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Associação de plantas e jardins em climas mediterrânico  -  Mediterranean Gardening Association - Portugal

Our Barrocal Botanic Garden has now become a member of BGCI (Botanic Gardens Conservation International). Membership will allow us to develop the Garden following their well established sustainable guidelines.

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The Mediterranean Gardening Association Portugal - MGAP


To promote Mediterranean plants and gardens, through education, cultivation, conservation and recognition of their communal, environmental and economic importance in our everyday lives

Click to download our latest Newsletter Newsletter No 14 February 2018.pdf

Barrocal Botanic Garden

Now a Member of BGCI

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MGAP Annual General Meeting / Assembleia Geral

Saturday 7 April 2018

Our Annual General meeting will be held on Saturday 7 April 2018 at Quinta da Figueirinha www.qdf.pt. The formal meeting starts at 10.30, followed by a talk by Prof. Manuela David, bióloga, professora na Universidade do Algarve e curadora do Herbário da UAlg. Lunch will be at a local restaurant and a guided tour of the Barrocal Botanic Garden will be available to those interested in visiting.

Please let our secretary, Moira Thompson know if you wish to attend or to give apologies from members who cannot join us. - mgapsec@btinternet.com

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No. 14
February 2018

Latest News

& Events

Welcome to 2018

A message from our President


First and foremost a very happy gardening New Year to you all. Another year has sped by with its usual incredible speed. Not that we at MGAP have been idle. It has been a particularly good year for us ………

For the full  message…

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Canarina Canariensis

Did you miss our Spring Plant Fair on 3 March?

Don’t worry!

A full report is available - click here

or ‘Trees & their Fungi’

17 December 2017 - click here