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Winners at Grow and Show Bazaar Featuring Tillandsia

Big winners were proclaimed at the Plant and Show bazaar held at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. The event was organized by Philippine Horticultural Society Incorporated.



Tillandsia ionantha



Best Tillandsia ionantha – Ms. Emma Bautista


Best T. ionantha x Hybrid T. Conchita –  Del Atienza



Best Staging – Ronald Estayan


Best on-the spot Staging- Dr. Ella Gutierrez

Photo credits : Atty. Bom Gomez ( judge), Mr. Riffy Nova and Mr. Ronald Estayan


Grow and Show monthly bazaar set from September 14 to 16, 2018

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. in partnership with Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau , Department of Environment and Natural Resources with media partner Manila Bulletin is inviting the general public for a 3-day plant bazaar within the main entrance of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau in Quezon City.

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There will be about 50 to 60 plant stalls which will sell different kinds of plants, orchids, fruit trees, tillandsia, bromeliads, cactuses, plastic pots, fertilizers, bonsai among others.

Aside from the plant bazaar, there will be free lectures and exciting plants to be raffled off to some lucky participants.

The bazaar will start at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Those who might be interested in joining the next plant bazaar, Try to contact Ms. Angel -PHSI Secretariat -0917-798-1317

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 . 

Grow and Show Plant Bazaar

Grow and show plant bazaar was organized by Philippine Horticultural Society Inc together with Manila Bulletin, DENR, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center. The 3- day bazaar had about 60 stall holders from different parts of Metro Manila, Baguio, Pangasinan, Laguna, Quezon, Cavite, Bulacan and Masbate provinces.

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stall holders 

The mood was very festive and buntings were installed at the visitors center within Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center. There are two entrances- One is located at Quezon Avenue and at North Avenue.

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Dr. Kurt Tan with his nepenthes hybrids and aroids.

Aside from sellers, there are also FREE lectures and workshop given to the attendees. There were on the spot raffle and some freebies given.

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There were a lot of items to be seen and some recently published books was sold at the secretariat.

List of books: Philippine Herbs at Php 1,500, Flora de Filipinas at Php 2,050, Philippine Native Trees 303 at Php 1,800 , Pictorial Cyclopedia of Philippine Ornamental Plants at Php 1,500 and A Dictionary of Philippine Plant Names at Php 2,000.


lecture by Mr. Wilson Simuangco Angel ( photo courtesy of Mr. Boyet Ganigan) 

It was envisioned to be another venue area for plant lovers, environment advocates and hobbyists.

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group photo ( courtesy of Mr. Boyet Ganigan )

For those who were not able to make it, Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. 1976 is planning to make it a regular monthly bazaar with host of fun filled activities and camaraderie.

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Those who might be interested in joining the next plant bazaar, Try to contact Ms. Angel -PHSI Secretariat -0917-798-1317

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 . 

Additional photos taken by the author using SONY Xperia




Meeting at Remedios Rodis Santelices residence

There were over 100 members, guests that went to the monthly general membership of the Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. last April 28 at the residence of Mrs. Remedios ” Remy” Rodis-Santelices in Quezon City.

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Exciting games , raffles and early bird prizes were given to the attendees.

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founding member and President Emeritus Dr. Gutierrez, Past President Therese Baldonado, Past President  Wendy Fernando- Regalao, Past President May Caballero Dumlao and current President Remy Rodis-Santelices together with(not in photo) Immediate Past President Norma K Villanueva, Past President Jimmy Floro and Past President George Yao 


Ms. Edna Felipe address the crowd.

Whole roasted lechon, pancit , puto calasiao, pancit palabok, lumpiang hubad, chocolate cakes, fried okoy, fruits were serve during the late afternoon snacks. Resident cater Ms. Baby De Leon staffs were there at the site.

raffle items

Arid n’ Aroids also raffled off some interesting plants , Architect Bimbo Vergara raffled off some of his prized paintings, Mr. Noel Vincent ” Botchie” Canicula raffled off some of his plants among others.


Mr. Joseph Salacup from Laguna is one of the winners of the paintings

All the fun seems to never stop during the membership meeting.


Flora de Filipinas Book Signing Schedule at Gancayco Hall

Philippine Horticultural Society Incorporated will have a mini- book signing to be scheduled on July 22, 2017 at 2:00pm by the editor of Flora de Filipinas.

Dr. Domingo A. Madulid is the editor and the book was re-printed by Vibal Publishing Company.

The venue of the book signing project will be the Gancayco Hall aka ( Century Hall) within Quezon Memorial Circle. Take Quezon Ave /East Ave and Serye. GANCAYCO Hall is further down going towards exit.

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There is also an underpass which allow people from Commonwealth/ PhilCOA area to enter the Quezon Memorial Circle.

The book cost Php2,500 for hardbound Php2,000 for soft bound. This is printed in limited quantity .

Philippine Horticultural Society Secretariat : 0927 560 0140 Ms. Angel

This is a public service project of PHSI Education Committee. For more information about the book , Please visit the PHSI  page



HortiKultura 2017 : Global Trends in Horticulture

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. in partnership with Quezon Memorial Circle , Quezon City government . The event is also sponsored by Del Monte -Philippines among others .

The organization will be hosting  their 41st annual horticulture show from February 3 to 15, 2017 . The theme: Global Trends in Horticulture .

schedule of daily events

Aside from the regular landscape exhibits , there will also be daily schedule of talks and lecture from industry experts and commercial bazaar .

In line with the plant show , WalkwithChan together with PSHI will be hosting a media , bloggers and Horticulture Walk schedule on February 4 and 5 Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 11:00am. Those interested with the tour , please click the FB page.

There will be be plant landscape exhibits , lectures , talks , trade fairs and guided tour. Regular Entrance fee for exhibit area is Php 20 general public and Php 10 for students, senior citizens and government employees of Quezon Cityhall . 


Horticulture Congress 2016

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
horticultural industry.

To discuss the expanded role of the PHSI, celebrate its 40th anniversary, and
launch the coffeetable book “PHSI Through the Years”.

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