Tag Archives: Pumpkins

Roots, greens, gourds, citruses…

Hello everyone… yours truly had been doing quite well and enjoying gardening as usual… Here are a few pictures showing some of the harvests that we have had over the past months… Carrots had done pretty well… at times, we … Continue reading

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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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Harvests from late autumn 2015

Obviously been goofing off again, for too long from blogging… 🙂 Anyway, here’s yours truly, feeling good at the potager… If you eat loquats, keep the seeds… Our loquat trees give us very good fruits, and seeds too… Over 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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Potager Y destroyed by Typhoon 11…

Was away in Indonesia for a while (see report here)… And when we returned to Japan, Typhoon 11 was there to welcome us… It has been quite a while since Shikoku has such a massive typhoon coming straight on… All … Continue reading

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