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Momiage at the nursery of the Garden Shizen no sei

        This thinning of foliage, called momiage in Japanese, is crucial once the framework or structure pruning is built. It prevents an inevitable extension of branches on the subjects which grow older, due to the centrifugal mortality, result from a lack … Continue reading

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Niwaki of maple

        A little reminder to start. The term niwaki is not just to nominate trees with dense masses of vegetation poetically called “clouds” by the West and are distributed on both sides along the trunk of a tree. But this term … Continue reading

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