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Japanese Gardening Tools
In Japanese gardening every centimeter of a plant is cared for because of Japanese gardening tools. This is what gives Japanese gardens the look that they have. If you are going to start making a Japanese garden then you need to use some Japanese gardening tools.
To start with you need some hand snips, or Okatsune hand snips. The detail pruning that is seen in Japanese gardens isn't done by normal snips. These hand snips will help you make better pruning for you're Japanese garden. Other Japanese gardening tools are Japanese woodwork tools, planes, pull saws and chisels. These are specialty tools that will help the Japanese gardener. If you are just starting out in gardening you should start with Japanese gardening until you know what you are doing. Japanese gardening will be harder and you will need Japanese gardening tools to start your garden.
Before you buy any Japanese gardening tools you should buy books about Japanese gardening and see if you do have the skill to make a good attempt at creating a Japanese garden. Give yourself room to make mistakes and go back and fix them if you can. Making the right type of Japanese garden might help in picking out you're choice of Japanese gardening tools. You might want to make a Japanese sitting garden. These are good to view from inside a building or on a veranda. Or if you have a lot of land to change, you could make a strolling garden; this is good if you are going to view the garden from paths that wind through the garden.
If you are just starting out, you should work on small part of soil. Trying to get you're gardening skills up to par with normal gardening before you try your hand at the Japanese gardening. If you have the right Japanese gardening tools then you're gardening will go much more easily. But this is something that will take time. Make sure that you read the directions to each of the plants you are using. This will also help make sure that your plants have a good chance of growing. If nothing else make sure that you give yourself a chance to learn by using smaller plants and plants that you can test yourself on.
If you want to try out some Japanese technique then you can buy a small bonsai tree. These trees can be used indoors. You can also buy Japanese gardening tools for these trees. You can find these bonsai trees already grown, or you can grow them yourself from seeds.