Petals of cotton flowers are white when they open, and they become pink and do not open on the next day, and they fall on the third or forth day.
Life of cotton flowers are so short.
In 40 to 60 days, they become cotton bolls.
|Picking fruits using a special tool.|
|A special tool was made with a fishing rod and a net.|
|Almost finished conpote|
|Prune compote was made with red wine and sugar.|
|It has a unique shape of petals.|
|In early July, it blossomed first.|
|Now it is in bloom again in mid-August|
|The main garden was soaked.|
|Rain made flowers of Rosa 'Pat Austin' drooped down.|
|Tall stems of Jerusalem artichoke did not fall down.|
|Artichoke and me|
|Jerusalem artichoke (left) and cotton (right)|
|Cotton (left) and artichoke (right)|
|Cotton and my wife|
|Flower buds of cotton|
|Red Lycoris radiata is flowering.|
|The forecasted path of Typhoon Krosa as of 3 p.m. on Aug. 13, 2019.|
(Image from the Japan Meteorological Agency website)