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Farmlog 1st May 2011 6 May, 2011

Filed under: countryside — johnraff @ 1:30 pm
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  • Wet. Paradise will have to be deferred a bit.
  • Rape flowers out and looking beautiful. Rape is grown for the oil from the seeds, but the shoots are good to eat too – something like purple sprouting broccoli.
  • Rice planting is going on lower down, but the paddies near us are still empty pools of water.
  • First lizard of the season, and first leech!
  • Monday turned out to be beautiful. A gorgeous soft, wistful Spring day; the air is hazy with that dust that blows in from the Gobi desert or somewhere. Our weeping cherry is dropping confetti for the May Queen’s wedding…
  • Min. temp. 2°C, max. 21°C

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