Monthly Archives: June 2013

Lavendar, the French and English…

Some flowers from my suweeto haato’s herb patch… The lavender above was given by a neighbor… Am not sure of its name… My missus says it is French lavender but I prefer to name it ‘rabbit ear’ lavender… Again, am not sure of the name… … Continue reading

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Pear flowers…

Took this shot some time ago… The size of the fruit is about the size of a man’s thumb now… Hope it will grow bigger but then, knowing my farming ‘skills’… Anyway, pear trees botanically belong to the rose family… … Continue reading

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Strawberries not that bountiful…

Grew three strawberry plants last autumn… Species are ‘Toyo no ka’, ‘Aska ruby’, and ‘Summer ruby’… (Summer ruby is supposed to fruit all year round… let’s see…) Had been harvesting them bit by bit since April… They come in ones … Continue reading

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Rocket flowers…

This is one vegetable that does not really concur with my taste buds… My missus likes it very much though… I am growing the rocket for her, so to say… And what does one do when the rocket bolts and … Continue reading

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Borage flowers…

One of the ‘resident-flowers’ in our potager… We bought just one plant years ago… And thereafter, the plant self-seeded year after year… The bees love them… and the flowers certainly make a very pretty subject for my photo shoots…

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