Archive for June, 2014

The west side garden: A work in progress

The west side garden: A work in progress

    The west side garden is a work in progress. We’ve tried all kinds of solutions here, including going the Japanese garden way with azaleas lining the edge of the garden, roses, individual gardens for guests, and container gardening….

Rainy season

Rainy season

Rainy season has begun! In Japan, rainy season, or “tsuyu” is a time of falling ume plums, fun umbrellas, and cold somen noodles. If you want to experience all the types of rain mentioned in the movie Forest Gump, this is…