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Niwaki Workshop

10.00: Introduction & coffee

Illustrated talk on Niwaki in Japan, and how the same techniques can be applied to English gardens. Q&A session

Tour around the garden at Harvard Farm, looking at the topiary and  Japanese pruning

Lunch in the barn

Tour of the nursery area, where we are field growing a small but unique

collection of trees trained and shaped in Japanese styles.

Practical demonstrations on trees, including training, clipping & autumn pine pruning

Individual participation

4.00: Tea

This is a practical day: please bring secateurs and appropriate outdoor clothing.

The full range of Niwaki pruning tools and tripod ladders will be available for sale at 10% discount prices

£110.00 for the day, including lunch


Wednesday 15th September 2010
Harvard Farm, Halstock, Dorset. BA22 9SZ

0845 116 2372