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Bonsai Basics : A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation - Colin Lewis

Bonsai Basics

A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation

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Published: 1st December 2008
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Tailored to meet the needs of the first time bonsai owner this book is an extensive directory of every major bonsai type.

The New Pyramid Bonsai Basics explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence. Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the New Pyramid Bonsai Basics is an extensive directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

About the Author

Colin Lewis is a respected bonsai expert who has studied bonsai in Japan, has written a number of books and regularly demonstrates bonsai techniques.

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      I do not want to grow bonsai's but it is good to know how it can be done if ever I had the time. I enjoyed the book

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      Introductionp. 6
      So what is a Bonsai?p. 10
      Buying a Bonsaip. 20
      How a Tree worksp. 30
      Light, water and airp. 38
      Life in a potp. 44
      Keeping in trimp. 58
      Tree Directoryp. 70
      Appendixp. 118
      Glossaryp. 123
      Indexp. 127
      Acknowledgementsp. 128
      Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

      ISBN: 9780600619109
      ISBN-10: 0600619109
      Series: Pyramid Paperbacks
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 128
      Published: 1st December 2008
      Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.9  x 0.9
      Weight (kg): 0.28
      Edition Number: 1