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The Summer Annuals are In

The Summer Annuals are In

18 May, '120 Comments

The petunias and geraniums were way past their best I knew, but I just didn’t have the time or inclination to do anything about them, yet they did need to be removed and that we did this morning. So now, instead of the untidily flowering geraniums and petunias, I’ve planted three colors of gazanias and […]

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More images of the lovely Poinciana

More images of the lovely Poinciana

18 May, '120 Comments

This time, close-ups of its beautiful flowers too.

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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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