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Sweet Dates

Sweet Dates

6 Jul, '075 Comments

Sweet Dates, originally uploaded by malyousif. Everything is at the dates, birds, bees and goodness knows what else that I don’t think we will have as good a crop from this palm as we had last year.. Ah well, let them enjoy it, there’s plenty more. It’s also my son’s birthday today, 14 already! Have […]

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Water Lily – dedicated to Alan Johnston

Water Lily – dedicated to Alan Johnston

4 Jul, '0711 Comments

Water Lily, originally uploaded by malyousif. This is the first ever water lily in my care. It has just opened this morning! I am really happy with it and love its colour. I am so glad that Alan Johnston has been released in Gaza after 140 114 days in captivity. This lily is dedicated to […]

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The dates are almost ready

The dates are almost ready

29 Jun, '0710 Comments

The dates are almost ready, originally uploaded by malyousif. One of the harbingers of summer; the dates are almost ready to be harvested. Looking forward to having them every day with meals (and at other times too!) Have a wonderful Friday my friends…

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Caper flower

Caper flower

16 May, '0715 Comments

Caper flower (Capparis spinosa L.), originally uploaded by malyousif. The first time this plant flowers with me. I bought this herb plant, the Caper (Capparis spinosa) from the recent Bahrain Garden Show and put it in a pot by the front door on a pedestal as it has a habit of "flowing" and it looks […]

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The water hyacinths have opened

The water hyacinths have opened

13 May, '079 Comments

The water hyacinth has opened, originally uploaded by malyousif. I got three water hyacinths yesterday for the pond, as well as a top-up of the butterfly plant and a little dogweed to provide shade for the fish especially now that the temperature in Bahrain is on the increase, and to add colour and texture to […]

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