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Strawberries, wineberries, Japanese maple, pear flowers, sansho shoots, gumi…

Grew four strawberry plants last October… Managed to harvest just a few of the fruits… Am hoping they will start to flower more… The Japanese wine-berries have started to ripen… Now, compared to the strawberries, this wine-berry grows somewhat ‘wildly’ … Continue reading

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GOOD TO SEE, NOT SO GOOD TO EAT

One day, a neighbor gave us these stuff… The Japanese name is gumi… (English name: cherry elaeagnus) They are the size of large grapes, hence the name, bikkuri gumi (literally, ‘Surprised cherry’) They looked very delicious, but looks do tell … Continue reading

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