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UCOG Davao's 1st meet and greet

  UCOG Davao 1st meet and greet (Photo courtesy Antonette Venzon) The Urban/Container/Organic Gardening (UCOG) Davao Team, which was recently formed, held its first meet and greet on Sunday, February 24, 2 PM at the People’s Park in Davao City. Fifteen of its members joined the event, with some bringing their own backyard produce to share. Seeds and cuttings of herbs, vegetables and other medicinal plants were given away such as serpentina, blue ternate, insulin plant, different types of radishes, cucumbers, okra, etc. Free blue ternate flowers and seeds. (Photo courtesy Antonette Venzon) The members came from different backgrounds. There were organic farmers and a farm owner who focuses on native trees, but most are backyard and container gardeners who have developed a love for plants and clean living. Other matters pertaining to the direction of the group were also discussed. While officers were not yet selected, it has been decided that the finalization and formalization of the org