12 March 2011

Recent stamps on Flowers and Nature..



On 24 March, 2011  the Principality of Monaco Post issued a  stamp dedicated to the Chelsea Flower Show. The show organised by the Royal Horticultural Society,  is the world's most famous flower show. Each year more than 160,000 visitors stroll around the gardens of the Royal Hospital in Chelsea.


Date of Issue – 24 March 2011

International Flower Show

Presided by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, the 44th flower show, will take place on the Casino Terraces on May 7 and 8, 2011. The bouquet presented on the stamp was widely acclaimed in the “Ocean Currents” category at the 2010 contest.


Date of Issue  - 24 March 2011

Japanese Garden of Monaco  On a site blessed by a head Shinto priest overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Japanese garden of Monaco was designed by the landscape architect Yasuo BEPPU. It is based on the principals of Zen philosophy where stone, water and vegetation all combine together in perfect harmony.


Canada Post issued a pair of permanent stamps on March 3,2011 featuring two colorful Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus); 'Sunbright' and 'Prado Red.'


The Philippine Postal Corporation issued a set of four stamps featuring the Philippine Hoyas  on March 8. Hoya, commonly called wax plant, belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family.  In the Philippines, hoyas can be found all over the islands at all altitudes.   Hoyas are evergreen climbing vines or shrubs growing to 1-10 m (or more with suitable support in trees). They have simple opposite leaves 5-30 cm long that are typically succulent. The flowers appear in axillary umbellate clusters at the apex of 2-3 cm peduncles, with repeated clusters of flowers developing sequentially on each peduncle.


Iran Post has recently released its "Nature Day" commemorative stamps. The set features the images representing four seasons of the year.


Club News

Slogans on Postal Receipts


Mangroves Protect Coast !!

Mangroves protect coast from high tides and other natural disasters like Tsunami.

: Ashwani Dubey, Gorakhpur

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