Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way

by Jake Hobson
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Editorial Reviews

Asian Reporter
"While Niwaki definitely has what it takes to impress serious garden nerds, there’s also plenty here for the rest of us … Niwaki is [Hobson’s] first book; let’s hope it’s not his last."
From the Publisher
"While Niwaki definitely has what it takes to impress serious garden nerds, there’s also plenty here for the rest of us … Niwaki is [Hobson’s] first book; let’s hope it’s not his last."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881928358
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2007
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
287,716
Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.69(d)

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