The Bonsai Specialist: The Essential Guide to Buying, Planting, Displaying, Improving and Caring for Bonsai

The Bonsai Specialist: The Essential Guide to Buying, Planting, Displaying, Improving and Caring for Bonsai

by Alan Bridgewater, Gill Bridgewater
     
 

Bonsai is both an art and a craft. It can be learned by novice gardeners and turned into a satisfying hobby, whether the plants are grown in the garden or in the house. This book starts by defining what bonsai actually is and moves on to types of bonsai (indoor and outdoor), bonsai styles, tools, growing and care and a detailed directory of plants suitable for use

Overview

Bonsai is both an art and a craft. It can be learned by novice gardeners and turned into a satisfying hobby, whether the plants are grown in the garden or in the house. This book starts by defining what bonsai actually is and moves on to types of bonsai (indoor and outdoor), bonsai styles, tools, growing and care and a detailed directory of plants suitable for use for indoor and outdoor bonsai. The book concludes with advice on how to display bonsai. Whether starting with an established bonsai or raising a plant from seeds and cuttings, this book has all of the relevant information and will be a valuable reference resource time and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843306757
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Specialist Series Series
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
617,303
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and garden design. They have written a wide range of highly successful books and contributed to several international magazines. They live in Rye, East Sussex.

Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and garden design. They have written a wide range of highly successful books and contributed to several international magazines. They live in Rye, East Sussex.

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