Gardening in Arabia: Fruiting Plants in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf features 35 types of fruit trees and plants that are grown in our beloved country, Qatar, and in other Arabian Gulf countries. These are trees and plants that have shown their ability to thrive in this unique and challenging climate, producing luscious fruits of exceptional flavor. Trees and plants detailed in this book range from bananas to strawberries. There is a special section on date palms, an essential part of Middle Eastern culture and diet for millennia. Here you will find the scientific name of every tree and plant, along with their English names, and a full description of each. There is useful advice on where, when and how to cultivate these trees and plants in your own garden, and how to treat their most common pests and diseases. The uses of each plant are also featured. Stunning photographs throughout will allow you to recognize the trees and plants and to enjoy their remarkable beauty.