From its origins as a Chinese art form some 2000 years ago through today, the bonsai tree remains an object of fascination that embraces both nature and art. Now, gardeners can participate in the wonderful tradition of bonsai cultivation with the help of this definitive, pocket-size yet extremely thorough guide, written by an expert. It’s all here: where and how to begin a collection, growth and feeding processes, maintenance techniques, and a listing of the required tools and equipment. Each page is packed with color photos and offers valuable information on the history, anatomy, and growing environments of these tranquil and beautiful miniature trees. Complete with a directory of suitable species, this is the perfect reference for owners and enthusiasts at any level.
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