Within these gardens there is also a secCon on 15th to 20th century Portugese porcelain plus a modern art exhibiCon, and these were captured with great skill by Brian. Next followed the Palheiro Gardens, owned by the Blandy family of Madeira wine fame. These gardens featured magniﬁcent topiary, succulents and a wonderful rose garden.
Other gardens visited featured orchids and agapanthus were much in evidence as were the Jacaranda trees which were in full bloom . Also enjoyed was the Annual ﬂower fesCval, which included dozens of ﬂoats with magniﬁcent ﬂoral decoraCons. Brian is a giVed and enthusiasCc photographer and members were enchanted with his ﬂoral interpretaCons.