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Caterpillars on my orange tree

Caterpillars on my orange tree

18 Apr, '0620 Comments

My orange tree was glorious before these pests arrived a few days ago. It even had fantastic fragrant flowers and the start of actual fruit. Alas due to these caterpillars it is now almost a skeleton without a healthy leaf and all flowers and fruit buds dropped off. Other than picking each of these insects […]

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Happy Good Friday!

Happy Good Friday!

14 Apr, '0615 Comments

Red Double Hibiscus originally uploaded by malyousif I’ve just bought two of these plants a few days ago (cuttings) and replanted them in big pots placed at the front door of our house. I’m glad to see that they not only survived, but already flowered brilliantly! Have a wonderful Good Friday and Happy Easter everyone.

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New New Garden Centre!

New New Garden Centre!

27 Mar, '0616 Comments

Yippeee! I stopped over this afternoon at the new Jassim’s garden centre, opposite Bahrain Motors on the Budaiya highway and man, was it worth it! It absolutely floors the competition; they’ve got everything under one very modern roof. Well stocked, plenty of medicines if you need them, good selection and reasonably priced garden tools and […]

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Flowering Agave

Flowering Agave

24 Mar, '068 Comments

Flowering Agave originally uploaded by malyousif The Agave has flowered! It started last week and it already has 4 clusters flowering. Have an excellent Friday my friends!

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Mahmood Scissor-hands in da house!

Mahmood Scissor-hands in da house!

15 Mar, '0646 Comments

I was bored stiff yesterday, and as I fired the gardener last week (the guy pissed me off, was getting too lazy, too familiar and trying to take advantage of my cool attitude with him, anyway) I decided to stop by a new glory hole on the way home and pick up something that would […]

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