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Associação de Plantas e Jardins     em Climas Mediterrânico

Mediterranean Gardening    Association Portugal

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

MGAP Spring Garden Fair

Sunday 22 March , 10.00 - 16.00

             Escola Básica 2,3

       Poeta Bernardo de Passos    

          São Bras de Alportel


The ever-popular MGAP Spring Garden Fair is back in São Brás at a new venue

and for the first time, it will take place on a Sunday

This allows us to provide more space, better parking and less crowding.

You will continue to have the opportunity to visit many nurseries all in one place,
take time to talk with the people who grow the plants,
visit the indoor stalls and attend free talks.

Refreshments and hot food will be available

An entry donation of €1 is requested,
with accompanied children under 16 free

This event is only possible with the support of

Câmara Municipal de São Brás de Alportel

Further details, directions and more information contact mgapfairs@gmail.com

                                                                                            Com Apoio de  

MGAP Assembleia Geral / AGM

Saturday 7 March , 10.00 - 16.00

Quinta da Figueirinha, Silves


Our 2020 AGM / Assembleia Geral will take place at Quinta da Figueirinha on Saturday March 7th at 10:00 for 10:30. All are welcome to attend the meeting but only Members of MGAP are eligible to vote. Click Here for the formal Notice of this meeting and Agenda.

Coffee/Tea etc on arrival and lunch will be available from the Quinta bar. Please let us know if you wish to stay for lunch before Monday 2nd March.

There will be a presentation by Marilyn Ribeiro on the Barrocal Botanic and Demonstration Gardens Project following the formal AGM business. The MGAP bookshop will be at the meeting.

There will be an opportunity to visit the Botanic Garden in the afternoon and a guided walk will take place at 14:00h.

For further information, questions, or to book lunch, contact mgapsec@gmail.com


Barrocal Botanic Garden

Open Days

Wednesday 19 February, 13.00 - 16.00

Saturday 7 March, pm, after the AGM

 Quinta da Figueirinha, Silves

Visit the garden or help in its development

Contact Rosie Peddle mgapsec@gmail.com


 2020 AGM / Assembleia Geral

Saturday 7th March 2020 -
Quinta da Figueirinhs, Silves

Join us to review what we achieved in 2019
and help steer our Association into the future.

For more information, contact Rosie Peddle mgapsec@gmail.com


MGAP 2020 Spring Garden Fair


Sunday 22 March, 10.00 - 16.00

 Escola Básica 2,3 Poeta Bernardo de Passos

São Bras de Alportel

For more information, contact mgapfairs@gmail.com


Visit to Colares / Cabo da Roca  

Early in 2020 - Date to be confirmed

Eunice and Carlos Barroso invite MGAP members to visit their garden and lunch at their home in Colares, Sintra. Nearby garden and plant nursery visits included

Further information from Tessa Hearn



News from our MGi  friends
 around the world

International news, new plants, new ideas,
new projects. You can find links to other groups in UKFrance, Cape Hort Soc S. Africa, Margaret River Australia, Chile  California USA, plus newly joined Okanagan Xeriscape Association in Canada, at:
 MGi Website

These groups extend a warm welcome to MGAP members - please contact them directly about their events.

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No. 18 Winter 2020

Future Events

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Communicado à Imprensa - Portuguêse

Press Release - English

Dossier de Presse - Français

Pressemitteilung - Deutsche

Poster 2020 spring fair A4 PT.pdf Poster 2020 spring fair A4 EN.pdf