Indoor Bonsai: How to Succeed with Bonsai Grown Inside Your Home

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Sigmund Dreilinger
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, May 1, 2002 - Gardening - 104 pages
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If your living room, bedroom, or kitchen is your garden, this beautifully photographed guide--written by North America's foremost bonsai pioneers--will keep your miniature trees thriving. An illustrated guide to styles displays a wide range of possibilities, from slanting trees with gnarled trunks to a tiny "forest." See how to control airflow and humidity in the home and construct a sheltered growing chamber. Find out one expert's tips for success, advice on artificial light, and suggestions on fertilizers and water. Grow from seeds and cuttings, combat pests and problems, master wiring techniques, and look at bonsai types from tropical blooming and fruiting to Texas ebony and succulents. Plus 100 plants that work well inside and a guide to ceramic containers to show them off.
 

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Contents

Indoor Bonsai
4
Illustrated Guide to Bonsai Styles Franh Ohamura
18
Artificial Light Requirements for Indoor Bonsai Margery M Craig
24
Fertilizers Sigmund I Dreilinger
30
Even Bonsai Growers Need a Vacation Edmond O Moulin
36
Guide to Ceramic Bonsai Containers Phil Tachtill
46
How to Increase Humidity for Subtropical Bonsai Jochen Pfisterer
52
Texas Ebony Edith Sorge
60
Wiring Techniques
67
Chinese Elm Randy Bennett
76
I5I Plants for Indoor Bonsai Sigmund I Dreilinger
88
Suggested Reading Dreilinger
95
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