Philippine Teak

We have 3 Philippine Teak seedlings! Yey!! They were given to us by our neighbor Dr. Ed Gomez. They came from the beautiful tree that he planted at the back of the U.P. Diliman Marine Science Institute compound. The tree is featured in the book Shades of Majesty 88 Philippine Native Trees. Continue reading “Philippine Teak”

Happy 49 Trees!

Our kids gave us native trees for our upcoming birthdays! Monica, our New-York based illustrator daughter who was in Manila for a short visit orchestrated the tree-buying, with some help from her Lola’s car, driver, and gardener! The trees came from the nursery of Imelda Sarmiento, the Project Director of Philippine Native Trees 101: Up Close and Personal.

This is the list of Birthday trees from our kids: Continue reading “Happy 49 Trees!”