesthetic planning?

What is Bioaesthetic planning?

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Bioaesthetic planning can be defined as a ‘conscious plan of the Flora (Plants) and Fauna (Animals) with the objective of beautifying the country.’ It includes the planting of ornamental flowering trees along the city roads, in parks, public places, and compound & houses both in towns & villages. It also includes the development of ‘nature parks’ for the preservation of beautiful non-carnivorous animals & the creation of bird sanctuaries. You may like to know, How to attract birds to your garden!
Trees alley along canal
Bioaesthetic planning embraces landscape gardening as well. The objective of a bioaesthetic planning for India is the encouragement of planting of selected ornamental flowering trees in our towns & villages.
ornamental flowering trees
The bio-aesthetic planners are master artists whose canvas is an entire country & whose pigments are beautiful flowering plants. They paint the canvas of countryside in vibrant colors like blue, orange, red, yellow, scarlet & pink. With colorful flowering trees, they decorate the sidewalks of the roads, platforms of railway stations, the canal banks, the compounds of houses & the public buildings.
flowering trees in india
Double avenues of trees are a necessity in big cities where wide roads are available. The outer row should be composed of large foliage trees & the inner row should be of ornamental flowering trees.
Delonix Regia Tree near road

Following are the schemes for summer flowering trees along the roads of India:

Trees that flower in February & March:

  • Bauhinia variegata (purple-mauve)
  • Spathodea campanulata (Orange-crimson)
Bauhinia blakeana tree
Spathodea campanulata tree

Trees that bloom in April:

  • Jacaranda mimosifolia (Blue)
  • Peltophorum pterocarpum (yellow)
Jacaranda trees
Peltophorum pterocarpum tree

Trees that bloom in May & June:

(Click on the name to buy seeds of following trees online in India)Read more about top 10 beautiful flowering trees of India.
Cassia fistula tree

Roadside foliage trees for outer avenues:

(Click on the name to buy seeds of following trees online in India)Tectona Grandis Tree
Bioaesthetic planning also encourages naming of roads after trees.
Happy growing!