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Open Garden for Charity

The weather of this spring was generally calm and warm.  Roses bloomed a little bit earlier than the last year.  

This photo was taken on 18th May, when we open our garden for charity as one of the gardens  authorized by NGS Japan.  

Rosa 'Constance Spry' (left) and 'Gertrude Jekyll' (right)

More than 100 people visited our garden.  It was a sunny and nice day.

Rosa 'Angela' (pink), 'Snow Goose' (white), 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' (light pink)
Yellow flowers are Rosa 'Teasing Georgia' and orange 'Crown Princess Margareta'
The picture below is the kitchen garden (potager) with many flowers.  There are espalier apple trees and a grapevine, which are bearing small fruits. Michel, a tiny scarecrow, is keeping a good lookout for vegetables (potato, celery, chard, lettuce, etc.).  

Poppy, foxglove, campanula, agrostemma, white silene...


  1. A beautiful garden. To sit on the bench surrounded by the roses must be a delightful way to look at the garden before you .

  2. Marvellous garden, so full of colour and plants, we look forward to reading more posts!

  3. Thank you, Dee for your comment. In April and May we've spent good times on the bench. But now in June a rainy season has come. It is hot and humid, and so many mosquitoes attack us. In the southern part of Japan, gardening is much stressful in summer.

  4. Thank you, Paul. I will post many photographs of my garden.


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