Orchids Galore

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

One glamorous industry that the Philippines can be developed into a big business is the production of cutflowers particularly orchids. As a tropical country, the Philippines is home to different orchid varieties both native and hybrids. Many Filipino homes and gardens are adorned with one or two kinds of orchid. It is no wonder then that many hobbyists and entrepreneurs are engaged in orchid growing.

Here are some of my photos of orchids which I took at a garden show. By the way, for those interested in the orchid business, you may contact the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) at Los Banos, Laguna. E-mail address is pcarrd@pcarrd.dost.gov.ph

Semiterete Vandas

Orchid from the Philippines

Philippine Orchid

Philippine Orchid

Actually marami pang ibang pwedeng idevelop ng gobyerno na pagkakakitaan tulad nga ng cutflower. Pero ewan ko kung bakit napakarami pa ring Pilipinong "unemployed".


Vernz November 24, 2009 at 11:19 PM  

Korek ka dyan Glams rami nga unemployed, dami din kami orchid dito sa Davao, best month to come August during Kadayawan Festival. Salamat sa dalaw ha! Wait pala ... the pop-out ad, get annoyed also by that I did not signup for anything like that... Can I ask you favor, whenever you come to my website tapos merong ganun please get the details para icancel ko or I write to them ... Salamat in advance ... I added you to my links..

Glampinoy November 25, 2009 at 5:59 AM  

Thanks Vernz. OO gusto pasyal jan sa Davao which is a major orchid-growing region kaya lang pag Kadayawan Festival eh maraming tao so traffic at mahirap mag-ikotikot. Anyway baka next summer ay darating ako jan.

kikilabotz November 25, 2009 at 11:44 AM  

uhmmm mgnda ngang bussiness yan. pero sobrang mahirap at dapat meron ka talgang hilig sa pagtatanim

nwei nice photos

Misalyn November 25, 2009 at 1:55 PM  

Ang gaganda ng mga orchids. Hayyyyyyy miss ko na talaga ang Pinas (para namang ang tagal ko ng hindi nakauwi eh kakauwi ko lang last July hehehe).

Two things sa unemployment:demand at supply. Pag hindi balance yan, asahan mo na na may mataas na bilang ng unemployment.

Jena Isle November 25, 2009 at 5:59 PM  

These are beautiful pictures Glampinoy. Orchids are my favorite flowers.

Orchids should indeed be developed. These are considered as exotic flowers and could be exported too. Good post.

Glampinoy November 26, 2009 at 9:30 AM  

Thank you Kikilabotz, Misalyn and Jena. I really appreciate your visit and comments.

David B Katague November 28, 2009 at 1:29 AM  

I love orchids and I have a private collection at Chateau Du Mer Gardens in Boac, Marinduque.

Lee December 1, 2009 at 1:17 PM  

hihimatayin ang mader ko pag nakita to, patay na patay yun sa orchids at kinakausap at kinakantahan pa nya ang mga orchids nya habang dinidiligan

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