On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
I think this is a “single” Sultani or as they’re called locally “Mohammedi” Rose. It has a very nice scent. Unforutnately some bugs have taken a shine to these and other bushes in my garden and they’re chomping at the leaves and damaging flowers. I’ll take some advice from the botanists in the Budaiya experimental […]
It’s really strange that when you observe a garden, or any other space for that matter, and you are used to that particular view, you not only get to take it for granted but your mind disappears some detail and you never really appreciate it. However, I found that if you do frame it through […]
Have a look at this beauty! We’ve just finished this new border this afternoon. I moved almost all the agaves and cactii from the cluster by the pool into this new brilliant arrangement, even if I say so myself 🙂 I’m looking forward for them to mature in place and hope all visitors to our […]
600 Allisum (white, pink, purple) 200 Geraniums (white, red) 300 petunias 100 marigolds 20 chrysanthemums 75 calendulas 100 stock (white, purple) 10 rose bushes (sultani) 10 jasmine bushes (full) 2 variegated hibiscus bushes 25 flowers, can’t remember there names at the moment! 25 colius Did I paint a picture in your head yet?
I finally started some seeds off this morning. There are so many things that I have had done to the garden this season and am preparing a really nice display for outside the house too in the coming few days. This season’s going to really rock! Happy green fingers to you too!