Bonsai survival manual: tree-by-tree guide to buying, maintaining and problem solving

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Storey, 1996 - Gardening - 157 pages
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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; and detailed horticultural profiles of 50 popular commercial varieties, with at-a-glance information on their specific requirements.

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. I feel after reading that I can accurately and effectively buy and care for a bonsai, and I look forward to getting my very own! Read full review



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About the author (1996)

Formally trained as a garden designer, Colin Lewis has been growing bonsai since 1974. He traveled to Japan in 1989 to study the ancient art. Lewis now regularly teaches on the subject and writes for magazines throughout Europe. He has exhibited trees at the Chelsea Flower Show, the National Bonsai Collection, and the Annual Bonsai and Suiseki Exhibition in Oasaka, Japan.
Neil Sutherland's photographs include still life, portraits, natural history, food, landscape, and travel over the course over more than 25 years. His work has been published in books and magazines throughout the world.

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