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The Poinciana has flowered

17 May, '120 Comments

Penelope is on fire! Only a couple of weeks ago this majestic tree adorning our front garden was bare. Naked. Unclothed. But within just a few days it has sprouted all of its leaves and buds which have now started to open up and, typical of this tree, started to shed the flowers all around […]

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HELP! Creating a Diabetes Awareness Campaign

HELP! Creating a Diabetes Awareness Campaign

17 May, '122 Comments

The Rotary Club of Salmaniya are creating a campaign for diabetes awareness. Part of this campaign will be in the form of video testimonials of people who have been affected by diabetes, both directly or indirectly and how diabetes has impacted their lives. Gulf Broadcast will be producing these videos.We need real people to give personal testimonials about […]

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Mohammedi Rose

Mohammedi Rose

16 May, '120 Comments

I think this is a “single” Sultani or as they’re called locally “Mohammedi” Rose. It has a very nice scent. Unforutnately some bugs have taken a shine to these and other bushes in my garden and they’re chomping at the leaves and damaging flowers. I’ll take some advice from the botanists in the Budaiya experimental […]

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Oh them Bunny Tails

Oh them Bunny Tails

11 May, '120 Comments

Isn’t this gorgeous? I instantly fell in love with this plant when I saw its picture of a seed packet. Yes, I do fall in love easily, I admit, but this one is a bit different. And not so different at the same time. I love tall grasses and I have several clumps in the […]

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Blooming Adenium

Blooming Adenium

10 May, '120 Comments

Remember a couple of days ago I posted that I was ecstatic that the adeniums by the pond in the front garden were budding? Well, I noticed this morning that one of them has bloomed! Happy happy. Love the deep red of this one.

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