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We plant herbs and we have a few fruit trees. What we harvest, we eat and cook with.


A little fall of rain

A couple of days ago, when I wrote that only the rain can make the grass green again, I wasn't joking. A day or two after that previous post, it rained for a couple of hours. ... »


The (dead) colors of summer

You in the northern hemisphere who are celebrating the late arrival of spring, the blooming of the flowers, the greenness of the grass... well, it's summer in the tropics and ... »


Snowing in spring, raining in summer

It rained most of the night. Not a strong rain but definitely more than a drizzle. Strange for this time of the year. Officially, it's the third week of summer but I can count ... »


Specialized leaves are not flowers

Some plants are so colorful they look like that have dozens of flowers blooming. But not. Sometimes, all we see are leaves and we just mistake them for flowers. I'm not ... »