Bonsai Basics: A Step-by-step Guide to Growing, Training & General Care

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1992 - Gardening - 120 pages
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A simple guide for first-time bonsai growers, with easy instructions and over 200 full-color photos and drawings. Covers selecting a hardy specimen; the essentials of pruning, wiring, and aging; keeping your bonsai healthy through watering, feeding, and preventive treatment for pests and diseases. "Bonus: a calendar with a seasonal checklist to remind you what to do and when. Learn the many styles of bonsai shaping, important tree forms, including the major single trunk, multiple trunk, and forest groupings, and more. 120 pages (74 in color), 164 b/w illus., 6 1/4 x 10 1/4.
 

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User Review  - plantsman - Overstock.com

A good book more indepth than I thought for a book that says basics. Even illustrates with drawings and Japanese words. Read full review

Contents

HOW TREES GROW
7
THE ART OF BONSAI
15
OBTAINING YOUR BONSAI
26
TRAINING BONSAI
52
CARING FOR YOUR BONSAI
69
CHOOSING A BONSAI
81
HEALTHY BONSAI
93
GLOSSARY
112
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