(now and again)

Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

Walks
Higashi Nakano Stroll
Higashi Nakano Stroll

A rambling walk through an inner-city country town.

Still City Tokyo Tour
Still City Tokyo Tour

Feasting on foraged Tokyo treats!

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

Rainy ramble in far west Tokyo suburbs

Sidewalk sunflowers
Sidewalk sunflowers

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

Giant hedge frames modern house in Nakano
Giant hedge frames modern house in Nakano

Sometimes just 2 hedges = beautiful garden

Balcony overflows with bougainvillea and other plants
Balcony overflows with bougainvillea and other plants

This corner balcony must have 40 or even 100 plants. I wonder what it looks like from inside the apartment.

Zoushigaya Winter Citrus Trees
Zoushigaya Winter Citrus Trees

Renegade citrus in Zoushigaya.

Zoushigaya Micro-Garden Series #1
Zoushigaya Micro-Garden Series #1

Old Tokyo neighborhoods like Zoushigaya are full of plant lovers who manage to create gardens where there is almost no space…..