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Writing for those with no bonsai experience, Larry and Shirley Student cover everything from buying the first plant to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. In between, they describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. In short, the authors cover all aspects of bonsai, anticipating common problems and offering practical advice gained from years of working with plants. Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."
"A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. it provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby." -Kurt Seastrand, past president, National Bonsai Association "The book provides all the information you need to grow bonsai. it's easily read, is fully illustrated, and entices one into the world of the miniature." -William Smedley V, bonsai enthusiast and past president, American Bonsai Association "The authors have clearly outlined the procedures to successfully achieve the dwarfing of trees. Anyone who has thought of pursuing this hobby will find the Students' book a friendly guide." -John W. Trexler, executive director, Worcester County Horticultural Society
ISBN: 9780804817295 ISBN-10: 0804817294 Series: No Audience:
Number Of Pages: 56 Published: July 2000 Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42
Weight (kg): 0.25