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MGS S01E07 – Thinning the Seeds

MGS S01E07 – Thinning the Seeds

14 Sep, '140 Comments

Thinning and pruning seem to be a counterproductive activity for novice gardeners. I learnt the hard way that those are a necessity for the garden to thrive. I share my findings in this episode.

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MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

MGS S01E05 – The Nursery

30 Aug, '140 Comments

The gardening season is about to start in Bahrain and I can’t wait for the weather to change for the better. However, it pays to prepare; hence, I share with you how I built my seed nursery and some gotcha’s that will help you avoid some of my mistakes. (hint: don’t over complicate things!)

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The Seeding of the Nursery – Gallery

The Seeding of the Nursery – Gallery

29 Aug, '140 Comments

Here are the seeds which have been sown today (Friday 29 Aug 2014) in the nursery. A total of 16 seed trays and 34 types of plants. Watch the video for more of the seeding info and background:

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Going potty

Going potty

14 Aug, '140 Comments

This weekend’s project is to make use of some of the tens of pots we have lying around. My wife suggests we open a garden shop, or at least do a yard sale to get rid of some of them. No way, I say. Pots are meant to be mini-gardens, and that’s what I’m going […]

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Duranta (double)

Duranta (double)

1 Jan, '090 Comments

Duranta (double), originally uploaded by malyousif. Grown from seed. I never thought I would be successful with this one for some reason, but the 7-inch flower is proving me wrong!

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