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An uncommon trend for the well-off to entertain themselves

A hobby once reserved for the upper class is now becoming an interesting activity for plant enthusiasts: collecting camellia.

Hoi An gardeners anxiously await Tet kumquat orders

Gardeners in Hoi An are concerned as buyers have not turned up and few orders have come this year.

Unique collections of ornamental plants owned by young architect

These collections of ornamental trees are impressive for both the quantity and quality of the trees.

Old discarded clothes turned into expensive products

All old things, from clothes and guitars to motorbikes, can be recycled into useful and highly aesthetic items thanks to talented artisans.

Saigonese farmer owns hundreds of rare bonsai

Hidden behind vegetable farms in Xuan Thoi Son commune in Hoc Mon district in Ho Chi Minh City, the one-hectare bonsai garden of artisan Le Thanh Tam impresses any visitor.

The $1-million ficus tree of the “Artisan of Southeast Asia”

The ficus tree called "the throne of Vietnam" worth US$1milion has been known by domestic and international bonsai collectors and growers for a long time. 

HCM City kicks off Tet ornamental plant market

Various kinds of ornamental trees, fruits and flowers from all provinces can be spotted along many streets of HCM City.

A visit to Hanoi’s largest bonsai market

The bonsai garden owned by Mr. Dang Hong Son in Thanh Tri District is considered the largest of its kind in Hanoi, with nearly 1,000 unique bonsai trees of over 100 species from many regions throughout the country. 

Perfect weekend trip awaits at Cai Mon Orchard Village

 VietNamNet Bridge – If you’re looking for a mini-getaway during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, consider visiting beautiful Cai Mon Orchard Village in the southern province of Ben Tre.

Tet flowers hit by bad weather

 VietNamNet Bridge – Flower villages in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta fear their supply of flowers and ornamental plants for Tet (Lunar New Year) next month will decline because of unfavourable weather.

Image: The most unique, expensive ornamental trees at Saigon’s “market for the wealthy”

VietNamNet Bridge – The most special and expensive ornamental trees are brought to the Spring Flower Festival in Phu My Hung urban area in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, which is dubbed the “home for the wealthy”.

Photos: Rice, corn turned into ornamental plants for Lunar New Year

To improve the value of rice and maize, a 45-year-old farmer in the southern province of Dong Nai has turned them into ornamental plants for display at lunar New Year. The products are sold at high prices and the demand is always over supply.

The most expensive trees for Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Gardeners throughout the country have introduced unique peach and ornamental trees worth tens of thousands of US dollars for this Tet. Below are the most expensive trees.

The ornamental trees that cause cancer, mental disorder

Vietnamese have been frightened out of their wits after scientists said that a lot of popular ornamental trees in Vietnamese homes may cause cancer and mental diseases.

Rare plants on display to welcome Tet holiday

VietNamNet Bridge – 1,500 rare plants have been put on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi.