The history and development of bonsai trees are traced, and all essential principles of this fantastic art clearly explained. All styles are listed and nicely illustrated, including full descriptions of how they should be maintained. Excellent examples of plantings in all of the exciting styles are shown.
CLEAR STEP-BY-STEP EXPLANATIONS
Clear step-by-step explanations take you from the original raw material through to the perfect bonsai, with the superb results that can be accomplished. All the tools, methods and techniques of bonsai are shown and explained. Maintenance sections will tell you everything you need to learn to keep your bonsai tree being beautiful, powerful and healthy, or to create some of your own.
INCLUDE MORE THAN 100 SPECIES
A photographic catalog of more than 100 bonsai is the heart of the book, giving you all the cultivation, maintenance and styling details of more than 100 different and exciting species. Each entry comes with an original picture in full-color.
The Complete Book of Bonsai explains every aspect of the art, including inspirational ideas and practical tips of how to achieve it. Whether you are an absolute beginner, who is looking for a way to grow just one or two trees, or a top experienced bonsai enthusiast, who wishes to create a whole collection, this is the essential reference work you must have.