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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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Mission Accomplished: The mound is complete

19 Oct, '100 Comments

It was a hectic day yesterday and only got back home at around 11PM. But immediately I parked the card and walked into the garden, I went to check the progress on “the mound”. Although it was dark (obviously) I was happy to witness its completion. Time is king now as only time will really […]

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The Mound

17 Oct, '100 Comments

The weather has finally turned in Bahrain. It’s no longer the stifling 50C, to a much more tolerable 35-40C. It was hovering between 30-35C over the weekend, which got me to finally get out and work in the garden. And that I did. I missed doing “real” things in the garden. My garden is a […]

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Gimpy

Gimpy

13 Oct, '100 Comments

Gimpy, originally uploaded by malyousif. This tomcat originally came into our garden with an injured leg. It was horribly twisted. We couldn’t catch or persuade him to get into the cat box to take him to the vet. Frances – being the complete softy – decided to start feeding him and put a plate of […]

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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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