Gancayo Hall, Quezon Memorial Circle -Quezon City
Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. in partnership with Quezon City government , Department of Agriculture , Villar Foundation , Unagrow , Del Monte -Philippines , EDSA Garden House , East West Seed Corporation ,King Louis other plant societies conducted a 2-day congress at the Gancacyco Hall or Senior Social Hall within Quezon Memorial Circle.
L-R Mr. Niel Maceda , Mr. Niel Ganigan , Mrs. Mundita Lim and Ms. Camille Bernabe
There are at least 150 participants from different plant societies , individual backyard hobbyists , educators , students and growers from different parts of the country.
There are also delegates from Bicol, Quezon , Isabela , Cagayan, Pangasinan , Negros and even in Davao. There are also some volunteers from League of Orchid Conservationists of the Philippines.
Objectives of the Congress:
To initiate a dialogue with government agencies involved in horticulture, to
have a better understanding of government initiatives, and to discuss the
concerns of the private sector stakeholders.
To develop recommendations and resolutions for the development of the
To discuss the expanded role of the PHSI, celebrate its 40th anniversary, and
launch the coffeetable book “PHSI Through the Years”.