The essential practical guide to a classic art with techniques, step-by-step projects and over 800 photographs, this stunning and fully comprehensive reference that is ideal for the beginner as well as the more experienced bonsai artist.
Written by one of Japan's foremost experts, The Ultimate Bonsai Handbook provides a complete overview of every aspect of bonsai gardening. Over 1,000 photos demonstrate each step involved in raising and caring for bonsai, supporting the book's "learn by imitation and observation" approach. This detailed book will serve as a timeless reference to cultivating pines, maples, flowering and fruit bearing trees and many other varieties. This practical, comprehensive bonsai guide includes information about: Types of bonsai and how to choose them Basic tree shapes and how to display them Tools, soils, and containers Transplanting, root trimming, watering and fertilizing Propagation, pruning, wiring and support And much more!
This original and authoritative book is presented in a practical yet inspirational way. Dan Barton shares with us his expert knowledge and two decades of research, giving both detailed step-by-step horticultural instructions and a fascinating insight into the creative process of Bonsai, to provide a genuine understanding of the subject. As well as giving the essential descriptions of stock, equipment, basic care, and training techniques, the book includes new methods of achieving quicker results, a Bonsai calendar showing routing tasks on a month-by-month basis, and the use of modern materials, all of great value to today’s Bonsai enthusiast. Beautifully illustrated throughout with strikingly original and instructive photographs, line drawings, and working schedules, The Bonsai Book is a must for would-be Bonsai enthusiasts and experts alike, and its fabulous presentation makes it an ideal gift.
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Master the art of growing healthy, robust and gorgeous bonsai trees and unlock the therapeutic benefits of the ancient practice with this comprehensive guide to cultivating bonsai trees - Have you ever laid eyes upon a magnificent bonsai tree and wondered if you could replicate that beauty in your own home and private space? - Do you want to adopt a wholesome new hobby that will develop your gardening chops while helping you get rid of stress? If yes, then you absolutely need to get your hands on this guide! In this Bonsai Basics Book, you will discover: - The steps necessary to obtain a bonsai of good value. - You will find advice on how to search for the suitable plant, indications on the various styles of bonsai, up to the description of the real care that our miniature tree needs, such as pruning, binding, repotting, etc. - A large section is dedicated to the description of the characteristics of the most common plants, to offer a quick and safe reference in each phase of the work. - A long list of the main characteristics of 53 types of bonsai plants, indispensable for taking care of all the processing phases during the various seasons. Growing beautiful, healthy and gorgeous bonsai trees is a skill anyone can learn, no matter your level of gardening skills or experience. Filled with insights and practical advice, this guide has all the information you need to create balance and liven up your living space with beautiful miniature trees. Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to uncover the fascinating world of bonsai today!
The Living Art of Bonsai
Author: Amy Liang
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated