Associação de plantas e jardins em climas mediterrânico -
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.
Keep checking in and let us know what you think, we welcome your comments, garden stories and photos!
The Mediterranean Gardening Association Portugal -
(ASSOCIAÇÃO DE PLANTAS E JARDINS EM CLIMAS MEDITERRÂNICOS – APEJECM)
To promote Mediterranean plants and gardens, through education, cultivation, conservation and recognition of their communal, environmental and economic importance in our everyday lives
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
2019 MGAP Spring Conference
Bringing the Mediterranean Landscape Into Your Garden
Our major International Conference will take place in Evora from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 April 2019, with Optional visits from Evora on Friday 5 and Monday 8 April. There is also an Optional Pre-
Our Conference Hotel
M'AR De AR MURALHAS Évora
Full details available from the following links:
PLEASE NOTE -
Information in English -
Informações em Português -
Please use the Non-
Saturday 7 April Conference
sessions at University of Evora
For queries and more information contact Rosie Peddle [email protected]
MGAP Spring Plant Fair
10.00 to 17.00 Saturday 16 March -
Join us at our new venue
supported by Freguesia de Silves
For details -
Our annual Spring Plant Fair this year is being held at a new venue in Silves. Find the best selection of appropriate plants for our climate ´under one roof´. Also available will be a selection of food and drinks plus books, seeds and organic products, etc.
The weather will be good, so come along and enjoy yourself.
Join us in 3 FREE Talks -
Information from -
Click Here for our current list of events
Spring 2019 Garden Visits
See how other members are putting the principles of Mediterranean gardening into practice
First visit in March (date to be confirmed)
is to Kelvin & Lynn Carpenter’s garden in Estoi.
Other dates and gardens to be confirmed
For more information, contact Tessa Hearn
MGAP Spring Plant Fair
Saturday 16 March 2019 -
This year our annual Spring Fair is being run in Partnership with the Freguseia de Silves and Silves Camara. It is all under cover, at the FISSUL Exhibition building in Silves, so whatever the weather you are ensured both a dry and interesting visit.
Click for More details
Contact Rosie Peddle ([email protected]) for more information
MGAP Spring Conference 2019
Friday 5 to Sunday 7 April 2019
Based in Evora with pre-
For more information see the panel on this page or contact Rosie Peddle [email protected]
2019 AGM/Assembleia Geral
Saturday 27 April 2019
Quinta da Figuerinha, Silves
Our formal business meeting will be followed by a guided visit to the Barrocal Botanic Garden. Full details to be confirmed.
For more information, contact our Secretary, Moira Thomson, [email protected]
News from our MGi friends
around the world
International news, new plants, new ideas, new projects. You can find links to other groups in UK, France, Cape Hort Soc S. Africa, Margaret River Australia, Chile California USA, plus newly joined Okanagan Xeriscape Association in Canada, at:
These groups extend a warm welcome to MGAP members -