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Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Japanese Miniture Tree Growing

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andlt;bandgt;Learn to grow and care for decorative bonsai trees with this user-friendly Japanese gardening book.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For those with no bonsai tree growing experience, andlt;iandgt;Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growingandlt;/iandgt; covers everything from buying the first plant for beginning bonsai to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. Authors Larry and Shirley Student describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. They cover all aspects of how to cultivate these miniature trees, anticipating common problems and offering practical bonsai advice gained from years of working with plants.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Bonsai gardening topics include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Bonsai from different sourcesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Choosing a bonsai siteandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Essential techniques and materialsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Forests, groves, and Saikeiandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Care of bonsai: a five point programandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Root pruning and repottingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Seasonal Changesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Advanced Techniquesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Varieties of Bonsai Treesandlt;/liandgt; andlt;/ulandgt;The clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs ensure that even the most inexperienced gardener will be able to start creating beautiful bonsai in no time. Despite being small, bonsai are not delicateand#8212;they are strong hardy trees and creating them is a rewarding and inexpensive hobby that anyone can take upand#8212;even without an effortless green thumb.

Synopsis:

How to plant, prune, and train bonsai trees

Synopsis:

Writing for those with no bonsai experience, Larry and Shirley Student cover everything from buying the first plant to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. In between, they describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. In short, the authors cover all aspects of bonsai, anticipating common problems and offering practical advice gained from years of working with plants.

Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."

Synopsis:

For those with no bonsai tree growing experience, andlt;iandgt;Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growingandlt;/iandgt; covers everything from buying the first plant for beginning bonsai to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. Authors Larry and Shirley Student describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. They cover all aspects of how to cultivate these miniature trees, anticipating common problems and offering practical bonsai advice gained from years of working with plants.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."

About the Author

Shirley and Larry Student are charter members of the Northeast Bonsai Association, of which Larry Student was past president. They have their own bonsai nursery and teach bonsai at horticultural societies and garden centers throughout the northeastern United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804817295
With:
Student, Shirley
Author:
Student, Shirley
Author:
ent
Author:
Larry Stud
Author:
Student, Larry
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt.
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Bonsai
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Bonsai and Ikebana
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
bonsai; miniature trees; beginning bonsai; Bonsai tree growing; bonsai advice
Subject:
bonsai ; miniature trees ; beginning bonsai
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
Bd. 17
Publication Date:
19930431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
60 bandamp;w and color photos and illus
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7 in 7 oz

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How to plant, prune, and train bonsai trees
"Synopsis" by , Writing for those with no bonsai experience, Larry and Shirley Student cover everything from buying the first plant to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. In between, they describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. In short, the authors cover all aspects of bonsai, anticipating common problems and offering practical advice gained from years of working with plants.

Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."

"Synopsis" by , For those with no bonsai tree growing experience, andlt;iandgt;Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growingandlt;/iandgt; covers everything from buying the first plant for beginning bonsai to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. Authors Larry and Shirley Student describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. They cover all aspects of how to cultivate these miniature trees, anticipating common problems and offering practical bonsai advice gained from years of working with plants.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."
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