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Successful Bonsai: Raising Exotic Miniature Trees

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A practical and well-illustrated reference for growing indoor and outdoor bonsai featuring an A-Z list of 80 plants as well as information on choosing the right plant, collection building, pest control, cultivation and more.

Synopsis:

An essential reference for growing indoor and outdoor bonsai.

The popularity of raising exotic miniature trees continues to grow, with bonsai gardeners cultivating tropical and subtropical species. Successful Bonsai is an essential reference, providing a wide range of bonsai styles and shapes, along with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that expertly guide the gardener through the many pruning and wiring techniques.

This easy-to-use book explains how to grow bonsai both indoors and outdoors; features an illustrated A-Z list of bonsai species with detailed descriptions of 80 plants, including 15 classic species; and recommends a proven pruning regimen. It includes information on: Choosing appropriate training stylesCultivating and propagatingDealing with diseases and pestsShaping an established plantSowing seedlingsBuilding a collection.

Successful Bonsai is not only an informative and practical guide, but also a superb source of inspiration. It will instill confidence in the beginner and spark the imagination of the experienced bonsai artist.

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ISBN:
9781554071579
Author:
Squire, David
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Container
Subject:
Bonsai
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Gardening-Bonsai and Ikebana
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
158
Dimensions:
9.62x6.44x.60 in. 1.53 lbs.

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Product details 158 pages Firefly Books - English 9781554071579 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An essential reference for growing indoor and outdoor bonsai.

The popularity of raising exotic miniature trees continues to grow, with bonsai gardeners cultivating tropical and subtropical species. Successful Bonsai is an essential reference, providing a wide range of bonsai styles and shapes, along with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that expertly guide the gardener through the many pruning and wiring techniques.

This easy-to-use book explains how to grow bonsai both indoors and outdoors; features an illustrated A-Z list of bonsai species with detailed descriptions of 80 plants, including 15 classic species; and recommends a proven pruning regimen. It includes information on: Choosing appropriate training stylesCultivating and propagatingDealing with diseases and pestsShaping an established plantSowing seedlingsBuilding a collection.

Successful Bonsai is not only an informative and practical guide, but also a superb source of inspiration. It will instill confidence in the beginner and spark the imagination of the experienced bonsai artist.

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