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Mohammedi Rose

Mohammedi Rose

16 May, '120 Comments

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 […]

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Through the eyes of a lens

Through the eyes of a lens

30 Apr, '120 Comments

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 […]

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The Xeriscaped Border is Complete!

The Xeriscaped Border is Complete!

18 Nov, '110 Comments

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 […]

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Stock take

12 Nov, '110 Comments

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?

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Seeds started

Seeds started

5 Nov, '110 Comments

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!

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