The Philippine Horticultural Society ( PHS) the Philippines counterpart of the Royal Horticultural Society-London will be having their 34th annual show , with the theme " It is a Green World After All " . The aim of this year show to to promote awareness on the re-greening of our urban metropolis , our garden and homes.

Date: January 30 to February 9, 2010
Venue: Manila Seedling Bank Foundation Greenhouse #2 . EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

With the effects of climate change and global warming a serious threat to the humanity and to all living things . Re-greening our homes and communities is never far behind.

There will be daily lectures and seminars , national competition for best landscape exhibit, best plant in show , etc . and endless photo opportunities for forumers, bloggers, garden enthusiasts , plant lover, collector of plants from all over the Philippines and the world.

Educational tours from different schools and universities from across the country.

For those who are interested to sponsor, inquire, booth rentals
Contact Persons :

Architect Buth Duque - Overall show chairperson
Landline # (632) 490-52-39 office hour

Mrs. Teresa Baldonado - Commercial and booth rentals

Mr. Macky - Secretariat
Landline telephone # (632) 377-02-34 Monday to Saturday -office hours 8to 5p.m.

Note: For those who have blogs and wanted to cover the event - Just try to PM me - Exclusive Opening will be on January 29, 2009 Friday (By invitation only)

What to expect from the show?

bonsai on display, rare cactus and succulent collections, natural stones and suiseiki , orchids, ornamental plants, ferns , native trees, landscaping , flowering annuals and perennials , cycads, palms ,plant competition.

Daily Schedule of Lectures

Date Time Topic Lecturer
January 30, 2010 10:00a.m. Vermiculture (Earthworm) Mr. Tony De Castro
2:00 p.m. Avant-garde Flower Arrangement Ms. Pearl Banaag of World Flower Council

January 31, 2010 10:00 a.m. Orchid Growing Mr. C.V. Lazaro
2:00 p.m. Flower Arrangement (Ikebana) Mr. Serapion Metilla

February 1, 2010 10:00 a.m. Dona Aurora and other Mussaendas Mr. Fernando Aurigue
2:00 p.m. Hoyas Ms. Teresa Baldonado

February 2, 2010 10:00 a.m. Urban Gardening Mr. David Balila
2:00 p.m. Growing Native Ferns (Propagation and Culture) Mr. Modesto Manglicmot

February 3, 2010 10:00 a.m. Reishi: Ancient Secret to Traditional Medicine Mr. Dan Perilla
2:00 p.m. Native Trees (Philippine Native Trees for Landscaping) Mr. Patrick Gozon

February 4, 2010 10:00a.m. Cooking Using Edible Weeds Mr. Nonito Dolera
2:00 p.m. Aquatic Gardening Mr. Nestor Gregorio

February 5, 2010 10:00 a.m. Climate Change: Its Causes and Effects Ms. Lourdes Tibig – Ateneo de Manila Observatory

February 6,2010 10:00 a.m. Basic Gardening Made Easy Mr. George Sahagun
2:00 p.m. Anthurium Ms. Vangie Go

February 7,2010 10:00 a.m. Money Making Opportunities in Farming Mr. Zacarias Sarian – Manila Bulletin Agriculture – editor
2:00 p.m. Saikei (Bonsai in Tree Landscape) and Stone Appreciation Mrs. Fely Gupit

February 8,2010 10:00 a.m. Green Irrigation – water wise green irrigation a novel approach Mr. Philip Choo

Entrance fee of P10.00 for students and senior citizens with valid ID's , P20.00 for general public

Philippine Horticulture 2010 Show Committee

Show Chairman Architect Buth Duque
Co- Chairperson Architect Patricia “ Wendy” Regalado / Mrs. Adoracion S. Bernabe
Physical Arragement Mr. Simon Salem
Commercial Stall Mrs. Tess Baldonado
Ways& Means Mrs. Norma Villanueva
Publicity Mr. Serapion Metilla
Invitation Mrs. Fely Gupit
Lecture Series Mrs. Lina Gueco
Plant Registration Mr. George Yao
Judging Mr. Fernando Aurigue
Awards and Prizes Mr. Fernando Aurigue
Newsletter / Souvenir Program Mrs. Elisa Montecastro
Reception Mrs. Glo, Vicky Valle, Tess Gomez, Ina Cornejero
Opening Program Mrs. May Dumlao
Master of Ceremonies Dr. Aurora Lianko
Documentation Mrs. Adoracion S. Bernabe
Security Mr. Victor Losanta
Exhibits Mr. Orlan
Tickets Mrs. Gloria Razon
Finance Mrs. Elisa Montecastro
Officers of the day Ms. Ina Conejero, Ate Glo, Ms. Tess Gomez, Mrs. Norma Villanueva, Mr. Lawrence Chan, Ms. Vicky Valle, Mrs. Elisa Montecastro , Ms. Ine Lopez, Ms. Virgie Neo

For more information about the show / sponsorship and stall rentals
Contact details:

Architect Buth Duque - Overall show chairperson
Landline # (632) 490-52-39 office hour

Mrs. Teresa Baldonado - Commercial and Booth rentals

Mr. Macky - Secretariat
Landline telephone # (632) 377-02-34 Monday to Saturday -office hours 9:00 am to 6p.m.

Media – Forumers/ Bloggers
Just E-mail the author for more information before January 20 for opening day ticket.