Tag: gardening

Hanging baskets

9 Dec, '070 Comments

This is the first time I try my hands at hanging baskets. I bought 4 large ceramic hanging baskets from Al-Sultan Garden Centre in Khobar a while ago and they’ve been staring at me in the shed since. I finally got the chance to coax them off the shelf and onto brackets in the weekend […]

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Anticipation

Anticipation

16 Nov, '075 Comments

Anticipation, originally uploaded by malyousif. The first Hippaestrum (Amaryllis to some) of the season. I love these bulbs as they always reward you with huge showy flowers like no other. I’ve planted them outside in the garden before with good success. This year, I wanted to have some extra colour in the house. They’re all […]

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Oriental Patch

Oriental Patch

12 Nov, '070 Comments

Oriental Patch, originally uploaded by malyousif. I was finally able to take some pictures of the redone Oriental Patch with its new patch and the dry river bed effect at the Frangipani. I then stitched a few pictures together to show you a close panorama of the area. Let me know if you have any […]

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A very satisfying weekend

10 Nov, '070 Comments

There is so much happening in my little patch of Heaven that it’s difficult to find a place to start. Suffice it to say that it was brilliantly tiring! I love it. I really do. Such a sense of fulfillment is really hard to come by. I guess this is one of the major reasons […]

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Shopping!

Shopping!

9 Nov, '070 Comments

Shopping!, originally uploaded by malyousif. A Friday is not Friday if I don’t go visit some garden centres. Fortunately, as it is “the season” they do have nice things and it is the best time to landscape in Bahrain. The stuff you see in the back on my car all went into the “Oriental garden”. […]

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