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Chabana 茶花

        The art of provoking emotion in front of the simple beauty, natural, even raw. To succeed in generating elegance and refinement through rustic materials, patinated by the wear and tear of time … It is Japan that I love, which … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 4

        It was under a dark sky with fresh air, that we go on this morning to get to the huge Daitoku-ji complex. We start with the garden of Ryogen-in temple, one of my favorites … … to continue with another … Continue reading

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Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 2

        Now all the raw materials necessary for the creation of our second tsuboniwa are gathered, construction can begin by assembling and making our typical Japanese design fence sugi itahei 杉板塀, in wood and bamboo. First, it is to build and … Continue reading

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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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Tsuboniwa – Chiisana takebayashi 小さな竹林

        Our first tsuboniwa is finally finished. A “small bamboo grove” or Chiisana takebayashi 小さな竹林, green and gold to settle on the dark brown bark fence, on a bed of moss and ferns, associated with a very sleek and graphic set … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa first creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 4

        Now it is the home stretch for our first tsuboniwa in Shizen no sei Garden. After having prepared the site… … This last part has started with the behind border laying … To continue the reading of this article, please … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa first creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 3

“When you intend to set stones, bring in the first place a number of rocks on the site, rocks of different shapes, more or less wide and place them temporarily on the ground. Creating a garden is a very slow … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa first creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 2

        Now the location of our first tsuboniwa is ready – intended to hide a big ugly concrete post – the mounting and making of our typical Japanese design fence, in bamboo and bark, can begin… First, we install the posts, … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa first creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 1

        Now that niwaki nursery and everything necessary for the conduct of courses are re-installed, the creation on other plans can begin… And given the topography of the place, a succession of old walls of granite stones, corners and nooks, I … Continue reading

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Japanese traditional fence in bark and bamboo
Sugi kawahei 杉皮塀

        Working of our yard in outdoor slowed by the weather (and other of my activities with deadlines … to serve you better !), but moves forward anyway. Here is the front of the fence of our first tsuboniwa in our … Continue reading

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