Los Baños Flower and Garden Show 2012

Flowering Plants , Exotic Flora and Rare Plants will be exhibited in the annual Los Baños  Flower and Garden Show 2012 t o be held from March 23 to April 1, 2012 at the Senior’s Social Garden within  the campus of the University of the Philippines in Los Baños,  Laguna.  This bi-annual event is being organized by the Los Baños Horticulture Society Inc. (LBHS) in cooperation with Department  of Trade and IndustryLaguna  and together with various commercial plant and garden suppliers.

poster of the event

The show is adopting a theme dubbed, “Gardening: A Lifestyle.” The event will showcase delightful and elegant arrangements . In most private home particularly in the provinces , there are still a lot of plant enthusiasts  which gardening has certainly been a part of the Filipino lifestyle .

Arranging and tending plants are both a relaxing and stimulating activity. It also makes vacant spaces functional and aesthetically beautiful and orderly.   Unfortunately most of the private  gardens  have are slowly loosing to development and lack of interest  among the present generation.  Fast phase lifestyles have led to people not to concentrate on gardening  and choosing the right plants that are suitable to the right environmental conditions.

Mr. Vicente  Chin,  Mr. Carlos Valeriano C. Lazaro, Ms. Angelita Ibarra of Gintong Talulot, Mrs. Mable Chua of  Flower Box,  Dr. Ben Vergara of Exotica,  Malvarosa Orchids of Dr. Hernando Perez  and Mr. Tony Pajaro are just a few of the leading industry landscape architects , plant propagators and plant breeders will also be on hand to present their landscape designs at the exhibit areas and also sell their  well-cultured flowering and foliage plants to visitors.

The  show will feature a series of free lectures to be given by some of the society’s  top  landscape designers. The show will also highlight their landscape exhibits and as well as the current trends and styles in landscaping.  Lectures  will be conducted  on March 24, 2012  to be conducted by Mr. Carlos Valeriano C. Lazaro  and  March 31, 2012  at 2:00 pm.

The show’s ribbon-cutting ceremony happens on March 22, with the new UPLB Chancellor Dr. Rex Victor O. Cruz as the guest of honor .  In addition to the usual commercial booths , landscape and individual plant competitions  ,there will also be section where native handicrafts, native kakanins ,  agricultural produce  and publications will also be available.

For further information, you could send an email to the Los Baños  Horticultural Society or  Dr. Benito Vergara

bsvergara@gmail.com

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