Blog Posts - Gardening In Japan



New gardening books

Ever since I started to grow my little garden in Japan I have been wanting to get some gardening books from here. I always kept from buying them by making excuses like not having money or not knowing the language, but I finally let myself be and got...
by my little garden in japan on Sep 24, 2011

Growing a grape a pot

A couple weeks ago I went to a small trip and I was very happy to see they had a couple grapes fruiting in small pots. It vas fun to see them in real life because so far I had only seen them like that in photos. It gives me even more hope for mine.My...
by my little garden in japan on Sep 18, 2011

Growing a grape in a pot

A couple weeks ago I went to a small trip and I was very happy to see they had a couple grapes fruiting in small pots. It vas fun to see them in real life because so far I had only seen them like that in photos. It gives me even more hope for mine.My...
by my little garden in japan on Aug 29, 2011

Sakura in Tokyo

It has been almost two weeks since I got back from Mexico, and everything here in Tokyo seem to be happening normally. Life continues as usual, the weather changes, spring is here and the Sakura are in full bloom. However, there are still a lot of th...
by my little garden in japan on Apr 13, 2011

Spring in Tokyo, Japan

I am already settled at the new house, but I still hardly know anything about the new neighborhood. So to try and fix that I went around with my bike. I was very happy to see spring going full bloom everywhere. Spring is hereOne of the things I like...
by my little garden in japan on Apr 10, 2011

A visit to an "all you can eat" strawberry farm in japan いちご狩 食べ放題

Here in japan, they love having "all you can eat" (tabehodai 食べ放題) trips to different farms. They have it for almost everything: strawberries, grapes, blueberries, tangerines, cherries, melon, peaches, sweet potato and many others. It is real...
by my little garden in japan on Mar 4, 2011

How to grow a grape vine in a container

Spring is almost here, and to take the most advantage I have prepared a series of how to's for all things gardening, with special tips for all beginner gardeners and for those of you who only count with very little space for growing. To start, I want...
by my little garden in japan on Feb 21, 2011

A little about Wasabi and Shiso

First of all, I want to thank everybody for participating in the world garden carnival! We had almost 50 entries with a lot of amazing ideas and projects for the starting year. It is always great to see so many gardens around the world and get to m...
by my little garden in japan on Jan 21, 2011

Gardening in japan Tokyo-DIY-Gardening

Living in a far away country I have had to deal with the language barrier many times. I am still a beginner in Japanese and had much more to learn. Because of this many common activities, like going to the store or getting directions, can become a d...
by my little garden in japan on Dec 17, 2010

World garden, the best of your garden! My favorite plant now is nochebuena (poinsettia) and yours?

Time for the carnival. I hope we get a lot of nice plants to showcase.My favorite plant now is nochebuenaFirst of all want to thank everybody! I started this blog just as a little journal of what my little garden has gone through, but I have gotten s...
by my little garden in japan on Nov 29, 2010

High Tech Japanese style gardening

Sometimes I am amazed about in Japan technology can reach levels of awesomeness that border in craziness. One of the major mobile carrier companies in Japan (NTTドコモ Docomo), announced a new system that provides custom instructions to home garde...
by my little garden in japan on Oct 15, 2010

Gardening in Japan is Tech

Sometimes I am amazed about in Japan technology can reach levels of awesomeness that border in craziness. One of the major mobile carrier companies in Japan (NTTドコモ Docomo), announced a new system that provides custom instructions to home garde...
by my little garden in japan on Oct 15, 2010

Buying plants in japan

Some days before I left for Mexico I went to the garden center to see if I could get some new strawberries, because mines didn't make it at the end. I really like going there, I get to see a lot of beautiful plants and also learn how gardening is in...
by my little garden in japan on Oct 12, 2010

The garden center

One of my many concerns when I moved to Yokohama from Tokyo was if I would still be able to get any gardening supplies if I needed. Back in Tokyo I lived very close to a discount department store that had a very nice gardening section, also I knew a...
by my little garden in japan on Sep 15, 2010


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