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Niwaki : pruning, training and shaping trees the Japanese way

Author: Jake Hobson
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. Discussing the principles that underpin the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jake Hobson
ISBN: 9780881928358 0881928356
OCLC Number: 237909588
Description: 144 p. : ill. (certaines en coul.), cartes en coul. ; 28 cm
Contents: Garden elements --
The roots of Niwaki --
Principles and techniques --
Pines --
Azaleas and Karikomi --
Conifers --
Broadleaved evergreens --
Deciduous trees --
Bamboo and other plants --
Behind the scenes at Japan's nurseries.
Responsibility: Jake Hobson.
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More than a pruning manual, Hobson's guide encompasses the cultural implications of niwaki, an artistic custom integral to the gardening legacy of Japan. -- Alice Joyce Booklist 20070401 Of as much Read more...

 
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