The Living Art Of Bonsai - Principles & Techniques of Cultivation & Propagation by Amy Liang. Paperback With 288 color pages, Liang's is one of the best books on the subject. Her book includes a breathtaking photo gallery of bonsai, basic styles, group planting, plant physiology, cultivation, propagation, transplanting and repotting, and training and dwarfing--in other words, everything the bonsai grower needs to know.
Bonsai Basics - This simple guide for first-time bonsai growers, with easy instructions and more than 200 full-color photos, covers the essentials of pruning, wiring, and aging; and keeping your bonsai healthy. Learn the many styles of bonsai shaping, important tree forms, forest groupings, and more. Plessey & Samson; 120 pages.
Bonsai Survival Manual - This is what every Bonsai grower needs at some time or another - Help! The Bonsai Survival Manual is a Tree-by-tree guide to buying, maintaining, and problem solving. It's the best quick reference around for providing answers to the whoa! I think something's wrong with my bonsai type of questions. It lists 50 specific species with advice on selection, feeding, watering, lighting requirements, ideal temperature and avoiding common bonsai ailments. 160 pages, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2, full-color photographs and illustrations throughout. Buy and grow attractive bonsai and keep them thriving with this one-stop source of vital information.
Growing Bonsai Indoors - After the great success of Indoor Bonsai, Brooklyn Botanic Garden has done it again! With fully illustrated color photos and line drawings, Growing Bonsai Indoors presents 20 common and unusual tropical and subtropical trees that are best suited for indoor cultivation. With illuminating articles written by some of the top North American bonsai experts including Julian Velasco, curator of the Bonsai Collection at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Pauline Muth, president of the American Bonsai Society—keeping bonsai alive and thriving indoors has never been easier.