Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dwarf lotus in the pond…

About seven years ago, a Japanese friend gave me some tubers of this lotus… I planted some in the pond, and the rest into a large pot… The ones in the pond grew well, but not the ones in the … Continue reading

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Pears, eggplants, and Chinese chives…

They say that ‘with practice, you can get better’… These pears are still small, but they are bigger than those from last year’s… When I noticed the crows were coming for them, I immediately harvested them all… Eggplants are such … Continue reading


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