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Creating Bonsai Landscapes: 18 Miniature Garden Projects

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Western home and garden design has been increasingly influenced in recent years by ancient Eastern traditions. Feng shui masters are now routinely consulted by architects and interior designers, and bonsai gardening continues to fascinate and inspire. In CREATING BONSAI LANDSCAPES, the spirit of the East is recreated in 25 stunning miniature landscapes that not only are a delight to look at but also lend a harmonizing and soothing force to any environment. Su Chin Ee works with a Chinese form of bonsai art known as penjing - which literally translates as "landscape in a pot or dish" - to create her designs.

The art of bonsai was developed as a means to please the ancestors so that they would bestow blessings and wealth for generations to come. Su explains how each bonsai landscape in the book conveys different elements of the original eastern philosophy and themes.

Each landscape is presented in project form, with clear advice on how to select suitable plants, plant and position them, and nurture them successfully to full maturity. Each project is thoroughly illustrated with a color photograph of the completed landscape, cross-section drawings to show how the landscape is put together, and practical advice on choosing the equipment and materials for creating special features. Tips on construction techniques and shortcuts, and a visual materials list of required items, round out the detailed instructions. And to ensure long-lasting success, Su provides pruning and trimming tips, solutions to common problems and diseases, and a directory of the most popular bonsai trees and shrubs.

Synopsis:

In "Creating Bonsai Landscapes, " the spirit of the East is recreated in 25 stunning miniature landscapes. Includes step-by-step instructions. Full-color photos.

About the Author

After a successful career as a textile designer, Su Chin Ee became fascinated by the little-practiced art of penjing. A gold-medal winner at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show, she is now an official judge in the bonsai category at that show. Su grows and sells bonsai landscapes from her nursery in Kent, England. She writes regularly about bonsai and penjing for magazines and journals.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580174848
Subtitle:
18 Miniature Garden Projects
Foreword:
Lewis, Colin
Foreword:
Lewis, Colin
Author:
Collin, Lewis
Author:
Ee, Su Chin
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
North Adams, MA
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Bonsai
Edition Description:
paperback
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
20030215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9-1/2 x 9-1/2
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.02x9.50x.52 in. 1.27 lbs.

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Home and Garden » Gardening » Asian Gardens
Home and Garden » Gardening » Bonsai and Ikebana

Creating Bonsai Landscapes: 18 Miniature Garden Projects
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