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The Complete Practical Encyclopedia of Bonsai

By Ken Norman

Hardback

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Author Ken Norman
Binding Hardback
Date published September 2009
Number of pages 264
Publisher Anness Publishing
ISBN / Item No. 9780754821809

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This book defines and describes the ancient craft of bonsai, explaining the best trees and shrubs to use as well as the importance of size, proportion and aesthetics. The art of display is also examined, with useful advice on pots and containers, as well as how to display bonsai indoors and outdoors. The techniques of this precise art form are clearly described, and there is guidance on tools, propagation, and soil types, as well as on basic pruning, shaping and wiring.

An invaluable bonsai directory provides information on a variety of popular species, while a chapter on caring for bonsai gives advice on general maintenance, as well as coping with pests and diseases. A unique section describes 15 of the most popular styles and includes how-to instruction on how to achieve each example.

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