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Sakuras, roots, and greens…

Yes, the sakuras in our property are blooming…This one is what is called Oshima sakura…their petals are known to be white… My favorite is the willowy ‘shidare’ sakura… The flowers are pretty, but it is the buds that really fascinate … Continue reading

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Gales on the 1st of January 2011

Looking at the picture above, I can’t wait for spring to come… It was taken one morning in the spring (April) of 2010… Was returning from a morning walk with my missus in the hills… And was carrying a gunny-sack of dried leaves to mulch the … Continue reading

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Sakuras a-blooming

Sakura blooms normally last about a week.This year, due to the rather unusual cold and rainy weather, it was reported that blooms stayed on for up to 15 days.The sakura tree in our compound normally begins to bloom a few … Continue reading

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Spring gardening…

Once again this year, the Somei-Yoshino sakura tree in our garden did not disappoint.I have to thank again the previous house owner for planting this ornament almost three decades ago for our enjoyment. Been spending almost all my ‘free’ time … Continue reading

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FLOWERS OFF THE GARDEN 2

The so-called ‘sakura-zensen’ or sakura-front is advancing towards north Japan… Where I live, the petals have almost all fallen off at this point in time… What’s left are some sweet memories and some images taken of the 2007 spring blooms… … Continue reading

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