Blogger posts video of Japanese urban gardens
By a Canadian in Kobe
Jan 27, 2011
“Many people in Japan’s urban centers live in pretty cramped quarters. Even owning your own house doesn’t guarantee you will have enough space for a lawn or garden. It is actually quite rare to see a home in the city that has a front or back yard. Of course many people, especially seniors, come from more rural backgrounds and have a desire to keep their thumbs green. How do they do it? They maintain their desire for gardening by creating small garden plots wherever they can find the space.
Today, while out for a walk during my break; I came across another one of these great little urban gardens. Not only is this a relaxing way for some people to get outside, but it is also a way to produce herbs and some vegetables they can eat.