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.
Asian-Inspired Entry - This arbor blends a subtle mix of Asian-inspired touches but has no dominant stylistic theme. Large timbers make up the frame, square grid panels fill in the gates, and the curved knee braces create a cloud-lift effect where they meet the beams overhead.