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The Buddha patch

The Buddha patch

13 Jun, '080 Comments

The Buddha patch, originally uploaded by malyousif. I can’t remember when it was that I showed you the Buddha patch last, so here it is as of a couple of hours ago. You can see how scorched some of the plants look. It’s summer. The death season for everything green! Nevertheless, have a wonderful weekend […]

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Another gardening site in Bahrain!

10 Jun, '080 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised when I followed a link from my other blog and ended up at Plants in The Middle East! Another gardening blog from Bahrain. Brilliant. I’m looking forward to read more of his techniques and experiments and judging by what has been posted so far, it is very promising indeed. Well done […]

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Got Banana?

Got Banana?

27 May, '080 Comments

Got Banana?, originally uploaded by malyousif. My banana tree is bearing fruit! Just got back from Morocco to this scene, I am very excited and can’t wait to sample its wares!

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Scabious (Scarlet Empress)

Scabious (Scarlet Empress)

11 May, '080 Comments

Scabious (Scarlet Empress), originally uploaded by malyousif. It took so long for these lovely plants to flower, that I almost gave up on them. But am I glad that I didn’t! Quite distinctive flowers with lovely foliage too. I hope I will be able to harvest some seeds for next season.

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Busy week

10 May, '080 Comments

I didn’t have much time for gardening at all over the last couple of weeks and with the so-called-replacement-gardener fired, there isn’t anyone else to do it other than myself. That’s fine, I enjoy a challenge. I was (am) prepared for hard work. This weekend was the first opportunity I had to do something with […]

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