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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Meet the Seedlings

Meet the Seedlings

4 Sep, '140 Comments

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I noticed that some shoots were already starting in the nursery just two days after the seeds were sown! I was so happy about that progress. It’s now just five days since I started the nursery and now we’ve got quite a few trays exhibiting signs of life. First […]

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MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

30 Aug, '140 Comments

The gardening season is about to start in Bahrain and I can’t wait for the weather to change for the better. However, it pays to prepare; hence, I share with you how I built my seed nursery and some gotcha’s that will help you avoid some of my mistakes. (hint: don’t over complicate things!)

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The Seeding of the Nursery – Gallery

The Seeding of the Nursery – Gallery

29 Aug, '140 Comments

Here are the seeds which have been sown today (Friday 29 Aug 2014) in the nursery. A total of 16 seed trays and 34 types of plants. Watch the video for more of the seeding info and background:

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The Sand and Ice Bucket Challenges

The Sand and Ice Bucket Challenges

28 Aug, '143 Comments

Shaming people won’t bring them to your cause, it will actually drive them as far away as possible. This is what I feel the “Sand Bucket Challengers” are doing to the Palestinian cause.

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A gift of cherry pepper seeds

A gift of cherry pepper seeds

25 Aug, '140 Comments

My friend Ahmed Alsharaf, another avid gardener and lover of animals, visited this morning and gifted me a can of Cherry Pepper seeds complete in their own container that only needs water, sun and some loving attention for them to grow. No this is no lazy gardening, but every help in ensuring a good crop […]

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