(now and again)

Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

Hopefully one of these tickles your fancy....
Towering Tethered Sunflowers
Towering Tethered Sunflowers

Tethered giants in Shibuya backstreet.

Rainy Day Ramble in far West SuburbZ
Rainy Day Ramble in far West SuburbZ

Rainy ramble in far west Tokyo suburbs

Giant sidewalk sunflowers in full bloom
Giant sidewalk sunflowers in full bloom

in full bloom and towering over the pedestrians

Sidewalk sunflowers
Sidewalk sunflowers

I love the small strips of green space between the sidewalk and the street.

Joseph Tame’s Gardening
Joseph Tame's Gardening

Doing a little gardening brings me a great deal of pleasure, and helps me feel a lot more in touch with the environment within which I live.

Neighborhood sunflowers
Neighborhood sunflowers

I love how these sunflowers are growing at the intersection of two small streets, and how the round flowers echo the larger, convex street mirror. The flowers grow in a tiny scrap of soil just outside the wall around a residence. After preparing the image, I realized that I took a similar photo last year. […]

Balcony garden update
Balcony garden update

It’s amazing what you can fit in a sunny narrow space.