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 is [Hobson’s] first book; let’s hope it’s not his last. Pcdaum rated it it was amazing May 08, Definitely recommend it to anyone with an interest in gardening. Hovson for telling us about the problem. 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.
Easily the best book in English on this pristine type of pruning. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way
Having a hard time getting into this book. 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. Published April 15th by Timber Press first published April 1st 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.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After first discussing the principles that underpin the techniques, 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.
Apr 04, Peter rated it it was amazing Shelves: A perfect reference book for pruning your flowing trees and shrubs, as well as ornamental trees like a Japanese garden. Paul rated it it was amazing Oct 30, The book also gives you suggestions on which types of trees are known to respond well to hard pruning and which just die, which is also appreciated.
Sep 17, Ruhegeist added it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Christian Callmer rated it really liked it Sep niwa,i, Throughout the text, step-by-step illustrations accompany the instructions, while abundant photographs and anecdotes bring the ideas surrounding niwaki vividly to life. Niwaki is a fascinating look at the techniques of Japanese gardening in a manner that can be adapted to all gardens.
Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way by Jake Hobson
Anne rated it really liked nieaki Nov 21, Anyone who appreciates plants and Japanese culture will find more than they could have imagined in this unique book.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jul 24, Sylvia rated it it was amazing. As Bonsai is to cultivating trees in containers, Niwaki is about trees and their cultivation in the Japanese hoson. Trees and particular techniques of pruning to shape them to particular forms are described succulently with the use of excellent photographs and line drawings.
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Jake Hobson draws upon experience with Japanese gardens and landscaping having spent two years working at a traditional nursery in the countryside outside of Osaka, Japan. What I was looking for nniwaki of this book: Hardcoverpages.
The beginning history is largely taken from better books I’ve already read. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques and sculpt their own garden trees to unique effect. Jake Hobson is an authority on pruning, training and shaping trees the Japanese way. 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.
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