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The Bonsai Handbook

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Publisher Comments:

The exquisite art of bonsai is beautifully explained in this authoritative, practical handbook, which takes readers from a first foray into the world of miniature trees to a level of considerable expertise. It's packed with information and illustrations detailing every facet of this classic hobby, from aesthetics and anatomy to cultivation, propagation and pruning. A beautiful photographic compendium displays the top 24 species, both outdoor and indoor.
 

Synopsis:

From a first foray into the world of miniature trees to a level of considerable expertise, this practical handbook covers both indoor and outdoor varieties and is full of practical information about cultivation, propagation and pruning.

Synopsis:

A combination of skillfully drawn artwork and breathtaking color photographs accompany inspiring descriptions that highlight every facet of bonsai practice: its aesthetics and anatomy; explanations of the different styles; growing your own bonsai; keeping plants healthy, pest-free, and in shape—indoors or out.

 

Synopsis:

A combination of skillfully drawn artwork and breathtaking color photographs accompany inspiring descriptions that highlight every facet of bonsai practice: its aesthetics and anatomy; explanations of the different styles; growing your own bonsai; keeping plants healthy, pest-free, and in shape—indoors or out.

 

About the Author

David Prescott created his first bonsai--a Scots pine--from seed at the age of eight. He has since become a full-time bonsai expert, having learned from teachers such as well-known and widely published Colin Lewis, who acted as consultant on this book.
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859747094
Publisher:
New Holland UK
Location:
London
Author:
Prescott, David
Author:
Lewis, Colin
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Bonsai
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
Gardening-Bonsai and Ikebana
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
BG-COOKBKS - BG - COOKBOOKS
Subject:
HOME REFERENCE - Decorating TRD HC
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Product details 160 pages New Holland Publishers, Ltd. - English 9781859747094 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From a first foray into the world of miniature trees to a level of considerable expertise, this practical handbook covers both indoor and outdoor varieties and is full of practical information about cultivation, propagation and pruning.
"Synopsis" by ,
A combination of skillfully drawn artwork and breathtaking color photographs accompany inspiring descriptions that highlight every facet of bonsai practice: its aesthetics and anatomy; explanations of the different styles; growing your own bonsai; keeping plants healthy, pest-free, and in shape—indoors or out.

 

"Synopsis" by ,
A combination of skillfully drawn artwork and breathtaking color photographs accompany inspiring descriptions that highlight every facet of bonsai practice: its aesthetics and anatomy; explanations of the different styles; growing your own bonsai; keeping plants healthy, pest-free, and in shape—indoors or out.

 

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