PaNoy’s Garden

I didn’t have a chance to visit PaNoy’s Garden this year, and he is nice enough to email me photos of his garden to share. All photos were taken by PaNoy.

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A view from the patio deck down to the garden.

PaNoy said “it’s been a warm winter so I got things on the grown sooner than previous years.  I plan on leaving the banana tree in the ground this time around.  I also planted one of the guava tree and see how it will do.  Hopefully it will grow substantially to survive the winter.”

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Foxglove flower

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Ben looking for strawberry

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Grandma sharing strawberry with Ben

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Trying out plastic sheet like at the strawberry farm

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Garden entrance

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Garden entrance

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The blueberries are plentiful this year, this is only the second years.

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More Blueberries

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Iris

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Iris

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Daffodil

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More Foxgloves, this where the drug Digoxin for the heart comes from.

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Persimmon trees

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PaNoy said “This orange tree has been with me since 1993. So happy 20th anniversary!!”

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Ben and rice to his left

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Kiwi vine, looks like some fruits at last!

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Snapdragon flower

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Snapdragon flower

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Snapdragon flower

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Persimmon

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Asparagus

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Asparagus to the left of Ben

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Boys planting corn

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Ben planting corn

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Ben admiring his corns

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Sugar snap peas

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Angel’s trumpet flower

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mints

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Buttercups

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Green mustard flower

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Red hot poker (not so red yet)

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Peaches

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Plums

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Compost bins

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Calendula flower

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Grapes

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Artichokes

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Artichokes

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Artichokes

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Artichokes

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Artichokes

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Artichokes

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Hibiscus (seed from UNC campus)

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Blackberry & Raspberry

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Persimmon

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A Visit to PaNoy’s Garden


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It was at the end of August when PaNoy shared photos of his garden, this time I had a chance to visit his garden myself, and surprisingly his garden still looks lush and green in the month of October.

The big papaya tree bears many fruits.

Not likely that you would see something like this in our area.

Freshly picked papaya to make Tum Mak Houng, or Spicy papaya salad. I do love this picture, it would appear that the weather in our area was still hot, but actually it was a cool and wet Sunday.

PaNoy has a big garden, I swear my whole garden is the size of this planting bed.

He has several persimmon trees.

His Orange tree survived the last several Winters, and now it’s bearing fruits.

The last Kao Mao post was from his garden, and the rice below is Kao Guam or Purple Sticky Rice.

Fall vegetables.

The pomegranate fruit is not rip yet. He picked one for us to taste and it’s still very tart.

A row of blueberry bushes.

In front of the banana trees is a Guava tree. PaNoy is thinking about planting it outside next year, I wonder if it will survive the cold winter months.

This is a neat way of planting Strawberries, also a space saving by planting it in different layers.

His guests were busy picking the crab apples, and they went straight to the persimmons after this. The trees were almost bared when they were done. PaNoy was still smiling after this, he is a good sport.

Max came to visit this time also, and he loves freshly picked persimmon.

Princess flowers, it is as lovely as its name.

Photos and video were shot with a Canon T2i and EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens.

PaNoy’s Garden

The last time I visited PaNoy’s garden was in February of last year during the cold months.  I didn’t have a chance to visit his garden this year and he’s nice enough to email me an updated photos of his garden. PaNoy has a good size garden, I would say that it is bigger than my backyard and front yard combine.

He has many Asian Persimmon fruit trees.

Papaya tree

The fruit tree on the right hand side is the Pomegranate tree.

Bo gave him rice seedlings from Hickory several years back and now he has his own rice paddy in his garden. His mom made Kao Mao (young sticky rice dessert) for us on Sunday, I will post photos and video of that next so stay tune.

My Maximilian sunflowers came from his garden, he gave me a few plants several years back.

As you can see he has many helpers.

Guava trees.

Crab apple tree

Thanks PaNoy for a nice tour of your garden, everything looks so green and lush.