Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees

Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees

by Peter Chan

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Overview

For everyone from beginners to masters, the one essential book to growing, grooming, and caring for your bonsai tree.

Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees. Dating back over one thousand years to ancient Japan, bonsai trees are some of the most beautiful and meticulously looked-after plants in the world, and in recent years bonsai have exploded in popularity in the Western world.

Bonsai, written by world-renowned bonsai expert Peter Chan, is the essential compendium for anyone interested in trying out bonsai for the first time or adding more bonsai to their existing collections, detailing everything you need to know about buying and maintaining a magnificent bonsai tree, including:
  • How to pick the right bonsai for you
  • Tools and supplies to ensure your bonsai prospers
  • How to shape your bonsai into different styles
  • How different pots affect the growth of your bonsai
  • And much more!

With hundreds of color photographs and easy-to-read directions and explanations on a variety of subjects, Bonsai is the only book you’ll ever need to successfully start and maintain your own beautiful bonsai tree collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629142623
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 98,302
File size: 36 MB
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About the Author

Peter Chan has been awarded twenty-one Chelsea Flower Show gold medals, a record among bonsai specialists. He is the author of eight bestselling books on bonsai and gardening, and his books have been translated into many languages. Chan lives in the United Kingdom, where he owns and operates a bonsai nursery.

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