The small flower that first blooms in spring around March. The name is "Mansaku". This is very small flowers. Can you find it?
This is "Fuki"'s buds that bloom in March. This name is "Bakke". We making "Bakkemiso" with this one and "Miso". It is little be bitter and Tempura is good taste.
There are maple flower. It blooms in the beginning of May.
The flower of "Katsura" tree. This flower also blooms in early May. When this flower blooms the mountain looks slightly red.
This also May flower. "Arage-Hyotan-Boku". ”Hyotan” meaning gourd in Japanese. Fruit like gourd is formed.
This flower name is "Kiku-zaki-ichge". "Kiku" means chrysanthemum. This flower also early May flower. This plant has white flowers and purple flowers. The color of the flower seems to change with the soil's pH.
This name is "Nirin-sou". Two flowers bloom from one grass. This blooms around the end of "Kiku-zaki-ichge" flower. This is a wild vegetable, but it is better to not eat it because very similar poisonous grass grows at the same time same place.
This is a wild vegetable called "Kogomi". This is not bitter to easy for eat. The beginning of May is seasonal.
It is "SANKAYOU". A white flower blooms on a leaf. It is a berry's picture of "Sankayou".
This is wild cherry blossoms. This color is more deep pink than ordinary cherry blossoms. This flower is seen around the middle May.
This flower is a kind of Magnolia. It is called "KOBUSHI". When this flower blooms, start working on the rice fields. This is also the flower in the middle of May.
This is Siuri-zakura. This flower blooms around June.
This is "Tsutsuji" tree. It is bloom pink and orange flowers around June. "Tsutsuji" means azalea. This flower is seen in June.
This is "Tochi" tree. This is a kind of Marronnier tree. The origin of this flower honey in Japan is Oirase.
This mushroom is eatable. However, there is also a very poisonous mushroom similar to this. Don't take it.
This is a wild bamboo forest in this area. We take bamboo shoots in this bamboo forest. It is a very tiring task. I go to harvest bamboo shoots only a few times in June. I don't want to go to bamboo forest because actually I'm scared of bears.
It is peeled bamboo shoots. Some times serve bamboo shoots Tempra at our restaurant in June. It is lucky if you can eat.
This is a kind of Lily. This is the same height of human. People for a long time ago took starch from this Lily root and ate it.