Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Winter tomatoes…

Hmm, tomatoes… lovely fruit, isn’t it? Native to South America, where they are grown as perrenials… Imagine, tomatoes as perennials… how nice it is to be just harvesting and harvesting the fruits year after year without having to grow them … Continue reading

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Harvesting on a hot August weekend in 2011

Our tomatoes are doing pretty well this year… And for reasons quite unclear to me, the crows did not come for them this time… When I am working in the potager, I love to pop these goodies into my mouth, … Continue reading

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The harvest continues…

Was thrilled to have a week off from the university… In this ‘o-bon’ (all souls?) season, the Japanese folks take time off from work to pay respects to their deceased ancestors… For me, this presents an excellent opportunity for me … Continue reading

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Gardening in the heat of summer

Hmmm, must say to you folks that I am more of a (student) ‘gardener’ rather than a ‘blogger’… I take my hat off to some of you folks who can update your blogs so often… Anyway, been enjoying dirtying my … Continue reading

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Massive, vicious Typhoon Number 6 hits Shikoku

Massive, vicious Typhoon Number 6 made a straight hit at Shikoku on 19th July… We had just returned on the 18th, after spending a short break at Malaysia…  Our plants began fluttering in the winds… Oh oh, I knew we … Continue reading

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