Bonsai Basics - A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation

A Pyramid Paperback

Author: Colin Lewis

Publisher: Hamlyn

ISBN: 9780600619109

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 4746

Tailored to meet the needs of the first time bonsai owner, this book is an extensive directory of every major bonsai type. Bonsai Basics explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence. Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the New Pyramid Bonsai Basics is an extensive directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

Bonsai Basics

Author: Colin Lewis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780600612131

Category: Bonsai

Page: 128

View: 2036

Previous editions of this book sold 55,000 copies worldwide; Tailored to meet the needs of the first time bonsai owner.; Clear, authoritative text makes creating and caring for your bonsai straightforward.; The use of step-by-step illustrations and photographs ensure the techniques are easy to follow.; Includes easy-to-use care symbols.; Illustrated with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations.; Directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

The Complete Book of Bonsai

Author: Harry Tomlinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405308960

Category: Bonsai

Page: 224

View: 5470

Become a bonsai master and learn the techniques of cultivating this striking and graceful plant form that began in China over a thousand years ago. Easy-to-follow sequences show how to create and shape your own bonsai, and inspirational images lavishly illustrate this classic art-form.

Marijuana Botany

An Advanced Study: The Propagation and Breeding of Distinctive Cannabis

Author: Robert Connell Clarke

Publisher: Ronin Publishing

ISBN: 1579511090

Category: Science

Page: 220

View: 4225

Marijuana Botany presents the scientific knowledge and propagation techniques used to preserve and multiply vanishing Cannabis strains. Also included is information concerning Cannabis genetics and breeding used to begin plant improvement programs. The book presents scientific and horticultural principles, along with their practical applications, necessary for the breeding and propagation of Cannabis and in particular, marijuana. It will appeal not only to the professional researcher, but to the marijuana enthusiast or anyone with an eye to the future of Cannabis products.

Indoor Bonsai for Beginners

Selection - Care - Training

Author: Werner Busch

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781844033508

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 7407

A useful guide to growing successful, thriving bonsai trees covers a wide range of topics--including soil, watering, pest control, pruning, and much more--in an accessible A-to-Z format. Original.


Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465434798

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 9082

Bonsai brings serenity to the home with beautiful miniature trees in idyllic container landscapes. Now DK brings this ancient practice into the 21st century, explaining how to grow and care for bonsai trees with a clear step-by-step approach. With advice on choosing trees and ideas for displaying bonsai, this book will help you create a beautiful living centerpiece for the home that could last a lifetime or more. Bonsai offers step-by-step sequences showing how to make 20 projects and how to care for more than 80 types of miniature tree.

Bonsai Survival Manual

Tree-by-tree Guide to Buying, Maintaining and Problem Solving

Author: Colin Lewis

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 0882668536

Category: Gardening

Page: 157

View: 7113

Gathers information on how to produce and maintain your bonsai, including shaping, feeding, pruning, watering, and tips on what to look for when purchasing a bonsai

The Bonsai Workshop

Author: Herb L. Gustafson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806905570

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

View: 4977

Herb Gustafson is one of the world's leading authorities on bonsai growing. In Bonsai Workshop, he provides a step-by-step guide to dwarfing a tree, extensively illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings.


The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees

Author: Peter Chan

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 162914262X

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 703

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.

The Bonsai Handbook

Author: David Prescott,Colin Lewis

Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781847739308

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 7194

This fascinating foray into the exquisite art of bonsai is filled with information and illustrations detailing every aspect of this classic hobby. Original.

Your First Bonsai

A Beginners Guide to Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Care and Understanding the Bonsai

Author: Louise Harvey

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781512355123


Page: 46

View: 4751

Your First Bonsai - A Beginners Guide To Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Care and Understanding The BonsaiWould you like to know how to grow and care for a Bonsai tree?To many people, looking after a Bonsai is a mystery. I too started out as an inexperienced bonsai gardener many years ago and unfortunately, not many experts were around to help me with my first couple of growing experiences. Let's just say they didn't turn out as planned!I have written this book to aid you to grow your first bonsai. It will help you through the process, even if you do not have much, or any, prior knowledge about these wonderful miniature trees. We will look at picking the correct bonsai for your first tree, how to create the perfect environment for your tree, how to feed and water your tree, the tools you will need to help you in growing your bonsai as well the important tasks of pruning and repotting. Luckily, I spent some time searching for resources and slowly but surely I learnt how to grow a bonsai. Not perfectly at first, but the more I learnt, the easier it got.This book is designed to help complete beginners on how to grow, care for, and ultimately understand the BonsaiHere's A Preview Of What You'll Learn... An Introduction To The Bonsai The Easiest Type of Bonsai To Grow For Beginners Creating The Perfect Bonsai Environment Feeding your Bonsai Watering Your Bonsai Pruning Your Bonsai Bonsai Gardening Tools Repotting Your Bonsai Pests and Diseases Common Bonsai Mistakes Further Bonsai Resources and much more! Growing a bonsai is an incredible experience and a great source of relaxation. Get ready to enjoy it with me!Download your copy today to receive all of this information!Tags: The Art of Bonsai, Bonsai Care, Bonsai Watering, Bonsai, Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Tree, Bonsai Gardening, Bonsai, Bonsai Care, Bonsai Basics, Bonsai Tree, Bonsai Gardening, Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Watering, Bonsai, The Art of Bonsai, Bonsai Care, Bonsai Watering, Bonsai, Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Tree, Bonsai Gardening, Bonsai, Bonsai Care, Bonsai Basics, Bonsai Tree, Bonsai Gardening, Bonsai Growing, Bonsai Watering, Bonsai

