Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Bonsai Park - View some of Modi's Bonsai Trees
The Bonsai Park owned by Mr Modesto Manglicmot (Modi) has been relocated to the UPD’s Bonsai Garden.
UPD Bonsai Garden
University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City
The Bonsai garden is a collection of over 200 bonsai trees donated by Modesto Manglicmot, former president of the Philippine Bonsai Society and the Philippine Horticultural Society.
Ninety-eight percent of the bonsai collection are Philippine species and more than 50 percent have won awards, with 25 pieces belonging to the top 10 winners in various Bonsai competitions, two Best Bonsai in Show and three as Best Plant in Show in the Philippine Horticultural Annual Exhibit.
BONSAI WORKSHOP WITH MODY MANLICMOT Free. Every Saturday, 10am to finish
Mang Mody, as he’s fondly called by his students in Bonsai gives free lessons on the basics of Bonsai as well as advance every Saturday at the UP Bonsai Garden, I. de los Reyes Diliman Campus. Bring your own materials to work on together your packed lunch. The Saturday Group, as it is popularly known, be a good group to start with if you are interested to learn hands-on. Contact Mody at 9285458, 0916-3623823.