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Chrysanthemums border

Chrysanthemums border

19 Nov, '100 Comments

Chrysanthemums border, originally uploaded by malyousif. I went a bit crazy with chrysanthemums this year as I filled in a complete border with about 40 mumms of pink, red and white. I edged the approximately 4 meter border with 50 lobelias and added red dianthus at one end. I’m sure that if they all take […]

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Here comes the season! Annuals planted

Here comes the season! Annuals planted

23 Oct, '100 Comments

I spent a wonderful afternoon in the garden planting some annuals in so far barren borders, and that lifted my spirits and my vision of the borders in a month or so is full of colour and texture. Can’t wait!

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Mission Accomplished: The mound is complete

19 Oct, '100 Comments

It was a hectic day yesterday and only got back home at around 11PM. But immediately I parked the card and walked into the garden, I went to check the progress on “the mound”. Although it was dark (obviously) I was happy to witness its completion. Time is king now as only time will really […]

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The Mound

17 Oct, '100 Comments

The weather has finally turned in Bahrain. It’s no longer the stifling 50C, to a much more tolerable 35-40C. It was hovering between 30-35C over the weekend, which got me to finally get out and work in the garden. And that I did. I missed doing “real” things in the garden. My garden is a […]

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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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