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.


Cactus Moment at Evia Lifestyle Center

National Cactus and Succulent Organization of the Philippine Incorporated (NCSOPI ) in partnership with Evia Lifestyle Center presents to the general public the “ Cactus Moment” a weekend of urban lifestyle gardening from June 29 and 30, 2019.

There will be free lecture, workshop and talks on June 29 and June 30, 2019

Schedule of Activities

June 29 Saturday -11:30 am -Basic Care of Cactus and Succulent by Mr. Ogie Malabanan

June 29 Saturday -2:00 pm – Terrarium Basic Workshop by Mr. Wilson Angel Simuangco ( Free materials for the first 15 participants)

June 29 Saturday – 4:30 pm- onwards -Games, Raffles and Trivia

June 30 Sunday  – 10:30 am – Plant for Small Spaces by Mr. Alber Howell Tang

June 30 Sunday – 2:00 pm – Mini Dish Garden Workshop by Mr. Francis Karl Calica ( free materials for the first 15 participants)

There will be 25 booths selling different kinds of cacti,succulents, pots, fertilizers, air plants, ornamental plants, soil media, memorabilia items and others.

There is no entrance fees and the general public is invited to participate. The event is from 10:00 am to 11:00pm saturday 10:00am to 10:00pm sunday

Evia Lifestyle Mall is located at Daang Hari, Alanza Dos, Las Piñas City.

Big Crowd at Bromeliad, Cactus and Succulent Show

Big crowd had visited the opening of the bromeliad , cactus and succulent show at the SM Mall of Asia, Atrium,Pasay City.


ribbon cutting ceremony

The exhibit will also showcase some of the newly created hybrid by Filipinos. There are also on the spot photography contest.

list of sellers

tillandsia exhibit


The show began with ceremonial ribbon cutting with 60 booths selling different kinds of plant from ordinary cacti, bromeliads, tillandsia, gardening supplies, fertilizers, pots, orchids, carnivorous plants among others.

booth selling different kind of cacti, succulents

There were also daily talks, seminar and on the spot raffle for those attending the event.

Neoregelia Rodrigo Duterte breed by Ms. Joan Onari from Davao

Billbergia x Emil Yap III

One Million Plant

One of the highlight of the show, is the rare variegated form of Sanseviera rorida variety “Boy Ganigan” Regale. It is roughly around $19,440.86 conversion rate.

The show is in partnership with Manila Bulletin , Agriculture magazine and Arids and Aroid Events Management. For those who wanted to come, There is no entrance fees and the show will until June 23, 2019 Sunday.

Note: Photos are courtesy of Mr. Lebon Ong, Arids and Aroid, Mr. Marlon Valdellon

Cactus and Succulent Convention 2019 Winners

Dish Garden Contest Winner
Entitled: BAHURA (coral reefs)

A call for preservation of our rich marine biodiversity using different cactus and succulents that closely depicts corals and marine inhabitants.
By: Pascal Kiko Adarayan Villalba II

At the cactus convention held from May 17 , 18 and 19 , 2019 this collection of cacti caught the attention of the judges.

Grow and Show Bazaar Features Gesneriad and Grafted Cactus Fiesta

Grow and Show Bazaar will be have a show at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau in Quezon City from April 26 to 28, 2019 from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

This is in partnership with Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Management Bureau , Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Grow and Show Special Feature of the Month

Special feature in this bazaar will be gesneriad and grafted cactus festival.  There will be grafting workshop and hands-on session for cacti by Mr.Charles Gabriel Soriano on April 27 ( saturday) from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

There will be a table display also for gesneriads and grafted cacti.

Those who might be interested in joining the next plant bazaar, Try to contact Ms. Angel -PHSI Secretariat -0917-798-1317 or Ms. May Tolentino ( 0918-4534794)

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 . 

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