Philippine Plant Festival 2019- 3 Day Plant Madness SALE !

Philippine Plant Festival 2019 commercial bazaar proprietors and stall owners have a nice way to end the show.  The general public , students, garden enthusiasts, hobbyists are invited to come and visit the 3-Day PLANT MADNESS SALE.

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February 1, 2 and 3, 2019 marks the BIG Discount SALE

Partial list of Sellers/ Booths that will be having their SALE

Arid Aroids  Trip to Thailand and other major
prizes sa raffle
Masitera Succulents – 3,000 soil mix packs for everyone sa
lahat ng purchase nyo sa mga tie-up sellers! Plus,
trip to Baguio for 2!
Succulents and Spikes – 10% discount; 500 pesos off on premium haworthia plants
ACLCM Landscaping Services (Mary Ann Gatoc Fabale)- Free landscaping livelihood seminar on Jan 31, 2019 at 2pm
My Piece of Earth – 15% discount
Simple Mamsy804
Tess Aguirre – 10% discount
Heston’s Arts
Agnes De Guzman Siasit – 20% discount (until Feb 5!)
Cristal Garden by Maui Cristales
Amy LastimosaP100 discount for plants priced above P500 for grafted gymnos
Michael Co Cactus Spines and Flowers – 10% discount
Karl Bernardo Calica
Chubbylit’s Cns & Blooms
Ronald Panelo

PUBLIC Clamor

Due to the public clamor, Philippine Plant Festival 2019 is extended until February 10, 2019.

Do not forget to visit the bazaar and exhibit area, The show site is at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center in Quezon City.

The plant bazaar is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm until February 10, 2019 !!!

 

Holiday Madness at Grow and Show Plant Bazaar

It is holiday season once again and people looking for unique gifts , plants and something memorable must try to visit the Grow and Show holiday bazaar.

This will be held from December 14, 15 and 16, 2018 ( friday , saturday and sunday) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center within Quezon City.

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There will be over 70 stalls selling a wide array of  plants, plastic posts,orchids, tillandsia, cacti and succulents and popular items like food, handicrafts, cakes, sweets, wood carvings from Paete, Laguna and mushroom chicharon for sale.

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. had partnered with Department of Environment and Natural Resources, PAWB – Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau and Manila Bulletin.

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.

For more information and how to join the monthly bazaar, Please try to call or send sms ( Secretariat) 0917-798-1317. This is also a precursor for the Philippine Plant Festival 2019.

12 Tips on How to Thrift Shopping at Dapitan Arcade and Kanlaon Street

It is Christmas season once again.  One way to get best value for your money is to visit some thrift market or bazaars in Metro Manila.

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shells and shell crafts

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makeshift tents and stall line the sidewalk area

One of the best places to visit aside from Divisoria is Dapitan Arcade and adjacent streets like Dapitan Street and Kanlaon Street.

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assorted nutcrackers

The area is known for the export overrun items, handicrafts items, Christmas decor and some cheap China made items.

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Christmas decors are the most popular items for sale

Here are 12 Important Tips on How to Thrift Shopping

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plastic poinsettias flowers and Christmas decor balls may also be found in other market places

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Christmas village complete with lights and accessories (probably made in China or Taiwan)

1.) Try to scout other well-known areas beforehand. – Some items might also be sold at far more expensive or cheaper prices.

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mid-century house with some make shift stalls selling figurines and decors

2. ) Know what items you need. – One must have a ready list of items you needed at home or items that you want to give away as gifts. Try to make a short list of items. Some people who do not have a list, sometimes end up buying more items which they do not need.

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different kind of figurines, candle holder and display items- most are made from hard resin or fiberglass from China.

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suki market

3.)Suitable parking space is limited- Parking space is rather limited, try to bring 1 or 2 more people for extra helping hands. Try to spare some loose change for watch your car boys.

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4.)Try to Scout the area- The area also includes some side streets and make-shift tents before making any purchases.

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5.) Be Early – Try to shop early, Some stall holders would even give ” Buena Mano” or discount to early shoppers.

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Some of the figurines are made locally

6.) Changes in Style and Season- Some of the items being sold at the Dapitan Arcade and adjacent streets are export overruns. These correspond to seasonal changes in other countries and fashion trends. Hence some styles and decor might not be suitable.

