Thursday, July 31, 2008

Japanese ginger (みょうが Miyoga)

I could not notice Japanese ginger having flower.

These Japanese gingers come out every years for more twenty years.

AyeYai she could not do that too.

These are exactly the flowers.

Of cause we enjoyed them as a kind of spice in miso soup this dinner.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Cucumber (遅咲きの胡瓜 キュウリ  Kyuri)

This is a late bloomer which is male flower of cucumber in our garden.

A male flower and a female flower

This is only one female flower.

We can not still find out any female flower on the cucumber.

It still young plant.

Today's harvests

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Today's lopping and harvest (今日の枝落しと収穫-2)

I picked all fruits on the #1 peach tree.

(Before) ____________________________(After)

These are today's harvests.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Thunderstorm came again! (雷雨再来)

It was thunderstorm yesterday evening again.
And the thunderstorm prostrated our plants in the yard.

Sweet corn


Boiled soybean

Japanese green basil

After patched-up sweet corns

Showing as Ikebana (Japanese flora art)

These are today's harvests.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Self-sufficient (自給自足 Jikyujisoku)

These are today's brunch for us.
Almost foods are from our garden.
Potatoes, Boiled soybean, Tomatoes, Peaches, Japanese basil juice,

and a brad with the strawberry jam.

Today's harvests

Tomatoes, eggplants, boiled soybeans, Shishitoes and Bell peppers

Blueberries and Peaches

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Capital operation of the cherry-1 (荒療法)

The sap of the #1 cherry don't stop.

What should I do for the tree?

I decided to cut down it.

Like this. It must be a crazy remedy.

I hope it will not tied.

These are today's harvests.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Eastern Blueberry (ブルーベリー と 蜘蛛の巣)

This fruits of the blueberry is a picture after raining this morning.

Can you see a web in this picture?

Yes, It's a spider's web

And these are today's harvests from our croft.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Photography at lotus pond  (御婦人方の撮影会)

We went to a lotus pound for photography to shoot a damselfly last Saturday.

There were no body at the area except us.

It's just as I have thought.

They were feverishly at shoot.

She, AyeYai took a lot of pictures without regard for appearances.
These are damselflies which I shot. I like it.

But AyeYai did shoot many more beautiful pictures and posted them on her blog.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Foreign invasion (外敵襲来 Gaiteki Shurai)

Where are they on?

They are on the fruit of the #1 peach tree and eating it which I will pick up.

I was scooped by them.

These are today's harvests.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Today's lopping and harvest (今日の枝落しと収穫)

This is the #2 peach tree. I picked all peach on the tree in this early morning.

So I have cut down several brunches after that.

It's not too heavy.

These are today's harvests.

But some parts of these harvests were eaten by some bugs even though I covered them by the paper bags.