Last additions - Toshi Nogyo Koen Park Cherry Blossoms 都市農業公園の五色桜
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Book about the cherry blossoms along the Arakawa River. Might be out of print.Jan 21, 2013
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Also see my photos of the Goshiki Sakura Matsuri cherry blossom festival held at this park in April.Jan 21, 2013
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Inside the small museum showing the history of goshiki sakura in Adachi-ku.Jan 21, 2013
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The park has a small museum showing the history of goshiki sakura in Adachi-ku.Jan 21, 2013
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More cherry blossoms.Jan 21, 2013
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Sculpture of kids catching butterflies along Arakawa River in Adachi, Tokyo.Jan 21, 2013
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Sculpture of kids catching butterflies.Jan 21, 2013
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Monument for one of the 100 Scenes of Mt. Fuji.Jan 21, 2013
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Tokyo Sky Tree in sight from Adachi Ward along the Arakawa River amid tulips.Jan 21, 2013
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Adachi Ward's cherry tree history. Jan 21, 2013
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About the old longhouse gate. Wish I had time to translate all this, but sorry I'm too busy.Jan 21, 2013
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Next to the Waida home is this old gate.Jan 21, 2013
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About the former Waida home. 和井田Jan 21, 2013
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Inside the former Waida home.Jan 21, 2013
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The former Waida home, donated to the park by the Waida family in the early 1980s. Adachi Ward, TokyoJan 21, 2013
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Rapeseed blossoms or nanohana.Jan 21, 2013
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Moss pinkJan 21, 2013
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The park also has an old thatched-roof house.Jan 21, 2013
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There is a large variety of cherry blossoms. Note that they bloom in April, later than the popular Somei Yoshino variety.Jan 21, 2013
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All the cherry trees have a tag or sign indicating the species. In this album, the photo of the tree tag/sign follow the tree or flowers that it indicates.Jan 21, 2013
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These trees were planted here 30 years ago from American saplings taken from cherry trees which originally came from Adachi Ward in 1912. They are called "homecoming trees" (里帰りの桜).Jan 21, 2013
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These cherry trees are from America. The park has 29 species of cherry blossoms. Most of them, like these Kanzan trees, bloom later than the Somei Yoshino trees.Jan 21, 2013
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This area of Adachi Ward was originally Kohoku Village which was famous for colorful varieties of cherry blossoms. Literally called "goshiki" or five colors.Jan 21, 2013
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Map of Toshi Nogyo Park along Arakawa River in Adachi Ward, Tokyo.Jan 21, 2013
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The road leading to Toshi Nogyo Koen Park is lined with many cherry blossom trees.Jan 21, 2013
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I caught a bus from Nishi-Arai Station for Toshi Nogyo Koen Park. Took about 20-30 min.Jan 21, 2013
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Riverside park along the Arakawa River featuring numerous varieties of cherry blossoms including those from Washington, DC. An old thatched-roof house, exhibition spaces, and a rest house make it a very pleasant spot to visit in spring.Jan 21, 2013
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