Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bossing the Fruit Trees

I have little room in my urban orchard, a 20 square metres car space with 60+ trees. Under those circumstances, you have to play God; I mean I do.  A garden is an artificial world.  Every decision is woman made, … Continue reading

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追月 Chasing the Moon

According to Chinese custom, families gather on the night of the full moon which occurs in the middle of the lunar month, particularly in the eight month, the ‘Autumn Moon’.  The night after the full moon, it was said that … Continue reading

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Citrus myrtifolia “Chinotto”

The Chinotto is a sour orange tree that has an unique leaf form.  Its botanical name refers to its small, myrtle-like leaves.  Here it is compared to a sweet orange, Valencia. It is the first to flower in my garden. … Continue reading

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