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The Suffering Hydrangea

The Suffering Hydrangea

13 Aug, '110 Comments

Just a few weeks ago, this lovely hydrangea was doing well enough – considering it’s not supposed to survive at all in Bahrain’s climate. Alas, this is what it’s been reduced to in its first ever Bahraini summer. I’ve not lost complete hope yet though, you will notice that against all odds, it’s got some […]

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Heirlooms

Heirlooms

24 Apr, '110 Comments

We’re innundated with various kinds of tomatos from our vegetable garden; cherry, regular and also these huge monsters, the heirloom tomatoes. I think next year I’ll half the amount of plants in that patch just so we can handle the volume 🙂 What helped this year with the produce is that we regularly gave a […]

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The lawn is on the mend

The lawn is on the mend

23 Jan, '110 Comments

The lawn is on the mend, originally uploaded by malyousif. If you’ve been following my gardening blog at mahmoodsgarden.com you already know my trials and tribulations with our lawn. From a lush, thick, carpet-like heaven, to a mud field just a few weeks ago. I took matters into my own hands and seeded the lawn […]

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Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

21 Jan, '110 Comments

Cherry Tomatoes, originally uploaded by malyousif. Last year my wife produced many kilos of cherry tomatoes in her rooftop garden. This year I thought I would plant them in the vegetable garden and try my luck. It looks like a successful experiment as all of the plants are growing nicely with healthy fruit. Looking forward […]

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Aloe patch

Aloe patch

12 Jan, '110 Comments

  The aloes are doing very well in this patch and as you can see, when they flower they add a really nice colour and texture to the area too.

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