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Mountain Biking in Bahrain

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I woke up early on Friday and promised myself to have a good day. I was out of bed by 04:55 and left home by 5:20 with my mountain bicycle loaded into the car and happiness and good anticipation in my heart. I was going to meet new people and ride into new terrain, one that my bike was actually meant for. It was going to be a different type of cycling in Bahrain. You see, …

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MGS S01E04 – Xeriscaping: gardens that need very little water

Our viewer Shirley Dockerill asked us to cover the important topic of gardens that need very little water. In other words: xeriscaping. In this episode, I discuss and show what I have personally done in my garden to accommodate the xeriscaping philosophy and show my xeriscaped border and the thriving plants in it. All while using as little water as possible and I show you how you can implement that in your own gardens as well. …

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MGS S01E03 – Potting the Cacti

Continuing with preparing my garden for the season that is knocking on our doors, I moved a couple of cacti which I planted “temporarily” in a flower bed. I opted to move them into pots in order to provide them with the micro-climate and environments they need. In this episode I show how to prepare a soil mix especially for cacti and talk about some gained tips from my experience with cacti over the years.Have you …

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