Pocket Bonsai

Author: David Prescott

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781843305866

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 8862

From its origins as a Chinese art form some 2000 years ago through today, the bonsai tree remains an object of fascination that embraces both nature and art. Now, gardeners can participate in the wonderful tradition of bonsai cultivation with the help of this definitive, pocket-size yet extremely thorough guide, written by an expert. It’s all here: where and how to begin a collection, growth and feeding processes, maintenance techniques, and a listing of the required tools and equipment. Each page is packed with color photos and offers valuable information on the history, anatomy, and growing environments of these tranquil and beautiful miniature trees. Complete with a directory of suitable species, this is the perfect reference for owners and enthusiasts at any level.

RHS The Little Book of Bonsai

Master the Art of Growing Miniature Trees

Author: Malcolm Hughes,Kath Hughes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725021

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 6804

The Little Book of Bonsai will make you an instant expert in the art of growing miniature trees. It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai really isn't as hard as most people think. In fact, they are no more difficult to look after than other pot plants, and easier than many. This book makes the job even easier by breaking down the subject into three clear sections: Getting Started, Ongoing Care and Species Profiles. Jargon-free text and dozens of photographs and diagrams make this the ideal guide for complete novices, as well as a handy companion for more experienced growers. Whether you want to grow from seed or source an established plant, everything you need to know is contained in this guide, which, like bonsai themselves, is small but perfectly formed.

Bonsai for Beginners

Author: Craig Coussins

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780806974408

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 8810

How to choose and care for your Bonsai.

How to Hire A-players

Finding the Top People for Your Team--even If You Don't Have a Recruiting Department

Author: Eric Herrenkohl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781119199830

Category: Employee selection

Page: 218

View: 8929

"In How to Hire A-Players, consultant Eric Herrenkohl shows owners, executives, and managers of small and medium-size businesses where and how to find A-player employees. It is these individuals who will help keep quality high and growth and profits strong. Herrenkohl explains how to use your existing marketing, sales, and networking efforts to find top candidates. He provides current examples of companies that consistently hire A-players without big recruiting departments as well as step-by-step explanations for making these strategies work in your own company. A-player employees are the life blood of any growing business. This handy hiring guide shows you where to look, what to ask, and who to hire to boost your business today"--Resource description page.

Create Your Own Bonsai

50 Step-By-Step Projects Shown in Over 400 Photographs

Author: Ken Norman

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754831464

Category: Bonsai

Page: 96

View: 6366

Bonsai are ornate, exquisitely formed trees; they are not merely plants, but elaborate works of art. In this practical and handy-sized guide, the intricate process of bonsai is demystified and made accessible to everyone.


From Seed to Mighty Forest

Author: David Burnie

Publisher: Amer Education Pub

ISBN: 9781609960797

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 5768

Introduces the life cycle of a tree, describes its parts, and explores legends and myths about trees.

The Complete Practical Encyclopedia of Bonsai

The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Creating, Growing, and Displaying Bonsai with Over 800 Photographs

Author: Ken Norman

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754821809

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 8579

The essential practical guide to a classic art with techniques, step-by-step projects and over 800 photographs, this stunning and fully comprehensive reference that is ideal for the beginner as well as the more experienced bonsai artist.

The Art of Bonsai Design

Author: Colin Lewis

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781402700705

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 3530

Dave Joyce devoted his life to growing, researching, and photographing natural bonsai-trees that bear no trace of man-made manipulation. His unequalled wisdom and artistry are showcased in this full-color volume packed with advice and breathtaking images of trees as they matured. Illustrated case histories displaying exquisite natural bonsai offer details on the preferences and requirements of various species. Every task and technique is explained, with tips on bonsai photography and bonsai garden ideas.