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Totally Bonsai

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andlt;bandgt;Learn the ins and outs of proper bonsai design and care with this beautifully illustrated Japanese gardening book.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Creating your own bonsai tree is simple, calming and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space. Imagine an enormous redwood shrunk to a size you can carry in one hand, but perfect in every detail. That is the joy of bonsaiand#8212;the re-creaton of nature in miniature. With andlt;iandgt;Totally Bonsaiandlt;/iandgt; you can learn everything you need to know to become accomplished at the art of bonsai tree care and cultivationand#8212;how to pick a plant, what tools you'll need, and how to trim and style your plant.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;At the heart of the book is a species directory detailing both outdoor and indoor bonsai. It includes 10 easy-to-grow types of bonsai plants that are great for the beginning bonsai enthusiast, as well as another 40 species that need a little more careandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;With andlt;iandgt;Totally Bonsaiandlt;/iandgt; you will:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Discover the small but perfectly formed world of the bonsaiandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Learn the secrets to growing a healthy treeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Properly pot or repot your bonsaiandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Recognize pests and diseases and how to treat themandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Discover the techniques for shaping, bending, and transforming your bonsaiandlt;/liandgt; andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;iandgt;Totally Bonsaiandlt;/iandgt; is a wonderful introduction to bonsai tradition and practice, including a historical overview of many styles of Japanese, Korean, Singaporean and Chinese bonsai, or andlt;iandgt;penjingandlt;/iandgt;. Whether you want to grow a bonsai with dramatic exposed roots, create a spectacular twin-trunked landscape or cultivate a romantic sweeping cascade, andlt;iandgt;Totally Bonsaiandlt;/iandgt; will show you how.

Synopsis:

Creating your own bonsai is simple, calming, and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space.

Learn everything you need to know to become accompished at the art of bonsai growing-how to pick a plant, what tools you'll need, and how to trim and style your plant. At the heart of the book is a species directory with 10 easy-to-grow plants that are great for getting started, as well as another 40 species that need a little more care.

Synopsis:

Creating your own bonsai tree is simple, calming and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Learn everything you need to know to become accomplished at the art of bonsai tree care and cultivationand#8212;how to pick a plant, what tools you'll need, and how to trim and style your plant. At the heart of the book is a species directory detailing both outdoor and indoor bonsai. It includes 10 easy-to-grow types of bonsai plants that are great for the beginning bonsai enthusiast, as well as another 40 species that need a little more care.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This book is a wonderful introduction to bonsai tradition and practice, including a historical overview of many styles of Japanese, Korean, Singaporean and Chinese bonsai, or andlt;iandgt;penjingandlt;/iandgt;.

About the Author

Craig Coussins started growing Bonsai in 1973. He has studied with John Yoshio Naka, the world famous Japanese-American Bonsai teacher, as well as the English Bonsai teacher Peter Adams. Craig was instrumental in the creation of the British Bonsai Societies. He has taught in California, Texas, Florida, Russia, South Africa, New Zealand, Ireland, Italy and Belgium.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804834209
Author:
Coussins, Craig
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
oussins
Author:
Craig C
Location:
Boston : Tuttle Pub.
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Bonsai
Subject:
Miniature plants
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Bonsai and Ikebana
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Bonsai; bonsai guide; bonsai care; easy bonsai trees; beginning bonsai
Subject:
bonsai tree; bonsai; bonsai tree care; bonsai plants; indoor bonsai; penjing; beginning bonsai; types of bonsai
Subject:
bonsai; bonsai book; bonsai tree; bonsai for beginners; bonsai tree book; bonsai techniques; bonsai basics; bonsai tools; books about bonsai; bonsai guide; zen garden; Japanese garden; landscape architecture; Japanese garden design; gardening books; asian
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
102
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 100 color photos
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.75 x 8.75 in 26 oz

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Home and Garden » Gardening » Asian Gardens
Home and Garden » Gardening » Bonsai and Ikebana
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
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Product details 128 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804834209 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Creating your own bonsai is simple, calming, and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space.

Learn everything you need to know to become accompished at the art of bonsai growing-how to pick a plant, what tools you'll need, and how to trim and style your plant. At the heart of the book is a species directory with 10 easy-to-grow plants that are great for getting started, as well as another 40 species that need a little more care.

"Synopsis" by , Creating your own bonsai tree is simple, calming and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Learn everything you need to know to become accomplished at the art of bonsai tree care and cultivationand#8212;how to pick a plant, what tools you'll need, and how to trim and style your plant. At the heart of the book is a species directory detailing both outdoor and indoor bonsai. It includes 10 easy-to-grow types of bonsai plants that are great for the beginning bonsai enthusiast, as well as another 40 species that need a little more care.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This book is a wonderful introduction to bonsai tradition and practice, including a historical overview of many styles of Japanese, Korean, Singaporean and Chinese bonsai, or andlt;iandgt;penjingandlt;/iandgt;.
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