Tag Archives: Beans

Potager Y, mid summer 2017

Woohoo… some (delayed) updates of the potager… This pic was actually from early spring (hence the attire), with yours truly feeling happy with the tomatoes… Yes, the tomatoes did quite well, and we made tomato chutney out of the green … Continue reading


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Flowers at the potager in early spring of 2014…

The weather is warming up here in Japan… I finally managed to sow about twenty types of vegetable seeds last weekend ‘Regular’ stuff such as tomato, eggplant, chili, chard, peanut, long bean, soybean, bitter gourd, butter scotch pumpkin, corn, okra, … Continue reading

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Snap peas and fava beans…

Was very happy with our snap peas and fava beans this last season… The above picture shows a sample of our snap pea harvest… The six plants we had provided a continuous harvest for about a month and half… Normally, … Continue reading

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Wonderful autumn days…

It is days like these that I wish would last forever… The temperature throughout the weekend was a pleasant mid-twenties… No rain, no wind… heavenly it was… And the moon at night… wooh,  so bright and lovely… Spent the weekend … Continue reading

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Harvesting on a hot August weekend in 2011

Our tomatoes are doing pretty well this year… And for reasons quite unclear to me, the crows did not come for them this time… When I am working in the potager, I love to pop these goodies into my mouth, … Continue reading

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