Kumquat – enduring symbol of Tet Culture - Sports

Kumquat – enduring symbol of Tet

During the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, it is a tradition for Vietnamese families to put up ornamental plants outside and around their houses to liven up the atmosphere while expressing a wish for good luck, happiness, and prosperity in the new year.
Mekong Delta prepares flowers for upcoming Tet Society

Mekong Delta prepares flowers for upcoming Tet

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, growers in the two biggest flower villages in the Mekong Delta -- Cho Lach in Ben Tre province and Sa Dec in Dong Thap province -- have been preparing new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays.
Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Tet Business

Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Tet

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is approaching, people in Ho Chi Minh City and across the country are opening their wallets to buy special ornamental plants and imported flowers to decorate their homes for the nation's biggest festival.
Gardens prepare for Lunar New Year Business

Gardens prepare for Lunar New Year

Taking advantage of favorable weather, gardeners in Da Nang are busy tending to flowers and ornamental plants to meet consumer demand for the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Unfavourable weather worries flower growers Society

Unfavourable weather worries flower growers

As Tet draws near, flowers and other decorative plants are in high demand. However, due to flooding and other poor weather, flowers and decorative plant farmers in Hop Ly commune, Trieu Son district
Ornamental plant growers rush towards Lunar New Year Society

Ornamental plant growers rush towards Lunar New Year

As Tet (or Lunar New Year) festival draws closer, ornamental plant growers in Hanoi have received a raft of orders for pomelo, peach blossom, and kumquat trees. Ornamental vases come in all shapes and sizes, meeting the varied demands of consumers.
Once-a-year market offers luck for sale Culture - Sports

Once-a-year market offers luck for sale

From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month (February 22), people flock to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held only once a year to sell - guess what - bad luck as well as to buy good luck for the year to come.
Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet Society

Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet

During the days just before Tet, it is easy to see motorbikes carrying all sorts of ornamental plants, while streets which are used to selling ornamental plants and flowers become crowded.