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Grow attractive bonsai and keep them healthy with this "one-stop" source of vital information.
From advice on evaluating and selecting plants, to assessing plant health and troubleshooting, the Bonsai Survival Manual provides the comprehensive information every bonsai gardener needs for success.
-- Advice on selecting suitable species, feeding, watering, and providing the proper temperature
-- Step-by-step guidance on keeping your miniature tree in shape and avoiding common bonsai ailments
-- Detailed horticultural profiles of 50 popular commercial varieties, with at-a-glance information on their specific requirements.
Expand your gardening repertoire as you create a captivating and exquisite miniature world. In this introductory guide, Colin Lewis covers everything you need to know to design, grow, and successfully maintain attractive bonsai. Providing detailed profiles of 50 popular varieties of bonsai plants and trees, Lewis offers expert advice on selecting suitable species and step-by-step guidance on feeding, watering, shaping, maintaining proper temperatures, and troubleshooting common problems. Discover the joys of the ancient and fascinating world of bonsai.
From advice on evaluating and selecting plants, to assessing plant health, and troubleshooting, this comprehensive guide is any readers step-by-step entry into this ancient and beautiful living art. Covers over 50 varieties of plants and trees which can be cultivated into captivating miniatures.
This comprehensive guide covers everything from selecting plants to shaping them, caring for them, and keeping them healthy. Includes more than 50 varieties of plants and trees that can be cultivated into captivating miniatures!
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Buying Bonsai
Chapter Two: Caring For Your Bonsai
Chapter Three: Shaping Your Bonsai
Chapter Four: Pests and Diseases
List of Suppliers