THE STEP BY STEP ART OF GROWING & DISPLAYING BONSAI;

By: Lewis, Colin. Sutherland, Neil,

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pict. covers, 124 p., colored illustrations throughout, a practical guide written with the beginner in mind.over 400 photographs.practical examples of creating many different styles of bonsai, advanced techniques such as leaf pruning and thread grafting, winter protection, feeding and pest control are also covered in detail. A very useful and informative book and one of the best on the subject. CONTENTS: What is a bonsai -- Bonsai: art or horticulture -- Size and age -- Root to leaf -- How buds work -- Buying bonsai -- Garden centre stock -- Propagation from seed -- Cuttings -- Air layers -- Growing your own -- Reducing taller trees -- Tools and wire -- Soils -- Pots -- The classic bonsai styles -- Repotting and root pruning -- Shaping with wire -- Branch pruning -- Maintenance pruning -- Summer pinching -- Leaf pruning -- First steps: cuttings -- First steps: seedlings -- Garden centre plants: cotoneaster -- Garden centre plants: cedar -- Garden shrub: juniper -- Home-grown stock: siberian elm -- Landscape plant: scots pine -- Jins -- Sharis -- Refining the image -- Broom style zelkova -- Informal upright maple -- Beech group -- Forest on a slab -- Raft planting -- Shohin, exposed root style -- Root over rock -- Wrap-arounds -- Thread grafting -- Watering and feeding -- Siting your bonsai -- Preparing for display -- Winter protection -- Pets and diseases -- The bonsai year: spring; summer; autumn; winter -- Where to learn more.Originally published: Godalming, Surrey : CLB Publishing, 1993. Size: Oblong Folio, 25 x 28 cm.

Title: THE STEP BY STEP ART OF GROWING & DISPLAYING BONSAI;

Author Name: Lewis, Colin. Sutherland, Neil,

Categories: Gardening, Botany,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: North Vancouver,, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1993

ISBN Number: 1551100800

ISBN Number 13: 9781551100807

Binding: Paperbound

Book Condition: Very Good

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 1123603

Keywords: BONSAI, GARDENING, JAPANESE BOTANY, TREES, BONSAI INSTRUCTION,