Cactus and Succulent Convention in partnership with Manila Bulletin, Agriculture Magazine, UN Square Mall and Manila Prince Hotel.
The 1 day Cactus and Succulent Convention had moved from Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City to a more commuter friendly Manila Prince Hotel in Manila. This was due to the clamor of by the participants to have bigger venue and more convenient in commuting. The convention places is near LRT line 1 UN avenue, passenger jeepneys , buses and auv express which ply the Taft avenue route. Special participation is Mr. Zong Li a breeder of Haworthia from Taiwan.
“When Art Emulates Life“. A whole day seminar featuring the renowned plant staging and pottery artist, Keith Kitoi Taylor from the USA.
Participation fees is Php 1,500 per day for those attending convention, This also comes with free snacks and each ticket gets you a chance to win a Keith Kitoi Taylor pot and cactus and succulents from the sponsors.
Conference will be held at the Manila Prince Hotel on May 19, 2019, the whole day conference will have local guest speakers included Mr. Lino Rom, Mr. Butchi Romero,Mr. Nonoy Sionosa, Mr. Chong Pasion, Mr. Dan Saclangan,Mr. Ron Apostol, Mr. Joey de Castro and Mr. Wilson Simuangco Angel.
Limited slots are available at the convention. There will be bazaars , talks and exciting raffles items at stake at the 3 day bazaar from May 17, 18 and 19 from 8:00am to 5:00pm which will be held at UN Square Mall in United Nations avenue corner San Marcelino street, Ermita, Manila.
See you there at the convention and trade bazaar!
Cacti and succulent lovers, growers and hobbyists will have another reason to rejoice. There will be a two-day convention from May 18 and 19, 2019 at Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City.
Participation fees is Php 2,500 per day for those attending the 2 day convention, the fee is Php 4,500 ( bundle pack) comes with free snacks and each ticket gets you a chance to win a Keith Kitoi Taylor pot and cactus and succulents from the sponsors.
Among the local guest speakers included Mr. Lino Rom, Mr. Butchi Romero, Nonoy Sionosa, Chong Pasion, Dan Saclangan, Ron Apostol, Joey de Castro and Wilson Simuangco Angel.
Do not forget to visit the Facebook Page for more information and how to reserve a slot for the convention.
There will be daily lectures and talks from experts in the field of orchids, plants, cacti, ferns, flower arrangements and fertilization at the Flora Filipina 2019.
The event was organized by Philippine Orchid Society Inc. in partnership with Quezon City government, Quezon City Memorial Administration, Department of Agriculture, Department of Tourism and with media partner Manila Bulletin.
The daily lecture/ talk will start from February 27 to March 5, 2019. This is to pave way for the 3- day conference that the society is hosting.
Schedule of Daily Lectures/ Talks and Seminar ( starts at 2:00 pm)
February 27 Basic Orchid Growing- Mr. Andres “Jun” Golamco Jr.
February 28 Cacti and Succulent Propagation – Mr. Lino Rom
March 1 Introduction to Native Trees- Ms. Cel Tungol
March 2 New Trends in Flower Arrangement- Floral Designers’ Circle of the Philippines
March 3 Fern Gardening in the Philippines -Mr. Anthony Arbias
March 4 Controlling Pest and Diseases in Orchid -Mr. Norberto Bautista
March 5 Sowing and Planting Enchanting Flowers in Pots- Allied Botanical Corporation
Venue of the talks/ lecture will at the pavilion area in Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( Flower Garden) within Quezon Memorial Circle facing East Avenue entrance.
Since the venue of the lecture and seminar is inside the exhibit area- There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 50 general public and Php 30 for students, senior citizens and people with disabilities with valid Id’s ( as mandated by law).
Philippine Plant Festival 2019 schedule of daily talks which will start from January 25 to February 3, 2019 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center in Quezon City The lectures included wonderful world of chilies by Mr. Poncit Pnce -Enrile, Tillandsia by Mr. Rene and Doreen Dofitas, Ito ang Trend by Mr. Boyet Ganigan, On February 2 at 2:00pm Ms. Yumi Gupit will have a demonstration on bonsai culture.
The exhibit is open from January 25 to February 5, 2019 from 8:00 am to 6:00pm
Good News to those urban gardeners, young hobbyists, millennials, the young at heart in the field of agriculture and those who wanted to engaged in agricultural entrepreneurship.
These seminars are open to all interested individuals. These will be conducted at the Agricultural Training Institute Central Office, Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City. Session starts at 8:00AM to 5:00PM, but come early for the registration and for better seats!
Attendees are encouraged to bring clean, empty 1.5-liter plastic bottles which will be donated to the ATIng Gulayan ng DA garden.
For more information, Please try to visit the Department of Agriculture FB page.
Landline : Metro Manila 982-24-74 / Provincial 1800-10-982-2474
Cellphone : 0920-946-2474
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ATIngGulayanngDA/