Los Baños Horticulture Show from October 10 to 20, 2013

The bi-annual Los Baños  Flower and Garden show sponsored by the Los Baños Horticulture Society will be held from October 10 to 20, 2013. While the special opening will be held on October 9, 2013 in which members, vips, media are invited.

poster of the event at the recent orchid show

The venue of the flower and garden show be at the University of the PhilippinesLos Baños -Senior Social Hall, Laguna province.

This year’s featured plants are ” Orchids and Foliage”  The center exhibit will be orchids from Gintung Talulot and Ti plants from Exotica .

Beautiful Ti-plant with apple green leaves and yellow markings – photo courtesy of: Dr. Benito Vergara

More than 60 different kinds of Ti plant will be exhibited  at the center area.  A book about Ti plants will be launched during the show , according to Ms. Marina Catipon ( President of the Los Baños Horticulture Society) . The book will be very useful guide in identifying the Ti plants  and its cultivars in your garden. 

ti plant with reddish and pink marking

Ti, Tiplant, Ti Plant, Ki, Hawaiian Good Luck Plant are some of the common names given by gardeners

The show us dedicated to Philippine National ScientistDr. Benito S. Vergara – a long standing member , officer of the Los Baños Horticulture Society , plant breeder and author of several ornamental books.

Dr. Benito S. Vergara- National Scientist  from facebook profile

Aside from the beautiful landscape exhibits and individual plant competition, There will be a commercial area  and Department of Industry ( Laguna)  sponsored booth where one can buy plants, orchids , herbs, garden supplies , agriculture products, native delicacies, handicrafts at a discounted price.

 

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4 thoughts on “Los Baños Horticulture Show from October 10 to 20, 2013”

    1. No problem ! BTW Sir BOm do you have time on October 9? There will be a book launching at the show- The book cost Php 150 Ti Plants by Dr. Ben Vergara

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