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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

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Barrocal Botanic Garden

Now a Member of BGCI

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MGAP Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 3 March 2018

Don’t Miss It !

The MGAP Spring Plant fair is once again taking place at Quinta da Figuerinha, Silves, on Saturday 3 March.

If you have been before, you will know this is THE place to get your plants that tolerate or conditions in the Algarve. If you have not, then come along and see for yourself what is on offer.

Many plant Nurseries will be there, together with a range of indoor exhibitors including the popular MGAP Book Store and Information point.

Food and drink are also available from the bar, which is now under new management offering new options.

Come along and ENJOY A FANTASTIC DAY …

Click here for more information and updates available from mgapfairs@gmail.com

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No. 13
September 2017

Latest News

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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 ………

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