Cloud Pruning (Niwaki) Cloud Pruning is pruning limbs in such a way as to create space between them and flatten the top and bottom. It gives the appearance of “clouds.” Sometimes it is a solution for problems like limited yard space.
Zig Zag Hedge Divides Garden Border From Walkway. Boxwood is shaped to form a zig zag design bordering the walkway and steps leading from one terrace to another. The linear shapes help define the space and bring an artful interest to this garden.