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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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The lawn is on the mend

The lawn is on the mend

23 Jan, '110 Comments

The lawn is on the mend, originally uploaded by malyousif. If you’ve been following my gardening blog at mahmoodsgarden.com you already know my trials and tribulations with our lawn. From a lush, thick, carpet-like heaven, to a mud field just a few weeks ago. I took matters into my own hands and seeded the lawn […]

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Lawn repair in progress

Lawn repair in progress

7 Jan, '110 Comments

Last week, the lawn was a disaster, looking like almost a desolate muddy lunar landscape than a proper lawn and I resolved to do something about it. I did. But although that the ants are still around (the bastards!) at least with the spreading of five kilograms of ryegrass seed, the results are already astounding. […]

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Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

31 Dec, '100 Comments

I’ve succumbed. But before I go on, have a look at the state of my lawn now: and this is how is used to look like just 3 years ago: Can you imagine my distress every time I walk into the garden now with the images of how it used to look like firmly in […]

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Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

25 Dec, '100 Comments

[view post for video] I brought this hydrangea as a cutting from Canada last summer. I never thought that it would actually survive, it actually almost died when I planted it in a test-tube planter and almost gave up on it. I thought I won’t lose much if I plant it in the garden. It was so poor looking that

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