Gardening

Lonely spot of colour

Lonely spot of colour

25 Jan, '080 Comments

Lonely spot of colour, originally uploaded by malyousif. My lawn is looking like the Serengeti in winter, burnt. That makes the garden a bit dull, especially that most plants didn’t start flowering again. Like me, they’re desperately waiting for the Spring again. Yet, the birds we feed (parakeets, mynahs, sparrows, bulbuls, pigeons, doves, etc.) spread […]

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Reclaiming the pool deck

Reclaiming the pool deck

18 Jan, '080 Comments

Reclaiming the pool deck, originally uploaded by malyousif. The far side of the pool deck, by the changing and pump rooms, was neglected since we moved in really. I used that area exclusively to BBQs but when we’re not firing that thing up, the area remained rather dull and uninviting. I look at it every […]

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Name this plant!

Name this plant!

15 Jan, '080 Comments

unidentified internal plant, originally uploaded by malyousif. I bought this lovely plant from the Sultan Garden Centre in Khobar a couple of days ago. The very helpful employee there unfortunately mislabeled it and I am at a loss as to what it actually is called. If you do know what it is do be a […]

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Baskets, baskets

14 Jan, '080 Comments

I am not very happy with the baskets I’ve put up so far, probably because I am impatient and couldn’t wait for the plants to actually develop from seed; which some of them admittedly are doing pretty well so far, and as I was on a quick business trip this morning to Saudi, I thought […]

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Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

11 Jan, '080 Comments

I’ve never been real big about corn. In Bahrain the only thing we get is the frozen kind and as for “fresh”, well, the closest is the KFC supplied ears! But after reading about how luscious they can be cut fresh from the stalk and boiled in this post in the Backyard Gardening Blog I […]

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