Set of Imagery from Wakabayashi Hayato

We strive to provide our readers with something different here on the site, so something different we shall provide in this selection of botanical gardens photographed by Japanese creative Wakabayashi Hayato. In the winter months I think it’s important to remind ourselves of the bright colours and eye catching shapes in the design of nature, after all it’s not all doom and gloom. I’ve brought across quite a concise set from Wakabayashi’s portfolio which is literally bursting at the seams with these idyllic scenes.

Gazing my eyes across these I couldn’t help but wonder about the ridiculous amounts of watering and upkeep in maintaining these wonderful displays must entail, no doubt you’d need more than one watering can that’s for sure. That being said it must be so rewarding to sit amongst the explosion of colour and watch how the little eco system works, the local bees for example must have found their very own nirvana.

I think the Japanese as people have much more of a refined appreciation of their surroundings and nature as a whole, which is why I’m not surprised to see such an extensive series collecting over on Wakabayashi’s page. If you enjoy these I’d take a little time out to browse through the rest because on my last count the series stands just over the thirty five mark, and they’re all of a similar heartwarming quality.


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