Lately Tokyo's weather has been absolutely beautiful. Crisp cool mornings, pleasantly warn days and brisk evenings. It looks like fall is finally here.
Things are going well in the garden. I believe the spider mites have been eradicated (I tossed the original tomatoes and the strawberry plant - the last infected plants), and I also got rid of some more pesky caterpillars. I planted some new plants and I inherited some new planters. Everything is just lovely.
First, say hello to some heirloom purple tomatoes:
There were only 8 seeds in the package. So far, six have sprouted.
I also planted 9 seeds (banana peppers and peperoncinis sent from my mother) and I don't remember which is which so I guess it will be a surprise!
So far six of those have sprouted.
Finally, welcome aloe vera to the garden:
I have no idea how to take care of this so I started reading up. My favorite part so far is that aloe vera plants have babies.
Anyway, that's all the news that's fit to print. Happy gardening and happy weekend!