Herbal Bonsai: Practicing the Art with Fast-growing Herbs
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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History and Change in the Art of Bonsai
Selecting the Right Herb
Training Your Herbal Bonsai Candidate
Developing a Mature Bonsai in One Growing Season
Potting Your Fieldgrown Bonsai
Shaping Your Fieldgrown Bonsai
Training a Containergrown Bonsai
appearance base basil bay laurel beautiful bonsai bloom bonsai pot bonsai specimen bonsai subjects cascade bonsai cascade style colors COMPANION PLANTS container-grown plant Costa Rican create creeping thyme crown cuttings develop display area dry climates especially field-planted figurines flowers foliage French lavender garden green greenhouse ground covers grove growing season growing tips grown hardy herb plant herbal bonsai herbs houseplants inches tall indoors intermediate pot Irish moss Karate Kid landscape large pot larger pot lavender leaves lemon verbena look main branches marjoram mature miniature months nursery oregano perlite potting soil propagate prostrate rosemary pruning removed repotted Rican mint bush rock root ball root-pruning rooting hormone sand Santolina scented geraniums seed shades shallow shape shoots shrub small plant soil level stock plant suiseki Summer savory temperatures tender perennial thyme traditional bonsai transpiration transplant shock tree trimming trunk upright variegated varieties window winter Winter savory wire woody