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Lucky Seven

Hi blog. I’ve been meaning to write about this topic for several years now, but I always miss the season.   My wife and her family don’t follow this particular custom, so I can’t personally relate to it.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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Quick plant profile – horsetail

The field horsetail or common horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is another sign of spring.  The plant is known as sugina (杉菜) in Japanese, literally “cryptomeria vegetable”, possibly from the appearance of the green stems.   The horsetail grows in damp areas … Continue reading

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