Let’s cover Tokyo in winter lavender

東京を冬のラベンダーでいっぱいにしよう。

It’s the second day of the new year. I am enjoying the blue sky and the realization that there is so much winter gardening that you can do on a Tokyo balcony. This lavender continues to bloom under the clothes rack. I can enjoy the beautiful color from my kitchen desk, and my clothes can brush up against the scented leaves as they dry.

Tokyo has a special feeling during the first days of the year, when many residents are still celebrating the holiday with their families outside the mega-city. In this quiet time, I wonder about covering a Tokyo building with lavender plants, or creating small lavender city farms on a scale large enough to allow Tokyoites and international visitors to bring lavender gifts home to their families.

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3 comments
  1. Rosemary will fill the air with a wonderful fragrance and is handy for all sorts of culinary applications. Daffodils bring a touch of spring to what should be mid-winter. (The ones in our garden are blooming like mad.)

    • palmsundae said:

      Hi John, Great to hear from you. And happy new year! Please send a photo of your winter daffodils in Yokohama if you’d like!

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