Visit to Tonogayako garden

Tonogayako garden (9 August 2020) I visited Tonogayako garden near Kokubunnji station. The garden is located on the southern edge of the Kokubunji rift line. The natural flora in the Musashi plateau and the cliff-like rift area are well protected. When I overlooked Jiro Benten Pond from a bower on the cliff listening songs of cicada and sound of “shishiodoshi”; water filled bamboo clacking against rock, I was able to forget noisy urban sound and scorching heat. As I walked around by watching summer or autumn flower such as false anemone, bush clover or patrinia, I found a jewel beetle. … Continue reading Visit to Tonogayako garden