Wakayama area has been in rainy season called Tsuyu in Japanese. Tsuyu is the early summer rainy season which usually begins in early June and usually lasts about a little over one month. This rain is needed by the farmers at rice planting time. You can enjoy beautiful hydrangea in this season.
Rice planting into paddy field is called Taue in Japanese. It is usually done during the early summer rainy season in Wakayama. Taue is traditionally considered by famers to be an auspicious occasion.