Category Archives: ≫≫≫ Nature

◆Another New Thing in the Garden

    Another New Thing in the Garden        Again, a report from our garden. Now, a mysterious tower has appeared!  Is our garden turning into some kind of religious1 spot? Last month, an offering2-looking3 thingy4 and this month, a pagoda-looking kind of thingy was added.      The truth is…. Will is [...]

◆A Fruit Plate in the Garden

    A Fruit Plate in the Garden        This summer, a very nice looking fruit plate appeared in our garden.      I know — it looks fun, right? … but it’s not for people. Can you guess what this plate is for? Believe it or not,1 it’s for butterflies!     [...]

◆The Babies Were Born

  The Babies Were Born       Fun news from our garden! Baby birds were born!     This year again, a pair of Great Tits1 nested in the bird box2. Will started setting bird boxes in our garden a few years ago, and finally they got to know there are bird boxes here [...]

◆Our Garden

  Our Garden       One week has past since Golden Week. After my big Golden Week flower shopping day, finally the flowers that I bought on that day are settled in their spots.     We don’t want to tire ourselves out1, pushing ourselves to finish2 planting everything in one day, so it [...]

◆Mont Saint-Michel?

  Mont Saint-Michel?       My recent great dicovery was …. Mont Saint-Michel — right before our eyes!     I know you are going, "huh?" (ha ha ha!)  Well, there is a little trick.     Voila! What do you think?     This spring, I often walked our dog, Ichigo. Since the [...]