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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai (Nature Guide Series)

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Publisher Comments:

Brimming with fascinating and practical details and illustrated with 150 beautiful color photographs, SimonandSchuster's Guide to Bonsai provides everything the plant enthusiast needs to know about this unique and intriguing art.

An informative introduction gives such useful details as plant physiology, the history and philosophy of bonsai, choice of plants, and special tools and products to use in bonsai. The individual entries that follow describe over 125 species to cultivate and offer visual symbols that indicate whether full sun or shade, plentiful or little watering, and indoor or outdoor settings are best for a particular species. SimonandSchuster's Guide to Bonsai is a fascinating and authoritative reference to this exotic ancient art.

Synopsis:

Brimming with fascinating and practical details and illustrated with 150 beautiful color photographs, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai provides everything the plant enthusiast needs to know about this unique and intriguing art.

An informative introduction gives such useful details as plant physiology, the history and philosophy of bonsai, choice of plants, and special tools and products to use in bonsai. The individual entries that follow describe over 125 species to cultivate and offer visual symbols that indicate whether full sun or shade, plentiful or little watering, and indoor or outdoor settings are best for a particular species. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai is a fascinating and authoritative reference to this exotic ancient art.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-251) and index.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

KEY TO SYMBOLS

INTRODUCTION

STYLES

GENERA

MEASUREMENTS AND SOURCES

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671734886
Other:
Giorgi, Gianfranco
Publisher:
Touchstone
Author:
Simon andamp
Author:
Schuster
Author:
Simon and Schuster
Author:
Simon
Author:
Giorgi, Gianfranco
Author:
&
Author:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - Bonsai
Subject:
Bonsai
Subject:
General Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Nature Guide Series
Series Volume:
9287
Publication Date:
May 1991
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.44 x 4.5 in 13.86 oz

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Brimming with fascinating and practical details and illustrated with 150 beautiful color photographs, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai provides everything the plant enthusiast needs to know about this unique and intriguing art.

An informative introduction gives such useful details as plant physiology, the history and philosophy of bonsai, choice of plants, and special tools and products to use in bonsai. The individual entries that follow describe over 125 species to cultivate and offer visual symbols that indicate whether full sun or shade, plentiful or little watering, and indoor or outdoor settings are best for a particular species. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai is a fascinating and authoritative reference to this exotic ancient art.

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