flower picking in Matsuzaki

Flower Picking!

Every year in Matsuzaki (west coast of Izu) wild flowers are grown in rice paddies before the rice seedlings are planted. Once the May flowers bloom everyone is invited to pick as many flowers as they can. I cut and collected as many flowers as I could carry. Next year though, I will be more prepared and bring a bucket, some large scissors or a sharp knife, and wear a T-shirt and shorts. It got pretty hot frolicking around in the flowers for hours.

bud squared kaleidoscopic flower purple flower squared pink poppy

Thanks Maia for the beautiful bouquet and for telling us about this endless field of floral fun!




Published on: May 5, 2011  -  Filed under: Events  -  Tagged: ,