A Bit Lonesome Story of Plum Trees in Ome City

Cherry blossom (Sakura) is one of symbolic flowers in Japan as you know, plum blossom (Ume) is also other symbol of early spring. They usually bloom between the late February and the first part of March, but a timing of bloom this year is behind because this winter was colder than usual overall. Ome city…

“Ohagi” & “Sakura-moci” Season Is Coming

It’s a middle of March and Sakura (cherry blossoms) season is just around the corner in Japan. According to the prediction of weather forecasts, Sakura will begin to bloom on the next week and be in full-bloom at the end of this month in Tokyo. The scene of Sakura in full-bloom makes us very excited…