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Niwaki – Master piece !

        “One can not doubt, Japan is a country where the tree is king ! It is commonplace to see gigantic specimens moved with large crane and labor reinforcements because they are simply on the way of a highway or other … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 1

        October 26th, 2016. Here we are! This is the first day of SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – 4th edition, and this year this study trip is part of the theme of the tea garden, the chaniwa, also called roji. … Continue reading

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Do you prefer a Japanese pruning…

… or a chainsaw massacre ?          Some people sometimes make me notice that the Japanese pruning seems to have something cruel … This sensation or feeling is in fact the result of a misconception or an anthropomorphism confused with … Continue reading

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Momiage at the nursery of the Garden Shizen no sei

        This thinning of foliage, called momiage in Japanese, is crucial once the framework or structure pruning is built. It prevents an inevitable extension of branches on the subjects which grow older, due to the centrifugal mortality, result from a lack … Continue reading

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Japanese gardens – Embody Teioku ichinyo 庭屋一如

        In ancient times, the Japanese people trusted entirely the mother earth and for a long time, they lived in houses with soil floors. These houses of wood and thatch used for sleeping, rest, store their food, and as a shelter … Continue reading

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Transplantation of your niwaki – the best season

        Today, we are witnessing a phenomenon became commonplace. Most people are gardening only when weather is nice and warm, only when the summertime gives them the want to go to the garden, without considering the needs of plants. For proper … Continue reading

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Niwaki – spread structure pruning

        Those who already know my book « La taille japonaise en pratique » published by Souffle d’Or Editions in February 2010 and reissued in February 2012 (only in French for the moment but soon in English – forthcoming !), easily … Continue reading

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VERTICILLIUM DISEASE of JAPANESE MAPLE

        Verticillium disease is caused by a fungus. It begins in the roots of the tree and earns the trunk, branches and twigs by the sap flow, by clogging the conducting channels. This … To continue the reading, please log or … Continue reading

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Trainings program and intellectual property

         In light of recent events, I want to draw your attention today, to the fact that the trainings program, taught in France at the Ecole NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN and soon on other continents, is an exclusive creation of Frederique … Continue reading

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Niwaki of maple

        A little reminder to start. The term niwaki is not just to nominate trees with dense masses of vegetation poetically called “clouds” by the West and are distributed on both sides along the trunk of a tree. But this term … Continue reading

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