Gardening

Holiday project number 3, move the old pond!

Holiday project number 3, move the old pond!

20 Dec, '070 Comments

Holiday project number 3, move the old pond!, originally uploaded by malyousif. I’ve just started what is probably the last project of the holidays; this one is to provide a needed water feature for the Oriental patch. I’ve used the same pond I removed in Project #2 and will place it in the area just […]

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Holiday Project #2: The Pond

Holiday Project #2: The Pond

20 Dec, '070 Comments

The Pond, originally uploaded by malyousif. I pass Al-Mahroos, one of the better garden hardware shops on the island, almost every day and I notice a huge banner stuck at the front of their showroom declaring “huge discounts” but I never had the gumption to stop and investigate. After 3 years of collecting tools, I […]

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Holiday project – Oriental Patch Lighting

Holiday project – Oriental Patch Lighting

17 Dec, '070 Comments

Holiday project – Oriental Patch Lighting, originally uploaded by malyousif. The first project of the holidays has finished! I spent today wiring up the Oriental Patch for 3 more lights: a flood directed at Buddha and two lanterns. This shows the final result, what do you think?

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Okra

Okra

15 Dec, '070 Comments

Ocra, originally uploaded by malyousif. The vegetable patch is starting to produce! Have a wonderful and productive weekend my friends.

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Hanging baskets

9 Dec, '070 Comments

This is the first time I try my hands at hanging baskets. I bought 4 large ceramic hanging baskets from Al-Sultan Garden Centre in Khobar a while ago and they’ve been staring at me in the shed since. I finally got the chance to coax them off the shelf and onto brackets in the weekend […]

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