Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ume (梅 – Japanese apricot)

In Japan, spring starts with the flowers on the Japanese apricot(Ume) trees.

紅梅

だいぶ、春
I took above 2 photos at 哲学堂公園(Tetsugakudo Park), Nakano-ku, Tokyo.

儚さ - Plum (Ume) blossoms
Above this photo was taken at Koishikawa Botanical Gardens, The University of Tokyo.

After the season of Ume, our long-awaited season — Sakura(Cherry Blossom) will open.
I can’t wait for it. 🙂