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baskets made from water hyacinth, terracotta pots and containers

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7.) Always be Cheerful – Having a sunny disposition makes everyone happy.  Getting their business card and knowing the stall location would be a great help for future transaction.

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Christmas tree made from local materials

8.) Wear Light Clothes- Most of the stalls are located on outdoor settings. Unlike malls and trade bazaars had air condition units. Try to bring face towels and water bottles.

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Christmas parols made from local capiz shells while some decors at the back are made from China.

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wood crafts and holders

9.) Not all items are export overruns- Some items are imported from Thailand, China, Taiwan, Indonesia and other countries. One must have a keen eye and learn to differentiate the items for sale. Some may also be available in Divisoria or Quiapo.

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nativity scene

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religious statues, crucifixes and figurines

10.) Learn to Haggle – Haggling is part of the experience.

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paintings

11.) Check items that may have cracks, minor damages and imperfection. -Try to inspect the items for some imperfections and dents.

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Santa Clause

12.) Buying in Bulk- Some stalls would give extra discount on bulk orders.

Visit Dapitan Arcade at 37 Dapitan Corner, Kanlaon Street, Laurges, Quezon City

 

 

Different regional and environmental friendly products at Old Manila Eco Market

Old Manila Eco Market will be different kinds of regional products from different parts of the country.

This is in partnership with with Intramuros Administration,the organizers  are inviting Food and Non-Food merchants to join The Old Manila Eco Market. It is a Sunday market that will be launched at Plaza Roma, Intramuros, Manila on Sunday, October 7th 2018 and will be held every Sunday until December 30th 2018.

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The Old Manila Eco Market is a weekend market that the city of Manila can call its very own! With the rise in consciousness of Filipinos about zero-waste and healthier lifestyle, there is now a huge demand for availability of more sustainable products and services in the market.

Market Profile
Non-Food Merchants:
• Flower shop
• Face and Body Care – shampoo, soap, lotion, etc
• Baby and Childcare
• Pet Care
• Home – cleaning supplies, home decor and furniture
• Clothes and accessories
• Sports and Fitness
• Arts and Crafts (handmade)
• Zero Waste lifestyle – bamboo/metal straws, lunch box, bamboo toothbrush#

Food Merchants:
• Bread and bakery products, baking needs
• Dairy and eggs
• Beverages
• Grains: different kinds of rice – brown, black, red
• Fresh produce: fruits and vegetables stand
• Bottled and other specialty types – gourmet tuyo, pesto, paste, chili paste, salad dressing
• Breakfast and lunch meals
• Magtataho, Kakanin, Binatog, Sorbetero, Balut, Penoy, etc

Regional + International Food and Products
• Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao; Asia, America, Europe, Africa, Oceania

Repair Shops:
• Shoes and bags
• Umbrella
• Carpentry services
• Sewing services

Visit here for more info: facebook.com/oldmanila

Mark Down Sale by Megabrand at Sm Megamall

Metro Creative Themes Incorporated will be hosting a 3- day mark down sales from August 17 to 19, 2018 at Sm Megamall , Megatrade Hall 2, Megamall Building -B Mandaluyong City.

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per DTI-FTEC permit number 13563 Series of 2018

This also marks the rainy day season and start of the shopping season.Catch the season sale from re-known company brands like Reebok, Nike,Umbro, Sebago, Elle, Echolac, Hush Puppies, Levis, Dockers,Caselogic,Sketchers,The North Face No fear offering up to 70% mark down prices.

Some of the trendiest fashion items are also up for grabs. Unlike other trade fairs – There are no entrance fees. The bazaar is open from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm.

RCBC bankcard is the official bank partner and Bankard holders can enjoy up to 12 months 0% (zero percent) interest on defered transactions.

The trade bazaar in in partnership with MTC with official media partners WheninManila,OutofTownBlog, Ask by Flow Galindez and Collector’s Connection.

For more information, Please try to look for Mr. Jonathan Roxas or Mr. Emer dela Cruz through 0917-536-5473 or 0917-538-7507.
Do not forget to LIKE and Share their FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/mcteventsmngmnt/