photo
October: Flower of the month 2013.10.15

Among various species of toad lilies or cuckoo grasses, Kii-johroh-hototogisu is something exceptional.
If you ever happen to encounter it in any secluded areas, may it be up on the hills or away out in the fields,

» read more

photo
September: Flower of the month 2013.9.19

The summer plants are strong and energetic.
They cover the hills and fields powerfully and with their utmost vigor

» read more

photo
August: Flower of the month 2013.8.22

In August past Risshoh, the start of autumn, flowers are arranged with an autumn touch.
Tear off drastically the tip of banana leaf and give it a look of a big leaf torn in wind.

» read more

photo
July: Flower of the month 2013.7.12

Let’s creat an atmosphere of a sort of a small garden,
Where one sees a piece of natural scenery, cut out for the spot
Pick up some wild flowers and simply arrange them in nageire style….

» read more

photo
June: Flower of the month 2013.6.1

Pink appearing in Manyoshuh, the Pillow Book or in the Tale of Genji are compared to graceful Japanese women and even nowadays pink appears as in “Yamato-Nadeshiko”or”Nadeshiko Japan”

» read more

photo
May: Flower of the month 2013.5.9

Feasting your eyes on bright green of early summer, so fresh, so young and so beautiful, is just a treat in itself.
To focus on the freshness of the green, let’s refrain from using too vivid a color with flowers. The bright green leaves play the leading role here.

» read more

photo
April: Flower of the month 2013.4.9

Out in the fields and up on the hills, picking flowers and twigs, arranging them in a fitting vase, appreciating the advent of spring…….

» read more

photo
March – Flower of the month 2013.3.1

Whereas ume(Japanese plum) blossoms has masculine line, peach has it feminine.

» read more

photo
February – Flower of the month 2013.2.12

A branch of Unryu-plum arranged in an elaborately designed metallic vase, that reminds you of a tree bark….

» read more

photo
January-Flower of the month 2013.1.11

We call red pine “onnamatsu”(=lady pine) and black pine”otokomatsu”(=men pine)

May it be due to the supple leaves of the red pine and its delicateness that it is so named .

» read more