In this page I’d like to show you some kinds of Botanical gardens and Parks
we(I and Hitomi) visited to Tokyo & Chiba this Summer.
★ Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association’s HP：http://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/english/
●Jindai Botanical garden and Park●
HP：http://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/park/format/index045.html ←only Japanese
The Staffs of the garden gave us introduction about the garden and the conservatory!!
In Spring we can see so beautiful Rhododendron garden here.
Entrance of the conservatory.
We can see big room of Nymphaea inside the conservatory.
Begonia × thberhybrida
One corner of Insectivorous plants.
is the endemic speacies of Ogasawara Islands which is a part of Tokyo.
We could visit and see the backyard near the conservatory this time.
After visiting to the conservatory, we went outside and visited to “Jindai Temple” next to the park through inside the park like this picture.
We came to “Center of Plant diversity”.
cause of …Rhynchites Ursulus!
Area of rock soil of seashore.
「Let’s touch and smell !」
●Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden●
This huge garden area is oasis of the huge city,Tokyo!
Inside the garden there is a place that we have a Japanese green tea( 抹茶＝maccha ) and seasonal Japanese sweet.
High tower buildings are over there.
New conservatory established in 2012.
●Koishikawa Botanical Garden●
The principal “Dr.Murata-san” gave us introduction of the garden!
Inside the building…I was so excited to see reference data books
The conservatory has been rebuilding…
The fertilization of eggs by spermatozoids in seed plants was first discovered by Sakugoro Hirase, who used ovules from a female tree of Ginkgo biloba, a primitive gymnosperm, plant in the Botanical Gardens. This was an epoch-making achievement during the early days of modern botanical research in Japan. (reference by http://www.bg.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koishikawa/overview/memorial.html)
part of the garden. museum of architecture.
●Botanical Garden of our Life●
This garden is a part of National Museum of Japanese History in Chiba prefecture next to Tokyo.
HP：http://www.rekihaku.ac.jp/exhibitions/plant/ ←only Japanese
In this season we can enjoy seeing Ipomea.
Ipomea is famous as one of the Japanese traditional plants for gardening.
let’s see these unique shape!
Enjoy walking around gardens with cicada’s chirp