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Japanese gardens – Stop the cliché !

        The West, in successive waves, regularly felt a pronounced passion for the art of Japanese gardens. This is easily understood when one knows their main base, a willingness to live in harmony with nature, that is to say, to stay … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 9

         Here we go again this morning in search of sublime tea gardens, the theme of our study tour 2016. We start with the enormous Chion-in temple, which offers two charming gardens … In the second, oh surprise, we discover … Continue reading

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The clouds pruning is NOT authentic Japanese pruning !

        In the West, especially in Europe, we hear a lot the term “clouds trees” to describe these beautiful plant sculptures that come directly from Japan. This name, certainly very poetic, but absolutely not existing in the Japanese islands, was not … Continue reading

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NIWAKI … or nothing !

        By this post, I wish to inform you today that I give up from now on and definitely in my teaching what little remained already related to the “clouds” pruning. This pruning is only a Japanese inspiration pruning, IT IS … Continue reading

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