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The Devil’s Tongue has flowered!

The Devil’s Tongue has flowered!

21 Jun, '120 Comments

Have a look at this beauty my friends: I went around to check on it this morning and there it was. Pretty in Yellow and pink and some shades in between. This is not the first time it has flowered of course, but since it’s been in the ground the flower this time is much […]

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Summer Garden

Summer Garden

20 Jun, '120 Comments

It’s almost the hight of summer here in Bahrain, but with some water, a lot of plants do thrive. Okay, green is the predominent colour at this time of year, but the textures and hues are still breathtaking. Take the time to enjoy life… thank me later!

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Yellow Canna

Yellow Canna

19 Jun, '120 Comments

Yellow Canna, a photo by malyousif on Flickr. I love these unassuming plants. They take over the area they’re planted in, and even when not in flower, their tightly packed stalks, texture and colors of their leaves are enough to make any garden proud. But when they do flower – and they do that all […]

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Thriving Cactii

Thriving Cactii

18 Jun, '120 Comments

Thriving Cactii, a photo by malyousif on Flickr. I know that I continuously say that I’m “really happy” with this border, but I honestly am! Just look at all the new growth and the promise of flowers about to explode. One complaint is that the drip system here has gone crazy and is overwatering. I’ve […]

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Cacti Flower

Cacti Flower

6 Jun, '120 Comments

Since we fixed the drip line, they’ve all flourished (duh!) – Anyway, it’s their season to flower and some of my cactii in the Xeriscaped border are doing just that.

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