Monthly Archives: April 2015

The e-learning platform is online !

         The time has come ! The e-learning platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE is online ! Here is the precise adress : http://www.japanese-garden-institute.com/elearning/ I remind you briefly its operating. To access it, you must subscribe to the year, for a … Continue reading

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The e-learning platform will be online the 1rst of May

         Some look forward ! The e-learning Platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE is finally ready and is open from 1rst May 2015. We will start with a dozen already created videos, and four to five new videos will be added … Continue reading

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Do you prefer a Japanese pruning…

… or a chainsaw massacre ?          Some people sometimes make me notice that the Japanese pruning seems to have something cruel … This sensation or feeling is in fact the result of a misconception or an anthropomorphism confused with … Continue reading

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Clingendael Park

        Recently accessed in niwaki expertise by the historian of Park Clingendael in The Hague in Holland, I received a small gift by the mail this morning … It’s always pleasant ! Here is few pictures about this garden with an … Continue reading

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Spring in the nursery of the Shizen no sei Garden

         We have worked hard this winter in the new nursery of Shizen no sei garden, pruned and cleaned all the old trees, removing all the ivy on walls of granite stones, finished installing the tarp on the ground and … Continue reading

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The so-called “pros” of niwaki – Stop the mess !

        Teach the art of niwaki is also show what it is certainly not ! I am appalled about I discovered on the canvas, or one sends me by e-mail … or others. You have examples below. All these so-called professionals … Continue reading

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