Monthly Archives: July 2015

Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 1

         We are now ready to move on to creating our second tsuboniwa, a tsukubai that will take place in a corner of the garden enjoying the morning sun and lying in the shade early in the afternoon. We spent … Continue reading

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The transparent Japanese pruning – Sukashi sentei 透かし剪定

         There are two distinct types in authentic Japanese pruning, niwaki with densified foliage pads and those with transparent vegetation. The niwaki are supposed to represent mature trees that are found in natural landscapes, firsts rather take place in a … Continue reading

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