Friday, October 16, 2015

kurokawa dahlia park

A good 30 minute walk from the Myokenguchi station is the Kurokawa Dahlia Park.

Since we visited the area earlier in May, we knew about the park and looked forward to seeing the dahlias during Autumn.

Also, since we knew the area didn't have places to eat, we packed a little bento (tamagoyaki (rolled omelette), pickled cabbage, peanut nishime, assorted musubi & asian pear)

The park itself isn't too large, but there were many rows of different varieties of dahlia.

The bees were happy...

some were bigger than Satoshi's face!

We made a lot of "friends"...

With admission, they also give you some seeds to try growing your own dahlias, I'm definitely going to try next Spring.

It was a beautiful Autumn day, this park is a bit out of the way for us, but it was nice bonding with nature, we'll be back next year!

Kurokawa Dahlia Park
389 Kurokawa aza-Ochiai
Kawanishi, Hyogo
Phone: 072.702.7830
Open early to mid-September until early November
Hours: 9:00-16:00
Admission: 300 yen for high school students and adults


Unknown said...

The pics are so beautiful :)

jalna said...

So pretty! And fun day!

KirkK said...

Lovely flowers and delish looking bento Kat.

K and S said...

Thanks Lucas!

indeed Jalna:)

Thanks Kirk:)

Take care everyone!

Rowena said...

I am totally into dahlias ever since I started growing them this year - didn't know that they would continue to bloom well into the fall season. did you notice if they staked the plants in anyway? I used bamboo sticks but really don't like how it detracts from the "look" of the plant, and lots of my blooms got so big that they fall over.

K and S said...

Yes they had stakes on most of them, Rowena, though the really big blooms were falling over too.

Take care!

K said...

Pretty flowers!

K and S said...

they really were K!

Take care:)