Niwaki Pruning Training & Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

Author(s): Jake Hobson

Pruning & Topiary

NIWAKI PRUNING TRAINING AND SHAPING TREES THE JAPANESE WAY by Jake Hobson, hardback. Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques and sculpt their own garden trees to unique effect. 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. Complete with abundant photographs, personal anecdotes and a wealth of advice, this unprecedented resource will inspire gardeners everywhere to transform their own trees into niwaki. ISBN: 9780881928358 Title: NIWAKI PRUNING TRAINING AND SHAPING TREES THE JAPANESE WAY Author: HOBSON JAKE Year: 2007 Format: HARD BACK  Pages: 144 Dimension: 277mm X 235mm


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General Fields

  • : 9780881928358
  • : Timber Press, Incorporated
  • : Timber Press, Incorporated
  • : April 2007
  • : .69 Inches X 9.38 Inches X 10.94 Inches
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  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 635.977
  • : 144
  • : Jake Hobson
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