Lovelier the Second Time: Upcycling at Los Baños Horticultural Society

Los Baños Horticultural Society in partnership with University of the Philippines -Los Baños presents to the general public from October 4 to 13, 2019 the mid- year garden show presenting different exhibits showcasing upcycling.

Aside the the landscaping competition, exhibits, commercial booths, There will be local products for sale.


There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 30.00 for the general public and Php 20.00 for students, senior citizens and persons with disabilities. The exhibit site is the Senior Social Hall of the University of the Philippines -Los Baños.

IMAGE Salvador Bautista

One of the respected guests of honor included Dr. Salvador Bautista. He is a respected horticulturist and landscape architect. The exhibit and landscape area is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Daily Lectures

Different Strokes for Different People” (Landscaping seminar)
by Dr. Salvador Bautista, Horticulturist and Landscape Architect
Oct. 5 (Saturday) 2PM

“Water Hyacinth as Raw Material for Making Coin Purses and Mats and Bayong-making using Pandan”
by Mr. Renel Batralo of Rolyo Likha
Oct. 7 (Monday) 9AM

“Christmas Decor out of Water Hyacinth”
by Ms. Remy Adedoja of Laguna Water Hyacinth
Oct. 7 (Monday) 2PM

“Breeding and Taking Care of Fighting Fish”
by Ms. Beatrice Lontok of UPLB Limnological Station
Oct. 8 (Tuesday) 9AM

“Drawing Plants”
by Mr. Dan Raralio, Visual Artist
Oct. 8 (Tuesday) 2PM

“Philippine Native Plants and Trees”
by Prof. Pastor Malabrigo, Jr., Plant Taxonomist, Marine Botanist and Biodiversity Expert
Oct. 12 (Saturday) 2PM


Popular Philippine Festivals Featured in Los Baños Horticultural Society Show

Popular Philippine festivals such as Pahiyas, Panagbenga,Niyug-Niyogan festival, Flores de Mayo, Kadayawan where featured in several landscape exhibits at the Los Baños Horticultural Society show held in Senior Social Hall within University of the Philippines, Los Baños Laguna province.

Panagbenga festival

There were over 60 stalls and the show also had a mini-trade fair which sells popular treats from the province.

There is also an active participation from Department of Tourism region IV.

Centerpiece landscape exhibit was executed by the team of ARID N’ AROIDS (Sir Boyet Ganigan, Dr. Jae Silvestre) and ACLCM LANDSCAPING SERVICES (Designed by: Alvin Razon Chingcuangco) which showcases specimen sized ornamental plants, dyckia, bromeliads, tillandsia and foliage plants.

centerpiece landscape

The ribbon cutting ceremony was held at on April 4, 2019 past 3:00 pm with dozens of members, guests and important personalities.


The show also had commercial section where one can buy popular house plants, ornamental plants, orchids, bougainvilleas, pots, garden mixture, annuals, herbs, ferns, cacti, succulents, carnivorous plants, tillandsia, bromeliads, hoyas, fruit trees and others.

Mr. Fernando Aurigue Jr. is the special guest of honor


Mr. Fernando Aurigue Jr. was given a plaque of recognition for distinguished scientist award and one of the special guests of honor at the opening of Los Baños Horticultural Society show.

first place landscape exhibit ( Niyog-Niyugan festival)

Try to visit some of the stall holders like Ms. Ann Valenezuela which also had plant stall located at Robelle Garden Center in Calamba City.

Contact : 09193473826

masskara festival

The show is until April 15, 2019 with minimal entrance fees of Php 25 general public and Php 20 for students, senior citizens and people with disabilities with valid identification.  The exhibit opens from 8:00am to 6:00 pm .


Note: Special “Thanks” to Ms. Mary Anne Gatoc Fabale, Arid’s and Aroid and Ms. Ann Valenzuela for the photos.

