Sakura trees by our gallery

Our gallery is surrounded by the cherry blossoms during the spring time.

The Sweet cherry tree, or “Seiyo-mizakura” in the front bears edible cherry and the tree with pink flowers in the back is called “Yaezakura,” which is not so common compared to the famous Somei Yoshino.

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Not all cherry blossoms bear cherries, but only Seiyo-mizakura.

I was exited to pick some cherries this year but sadly birds ate all of them.

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Well, they are still pleasing to the eye.

Doesn’t our gallery look like the one in the fairy tales…?

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Maybe we can find some treasure box buried somewhere, like in the “Hanasakajisan”, the story of an old man who made withered trees to blossom.