POS 63rd Mid-year Orchid and Garden Show Celebrates Waling-waling Season


The Philippine Orchid Society (POS) in cooperation with the Quezon City Government will hold its 63rd Mid-year Orchid and Garden Show from August 27 to September 7, 2009 at the Orchidarium Park of Quezon City Hall.

Carrying the theme, “Growing Orchids for Health and Wellness”, this year’s show will also feature traditional landscape exhibits, trade fair, plant competition, as well as health, wellness, and cultural activities.

The event is highlighted by the flowering season of various local and imported orchid species and hybrids, which include the Vanda sanderiana, popularly known as Waling-waling.

A landscape booth will feature rare orchids and ornamental plants while the commercial section boast some 70 suppliers carrying the widest assortment of plants and garden supplies. POS members and officers will also conduct a lecture-demonstration on the various arts and techniques of orchid growing, indoor gardening, and flower arrangement, among others.

Entrance fee is P30 for adults and P20 for students and senior citizens with valid ID. Group discounts are also available. For inquiries, call (632) 929-4425, 906-5036, (63917) 848-5468 or (63922) 895-9544; e-mail [email protected], [email protected] or visit www.philippineorchidsocietyph.org.

The POS 63rd Mid-year Orchid and Garden Show is sponsored by Department of Tourism, Department of Education, National Commission for Culture and Arts, Dai-Ichi Electronics, and the following media partners: UNTv 37, C/S 9, NBN 4 (Mag-Agri Tayo), Manila Bulletin (Agriculture Magazine), The Philippine Star, Philstar.com, Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, Abante Tonite, Buy and Sell, and DZRH.