144pp, colour photos, drawings. A well-illustrated, step-by-step guide to sculpting pines, azaleas, conifers, broadleaved evergreens, bamboos and other trees the Japanese way. Practical advice is supplemented with insights into niwaki’s historical and spiritual underpinnings. A behind the scenes look at Japan’s nursery gardens, and personal anecdotes complete the picture. Hardback, with dust-jacket.