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The Autumn Giraffe, among others…

Autumn days at Shikoku have been super pleasant… Cool, dry, and simply heavenly to be outdoors… Took a shot of our potager today…The marigolds are still blooming, as are the zinnias… This dwarf of a flower is called ‘wild chrysamthemum’ (野菊)in Japanese… They … Continue reading

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Marigold, cosmos, zinia…

Even in the cold weather, the marigold plants in the potager still bloom…They emit a very nice fragrance…I plant them as ‘companions’ to the veggies as they are supposed to ward off harmful insects…Their petals are reported to be edible … Continue reading

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