Where the grass is always green

Bahrain is geographically a desert – where farming would be the last thing on one’s mind. However, even in the hot, humid and mostly uncomfortable conditions, farmers flourish, home-growing everything from cabbage, broccoli, exotic lettuce to even mangoes. This is a ‘grassland’ in Hamala where one enterprising Bahraini has taken to growing (lawn) grass – and has buyers at $10 a square yard!

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