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Re-create the essence…

        “When creating a garden, visualize the famous landscapes of our country and come to understand their most interesting points. Re-create the essence of those scenes in the garden, but do so interpretatively, not strictly.” – Sakutei-ki 作庭記 Hashimoto Gahō (1835-1908) … Continue reading

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My philosophy of Japanese gardens design

        Most people consider the garden as a place to live and a great tool to forge social ties, encouraging friendliness and hospitality. This activity maintains their health, contributes to their well-being, it is a source of emotions appealing to all … Continue reading

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Introductory offer – training video “setting stones”

         The entirety to know about the art of “setting stones”, or how to create the structure of an authentic Japanese garden, is now online on the e-learning platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE. I propose a INTRODUCTORY OFFER for this … Continue reading

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Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 3

        Now, under extremely clement skies for this late September, it is the home stretch for our second tsuboniwa in Shizen no sei Garden. Depending on the space that had been delimited… … this last part has started with the granit … Continue reading

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Mae-niwa 前庭 – small welcome garden

        This week, creation of a new tsuboniwa at the Academy “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” with a trainee come from the Martinique, this time in the setting of quantum hortitherapy – Niwakitherapy© … With an infinite pleasure, once again, I have taught … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa and Cambogia touch

        This week, the Academy “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” and me have welcome a trainee from China, wishing to follow “setting stones” and “creating tsuboniwa” courses. With infinite pleasure, once again, I have taught the art of the garden following the ancient … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa – Fording

        This week, design of a new tsuboniwa at the “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” Academy, with a student coming from Belgian Ardennes and lover of Japanese gardens… With infinite pleasure, once again, I have taught the art of the garden following the … Continue reading

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Karesansui Internship – Setting stones

        A few weeks ago, took place the internship “setting stones” at the “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” School… And, just this once will not hurt – it’s true that there is rarely bad weather in our region – it’s under a pouring … Continue reading

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Dry garden – Karesansui – setting stones

        Ishi wo taten koto or setting stones like the famous Japanese gardeners … An ancient practice of great aesthetic and spiritual power that characterizes the act of creating a garden, which is based on old rules and in particular the … Continue reading

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