16th August 2012 : We got a request recently from an orchard specialist, who had a large amount of summer pruning to do in an apple orchard. He was after a pair of secateurs hat he could use ALL DAY, EVERYDAY for three weeks, not for heavy work, just the soft summer growth, but lots and lots of it. So we got in… Read More
If it clips, clip it.
13th August 2012 : A common question I get asked is 'what plants can I use for cloud pruning' or something along those lines. Once we've got over the semantics of cloud pruning I then emphasise that, if we're looking for a Japanese style of pruning the plant does absolutely NOT have to be Japanese - it's what you do… Read More
GENZO GENZO GENZO
7th August 2012 : Introducing all manner of new snippy delights from Genzo. We had the choice of red, blue or yellow handles - went with yellow. What do you think? Read More
Japanese Food - in Dorset!
5th August 2012 : A friend of ours near Shaftesbury, Teruko, has just started her new Japanese cooking business http://www.japanesefoodmenu.com/ Catering, workshops, even a Friday bento delivery service if you're lucky (or sensible) enough to live in Shaftesbury. Oishii! Teruko's big thing is local ingredients… Read More