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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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Through the eyes of a lens

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It’s really strange that when you observe a garden, or any other space for that matter, and you are used to that particular view, you not only get to take it for granted but your mind disappears some detail and you never really appreciate it. However, I found that if you do frame it through the camera and take a picture, more often than not you would be pleasantly (or otherwise!) surprised. It’s almost as if …

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The Witch’s Cauldron

It’s flourishing this year, thanks for my wife’s choice of filling it to the brim with red chrysanthemums 🙂 And here’s a close-up of those gorgeous mums: If you wish, click the picture above for an original size which you can use as your desktop background, or flip it 90 degrees and use it as a background for your iPhone. …

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