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Japanese gardens – purism, authenticity, perfection …

        These three definitions mainly characterize my vision of the Japanese garden: purism, authenticity and perfection. If a dictionary is opened, it will be read that purism corresponds to the desire to respect in the smallest details the principles of an … 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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