Located near the Zoological Garden of Kolkata, this place is a veritable paradise for all those who love plants. Yes, a paradise! Founded by William Carey in 1820, this society nurtures innumerable varieties of herbs, frens, fruits and flowers. Colours, so very many colours! Absolutely dazzling! This is where you see a protracted experimentation in plant breeds. We have Mr Percy Lancaster to thank for the exquisite and unique collection of the Canna. If you are a plant lover who loves being surrounded by greenery and a host of other colours created by God, then this is the place to make you seed purchases. This place is a hot seat for horticultural research. You are also welcome to avail of the numerous courses offered on gardening, garden designing and plant cultivation. The society issues interesting newsletters on plants. There are laboratories for deftly conducted research and a very good library. You must come to see the awesome gardens and the awe-inspiring nurseries. If you love plants, you'll go crazy here and if you don't, you'll fall in love with them.