First of all, many thanks to everyone who participated in the special Open Day and Workshops at the Barrocal Botanic garden and Quinta da Figueirinha last Sunday. We are considering a regular programme of Open Days at the garden and I will keep you informed of dates. I have attached the plant lists for the various zones at the Botanic Garden, if you would like any more info on this, please let me know.
Some of you were interested to know about bulb suppliers and it is not too late to try and get some spring flowering bulbs. You can order from the company below for delivery to a UK address for a freight company and onward transport to the Algarve. We can recommend using Algarve Express www.algarveexpress.com but you may have your own preferred freight company. Their costs are very reasonable and depend on the weight of the parcel. You will have to collect the bulbs from their depot in the Algarve. I have attached a very basic list of recommended bulbs for your guidance.
I have just received news of special offers on spring flowering bulbs from a company we have used before for MGAP orders. J. Parker Dutch Bulbs Wholesale <firstname.lastname@example.org>