National Cactus and Succulent Organization of the Philippines Inc. (NCSOPi) in partnership with UN Square Mall, Manila Bulletin and Agriculture Magazine.
UN Square Mall facade
The bazaar, exhibit and lecture area were located at the 3rd level of UN Square Mall.
Dwende in a pot by Jennica Garcia –Uytingco
There were over 40 plant table bourse sellers, selling cacti soil mix, pots, cacti, succulents, orchids, ornamental plants, hoyas,tillandsias, bromeliads, ornamental plants, fertilizers and among other stuffs.
collectible pins, keychains and button pins for sale
My Piece of Earth booth
Pick a Plant booth
There is a portion which serves as an exhibit area or display area for cacti and succulents.
interesting array of different genera of cacti and succulents on display
The short talk started past 11:00 am with Mr. Mark Buizon ( what is your soil mix), they are the ones behind Mastera. According to the speaker, They started as an organic farm and event manager before venturing into cacti and succulent propagators and business.
Mastera had a booth within the fair but their products are available for sale at Lazada, Shopee and delivery options like grab and lalamove.
Among their popular items includes, organic pesticide made from neem oil, vermicast, cabonated rice hull , pots, greenhouse UV plastics and other items.
Manila Bulletin and Agriculture Magazine booth
Another lecture was held past 1:00pm with Mr. Marlon Valdellon ( Cactus and Succulent for Beginners).
There were beautiful trophies and ribbons for the winners of the cacti, succulents and tillandsia competition
UN Square Mall is accessible to all modes of public transportation. The mall is near LRT Line 1 UN Avenue station and just beside Manila Police district.