Day 7: We had a 3 hour drive ahead of us as we made our way west from Kochi city. We were heading to Kitagawa Village to the Monet’s Garden. These enchanting gardens will delight any gardeners heart with the array of colourful wild-flowers and the large landscape gardens. The grounds have be inspired and … More Day 7 Kitagawa Village “Monet’s Garden”
Day 6: Today was a little bit different as we were starting our morning at 8-am at the local elementary (primary) school as special guests. We spent the first half of the morning attending 4 different English classes and helping the students with self introductions. It was a real privilege to have been given the … More DAY 6: A Private tour at Jofuku-ji Temple 定福寺 高知県
Have you been wondering why there are brown – grey spots on the top and underside of the Azalea leaves?Tetranychus urticae, commonly known as the two-spotted mite or red spider mite, is becoming a common pest in the home garden. Unfortunately, it has become a serious pest amongst many plant species, affecting a wide range of fruits, … More Plant Health: Why do my Azaleas have brown spots on their leaves?
Day 5 in Japan was a laid back kind of day. After a few big days of driving and sight seeing, we still hadn’t really recovered from the plane trip. So this was the day of just going with the flow. I started my morning with a brief walk around the local town to take a look … More Day 5: Yutorisuto Park
Day 4: I got up extra early as I wanted to have a look around the cabins we had rented before heading back to Kochi city. The scenery was beautiful! The clouds were still sitting low in the mountainscape which made the atmosphere very magical. I walked to the rivers edge with my mum and … More Kochi Makino Botanical Gardens and Rare Plants!