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MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

30 Aug, '140 Comments

The gardening season is about to start in Bahrain and I can’t wait for the weather to change for the better. However, it pays to prepare; hence, I share with you how I built my seed nursery and some gotcha’s that will help you avoid some of my mistakes. (hint: don’t over complicate things!)

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Hello Turnera subulata bushes

Hello Turnera subulata bushes

25 Aug, '140 Comments

As you know, we went out last weekend and grabbed a few things for the garden. We picked up five small bushes because their flowers and shape drew us. Unfortunately the garden nursery staff didn’t know the actual name of the plant. This is not the first time that I got a plant that I […]

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Preparing to build the nursery and weekend purchases

Preparing to build the nursery and weekend purchases

23 Aug, '140 Comments

Alright guys. I went out this morning and got the material to build my nursery. I’ll put it together this afternoon and it will be the subject of a future episode. I also took the opportunity to buy some plants: a fig tree, a cheeko tree, an adenium, an indoor fern and a few flowering […]

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Let the sun shine through…

Let the sun shine through…

4 Sep, '120 Comments

Fed up of politics… yes I know that today is an important milestone for Bahrain jurisprudence with the impending Appeal Court decision regarding the 21 political leaders and other assorted activists, but even with that, let’s just pose a second and enjoy these flowers… and the calm.

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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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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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Rangoon Climber

Rangoon Climber

16 Jul, '100 Comments

Rangoon Climber, originally uploaded by malyousif. So happy that this climber has finally decided to flower after being moved from a pot and placed into the ground. It’s got healthy growth now (yes, even in this heat) and these are the first flowers we get on this plant.

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Delonix Regia flowers

Delonix Regia flowers

4 Jun, '100 Comments

Delonix Regia flowers, originally uploaded by malyousif. This is the first year that that Poinciana actually flowers in this profusion. After 5 years, I guess it finally feels that it’s mature enough to do so! It covers the front garden with its petals that every morning the area around it glows with oranges, reds and […]

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Adenium (Desert Rose)

Adenium (Desert Rose)

7 May, '100 Comments

Adenium (Desert Rose), originally uploaded by malyousif. Have a wonderful weekend my friends.

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Desert Rose

Desert Rose

26 Mar, '100 Comments

This is the first time EVER this adenium flower, I’m so excited as the plants are actually in the garden in a bed rather than a pot where I usually have them.

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