Japan, Himeji, Himeji Koko-en Gardens, pond with Koi Carps

How to care for a niwaki pine

Although the Japanese term niwaki encompasses all shaped trees in general, you have to adapt the care according to the specific type. This article deals with pines. Location To thrive, a pine needs to be located on a sunny spot. Therefore, whether ...

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Niwaki in your garden

In Japan, it is very expensive to build a garden. Mainly decorative stones representing rocks are highly valued, sometimes because of their origins or history. Shaped trees grown by specialized gardeners might be even a hundred years old which means ...

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History of Niwaki trees

  Niwaki are inspired by the natural Japanese landscape and nature in general and they naturally blend into artificially created garden projects. These might not be just woodland-like hills, rivers and waterfalls, but also cliffs or seacoasts. The ...

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What are niwaki trees?

Which of us tree and nature lovers would not want to have a bonsai at home? And many of us already have one, whether they dug it out on the way home from the mountains or bought it in a hobby market. However, the initial enthusiasm far too often chan ...