Tag Archives: Flora

Saturday 6 October, volunteer to get rid of invasive plants in Fornells

This Saturday, 6 October, at 10 am GOB is organizing a working day eliminating invasive plants in the Fornells area. For some time now gardening with exotic plants has given rise to some of the species colonising coastal places so becoming invasive. It is precisely here, along the coast, that they have threatened the endemic vegetation (species whose distribution becomes so reduced that they are sometimes the only ones left in the world) that grows on our island. These areas were little frequented before the tourist boom so that the coast acted as a refuge for some determined species that became highly adapted to the conditions of wind, salt and the scarcity of fresh water. Continue reading Saturday 6 October, volunteer to get rid of invasive plants in Fornells

Come to the Agricultural Fair in Ferreries

This Saturday, 8 July, Es Viver, the GOB garden centre, will be at the Ferreries Agricultural Fair in the Plaza España from 17.00 hours. We are hoping to be able to take part in the activities organised by APAEMA where there will be the sale of ecological products which are instigating the change towards sustainability. Continue reading Come to the Agricultural Fair in Ferreries

Sale of seedlings from the Es Viver nursery garden

GOB`s nursery garden, Es Viver, is selling off summer plants this Friday and Saturday. We are now at the end of the season for planting appetizing summer vegetables. Es Viver is putting on sale all their existing ecological plants of various local varieties for the kitchen garden: stocks of different types of peppers, aubergines, pumpkins… Continue reading Sale of seedlings from the Es Viver nursery garden

Sunday 29 January, excursion to learn about plants

An excursion has been organised for Sunday 29 January to learn about the plants of Son Saura, near Ciutadella. Son Saura is a part of the south coast which is particularly interesting because of its variety of environments, from the sand dunes on the beach, the Bellavista wetlands, the rocky coast, the olive trees, the pines, the sea… It is an opportunity to learn how the Mediterranean plants of Menorca have adapted to its varied conditions. Continue reading Sunday 29 January, excursion to learn about plants