Monthly Archives: June 2010

Berries… blue, goose, and kiwi…

Blueberries are lovely, ain’t it? Planted three plants some years ago… Didn’t grow that well, so I moved them to a sunny location… And mulched them with pine leaves… Seems like they are comfortable with the new site… Am looking … Continue reading

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Persimmons, olives, grapes flowering…

There are five persimmon plants in our property… One is a matured tree but the fruits are nothing to ‘whoaa’ about… These are flowers from a young tree…think this tree came about from seeds ‘air-dropped’ by crows…Size of the flowers… maybe … Continue reading

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Lime coming to fruition…

Am excited upon discovering the flowers in our citrus trees…My favorites are navel orange and Ponkan (Citrus reticulata Blanco)…Mandarin orange and Hassaku orange is also lovely…  Plus, there is a lime and lemon tree as well… Last year was like a practice … Continue reading

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Fava beans in salad…

Bought a packet of fava beans last October for 50 yen.  Two seedlings came out of it…  Last year, the crows got the better of me.  They seem to know exactly when to ‘harvest’.  This time around, no more crows… … Continue reading

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Mulberry ‘shoe’ and ‘chick’…

Mulberries are in season… I am quite perplex with this plant in that they do not seem to flower. It is like, suddenly, you see the fruits forming. We bought two plants from the local supermarket when they drastically reduced … Continue reading

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