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Sakura blooms, kangkong sprout, carrot harvest…

Years ago, when we did not have our own property, I had dreamed of the day when we can decorate our home with flowers from our own garden… This day, my sweeto-haato did just that, putting together a concoction of … Continue reading

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Sakura cherries aka ‘Sakuranbo’…

In Japanese parlance, ‘sakuranbo’… am having this as the fruit course for breakfast this morning… taste is a somewhat sourish-sweet… we have two sakuranbo trees in our garden… fruit size is about 1 centimeter across… smallish compared to the imported … Continue reading

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Sakuras 2013 in full bloom…

The ‘amateur-farmer’ in me had been rather (foolishly, I’d add) unconcerned with the significance of the frost dates in the region… So it was quite a wake-up call for me as I finally come to my senses, taking note of … Continue reading

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Shidare and Oshima sakuras…

  Thought I’d post these pics before they turn ‘stale’ now that the sakura season has ended here in Takamatsu… This is one of my favorite sakuras… the Shidare-sakura… It has a clear pink tinge to it, and the flowers … Continue reading

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Mountain sakura a-blooming…

Good morning from Calgary, Canada…Am now here, visiting the University of Calgary for some business…The temperature is minus one degree… not too bad although it snowed two days ago… Anyway, before leaving home last Sunday (25th), had the privilege to … Continue reading

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