Tag Archives: Corn

Chestnuts, blueberries, chick peas, asparagus, among others…

The chestnut tree gave us a bountiful harvest this year… All in all, there were over 50 chestnuts and we had a good time ‘gnawing’ on them… The corn did not do so well… too many pests… might give corn a … Continue reading

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Potager Y destroyed by Typhoon 11…

Was away in Indonesia for a while (see report here)… And when we returned to Japan, Typhoon 11 was there to welcome us… It has been quite a while since Shikoku has such a massive typhoon coming straight on… All … Continue reading

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Blueberries, corn, eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes…

Oooh hooo… the temperatures these days… The highs oscilate between 35 and 36 degrees…. Scorching…. burning…. brutal… Each day during the weekends when I do the garden, I need to change my garden clothes three to four times, alternating between … Continue reading

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Strawberries, corn, sakura cherries…

Am getting the hang of growing strawberries…  Still, grew a bit too many of them this past season… I am keeping just six baby-plants for next season… No more over-crowding them… Anyway, we just enjoyed our last few strawberries for … Continue reading

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The powers of purple corn…

Harvested about 7 ears of purple corn a few days ago… Yes, seven teeny weeny corns…  It is a big achievement for me as the previous crop was destroyed by a typhoon…  These plants were grown from the last of … Continue reading

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