Synopses & Reviews
Bonsai are both eye-catching and extremely popular-and this directory of more than 80 trees details their characteristics and explains how to look after them to get the best results. With stunning photography, and detailed instructions for choosing and growing a plant, it's ideal for both beginners and enthusiasts alike. There's advice on essential tools and getting started, on maintaining trees throughout the year, and on solving such frequently encountered problems as dropped or browning leaves. Techniques for nurturing and styling your plant will help you make to make the most of this horticultural art form, and guarantee that your tree stays healthy and beautiful for years to come.
About the Author
Peter Chan set up Herons Bonsai - one of the country's most famous bonsai collections - in 1986. He has achieved a record tally of 21 Chelsea Gold Medals to date. Peter is also the author of five bestselling books about bonsai and has featured in numerous television programmes over the years.