Tag Archives: Peas

Flowers at the potager in early spring of 2014…

The weather is warming up here in Japan… I finally managed to sow about twenty types of vegetable seeds last weekend ‘Regular’ stuff such as tomato, eggplant, chili, chard, peanut, long bean, soybean, bitter gourd, butter scotch pumpkin, corn, okra, … Continue reading


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Snap peas and fava beans…

Was very happy with our snap peas and fava beans this last season… The above picture shows a sample of our snap pea harvest… The six plants we had provided a continuous harvest for about a month and half… Normally, … Continue reading

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Snap peas, greens, potatoes, berries…

Beautiful weather these days in Shikoku, Japan… It is supposed to be the rainy season, and I am hoping for rain, actually… We ate the last of the snap peas this season…My missus prefers to harvest them when they are … Continue reading

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Flowers… of plum, pear, rocket, peas

Glorious flowers from a neighbor’s plum (peach) tree protrudes into our potager…For me, this must be one of the prettiest plum (peach) blooms I have ever seen…Rich colors, perfectly (almost) shaped petals… On the other side of the fence comes our very … Continue reading

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Peas so sweet…

Didn’t have much success with peas for the last two years.Used to buy them in little pots, from the DIY shop.Finally bought seeds last October.Green peas, snap peas, and ‘silk field’ peas… Wooh, had been harvesting them since late March … Continue reading

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