It's big and beautiful, and the one and only course you need to cultivate bonsai successfully! From the author of the acclaimed Bonsai for Beginners, this comprehensive, easy-to-follow instruction guide covers the basics and way beyond. One step at a time, he'll help you develop the skills necessary to create and maintain a beautifully shaped miniature potted tree.
Everything imaginable is here, from how to choose a suitable plant to wiring, pruning, and aging techniques. You won't be able to do without these expert tips on care, including potting, pest prevention, watering, and feeding. With its impressively large format, pages brimming with photos of dozens of specimens at different stages of growth, and preferred design techniques from world-famous bonsai artists, this is the definitive reference on the subject. Whether you practice it as meditation, a gardening method, or a form of artistic expression, this complete course will be the one source to turn to throughout your bonsai career.
9 X 11. 256 pages, all in color. Softcover with flaps. Published 03/2003.
Praise for Bonsai School: A thoroughly illustCalculated at checkoutd reference that will captivate and educate newcomers to the art...a wealth of personal insights accompanied by illustrations that are refreshing in their clarity and in the depth of the accompanying explanations. -Bonsai Online.