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Contest 2017 – Frederique DUMAS – Niwaki & Co

        I inform you that I organize a Contest, between March 1st and June 30th, 2017. This last day will be the lucky draw of the winner of the superb set below : 270 mm pruning shears, handmade, accompanied by its … Continue reading

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Chabana 茶花

        I present you the elegant vase that I received as a gift. The Japanese artist obviously chose nature and its motif represents the forest. A beautiful object that will come to embellish my sōan 草庵 …

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 10

        Good fresh weather this morning, so it is with the coat that we are heading east of Kyoto. But instead of the too touristy Nanzen-ji, we prefer a different temple and its elegant little garden, much quieter. We then stay … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 5

         Today, a softer day, but under overcast sky, ideal for photos, with free time and shopping for those who want … During that time, the other works anyway and rests a little bit ! We meet in the late … Continue reading

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The JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2015 is in full preparation !

         Yes, it’s the beginning of the autumn term, here is jostling with five courses (12 days) one after the other, but during the month of August, I have not been idle either … ! Neither SANO-san, garden master, SAIDA-san, … 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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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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Fruits and niwaki

        A tree, like all living things, has at its disposal a certain amount of energy that enables it to cope with periods of development which are very expensive at this level, such as bud break, manufacture … To continue the … Continue reading

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