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Philippine Orchid Society’s 71st annual orchid show schedule of daily lectures and workshop

Philippine Orchid Society will be having the 71st annual orchid and garden show from February 25 to March 7, 2017 . Here are the daily schedules of workshop and talks at the upcoming orchid show . The lectures and workshop is part of the awareness and public lecture conducted by the organization .

The entrance fee is Php 30 for the general public and Php 20 for students and senior citizens with valid Id’s .

 

Exciting Trade Bazaar at the HortiKultura 2017

HortiKultura 2017 had a lot of commercial exhibitors and trade fair participants which makes the show an exciting place to get contact especially on plants, foods, native crafts and personal care products.

bloggers, photo enthusiasts , media people who joined the tour  (photo courtesy : Mr. Gerry Suva)

A lot of the trade fair participants are small and medium scale enterprises which are just testing the waters .  We were also joined by Mr. Allan Martinez  his co-employee and Mr. Justin Joseph Basco during the later part of the tour.

Uni Writing Instruments

 Lupel Marketing Corp., exclusive Philippine distributor of Uni-Ball products of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Japan, launched an updated website that features an interactive product browser that showcases the wide variety of quality products offered to the Philippine market.

brand ambassador

children enjoyed the coloring activity 

They have a chalk- based ball pen which is used by teenagers and children as natural hair colors . They are environment friendly and safe.

children and their parents enjoyed the fun filled drawing activity within the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak.

Uniball Pen PH also sponsored a  Uni Posca Craft bottle and pot painting activity within at the HortiKultura  2017 show.

teenagers and children enjoyed dyeing their hair using the chalk-based ball pen 

Our group enjoyed our brief stop over at the Uniball Pen booth 

For more updates and product line , Please visit the company  Facebook page.

Pawsh K9 Couture – sells colorful dress for dogs, cats and pets.

Quezon Memorial Circle is pet friendly and there are a lot of people who like dressing up their pet and have a while strolling the park.

Scents & Memories had a nice tagline ” More than Scent” – They have different line of interesting and useful products .

Leo-(Lemon Grass Essential Oil) Aircon in a Bottle , which make you cool for more than 1 hour , Spa in a bottle, Essential Oils , Fragrance Oil ( humidifier and revitalisor) and Multipurpose Cleaner.

Ms. Jovi Arcilla -Caoile point at one of the company’s best seller product

They are also open for those people who wanted to some business dealership of their products.

Address: 31 Acacia Street , Evergreen , Executive Village , San Roque , Antipolo City , 1870

Mobile : 0917-9193462/ 09335047149

Landline: (02) 50440627

home made cookies for sale

Villar Foundation

Villar Sipag Foundation gave away 1 sack free organic compost to visitors of the garden show .

There are a lot of trade fair fair exhibitors some from Visayas and Mindanao areas. There are more than 120 booths at the show . Some are already open for business as early as 7:00am . The show is until February 15, 2017.

Opening Salvo of HortiKultura 2017

This year’s HortiKultura 2017 opening salvo was well-attended by hundreds of participants from different garden clubs, plant society members , government officials , non -governmental organization  groups , media and bloggers .

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. officers and invited guests of honor

 This year’s theme ” Global Trends in Horticulture ” aimed to open the local floriculture and horticulture industry  to outside market . The ongoing trend is also in line with several aspect of tourism , like farm tourism , walking tours among others .

Ms. Norma K. Villanueva (president PHSI ) , Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte and Ms. Camile Bernabe

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. which organized the event , is also celebrating their 41st anniversary .

The event started past 4:00 pm with the traditional landscape exhibit tour , ribbon cutting ceremonies and light snacks was served after the opening and announcement of the winners.

Quirino High School choir

It was a bit overcast skies and rainy weather persisted , but this did not dampen the mood of the people .

Philippine Horticultural Society officers and guests of honor

This year’s guests of honor included Quezon City Vice-Mayor Maria Josefina ” Joy ” Belmonte -Alimurong , Del Monte -Philippines chairman , Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos , Quezon Memorial Circle officials , Ambassador Preciosa Soliven , Mr. Jake Gaw of the Fern and Nature Society of the Philippines among several others.

BIG Winners

This year’s big winners are from Pangasinan Horticultural and Landscape Society led by Mr. Mac Pagsolingan which bagged First Place in the landscape competition ( Large category)

Architect Andrew Patrick Gozon team landscape

Architect Andrew Patrick Gozon and his team Mr. Ferdinand Lao , Ms. Amethyst Gonzales , Mr. Gilbert Obor , Ms. Rona Chua . Ms. Liza Holazo and Ms. Camille Bernabe won the First Place in the landscape competition ( Small category)

Mr. Bimbo Vergara’s waling-waling painting exhibit 

Special Prize

Ms. Delia Pionela – Del’s Garden

Professor Juan Lim together with some of his award winning bonsai

There will be a lot of activities at the HortiKultura 2017 show – Entrance fees is Php 20 for the general public , Php 15 for students , teachers and senior citizens with valid Id’s – The show will run until February 15, 2017

Note : Will post the full set of winners , all photos are from the author

 

 

Schedule of Daily Lectures of HortiKultura 2017 Show

Here are the schedule of daily lectures, seminars , workshop and special competition at the 41st annual HortiKultura 2017 show . The show is in partnership with Quezon City government , Quezon Memorial Circle management , Del Monte , Philippines and other major plant societies from different part of the country.

The landscaping and trade fair section had already begun their ingress last week .

