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Crafting a DIY culture in the UAE that will help forge friendships
Meredith Huston, founder and principal daydreamer of Turquoise Boutique Studio, is a maker on a mission to bring handcrafting and Do-It-Yourself workshops to the UAE community – and perhaps spread a little happiness in the process.
September 20, 2018
'In my garden, I feel like I'm in my kingdom': the growing green spaces of Iraq's refugee camps
'I have run out of fingers on my hand to count the number of times a refugee has told me how they arrived [at the camp] with seeds. Imagine the presence of mind, in the midst of leaving everything they know, to still bring seeds in your pocket… to bring a little piece of home.'
August 5, 2018
No soil and far less water: is this Japanese technique the future of farming in the UAE?
A revolutionary growing technique from Japan, which requires no soil and very little water, has been implemented for the first time in the UAE. Melanie Hunts visits the Mebifarm in Al Ain and discovers some of the sweetest tomatoes around
June 21, 2018
Why you should invest in an Oriental rug
From antique Suzani textiles to embroidered kilim rugs, a recent sale by Estuary Auctions highlighted the breadth and versatility of the Oriental rug scene
June 4, 2018
All you need is love: highlights from this year's Chelsea Flower Show
We report from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show where sustainability and the effect of green spaces on mental health are highlighted
May 25, 2018
Why caring for bees will boost our planet’s hopes of survival
A new scheme for residents of Sustainable City will shortly be available, where families can buy ownership of their own uniquely numbered hive
May 20, 2018
Soil free and sustainable: inside The Farmhouse in Ras Al Khaimah
The Farmhouse is bringing hydroponically grown, pesticide-free produce to the UAE market
May 11, 2018
From village to villa: A room in Dubai made up entirely of fair-trade products
The specially created room is proof that there can be a colourful side to fair-trade products
March 10, 2018
A glimpse at the colorful history of Emirati fashion
We get a first look at a series of limited-edition prints featuring traditional Emirati outfits from Reem El Mutwalli’s historic Sultani collection
March 4, 2018
The beautiful blooms at Dubai International Flower Festival - in pictures
Eight of the world's top florists interpret “Dubai through the eyes of the world in floral form”
March 1, 2018