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The Living Art of Bonsai: Principles & Techniques of Cultivation & Propagation

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Professor Amy Liang, a world-renowned bonsai artist and lecturer, offers a practical guide to the fine art of cultivating bonsai. This extravagantly produced volume, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of lavish full-color photographs, showcases the very best and most beautiful specimens from her collection. Liang surveys the history of bonsai in its many schools and styles, and offers techniques and highly detailed instructions for those who want to shape and nurture their own trees. The remarkable images display everything from dazzling miniature evergreens to flowering and fruited trees.

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Professor Amy Liang, a world-renowned bonsai artist and lecturer, offers a practical guide to the fine art of cultivating bonsai. In this extravagantly produced volume, which showcases the very best specimens from her collection, Liang surveys the history of bonsai and offers useful techniques with detailed instructions on everything from training and dwarfing a plant to preparing it for display.

Synopsis:

This simple guide for first-time bonsai growers, with easy instructions and more than 200 full-color photos and drawings, covers selecting a hardy specimen; the essentials of pruning, wiring, and aging; and keeping your bonsai healthy. Learn the many styles of bonsai shaping, important tree forms, forest groupings, and more.

About the Author

Professor Amy Liang, who taught at Seattle Pacific University and lectured in the US, has pursued bonsai for over 20 years. She currently resides in China.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781454912217
Subtitle:
Principles and Techniques of Cultivation and Propagation
Author:
Liang, Amy
Author:
Pessey, Christian
Author:
Samson, Remy
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening-Trees Shrubs and Vines
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140304
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.25 in

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History and Social Science » World History » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Asian Gardens
Home and Garden » Gardening » Bonsai and Ikebana
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Trees Shrubs and Vines
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Trees and Shrubs
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Trees

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Professor Amy Liang, a world-renowned bonsai artist and lecturer, offers a practical guide to the fine art of cultivating bonsai. In this extravagantly produced volume, which showcases the very best specimens from her collection, Liang surveys the history of bonsai and offers useful techniques with detailed instructions on everything from training and dwarfing a plant to preparing it for display.
"Synopsis" by ,
This simple guide for first-time bonsai growers, with easy instructions and more than 200 full-color photos and drawings, covers selecting a hardy specimen; the essentials of pruning, wiring, and aging; and keeping your bonsai healthy. Learn the many styles of bonsai shaping, important tree forms, forest groupings, and more.

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