Here is a teaser of a landscape exhibit by Allied Botanical Corporation .

photo courtesy of Allied Botanical Corporation and Ms. Dhory 

Landscape Exhibitors 

East West Seed Company , Allied Botanical Corporation, Bonsai and Suiseki Alliance of the Philippines Inc. ( BSAPI ) , Cactus and Succulent Society of the Philippines, Inc. (CSSPI) , Pangasinan Landscape and Garden Club , Flora Botanica , Luntiang Sining , Mett’s Garden ( Professor Serapion Metilla ) , Del’s Garden ( Delia Pionela )  , Tansing Garden (Constancio Basis) , Mila’s Garden ( Rene Sumalinog )  , Baby Spowart , Bimbo Vergara , Ram Oplas

Non -Competing Exhibits

King Louis and Arids n’ Aroids

PHSI Group :Landscapes Exhibit and Competition 

Teresa’s Garden and Noel Macatangay , Patrick Gozon and Company , Botchie Canicula , Joel dela Cruz and Company , Zayra Bulawan and Company , Zeny Urbina and Company ( Happy Feet Group )

Schedules of Events

Lectures , Workshops and Training

71st Annual Orchid and Garden show by Philippine Orchid Society

Philippine Orchid Society together with its partners organizations and affiliated garden clubs will be hosting the 71st annual orchid and garden show from February 25 to March 7, 2017.

A special opening for invited guests and media will be held on February 24, 2017 at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak  at around past 4:00pm while judging will be held at the morning of February 24.

There will be an orchid landscape competition , ornamental plant landscape competition, orchid plant competition and cactus and succulent landscape .

Aside from these regular features. There will also be a daily lectures on relevant topic ranging from basic orchid growing , fertilization , flower arrangements and other topics .

There will also be a flower arrangement competition and a container garden competition , The winners will get Php 3,000 first place, Php 2,000 second and Php 1,000 third place plus ribbon .

Flower arrangement competition prizes : Php 2,000 first place, Php 1, 500 second place and Php 500 third place ( 3 winners) plus ribbon .

Entry fee is Php 100 per flower arrangement and must be entered by February 23, 2016

The trade fair and show will have an entrance fee of Php 30 General Public and Php 20 for Students and Senior citizens with valid ID’s

The show is open from 8:00am until past 6:00pm everyday starting February 24, 2017 .

For more information about the show , try to visit the Philippine Orchid Society FB Page :

Contact : Ms. Jenny F. Rivera ( Secretariat ) 0917-8485468 / 929-44-25 / 957-35-24

Websitehttp://philippineorchidsociety.com/

Note : The author will be conducting a guided walking tour at the orchid show together with bloggers , students and ngo groups . 

 

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 . 

 

A Visit to the AANI Sunday Market

Quezon Memorial Circle,  Quezon City -Philippines

It was sunny sunday morning when we visited the Agri-Aqua Network Incorporated (AANI) sunday market at the Quezon Memorial Circle.

Mr. Mark Manfred Spitzer during the cactus and succulent workshop

There was an ongoing agriculture trade bazaar , seminar and agri-kapihan ( some sort of press-conference  ) at the venue site. It was a 3-day event  from September 16 to 18 which highlighted several lectures/ workshop among well-known agriculture, health and wellness, horticulture and orchid growing .

 

poster  

Royal ELMSS Food Corporation

Royal ELMSS House produces all natural vinegar made from 100% pure sugar cane sourced from only the best and freshest harvest .  They are cheaper compared to the  commercially known brand .

500ml vinegar cost Php 15.00 , 1 liter at Php 26 and 1 gallon at Php 89.00 . They also have some sinamak at Php 130.00 per bottle . They also have sinamak which cost only Php 120 .00 per bottle.

Some of their new products are chilli sauce and chilli paste . I have met them during the last orchid and garden show .

Contact : (02) 586-7091 Cellphone : 0995-1936045 

Email : royalelmssfoodcorporation@gmail.com

fried finger foods

There are also several interesting foods and healthy options at the AANI Weekend market at Quezon Memorial Circle. For those who are not familiar , AANI also had a weekend market in Taguig .

Nicole’s Mushroom Burger

Nicole ‘s Mushroom Burger had different mushroom dishes – Among them are mushroom burger, mushroom cheese burger , mushroom burger steak with rice , mushroom siomai .

canteen area

Ms. Jo Quimpo and the rest of the group bought mushroom burger and mushroom cheese burger at the stall. Mushroom burger cost Php 35 .00 Mushroom Cheese Burger cost Php 40.00

Contact: Fred or Mel ( mushroom culture ) : 0939-626-2088 / 0910-8920-309

Veggie 01 Express 

Veggie 01 Express specializes on vegetables menu – They have siomai , tofu nugget ,lumpiang shanghai , mushroom tofu sisig and siopao.

poultry and rabbits for sale

Aven Nature’ Farm sells rabbit , culinary herbs , native fruit trees, native pigs, free range chickens, pigeons , ducks and fowls, fish pond.

Their farm is about 8,000 square meters located at 68 J.P. Rizal street, Santa Barbara, Baliuag , Bulacan .

They also provide seminars and farm tour

Contact: 0918-9030633 (Art) 0923-721-2509 ( Ms. Angie )

rabbit for sale 

There is another rabbit farm based from San Miguel, Bulacan -but the farm is not yet open to the public and the owners only participate in bazaars and one must try to pre-order rabbit several weeks or months before.

For more inquiries  at AANI Market Bazaar , please call 475.0134 or 0917.795.0916.

Landline : (02) 837 7927

AANI FB page: https://www.facebook.com/aani18.ph/