Los Baños Horticultural Society Annual Show 2019

Los Baños Horticultural Society in cooperation with University of the Philippines (Los Baños), Department of Tourism region IV-A and Department of Trade and Industry region IV-A will be having their annual show from April 5 to 14 , 2019.


There will be several landscape exhibits, individual plant competition, trade fairs and product display at the Senior Social Hall gardens within the university. A minimal entrance fees of Php 25 for the general public and Php 20 for students, senior citizens and pwd’s with valid Id’s. Exhibit and commercial booth opens from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm



Stunning Landscape Exhibits at Philippine Plant Festival 2019

Stunning Landscape exhibits were the highlights of the Philippine Plant Festival 2019 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center in Quezon City.


Del’s Native Orchids and Ornamental Plants

Mrs. Delia Pionela had several ornamental plants, bromeliads, ferns, ti plants, aglaonemas and upscale use of old window panels and driftwood as additional accents to her impressive landscape exhibits.


Landscape exhibit of Mr. Noel Vincent “Botchie” Canicula together with Architect Patricia ” Wendy” Regalado

Mr. Noel Vincent “Botchie” Canicula had used several ornamental foliage, anthuriums, ti plants, ferns, alocasias, ferns, bromeliads old window panels, white stones and adobe stones to finish his landscape.


The Legends landscape exhibit included the founders Dr. Ella and Romy Gutierrez, Mrs. Remedios “Remy’ Rodis-Santelices, Ms. Edna Felipe, Ms. Baby de Leon, Mrs. Lily Javate.

The landscape exhibit included several blooming white and pink Phalaenopsis hybrids, Rhynchostylis gigantea , Dendrobium anosmum ( sanggumays) , cobra ferns, Alcantarea imperialis ,variegated bamboos with large pebbles to finish the beautiful hardscape.


Philippine Bonsai Society had several large stunning bonsai on display

Philippine Bonsai Society Inc. led by Mrs. Fely and Yumie Gupit , Bobby Gopiao among others. The group will be having their show next month at SM North EDSA skydome.


Architect Bimbo Vergara had interesting array of award winning cacti and succulents together presented in vintage wooden sala set ( probably in the late 1950’s or 1960’s).


Different tillandsia species and hybrids

Mrs. Doreen Dofitas landscape exhibit booth displayed different cobra ferns, tillandsia, bromeliads. Some of which are their own hybrids.


Los Baños Horticultural Society Inc.won 3rd place in landscape exhibit

The landscape exhibit showcases several aglaonema hybrids, caldiums , Hoya kerrii variety variegata ( sweetheart hoyas) , ferns, palms and anthuriums.


Mr. Boyet Ganigan and Dr. Jae Silvestre landscape exhibit

Mr. Boyet Ganigan and Dr. Jae Silvestre landscape exhibit won 2nd place. Their booth had several brightly colored bromeliads, variegated Alcantarea , Philodendron markianum, Anthurium “Golden Jenmanii” and ferns.


Mr. Alvin Chingcuangco and Mary Ann Fabale landscape

Mr. Alvin Chingcuangco and Mary Ann Fabale landscape used several variegated plants, bromeliads, ferns, old wood and large pebbles as accents.


an array of variegated ornamental plants and flowering plants


Los Baños Horticultural Society Show set from October 5 to 14, 2018

Los Baños Horticultural Society will be having their mid-year garden show slated from October 5 to 14, 2018  at the Senior Social Hall within University of the Philippines -Los Baños campus.

LBHS show.jpg

This year’s theme is very festive with wonderful ornamental plants, fruits trees, flowering plants, orchids and among others.

One of the highlights of the show is the landscape exhibit competition, individual plant competition, lectures/ talk and trade bazaar.

There will be over 60 stalls selling different agricultural products, plants, potteries and regional products.

For more information about the show, Please visit Los Baños Horticultural Society group

Ms. Wilma B.Dumayas -contact person
09297694554 smart
09369860187 globe

Note: There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 25 for the general public and Php 20.00 for students, senior citizens and pwd’s.


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