The Little Book of Bonsai will make you an instant expert in the art of growing miniature trees. It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai really isn't as hard as most people think. In fact, they are no more difficult to look after than other pot plants, and easier than many. This book makes the job even easier by breaking down the subject into three clear sections: Getting Started, Ongoing Care and Species Profiles. Jargon-free text and dozens of photographs and diagrams make this the ideal guide for complete novices, as well as a handy companion for more experienced growers. Whether you want to grow from seed or source an established plant, everything you need to know is contained in this guide, which, like bonsai themselves, is small but perfectly formed.
The Little Book of Bonsai
Author: Kathy Hughes, Malcolm Hughes
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai really isn't as hard as most people think. In fact, they are no more difficult to look after than other pot plants - and easier than many. This book, from bonsai enthusiasts, Malcolm and Kathy Hughes, makes the job even easier, breaking down the subject into three clear sections: Getting Started, Ongoing Care and Species Profiles. Jargon-free text and a plethora of photographs and diagrams make this the ideal book for complete novices, as well as a handy companion for more experienced growers. Whether you want to grow from seed or source an established plant, everything you need to know is contained in this guide, which, like bonsai themselves, is small but perfectly formed.
Bonsai brings serenity to the home with beautiful miniature trees in idyllic container landscapes. Now DK brings this ancient practice into the 21st century, explaining how to grow and care for bonsai trees with a clear step-by-step approach. With advice on choosing trees and ideas for displaying bonsai, this book will help you create a beautiful living centerpiece for the home that could last a lifetime or more. Bonsai offers step-by-step sequences showing how to make 20 projects and how to care for more than 80 types of miniature tree.
Author: Peter Chan
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
For everyone from beginners to masters, the one essential book to growing, grooming, and caring for your bonsai tree. Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees. Dating back over one thousand years to ancient Japan, bonsai trees are some of the most beautiful and meticulously looked-after plants in the world, and in recent years bonsai have exploded in popularity in the Western world. Bonsai, written by world-renowned bonsai expert Peter Chan, is the essential compendium for anyone interested in trying out bonsai for the first time or adding more bonsai to their existing collections, detailing everything you need to know about buying and maintaining a magnificent bonsai tree, including: • How to pick the right bonsai for you • Tools and supplies to ensure your bonsai prospers • How to shape your bonsai into different styles • How different pots affect the growth of your bonsai • And much more! With hundreds of color photographs and easy-to-read directions and explanations on a variety of subjects, Bonsai is the only book you’ll ever need to successfully start and maintain your own beautiful bonsai tree collection.
Become a bonsai master and learn the techniques of cultivating this striking and graceful plant form that began in China over a thousand years ago. Easy-to-follow sequences show how to create and shape your own bonsai, and inspirational images lavishly illustrate this classic art-form.
Provides detailed information about growing bonsai from seedlings or beginner plants and advice on shaping, pruning, training, grafting and re-potting trees. This book shows gardeners how to improvise with any readily-accessible bonsai tools, as well as gardening or even simple workshop tools. Japan's leading bonsai experts offer not only the basics for creating perfect bonsai, but also secret techniques the family has developed over generations of careful work and observation.
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.
Author: Bonsai Empire
Publisher: Bonsai Empire
How often do I need to water my Bonsai tree? Should I prune my tree? Although caring for a Bonsai tree is not nearly as difficult as most people believe, you need to learn about some basic techniques in order to keep your tree thriving. Our beginners guide contains all the essential information you need in order to succeed. It covers the basic techniques, well illustrated with over two hundred images, and explains everything you need to know in an understandable way. The book includes: - Over 200 stunning images - Over 100 pages - Explanations of the basic techniques - Care guides on the 10 most popular tree species - Background on the history, definition and styles Bonsai Empire is the world's most visited Bonsai website and has provided beginners with quality information for over a decade. We have developed this guide to help you get a taste of this fascinating and living art, and hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do! Walter Pall: "Now here is the ultimate book to lead beginners. I am happy to have been able to contribute to this"
With their delicate foliage, seasonal color changes, and intricate pattern of branching, Japanese maples are among the most popular and suitable plants for bonsai design. Much more than a mere how-to book, Bonsai with Japanese Maples is a forthright attempt to look at bonsai as art objects and to critique and assess them from an artist s perspective."
Indoor Bonsai for Beginners
Author: Werner Busch
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
A useful guide to growing successful, thriving bonsai trees covers a wide range of topics--including soil, watering, pest control, pruning, and much more--in an accessible A-to-Z format. Original.
This practical guide explains what plants are suitable and how to grow and display them, and describes all the basic bonsai techniques of pruning, defoliating, wiring and clipping.
The Bonsai Workshop
Author: Herb L. Gustafson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Herb Gustafson is one of the world's leading authorities on bonsai growing. In Bonsai Workshop, he provides a step-by-step guide to dwarfing a tree, extensively illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings.
Author: Colin Lewis
Previous editions of this book sold 55,000 copies worldwide; Tailored to meet the needs of the first time bonsai owner.; Clear, authoritative text makes creating and caring for your bonsai straightforward.; The use of step-by-step illustrations and photographs ensure the techniques are easy to follow.; Includes easy-to-use care symbols.; Illustrated with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations.; Directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.
The Bonsai Handbook
Author: David Prescott, Colin Lewis
Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited
This fascinating foray into the exquisite art of bonsai is filled with information and illustrations detailing every aspect of this classic hobby. Original.
The Bonsai Bible
Author: Peter Chan
Publisher: Hachette UK
The Japanese and Chinese have been creating bonsai trees for centuries and it is now an internationally popular pastime. This compact and stylish guide will provide everything you need to know to grow bonsai successfully, including shaping with wires, watering, seasonal maintenance, tackling common ailments, choosing the right container, feeding and repotting. A directory of over 90 of the most popular species, illustrated with beautiful photographs, will enable you to find the tree that is right for you.