Mediterranean Garden Fair 2018
Annual autumn Mediterranean Garden Fair in S. Brás de AlportelSat Oct 27th 2018 at 11:00 until 16:00
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The Algarve’s only specialist Plant Sale, will celebrate the start of the gardening year.
The MGAP's (Mediterranean Gardening Association - Portugal) Mediterranean Garden Fair 2018, will take place at the Museu de S. Brás de Alportel on Saturday 27th October. The event will be held in the lovely historic courtyard garden behind the museum, with plenty of room to sit and chat and time to visit the nurseries.
Visitors to the Garden Fair will be able to take advantage of free entry to the programme of talks:
- 11.30am - Native Plants by João Gomes of Sementes de Portugal
- 2pm - Medicinal and Culinary Tropical Plants and Their Uses in the Garden & Kitchen by Fernanda Botelho
Also available at the Garden Fair will be plants native to Portugal and plants adapted to the Mediterranean climate, information and advice from the nursery owners and from the MGAP information table and Plant Clinic. There will be books on gardening in the Mediterranean in both English and Portuguese, organic produce and essential oils, and vegetable plants to get your edible garden started for the new season.
For the first time at this event there will be special workshop for younger visitors on how to make a ´Portable Garden´.
Places are limited. For information or to reserve a place contact Associação Semente de Alfarroba / Facebook - OR call (+351) 966 545 635
Refreshments will be available on site and the popular Plant Créche will also be provided, so you can leave your bulky or heavy purchases while you continue looking around.
Entry fee is just €1 and gardeners under 16, accompanied by an adult, can visit the Fair for FREE.
'The first Mediterranean Garden Fair was held on 2nd November in 2008, so this year we will also be celebrating our 10th Anniversary for this special event. Each year the number of visitors has grown and we look forward to another great crowd of eager plant buyers for our tenth year.'
The annual Autumn Mediterranean Garden Fair is organised by MGAP (Mediterranean Gardening Association – Portugal) This event could not take place without the collaboration of Amigos do Museu do Traje and the Câmara Municipal de Saõ Brás de Alportel.
Contact for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Mediterranean Gardeners – Portugal
For directions and further information: www.amigos-museu-sbras.pt
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