Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Produce from Our Balcony Garden

balcony produce

This year’s produce from our balcony garden is a mixture of good and not so good. We had a bit of radical temperature changes for a couple weeks recently. Too warm at lunchtime and then sudden drop at nighttime. Some days are very sunny almost like mid-summer. But there are days when we it is cold and rainy.   Sweet Produce From Our Balcony Our strawberries and mulberries were abundant.. Read More

Home Gardening in Tokyo

Home gardening in Tokyo can be a bit challenging. There is not much areas for open spaces. Like any other city, land is a scarce resource in Tokyo. Open spaces are mostly alloted for public facilities like parks, zoos, and baseball fields. Most of the people live in medium or high-rise buildings known as mansions. The only open space one could have is a narrow strip of balcony intended for drying clothes… Read More

Creating Green Space in Our Balcony

Back in Manila despite my efforts to grow a small plant, I always ended up wondering why I cannot do it. My cousins would tease me that my hands are better with cut flowers rather than those with roots. And so after several years of trying to create my dream herb garden, I have slowly accepted my fate that we are not meant to be. Moving here in Tokyo shed.. Read More

Our Park..In the Middle of the Street..

They say that one way or the other what we do for a living or what we learned from the books have influences on how we see new things even people and places.  Just a few years ago, I realized that this is true for me. For about 10 years I have been working in a city planning office handling technical cooperation. My main task is to look for possible.. Read More