Hokkaido Style Garden Like Picture Book -Ueno Farm in Asahikawa-
August 4th, 2017
Ueno Farm (上野ファーム) is a popular farm garden in Nagayama-cho, Asahikawa city and has been a farmer since 1906. Ms. Sayuki Ueno (上野砂由紀), a gardener, made a Hokkaido-style garden suited for climate and natural features of Hokkaido as the foundation for an English-style garden at their site and the garden has been opened to public since 2001. More than 2000 kinds of flowering plants are planted at 1 ha of the site, and visitors can enjoy different flowers from a spring to an autumn. Admission fee is JPY 800. A parking lot is free of charge.
The farm garden is divided into 10 segments such as Garden of Gnome (ノームの庭), Pathway of White Birch (白樺の小道), Mirror Border (ミラーボーダー), Purple Walk (パープルウォーク), Circle Border (サークルボーダー), Long Border (ロングボーダー), Mother's Garden (マザーズガーデン), Garden with Hearing Voice of Tree (木の声が聞こえる庭), Mt. Shatekiyama (射的山) with 171 m in Height and Pathway of Gnome (ノームの散歩道), and there are the west entrance, east entrance, rest rooms, parking lots, and a restraunt, a variety goods shop, a soft serve ice cream shop and a young plant shop are provided at the west entrance. In addition, it is a special feature that chickens grazing freely run around. It takes about 60 minutes to go round and takes about 3 hours to go round seriously.
Red bricks and planted colorful flowers unorderly are stylish, and the special atmosphere like a picture book and can be enjoyed at the Garden of Gnome especially. By the way, each flowers purposely do not have name plates to value a natural atmosphere of the garden. Therefore the flowers are not in full bloom always, and the garden has a season with a lot of the flowers or a season with few flowers throughout the year. Some stone statues of the gnome and stone statues of bear and so on are set out hiddenly on the site, so finding those is fun.
Atmosphere of Ueno Farm Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Adult: JPY 800. Under elamentary school kid: Free of charge.|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (80 cars)|
|Regular closing day||From 10 October to 21 April|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||79 508 622*44|
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