Tobisho A-Type: Are You Up To The Challenge?
25th June 2014 : We couldn't resist adding to the Tobisho range when we came across these Blue Paper Steel A-Type secateurs on our visit to the Tobisho workshop in the spring. It's pretty unusual to use Blue Steel in this kind of tool: it's super sharp and holds its edge well, but is a bit more brittle and needs… Read More
A field, somewhere.
17th June 2014 : Some views from the Niwaki nursery, hidden away in the depths of Dorset. Mostly Pinus sylvestris, one P thunbergii. Read More
Dai Sugi in Dorset
7th June 2014 : You'll know by now that I'm a big fan of Dai Sugi - Cryptomeria japonica pruned the Kyoto way. I've been working on a few at home, and they're finally starting to do their thing in our garden in Shaftesbury. In front are some box waves, kindly donated as bits of an old parterre hedge, that have… Read More