Title:   Introduction to Bonsai: The Complete Illustrated Guide for Beginners (with Monthly Growth Schedules and over 2,000
Author:   Gun, Kyosuke
Publisher:   Tuttle Publishing
Binding:   Paperback
APN:   9784805315446 or ISBN(480531544X)
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Go beneath the soil with this hand-drawn guide!This book is sure to become your go-to reference for all things bonsai. Beautifully illustrated with details and views a camera simply can't show, Introduction to Bonsai offers a unique and insightful look at these mini ecosystems.This complete guide contains all the information you need to create and maintain your own bonsai:Handy monthly bonsai maintenance schedules detail proper watering, pruning, wiring, transplanting and other upkeep activities throughout the yearLeaves, fruits, flowers, and processes are presented up-close to help make growing and upkeep as successful and simple as possibleDiagrams show where, how much, and in what direction pruning, wiring, watering and other maintenance should be performedClear, detailed illustrations of every part of the bonsai ensure that you'll see everything you need to see, exactly as you need to see it–making this a great resource for collectors and enthusiasts at all levelsLearn the specific ways to care for more than 40 types of popular bonsai trees, including:Flowering Bonsai–cherry blossom, dogwood, azalea and lilacFruiting Bonsai–crab apple, persimmon, Chinese quince and burning bushConiferous and Deciduous Bonsai–maple, Japanese beech, black pine and salt cedarPrepared by the editors of Japan's popular Bonsai Sekai (Bonsai World) magazine,this handbook is designed to make care and maintenance easy for bonsai beginners–from seeds to root systems and from basic watering to your first transplant.