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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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Japan 2015 – Day 3

         Today, get up at dawn … to Nagoya and meeting with my future garden master of landscape masonry, SUZUKI San and his friend UMEMURA San, also a gardener. The appointment is made for my future coming to Japan ! … Continue reading

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Kakehi creation – wood and bambou

        Waiting for suitable climate conditions for the creation of tsuboniwa, it was building the kakehi 筧, the master piece of this tsukubaï. Japanese culture likes hexagonal shapes…… and pieces in “beaten” wood naguri-hasira 柱は名栗柱. And I would also like to … Continue reading

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Wood traditional Japanese fence
sugi itahei 杉板塀

        Here are the finished fence of our second tsuboniwa and its small degoushi 出格子, in our new place in Green Ardeche ! It is a truly traditional fence, authentic Japanese design, sugi itahei 杉板塀 type. Only the raw material is … Continue reading

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The healer garden …
Creation of therapeutic Japanese gardens

        As a human being, nature does not belong to us, we make only a part. It is essential for our life and for our survival ! It is increasingly urgent that we become aware, as to continue to exploit, to … 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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