Tag Archives: Lotus

Dwarf lotus in the pond…

About seven years ago, a Japanese friend gave me some tubers of this lotus… I planted some in the pond, and the rest into a large pot… The ones in the pond grew well, but not the ones in the … Continue reading

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Flowers… of Soap wort, Oregano, Jerusalem artichoke, and Lotus…

Japan is in the midst of the O-bon season, as in All Souls Day… The university is closed for a full week…  Put in the two weekends, and yours truly is only too happy to be having a 9-day break… … Continue reading

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Typhoon Number 12 rips through Shikoku

This is quite a record, to have a second, massive, vicious typhoon ripping through the Japanese archipelago within such a short span of time…  The eye of the typhoon had cut across Kochi Prefecture in the south and through Kagawa … Continue reading

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