Monthly Archives: November 2012

Japanese yam aka ‘Jinenjo’ and the Beautiful Blog Award…

While walking the hills near our home one day two or three years ago, my suweeto haato suggested that we harvest the ‘jinenjo’ (自然薯 literally, ‘natural yam’) that were growing in the wild… We, more like I, dug at one … Continue reading


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Wild grapes…

Had a ‘bumper’ harvest from the wild grapes in our property… All in all, 2.2 kilograms… whoopee… This, compared to last year when I could hardly get any harvest… Perhaps there is some truth in plants alternating between bumper harvest … Continue reading

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