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Growing Tips Blog Transplanting: Zuccurì 

This article gives a breakdown of how to successfully transplant Zuccurì into your field or home garden. Chris outlines the preparation and irrigation needed for your plants to have the best chance at thriving once they are in the ground.   …Read more

Growing Tips Blog Transplanting: Fioretto and Shishimai 

In this article, Chris explains his methods for transplanting Fioretto and Shishimai seedlings into home gardens and fields. He points out important considerations such as when to transplant, soil and irrigating. …Read more

Growing Tips Growing Tips: How to Plant Your Seeds from ONP

The Oishii Nippon Project is teaching people around the world how to sow, grow, harvest, and cook delicious Japanese vegetables at home, in community gardens and in your local farms near you. In this video, we talk about some of the best practices around how to sow your vegetable seeds, grow the transplants, knowing when your seedlings are ready for transplant, and more. …Read more

Growing Tips Growing Tips: Shishimai

Learn how to grow this Shishito pepper, which is named after the Japanese version of the lion dance, as the head of the pepper is said to resemble a lion! This seasonally grown sweet and small capsicum is typically grown in the warmer months as flowering temperatures are between 72 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.  …Read more

Growing Tips Growing Tips: Sweet Kabù

Learning how to grow this brassica is very satisfying as almost the entire plant can be eaten (and is delicious in traditional Japanese dishes!) In addition to a juicy, pure-white root, Sweet Kabù has edible leaves/foliage and stem which pickle well. …Read more
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