Simon & Schuster's guide to bonsai
Brimming with fascinating and practical details and illustrated with 150 beautiful color photographs, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai provides everything the plant enthusiast needs to know about this unique and intriguing art.An informative introduction gives such useful details as plant physiology, the history and philosophy of bonsai, choice of plants, and special tools and products to use in bonsai. The individual entries that follow describe over 125 species to cultivate and offer visual symbols that indicate whether full sun or shade, plentiful or little watering, and indoor or outdoor settings are best for a particular species. Simon & Schuster's Guide to Bonsai is a fascinating and authoritative reference to this exotic ancient art.
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