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Ten years of Potager Y @ Japan

We acquired this piece of land in 2007… It was wild… and I was equipped with just simple garden tools… Took me months, but I managed to manually clear up the land and carved up the lots… (See here and here … Continue reading

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2016 season had been good…

The year 2016 had been a good year for Potager Y… First and foremost, the wild boars did not get to do much damage to the plots and plants… And, many plants and vegetables grew and produced very well… The … Continue reading

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Sansho (Japanese Pepper), peanuts, long beans, butter scotch pumpkin, loofah

We are very lucky to have this sansho(山椒)or Japanese pepper growing in the wild in our property… It is related to the Szechuan pepper (if I am not mistaken, one of the ingredients for the five spice powder), but they … Continue reading

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Winter delights: pomkan, mamba, peanut, sweet potato, ume…

Immediately after moving into our present house, bought this citrus ‘pomkan’ seedling… Finally giving fruits for the first time… and only two fruits at that… The taste was very good, I must say… and I surely look forward to more … Continue reading

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Beans, winged and long… and nuts of the pea-type…

Tried to grow for three seasons, winged beans from seeds taken back from Malaysia… But no cigar… just as the plants began to flower, winter came along and killed them all… Could it be that these these beans are too … Continue reading

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