Tag: gardening

Busy week

10 May, '080 Comments

I didn’t have much time for gardening at all over the last couple of weeks and with the so-called-replacement-gardener fired, there isn’t anyone else to do it other than myself. That’s fine, I enjoy a challenge. I was (am) prepared for hard work. This weekend was the first opportunity I had to do something with […]

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M.Report S01E15 – Long weekends, bloggers gathering and political test balloons

4 May, '088 Comments

A long weekend and a lot to do in the garden with a new growing season, the bloggers gathering and the sending up of political test balloons. Episode links: World Press Freedom Day • My gardening escapades • Yacoub’s Dome • Bahrain set to name Jewish woman envoy • Looking for employees is harder than […]

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Summer seasonals

2 May, '080 Comments

This long weekend has been pure gardening pleasure so far. On Thursday, I mowed the lawn and strimmed all the edges too. That took most of the day at the end of which I was happily tired. Needless to say that sleep last night came fast and deep! After a good night’s sleep, I woke […]

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Mammallaria

Mammallaria

18 Apr, '080 Comments

Night flowering Cereus, originally uploaded by malyousif. A wonderful cactus in full bloom at The Garden Nursery in Barbar. With the soup of a dust storm outside (thanks to Iraq for this gift!) you’d better stay inside and watch TV or cruise some sites. Have a wonderful Friday my friends, I hope tomorrow will be […]

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The Garden Nursery

The Garden Nursery

18 Apr, '080 Comments

The Garden Nursery, originally uploaded by malyousif. My friend Rami and I visited Anne Al-Jalahma’s "The Garden Nursery" this morning, despite the horrendous weather we are experiencing in Bahrain – thanks to the huge Iraqi sandstorm earlier in the week – the nursery itself was a sight for sore eyes and a replenishment for the […]

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