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Aloes – lighten up the winter with their vibrant reds

Aloes – lighten up the winter with their vibrant reds

At the Quinta dos Sentidos in the Portuguese region of Algarve we enjoy a variety of aloes, a genus of plants with more than 500 species mainly at home in more tropical areas. However, some species have found their way to the Mediterranean area and to Portugal. Like...

The Plant World of Quinta dos Sentidos

The Plant World of Quinta dos Sentidos

When we acquired the land for what eventually became Quinta dos Sentidos, it had scattered traces of former agriculture. Mainly, however, it had returned to its roots which in the south west of Portugal is called ‘barrocal’ also known in other Mediterranean areas as...

Welcome to the blog Quinta dos Sentidos

Welcome to the blog Quinta dos Sentidos

In the Quinta dos Sentidos blog we would like to share with you news about the life at the Quinta. Small things, big things, every day here brings new discoveries and surprises.