Kanagawa Prefectural center of flower and green (“kana garden”) was opened on March 1, 2010.
In this garden, we can learn agriculture and gardening with enjoying. It is the garden of approximately 9.2 hectares. There are 3 zones, such as flower zone, agricultural zone and study zone.
The different themes are set in each areas. They perform planting of tree and flower in every season. In this zone, you can enjoy many kinds of flower throughout the year.
It is a zone to be able to enjoy planting the rice, and the vegetables. We can experience the harvest of vegetables, too.
■Study zone of Megumi
The indoor facilities such as an exhibition room and a meeting room, a workshop and the cookhouse gather and are a zone of the learning to have you deepen knowledge about agriculture and the gardening.
In flower zone, there is a rose garden named “Bara no wadati”. A lot of rose are displayed. It is proud about the top-class kinds in the Kanto area.
Now, “Rose festival – spring” is hold. The rose of approximately 1, 500 kinds blooms splendidly, and competes.
Look at the garden of the rose reflecting the image of the sea of Shonan by all means!!
■Open: 9:00～17:00 (regular season)
9:00～16:00 (From Nov. to Feb.)
regular season: Adult 520yen/person
peak season: Adult 880yen/person
slow season: Adult 220yen/person
496-1 Teradanawa, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa
It takes about 20 minutes from JR “Hiratsuka” station north exit by bus (No.71, 74 or 75).
And you walk about 5 minutes, after getting off at “Hiratsuka yougo gakkou mae” bus stop.