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The Revived Caper

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I bought this caper several years ago from one of the Bahrain International Garden Shows, I think it was the 2006 or thereabouts. I left it in a medium-sized pot and it did well for a while. But like with everything else, time caught up with it and I thought it had died and being lazy (with a copious measure of hope) left it there. I confess that after a while I gave it no further …

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Diamond in the rough

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I couldn’t believe my eyes when I drove over a waste ground this afternoon and was faced with a huge number of these flowers growing by themselves in the wild. I had to get out of my car to investigate and was gobsmacked to find out that these bushes (and plenty of them) are capers! There are literally hundreds of these flowers in the bushes, and as you will see from this collection, they are simply …

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Bee to the Caper

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; max-width: 450px; max-height: 330px; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: center; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; text-align:center; }Bee to the Caper, originally uploaded by malyousif.We must have 3 or 4 different kinds of bees in the garden and each seems to specialise in a kind of flower. I have no idea where they are nesting, nor did I actually look. I leave them …

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Caper flower

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Caper flower (Capparis spinosa L.), originally uploaded by malyousif.The first time this plant flowers with me. I bought this herb plant, the Caper (Capparis spinosa) from the recent Bahrain Garden Show and put it in a pot by the front door on a pedestal as it has a habit of "flowing" and it looks gorgeous in its place on a pedestal. There are other buds forming so soon we might be able to enjoy a …

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