Monthly Archives: May 2013

‘Momiji’ chickens are here…

Whooopeeee… finally the birds came… Today, we were very excited to be receiving two chickens… A well-known chicken-layer company brought the two birds to our home… The President of the company himself, no less… The birds are what he called, … Continue reading


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Akebia quinata (aka Chocolate Vine)

I find myself increasingly attracted to this climber. According to a Japanese guidebook we have, there are apparently two types of akebia: the three-leaf type and the five-leaf type. We have the three-leaf type in our property, growing in the … Continue reading

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Japanese wineberry

Don’t you love berries? My missus often walk the nearby hills and I sometimes join her in the weekends… There are a lot of goodies that we can ‘harvest’ from the hills… One of our favorites is the Japanese wine … Continue reading

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Sakura cherries aka ‘Sakuranbo’…

In Japanese parlance, ‘sakuranbo’… am having this as the fruit course for breakfast this morning… taste is a somewhat sourish-sweet… we have two sakuranbo trees in our garden… fruit size is about 1 centimeter across… smallish compared to the imported … Continue reading

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Migrating from Blogger to WordPress…

Dear folksHave decided to change the host for my blogs…Am migrating to WordPress…Reasons can be found here…The new address for Potager Y @ Japan is be a delight to see you there…

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