Monthly Archives: January 2011

Friendly neighbors…

Several kind readers commented on the friendly neighbors we have here at Aji…Lucky as we are, my missus on one of her morning walks in the hills met an acquaintance by accident… The acquaintance was just heading to her garden plot … Continue reading

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Camellia, citrus, ta-sai…

Camellias in winter offer one of the few colorful sights in our garden…The nectar in the flowers attract a very cute small bird call ‘mejiro’ (Japanese White Eye?)… I like the flowers so much that I am contemplating to make a hedge with just the camellia … Continue reading

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Potager frosted…

Went out to the potager to harvest some rocket and mini radish for breakfast…Almost let out a scream upon seeing the plants ‘frozen’…The carrots, chard, radish, lettuce, onions, fava beans, snap peas, parsnip… ouch!Wanted to pour water on them to melt … Continue reading

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‘POP’ index

I started vegetable-gardening in 2008, expanding the plot-size a bit at a time… By the end of 2009, the potager was more or less in full swing…I kept a journal to record the activities and progress…And why not some indices to track the … Continue reading

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Pruning the hedge on new year’s day…

I have some vegetables growing in the potager now but they are not much of a photography subject in this weather…So I am picking a photo or two from sunnier days gone by just to spruce things up… This pic … Continue reading

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