The Philippines is blessed with a very high biodiversity, including the plants living in its remaining forest cover. Trees alone comprise about 3500 species. Just to research on a species a day would take about 10 years to finish all of just the trees. Then there are still the shrubs, herbs, ferns etc. Through this blog we hope to introduce you to some important plants in the forest before they completely disappear because of habitat destruction.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
It is More Fun Going and Growing Natives!
PNPCSI booth at Flora Filipina
The Flora Filipina green wall
I spent the last week dividing my time for Metro Home mag and the Flora Filipina show. We already finished putting up the PNPCSI booth for Flora. For Metro Home I am down to writing my last article for the next issue. Barely surfaced out of writing chores to enjoy the Flora Filipina exhibits. Will write about the booths next time.
Into the booth
The Flora Filipina's theme is 'Gardening is more fun in the Philippines' riding on the current slogan of the Dept. of Tourism. The PNPCSI answered with a booth tackling 'It is more fun gardening with native plants in the Philippines'. The rest of the display booths designed different geographical regions in the Philippines. The PNPCSI booth simply came up with a landscape using all native plants. It is probably not the prettiest booth in the expo but it was indeed fun and exciting for me to design and implement the display. Hope you would get to see it while the Flora Filipina is open, till March 12.
To the Philippine Orchid Society, PNPCSI members and Jardin Isabel, thank you for making the booth possible!