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MGS S01E08 – Inviting Butterflies to your Garden

MGS S01E08 – Inviting Butterflies to your Garden

20 Sep, '140 Comments

I took advantage of a free couple of hours in Kuala Lumpur to visit the Butterfly Park and have a chat with the manager and the head gardener on what it takes to invite butterflies and other beneficial insects to a garden. And of course, enjoyed the company of over 5,000 gorgeous butterflies too.

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Palm Tree Killing Beetle

Palm Tree Killing Beetle

8 Jan, '130 Comments

Another palm in our garden is dead. Thanks to this beetle. We have to remove the “Khawajah” palm from the garden now and must get someone to come spray the rest of the palms so that they do not spread to the rest of them, or more importantly, don’t spread to the rest of the […]

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On base, request clearance to land

On base, request clearance to land

10 Aug, '073 Comments

On base, request clearance to land, originally uploaded by malyousif. With the change in the weather from the stifling heat to the less stifling heat and with a bit of wind, the garden this morning is full of bees foraging. It was lovely to just walk around and watch them… Have a wonderful Friday my […]

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Path of the Dragonfly

Path of the Dragonfly

4 May, '0715 Comments

Path of the Dragonfly, originally uploaded by malyousif. This guy was skimming the swimming pool this morning, dipping its tail into the water every meter or so, and then going to the start and doing the same action again. I wonder if its laying eggs, cooling itself or just having fun. I don’t particularly care […]

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Bee on Cassia

Bee on Cassia

13 Apr, '074 Comments

Bee on Cassia, originally uploaded by malyousif. This particular tree, the Cassia surattensis, attracts these bumble-bees which dive-bomb it to get the nectar. Stand long enough and you can certainly imagine a fighter jets descending on a carrier or a war zone with the noise and movements they make! Have a wonderful Friday (the thirteenth!) […]

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