Japanese Gerden(@KOBE SORAKUEN)

We(me & Hitomi) were trained in  Japanese Gerden’s skills at KOBE SORAKUEN

for 5days ( May26 – May30).

(HP: http://www.sorakuen.com/ ←only Japanese)

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 in front of  the gate of “相楽園=SORAKUEN”.

The man who stands center is our master 『Horinouchi-san』

for 5days.

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SORAKUEN  is well known as great Cycas revoluta Garden!

●Making”四目垣=YOTSUMEGAKI” ●IMG_0516 

 Before

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 Cut down bamboos.

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Bind crossed two bamboos with lope.

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After 

●Pruning of Rhododendron indicum● 

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Before

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 After

This time we pruned strongly to be able to see pond behind the Rhododendoron better.

●Transplanting a tree Camellia● 

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Make root clump

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●Picking shoots of Pinus●

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 Before

We used a pair of gloves which are cut three fingers of them.

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 After

The Pinus looks refreshing and my three fingers of each hand became black caused by colophonium

●Pruning Tree●

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Before

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 After

each of us pruned each of trees.

●Maintaining tools●

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●Cleaning working environment●

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Anytime we keep cleaning our working environment in mind

for safe and making our creating go smoothly.

Creaning is one of very important skills for gardening.

●Learning sense and techniques of Japanese Gardener ●

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3 comments

  1. Nicholas Giaquinto

    Hello Misho! It looks like you and Hitomi are learning a lot! I cannot wait to see what both of you are up to in Japan and look forward to reading it all on the blog!

    • Misho(実生)

      Hello Nich! Nice to meet you! yes we’ve learnt a lot! I hope our blogs(Japanese side) help you under stand what we’ve been doing in Japan and make you fun! so, we upload it as soon as possible.
      Enjoy your days in England and I also look forward to seeing your blog.

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