Monthly Archives: July 2010

A taste of spaghetti pumpkin…

Just for the fun of it… Bought two spaghetti pumpkin seedlings Not very productive Or, is it the farmer that is the issue? We got to harvest only two fruitsThis one weighed about half a kiloNot big by any pumpkin standards … Continue reading

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Greens growing well…

Due to the unexpectedly constant rain for the past few weeks The greens in our potager have been flourishing… Bayam or amaranth(green pointed leaves)… red ladies finger, nasturtium… Parsnip… seeds from Cairns… trying it for the first time… Daikon (Japanese … Continue reading

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Plums

Missus bought two plum seedlings two years ago…Santa Rosa and ‘O-ishiwase’…Like apples and pears, they belong to the rose family…Flowers are pretty, like sakuras… This fruit was ripe on the tree…Birds came by to peck on the skin…  Another fruit … Continue reading

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Gooseberry, Mulberries, Raspberries

 July is paddy growing season here in Japan…We get to enjoy looking at these fields right from our house…the green really reminds me of home in Malaysia… Harvested some raspberries, gooseberries, mulberries the other day…Tried my hand at making mixed berries … Continue reading

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Honey suckle… beets…

Been raining all day today… As in last week, I am not able to work in the potager… Still, it feels super good to go there, umbrella in hand… just to breath in the air… Each time, there is always … Continue reading

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