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Adenium care in the Gulf

There have been numerous posts about Adenium or Desert Rose in the Gardening Club-Qatar Facebook group. Many members have shared their valuable experience about its care in the Gulf conditions, about ways to make it bloom more, methods to save seeds or cuttings and grow more plants from them or where to find the AdeniumContinue reading “Adenium care in the Gulf”

Bougainvillea care in the Gulf

Is there a better way to start your day in the desert, than opening your window to a bougainvillea? Photo credit: https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/close-up-beautiful-red-bougainvillea-flowers_3919040.htm When someone lives in a hot and dry climate, the options for easygoing plants with beautiful flowers are not many. Thank God there is Bougainvillea, a plant that the less care it receives,Continue reading “Bougainvillea care in the Gulf”

Watering in hot climates

Finding proper watering advice online can be really confusing, especially when someone lives in the desert, and has to deal with extremely hot weather conditions.  To start with, think of plants as living things, like humans. Like humans, plants need more water in the summer, and even more if they stay outdoors and are exposedContinue reading “Watering in hot climates”

Gardening supplies and suppliers in Qatar

As many people are asking where to find various gardening supplies in Qatar, we have compiled a list of the places that supply plants, pots and tools, and included their contact details and location links. Click on this link to view the full list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-pAyJtetKwqDItn76-Sz6bKw-AR2uF2s/edit#gid=1080193554 Please comment below if you are a supplier and youContinue reading “Gardening supplies and suppliers in Qatar”

Success Story – Garden Revival

We all like success stories, so in this blog post I would like to share with you the story of Mayte, a very new gardener. Mayte contacted me last February, asking for help with her garden.  She had a big area around her house, that she would occasionally water and that was it about herContinue reading “Success Story – Garden Revival”

How to start gardening

Hello!   In this first post I would like to share with you the gardening basic knowledge that will help the ambitious new gardener or the experienced green keeper, in order to understand better their plants’ needs and grow happier plants! So, when you hear about gardening, what are the first things that come into yourContinue reading “How to start gardening”