Grow and Show Features Fern and Astrophytum from September 13 to 15

Grow and Show in partnership with Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau presents to the general public “Fernteriffic” and “Astrofabulous” for the next trade fair and plant show for the month of September 2019.

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It is just around the corner there are many reason why one should take time and visit.  Trade fair will be held from September 13 to 15, 2019

Activities and Talks

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Tabletop Exhibit on “Astrophytum” will be on Sept 15th, Sunday.

Registration starts at 8:00 am to 12:00 nn
Registration fee is Php 50.00 per entry/plant

Cash prizes,ribbons and trophy awaits the winners…

Lectures and Activities

“Fernteriffic September” by Fern Study Group Architect Wendy Fernando-Regalado will be on Saturday, Sept. 14th at 1:00PM.

“Astrofabulous September” by NCSOPI President Amy Lastimosa and Mr. Toti DM Administrator of Astrophytum Collectors Group Ph will be on Sept 15th, Sunday at 2:00 pm

Tilly Huddle and Plant Exchange headed by Ms. Doreen Dofitas will be on Sept. 14th ,Saturday at 11:00 am

Plant Bingo Bonanza headed by Secretariat Ms. Angela Marin will be on Sept 14th, Saturday at 2:00 pm

For more information and how to join the monthly bazaar, Please try to call or send sms to Ms. Angel Marin ( Secretariat) 0917-798-1317.

The trade show will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Note: There are two entrances, one at North Avenue and at Quezon Avenue side. Please note that there is a minimal entrance fee of Php 30 for the general public and Php 15 for students, senior citizens that goes to the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife.

Anniversary of Grow and Show from July 13 to 21, 2019

Grow and Show will be celebrating the anniversary this coming July 13 to 21, 2019 a period of 9 day event. The show is in cooperation with Ninoy Aquino Parks and Biodiversity Wildlife Management Bureau and Department of Environment and Natural Resources ( DENR) in Quezon City.

There will be free lectures with raffle, There will be having a Plant Bingo Bonanza, bazaar with 50 plus concessionaires plus an international seller! a table top plant competition which is open to all who wants to participate.

Please note that there is a minimal entrance fee of Php 30 for the general public and Php 15 for students, senior citizens that goes to the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife.

Lecture Series

There will be lecture on July 20 – 10:00 am to 11:00 Mr. Lino Rom- Cactus and Succulent Growing in the Metro

11:00 am to 12:00 nn – Ms. Doreen Dofitas and Mr. Marco Llagas – Know the Dofitas hybrids and learn how to Groom and Stage them.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Mr. Walley Suarez- Amorphophallus: The Beautiful Monstrosities of the Aroid World.

For more information and how to join the monthly bazaar, Please try to call or send sms to Ms. Angel Marin ( Secretariat) 0917-798-1317.

The trade show will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Merry Marry Month of June at Grow and Show

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. in partnership with Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau , Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will be having their three -day show from June 14 to 16, 2019 within the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau.

There will be about 40 to 50 stalls selling different varieties of ornamental plants, orchids, cacti and succulents, pots, fertilizers among other products.

There will also some resource speakers at the event.

Those who might be interested to join or participate, Try to contact Ms. Angel -PHSI Secretariat -0917-798-1317

The trade show will start from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

There are 2 entrances ( Quezon Avenue for pedestrians) and North Avenue for those with cars.

Note: Entrance fees at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife is Php 15 for students and senior citizens with valid Id’s, Php 30 general public . 

Samu’t Saring Tikim Fair 2019 at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center

Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Biodiversity Bureau celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22, 2019 .

The event started with a welcome remark from Ms. Armida P. Andres (OIC Assistant Director -Biodiversity Management Bureau) past 8:30 am.

There were book launching of “Public Parks and Open Green Spaces ” by Ms. Rosalyn Veneracion – treasurer : Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Reconstruction (ASSURE). and ” Native Plants of Boracay Wetlands” with Atty. Allan Barcenna ( Head -Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy Development Corporation)

Inspiration message was  given by ASec Mr. Ricardo L. Calderon (OIC-Assistant Secretary for Staff Bureaus and Concurrent Director , BMB.

There were also lectures by Dr. Leila S. Africa – Diet Diversification, Traditional and Sustaninable Filipino Diet/s . She is the director -Institute of Human Nutrition Health practices.

Traditional and Modern Medicine: Recognition and Practice of Indigenous and Traditional Health Practices by Dr. Francis Vicente Ras.

By past 10:30 there was a cooking demonstration by Lusog Tikim by Mr. Angelo S. Viray ( Wise Meals -entrepreneur) , Bulilit Tikim by Ms. Diffeny Vernie Chua ( Healthy Baby Food Ideas PH) and Balik Tikim by Ms. Roxinne Stephani T. Rey, Jr. ( CSR Officer , Teletech )

Some of the dishes included insects which generated a lot of interests among the visitors ,guests and denr staffs.

After the hearty morning meal and lunch, Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society Inc. by Ms. Carmen Felicisima Odulio and volunteers by the organization led a native / edible tree walk within the park.

The tree walk started around past 1:00 pm and ended past 2:30 pm with over 25 participants from nearby barangays in Quezon City, Tandang Sora and University of the Philippines.

Native Plant Painting Session with Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society members

Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society Inc. provided an entire afternoon of art workshop and session to about a dozen members who went at the BMB training center at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.

The art session started at past 1:00 pm. The focus on the art session are Philippine native plants.

Members came from all walks of life, some are first time while some have some background in art. The art instructor is Miss Bing Famoso Tac-an and had several art exhibits in many parts of the country. Some of her works were featured in postcards.

Some are lawyers, entrepreneurs, students and housewives.

Alocasia

 

group photo with members with Miss Bing Famoso Tac-an ( art facilitator)

The event ended around past 4:30 pm with member having a group photo and chitchat with fellow members.