No matter the value of the real estate, the gardening fixes tend to be the same……
Although the trees are long dead, the wall reminds us of a garden once treasured.
Mature trees support their still-potted adolescent friend.
a tree of death, made of dozens of cigarette cartons and festooned with Christmas lights
More tree gathering.
Aesthetically pleasing and responsible.
So many city dwellers think they have no space to grow anything. Recently I posted photos of a persimmon tree near my apartment that is three stories tall and full of fruit. I went back to take a shot of its trunk. Actually, it turns out that there are two trees growing in a space […]
hardy and decorative, with a shamanistic function in its native Amazon habitat
Which came first?
. . . the Kanda River viewed from Nakano Fujimichio, with an orange tree in the foreground and the skyscrapers of Nishi Shinjuku in the background
Recently, I have noticed oranges, persimmons, and even pomegranate growing in my neighbors’ tiny gardens and balconies
Trees support a laundry pole construction in Tokyo’s Tachikawa suburbs.
this narrow Nishi Azabu Juban bar is defined by the curbside street tree
Nearly all of the pots rests on stools or low tables
This plant sales person has staked out valuable real estate
This sign of fall seems a cruel joke.
This one looks as if it is secured to keep the tree from obstructing the front entrance.
Use of existing plants in garden construction
Frayed rope for security or stabilization?
What is the function of this construction? Security? Stabilization?
Another example of how to train a tree to create a traditional and elegant entranceway.
Creating a striking entranceway.
Renegade citrus in Zoushigaya.
A simple and elegant way to train a tree to grow over an entrance way.
I like the generosity of the owner who shares this tree equally with passers-by and the residence’s inhabitants and guests.
Even the smallest horizontal space can support a substantial tree, with seasonal color and scent.