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Lumberjack Mahmood?

Lumberjack Mahmood?

24 Mar, '0713 Comments

Lumberjack Mahmood?, originally uploaded by malyousif. I bought a chainsaw about a year ago and never had the chance to use it. After a very windy storm on Thursday (22 March, ’07), quite a number of trees around the island toppled, got uprooted, or if they are too tall some branches broke. We have a […]

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Flowering Bottlebrush

Flowering Bottlebrush

20 Mar, '0710 Comments

Flowering Bottlebrush, originally uploaded by malyousif. Our almost one year old Bottlebrush tree has flowered! This is the first I’ve seen on it and am quite happy that it has established itself and is now happy enough to grow in its patch. (this is in lieu of the missed Friday picture!)

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Rosa “Sultan”

Rosa “Sultan”

9 Mar, '0721 Comments

Rosa "Sultan", originally uploaded by malyousif. We locally call this the “Mohammedi Rose” in honour of the Prophet Mohammed. This is the “Sultan” variety that normally comes from Oman or Saudi. It is very similar to another cultivar “Rosa ‘Bahrain Rose’” but a little bigger and is “smellier!” It’s scent is gorgeous and if you […]

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The Southern Border

The Southern Border

5 Mar, '078 Comments

The Southern Border, originally uploaded by malyousif. Part of the North-facing border that I established about a year ago. In full bloom now. This is a panorama of several stitched photos taken with the mobile phone!

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Vlog 36: It’s Friday again!

3 Mar, '0711 Comments

You know me, it can’t be a Friday without me doing something, and this weekend once again I attacked another part of the garden. At the rate I’m going, I’ll have to buy the neighbour’s house and kick them out so that I have more garden space! Remember I went to the Bahrain International Garden […]

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