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Rockets!

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Rockets!, originally uploaded by malyousif.I lost the tag for these beauties but they’re doing very well in pots and in the gardens at home and the office. Have a wonderful weekend, and if you do know what these are, please share! …

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Morning Glory

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Morning Glory, originally uploaded by malyousif.Morning Glory is very pervasive and takes over everything in its path. We planted this along with 3 other types of creepers on the pool area wall and it looks really lovely especially in the morning. Have a wonderful weekend my friends. …

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Aloe Vera Pokers

Aloe Vera Pokers, originally uploaded by malyousif.I planted many aloe veras by the old frangipani last year, I’m reaping the rewards this year as they all flowered and the scene is gorgeous in that area. The pokers themselves are enough I think. Pretty happy! I wish you a continued peaceful long weekend and a happy new Hijri year. …

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A wet garden

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The garden this morning, originally uploaded by malyousif.The garden has been soaked with rain the past few days. The plants seem to be happy enough with it (didn’t switch off the irrigation yet, rain is still unpredictable) but the very best thing about having sustained rain like this is the thorough washing of all the plants. Now we can see the brilliant greens, reds, pinks and all the lovely textures. I love this time of …

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The Datura is full of flowers

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Happy Friday my friends. We came home from Rome early this morning to be greeted with this lovely thing by our front door:In a space of week, it woke up and produced all of these lovely flowers. It’s quite unfortunate that my gardener decided arbitrarily to chop the thing while we were away last time. I’m nurturing it back with judicious pruning. Hopefully it’ll be okay in a couple of years. …

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