Stuff toys, food, flowers for dead pets in QC ‘memorial wall’ of PAWS

Inquirer.net 11/01/2018

NOT only dead people were remembered on All Saints’ Day, as deceased animals dear to their humans got fresh flowers, candles, and prayers, too. Pet owners even brought stuff toys and food for their departed friendly animals…

Honoring the dead with flowers

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/30/2018

As October ends, people from all walks of life begin to pay homage to their dearly departed to commemorate two of the most important dates of the year — All Saints’ Day and All Soul’s Day this…

Flowers, not bullets in Salamat Padre

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/03/2018

  Instead of bullets, give priests flowers.  All priests in Cebu will be honored in simultaneous activities in the different parishes on Sunday (August 5). The honoring is part of “Salamat Padre,” an event that will highlight…

LOOK: The man who plants flowers in potholes

Raul Constantine Tabanao 07/14/2018

A man just won the internet after his photos went viral on social media. In a Facebook repost of Viral Photos, a man sitting on the road captured netizens’ attention after he cleverly planted flowers on potholes…

Flowers for you

Clint Holton Potestas 05/22/2018

I COULD already sense the vigor of Dexter Alazas from the otherend of our phone interaction six hours prior to sending out working women to the runway. “I practically coined the term for lack of a better…

From flowers to parols

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/03/2017

How family from Guadalupe nurtured Freedom Park store for 6 decades Christmas is easily the most anticipated holiday in the Philippines and in the rest of the world, especially since it is one of the few times…

Freedom Park vendors start cutting prices of flowers, candles

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/01/2017

Wanting to sell all their flowers and candles before they finally head home to mark All Souls’ Day, vendors at the Freedom Park in Cebu City have started to offer their products at discounted prices on Wednesday…

Flower prices at Freedom Park surge

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/31/2017

THE increase in demand of flowers for the All Souls’ and Saints’ Days and the decrease in supply from local farms sent prices of some flowers at the Freedom Park in Cebu City soaring to as high…

Fewer flowers this year from the Sirao fields

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/29/2017

WHAT used to be wide, crisscrossing fields of colorful flowers are now reduced to small patches of produce in the mountain barangays of Cebu City. Unlike in the previous years, the flower farms of Barangay Sirao are…

FLOWERS and kalag-kalag Sales to pick up, prices to go up

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/27/2017

Vendors at Cebu City’s biggest flower market are expecting brisk sales days before the observance of All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 2, the period when people flock to cemeteries to…

Balamban’s haven of flowers

Agnes Alpuerto 09/25/2017

Buwakan ni Alejandra, a flower farm that has attracted visitors to this western Cebu town With the hustle and bustle of city life, we often forget to temporarily stop to take a deep breath and appreciate the…

Of flowers, ferns and foliage: inside the majestic gardens by the bay

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/26/2017

Singapore—My feet and calves are screaming for me to stop and rest after an hour of going around the Cloud Forest of Gardens by the Bay. At the time of this writing, it is Wednesday, my third…

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