In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
It’s really strange that when you observe a garden, or any other space for that matter, and you are used to that particular view, you not only get to take it for granted but your mind disappears some detail and you never really appreciate it. However, I found that if you do frame it through […]
One would be forgiven to think that in a garden as small as mine that distinct climates exist in its different parts. I know the pictures make it look big, but trust me on this, it’s less than 700 square meters in total area. The garden is divided in three parts; here, you see the […]
Have a look at this beauty! We’ve just finished this new border this afternoon. I moved almost all the agaves and cactii from the cluster by the pool into this new brilliant arrangement, even if I say so myself 🙂 I’m looking forward for them to mature in place and hope all visitors to our […]
It’s flourishing this year, thanks for my wife’s choice of filling it to the brim with red chrysanthemums 🙂 And here’s a close-up of those gorgeous mums: If you wish, click the picture above for an original size which you can use as your desktop background, or flip it 90 degrees and use it as […]
600 Allisum (white, pink, purple) 200 Geraniums (white, red) 300 petunias 100 marigolds 20 chrysanthemums 75 calendulas 100 stock (white, purple) 10 rose bushes (sultani) 10 jasmine bushes (full) 2 variegated hibiscus bushes 25 flowers, can’t remember there names at the moment! 25 colius Did I paint a picture in your head yet?