Herbal Bonsai: Practicing the Art with Fast-growing Herbs

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Stackpole Books, 1996 - Gardening - 100 pages
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The art of bonsai calls for training shrubs and trees to mimic, in miniature, the gnarled ancient trees of forest and crag. In this book the author describes this technique, giving advice on the appropriate plants for the kinds of bonsai required. Practical instructions are provided.
 

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Contents

History and Change in the Art of Bonsai
1
Selecting the Right Herb
6
Training Your Herbal Bonsai Candidate
18
Developing a Mature Bonsai in One Growing Season
32
Potting Your Fieldgrown Bonsai
40
Shaping Your Fieldgrown Bonsai
45
Training a Containergrown Bonsai
61
Caring for Your Herbal Bonsai
68
Dressing Up Your Bonsai
79
Displaying Herbal Bonsai
91
Afterword
97
References and Resources
99
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