Tag Archives: Eggplant

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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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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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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Purple corn… purple eggplant…

Hosted a student from Peru who kindly brought some purple corn for me all the way from the hinterland of Lake Titicaca…He has since left for home but his kindness lingers on at our potager…Edgar, thank you very much, if … Continue reading

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