Tag Archives: Roses

Flowers in the rainy season…

We are in the midst of the rainy season…Incidentally, Typhoon Number 4 is currently scraping over the Japanese archipelago as I blog, bringing with it much rain and strong winds…Luckily, our place is not along its path… And yes, rainy … Continue reading

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China root berries, strawberries, pineapple sage, etc…

There has been just so much rain this year… Not to say that I am complaining…  It is just marvelous for the plants, in fact… This is a picture of the berries of a climber plant called ‘China root’… They … Continue reading

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Wonderful autumn days…

It is days like these that I wish would last forever… The temperature throughout the weekend was a pleasant mid-twenties… No rain, no wind… heavenly it was… And the moon at night… wooh,  so bright and lovely… Spent the weekend … Continue reading

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Strawberries… the ‘tamed’ and the wild…

Am very happy with the strawberries…We get to harvest only a few fruits per day…Good enough as an additional topping to the yoghurt for breakfast… The rue is a member of the citrus family…The Italians apparently use it to flavor a … Continue reading

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Japanese plum flowers, winter roses

Autumn Belle asked about the plum flowers…We have two white plum trees, and one red…The whites are flowering now…  One of the them gives us good fruits every year… And wine is what we make them out to be… As … Continue reading

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