Monthly Archives: March 2013

Manuka flowers…

Posted once before on this plant (see here)… We have two such plants and they come under of the care of my suweeto haato… Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia…  Scientific name is ‘Leptospermum scoparium’ and the common name … Continue reading

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Carrots, radish, broccoli…

Today is vernal or spring equinox and Japan celebrates it as a national holiday…  Which means I get to dirty my hands in the potager…  and also that the weather is warming up for good…. yahoooo…. But hmmm, my carrots … Continue reading

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Loquat leaf tea…

We have three loquat trees in our property… All thanks to the previous owners… They give very good fruits… sweet, plump, and juicy… All these, with minimum care… (See here for photos of loquat fruits from our garden) Last autumn, … Continue reading

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Crop rotation and companion planting for Potager Y 2013 season…

Weather is becoming more pleasant these days…In the mornings, the thermometer dips to about 1 to 2 degrees…The mercury then shoots up to about 10 degrees on a nice, fine day… Yes, it is time to start some seeds…Corn, peanuts, … Continue reading

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