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Budha Patch

Budha Patch

14 Oct, '070 Comments

Oriental garden, originally uploaded by malyousif. The plinth is built and Buddha is gracing it with his presence. I’m glad that this phase is over now, the basic construction and infrastructure. Now I can really concentrate on the plants and to bring it to life. The observant amongst you would have noticed yet another name […]

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The Plinth

The Plinth

9 Oct, '070 Comments

A couple of things I really came to appreciate today: the first is the wealth of information available on the Internet, again, and the second is those manual labourers who we continuously take for granted! The story is this: I wanted to build a regular red-brick column/plinth in the Zen Garden onto which I would […]

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Zen Garden

Zen Garden

7 Oct, '070 Comments

What I thought I would do as a rockery, demanded to be made into a Zen/Orental garden instead! Don’t look at me, it all started with the devil getting into my sub-conscience and demanding that I get some bamboo for the background. The only place I knew I was to get that bamboo was from […]

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The Rockeraaaay

The Rockeraaaay

5 Oct, '070 Comments

The Rockeraaaay, originally uploaded by malyousif. That’s what I hope to make of this new patch. This is just the first phase completed this afternoon; enough sand has been moved into it I think, and the border made from cut branches off a conucarpus tree that fell over when it was rather windy last year. […]

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20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!

20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!

3 Oct, '070 Comments

20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!, originally uploaded by malyousif. I’m changing a part of the garden and adding a flower bed, the area is about 25 square meters and I intend to make a mound or two in it, so I ordered this pile of sand, all 20 tonnes of it and […]

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