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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.

Dedicated to plants and gardens of the Mediterranean climate zones created by an international group of enthusiastic gardeners ….

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Our latest newsletter

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 15 Summer 2018.pdf

Barrocal Botanic Garden

Now a Member of BGCI

Roses, succulents, trees ….

We have a collection of articles on different plants and gardening techniques suited to mediterranean gardening  

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MGAP/Clube dos Bons Jardins Joint Event

Tuesday 9th October

Quinta da Figueirinha, Silves

Workshop on Container Gardening



  This workshop will be run by Harriet Rycroft,

Harriet is a well-known, UK based gardener who specialises in Container Gardening. Harriet thoroughly enjoys helping people from many parts of the world to make the most of their container collection. 

For more information and Registration, please contact Tessa Hearn mgapevents@gmail.com

Places will be limited and Registration is essential.

Saturday October 27th

Mediterranean Garden Fair

Muséo do Traje, São Bras de Alportel

Once again in the historic and leafy courtyard of the museum in São Bras http://www.museu-sbras.com

 An opportunity to buy the most appropriate plants for your garden and benefit from the advice and guidance of the knowledgeable nursery owners and MGAP members present.  The usual programme of free talks will be provided. Open to MGAP members from 10am, open to the public from 11am to 4pm.

As ever, VOLUNTEERS are needed to make the event a success, so for more information or to offer help, please contact Sue Finlay - sitting down jobs available !  email mgapfairs@gmail.com

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No. 15
July 2018

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