Jake Hobson Topiary in Specialist, Outdoor Spaces. is equally happy referring to it as ‘organic topiary’ – his own interpretation of the Japanese art of niwaki. Niwaki, by Jake Hobson. Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way. Hardcover with pages. color photos, 46 drawings and 2 maps. jakehobson fusion of cloud pruning and more deliberate Japanese niwaki-style pruning, inspired as much How to shorten the Niwaki Belt to fit – Niwaki.
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Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way by Jake Hobson
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Refresh and jjake again. Hardcoverpages. Kim rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Published April 15th by Timber Press first published April 1st Creating a Japanese garden is not just a matter of design and use of prescribed plants and ornaments, but more importantly how the trees are maintained to encapsulate elements of culture, religion and landscape.
Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way
To ask other readers questions about Niwakiplease sign up. After discussing the principles that underpin the techniques, the author offers in-depth guidelines for shaping pines, azaleas, conifers, broadleaved evergreens, bamboos, and deciduous trees.
He delivers lectures on Japanese pruning techniques throughout the U. Lists with This Book. The beginning history is largely taken from better books I’ve already read. Hobsin — Niwaki by Jake Hobson. You can also buy this book from these online retailers: Apr 04, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: The clear diagrams of pruning and regrowth over years were particularly helpful in that department; I feel a little more confident that I have not been making some 50 year mistakes in my clippings, haha.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned biwaki distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. Anne rated it really liked it Nov 21, Victoria Ferauge rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Any gardener creating a Japanese garden or woh a love of Japanese gardens and pruning should have this manual.
Feb 01, Raven rated it really liked it. View large jacket image. After first discussing the principles that underpin the techniques, Over the years, Jxke gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki.
Jul 24, Sylvia rated it it was amazing. Nathanael rated it really liked it Apr 09, After first discussing the principles that underpin the techniques, the author offers in-depth guidelines for shaping pines, azaleas, conifers, broadleaved evergreens, bamboos and deciduous trees.
Easily the best book in English on this pristine type of pruning.
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