Treasures of Hokuryu Town

Here are some of the attractions of Hokuryu Town.

  • June 14, 2024

Picturesque green rice field scenery

2024年6月14日(金) 田植え後、日ごとに緑を増していく田んぼの苗たち。。。 真っ直ぐに並んだ苗風景と田んぼに映り込む緑の樹木が混ざり合って、絵画のように広がる素敵な景色。。。 田んぼを吹き抜ける […]

  • June 13, 2024

Pure white bride flower, Margaret

June 13, 2024 (Thursday) Marguerites are in full bloom here and there along roadsides and in fields. Like a pure white bride (Junebright), their neat and dainty appearance swaying in the spring breeze is a moment that soothes the soul. The two of you, snuggled up together, [...].

  • May 24, 2024

We are very grateful to Mr. and Mrs. Namba for their lawn cherry blossoms that invite us to the world of dreams! Also featured in the June issue of Hokkaido Jaran!

Friday, May 24, 2024 Stunning lawn cherry blossoms spread out in a farmer's yard. The breathtaking beauty of the different space instantly captivated me, and the mysterious scenery of the lawn cherry blossoms seemed to invite me into a dream world. It just so happened that on the day we visited, the farmer, who regularly takes care of the lawn [...]...

  • May 23, 2024

Scenery around rice paddies

May 23, 2024 (Thursday) After filling the field with water, rice stalks, roots, and other floating debris are pulled up between the rice paddies. A unique pattern of small piles of trash reflected on the surface of the rice paddies. The rice paddies are surrounded [...].

  • May 21, 2024

Rice paddies are full of vitality!

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Vigorous seedlings are lining up straight and turning the rice paddies green. Every day we heartily cheer on the robust seedlings growing day by day in the midst of Mother Nature. Life force power in full swing! Flay! Flay! The great [...].

  • May 20, 2024

Rice planting has begun! Praying from the bottom of our hearts for the healthy growth of these precious seedlings.

May 20, 2024 (Monday) Rice planting has begun in the rice paddies of farmers in the town. This is the day for the seedlings, which have been carefully and lovingly nurtured in the greenhouses, to stand on their own! It is their departure to challenge Mother Nature on their own! Even on the toughest days, the farmers are enjoying a peaceful [...]...

  • May 9, 2024

Colorful and cute tulips

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 The rounded petals of these cute tulips, which colorfully adorn the spring landscape, bloom side by side in the garden. Swaying gently in the fresh spring breeze, they gently heal the heart and [...]...

  • April 25, 2024

Spring fairy flower "Pushkinia ribanotica."

Thursday, April 25, 2024 Pushkinia ribanotica is one of the first pretty flowers to bloom on the ground after the snow melts. The small white petals ooze a pale sky blue, like a spring fairy. The transparent and very neat appearance is a gentle spring [...].

  • April 24, 2024

gallant Saku.

Tuesday, April 24, 2024, Saku-chan, the cat of the Kitajima family next door, is sunbathing in the sun with a dignified face. What is he staring at? What is that thing at the end of her serious stare? It has begun to move [...].

  • April 23, 2024

The first day of spring, the butterbur sprouts

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 The "butterbur sprouts", the messenger of spring, have sprouted and emerged from the melting snow soil. This wild vegetable native to Japan releases a unique bittersweet flavor and aroma! The fresh color of the young greens sparkles as if to indicate the joy of spring's arrival, and it is a heart-warming [...].

  • April 18, 2024

Flight with swans and geese

April 18, 2024 (Thursday) Swans and geese fly together in resonance across the bright blue spring sky. The geese shake their heads horizontally and the swans shake their heads vertically to signal their flight! Because of their similar lifestyles, [...].