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Saffron, figs, etc…

Just returned home to Japan after a little visit to my native country, Malaysia… It is about 5 degrees here, compared to about 30 degrees in Malaysia… Shot these pictures some time ago but did not have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Red ‘ume’ and three greens

Our two white Japanese ‘ume’ somehow bloom earlier than the red one…  The white is lovely, but hmm, in my humble opinion, the red is perhaps more radiant… no? Early spring sees the greens from autumn, bolting…  This specimen is … Continue reading


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Greens growing well…

Due to the unexpectedly constant rain for the past few weeks The greens in our potager have been flourishing… Bayam or amaranth(green pointed leaves)… red ladies finger, nasturtium… Parsnip… seeds from Cairns… trying it for the first time… Daikon (Japanese … Continue reading

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