Tag Archives: Cucumber

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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Tomatoes, cucumber, perilla, red shiso, rocoto, Japanese yam…

The rains continue to come…Yesterday, we witnessed another session of blistering thunderstorms… And yes, it is the season for tomatoes…‘Momotaro’ is the strain… And of course, cucumbers too… Been chewing on these crunchies for some time now… The Korean perilla … Continue reading


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The harvest continues…

Was thrilled to have a week off from the university… In this ‘o-bon’ (all souls?) season, the Japanese folks take time off from work to pay respects to their deceased ancestors… For me, this presents an excellent opportunity for me … Continue reading

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Gardening in the heat of summer

Hmmm, must say to you folks that I am more of a (student) ‘gardener’ rather than a ‘blogger’… I take my hat off to some of you folks who can update your blogs so often… Anyway, been enjoying dirtying my … Continue reading

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