The afforestation and ornamental division in the Department of the area between the two holy shrines of the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), began to harvest the dates from the palms located in the square, almost 7,500 kg of rare types of dates were cleaned and packed and then distributed to visitors, free of charge as gifts.
Sayed Nafe' al-Musawi, head of the mentioned Department spoke to the al-Kafeel Network, saying: "The palm trees are one of the most important green landscapes that give a spectacular appearance to this area, which prompted the administration of the department to create its own watering system and then fertilizing and sustaining them through the control of agricultural pests with the finest pesticides, as well as replacing some of them with rare varieties. These works were culminated by reaping fruits (dates) in quantities estimated at more than seven tons, and distributed to visitors after being picked and collected in a special place and then cleaned. Then we put it in special boxes of (750 grams) of dates, tagged with the name of the department and distributed free of charge to visitors."
It is noteworthy that the afforestation and ornamental division of the Department of the Two Holy Shrines, seeks to develop gardens between the Two Holy Shrines, especially palm trees, through planting rare varieties and care of the plant through fertilizing, cleaning and harvesting their fruits.
The number of palm trees planted in gardens between the two holy shrines is (56) palm trees, as was the age of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him), and are distributed on four Paths, each of the two tracks in a green section of the square, on an area of (150) square meters. And the number of palm trees in each track is (14) palm trees, recalling the fourteen infallible (peace be upon them).