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Bonsai! By Paul Harthan
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The term bonsai literally means plant in a pot or tray planting. Bonsai however is much more than simply a plant in a pot. The goal of bonsai is to create the appearance of great size and age. This... More > is accomplished by creating a bonsai with strong roots that extend in all directions, creating a sense of stability, a large trunk which tapers as it goes upward, a clear apex, and well formed and well placed branches. These features all combine to create a careful blend of symmetry, balance and proportion. It also must be displayed in a pot which harmonizes well with the plant material. Bonsai is the art of growing trees in a confined space to simulate certain environmental conditions such as great age, extreme weathering, twisted or contorted form, landscape, or other factors. Bonsai trees are modeled on and take inspiration from nature. The idea of bonsai is to recreate some of nature's most stunning and beautiful effects on trees which are reduced in scale.< Less
Baobab Bonsai By Tabatha Carroll
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Baobab Bonsai is a step by step guide to growing baobab trees and creating bonsai from those trees. Through years of work, this book gives up every tip and trick needed to create a unique... More > masterpiece that would be a great addition to any bonsai grower's collection!< Less
Growing Bonsai By Sven Hylten-Cavallius
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Bonsai (lit. tree-in-a-tray) is the art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, or of developing woody or semi-woody plants shaped as trees, by growing them in containers. Cultivation includes... More > techniques for shaping, watering, and repotting in various styles of containers. Here's what you'll learn in this ebook: Principles of Bonsai Choosing a Style Basic Styles Formal Upright Informal Upright Slanting Cascade Semi-Cascade Plant Selection Guide Trees and Shrubs House Plants Obtaining Plants Collecting Plants from the Wild Importing Mature Plants Nursery Plants Shaping Bonsai Overall Design Pruning Nipping Containers for Bonsai Training Pots Choosing Pots Potting /Repotting Growth Media Seasonal Care Spring Care Summer Care Fall Care Winter Care Coldframes Watering Propagating Bonsai Seedlings Cuttings Layering Grafting Displaying Bonsai Indoor Display Bonsai in the Garden< Less
Growing Bonsai By Sven HC
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Bonsai (lit. tree-in-a-tray) is the art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, or of developing woody or semi-woody plants shaped as trees, by growing them in containers. Cultivation includes... More > techniques for shaping, watering, and repotting in various styles of containers. Here's what you'll learn in this ebook: Principles of Bonsai Choosing a Style Basic Styles Formal Upright Informal Upright Slanting Cascade Semi-Cascade Plant Selection Guide Trees and Shrubs House Plants Obtaining Plants Collecting Plants from the Wild Importing Mature Plants Nursery Plants Shaping Bonsai Overall Design Pruning Nipping Containers for Bonsai Training Pots Choosing Pots Potting /Repotting Growth Media Seasonal Care Spring Care Summer Care Fall Care Winter Care Coldframes Watering Propagating Bonsai Seedlings Cuttings Layering Grafting Displaying Bonsai Indoor Display Bonsai in the Garden< Less
Designing bonsai By C. Scott Clark
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Bonsai are miniature trees grown in pots. The aim of bonsai culture is to develop a tiny tree that has all the elements of a large tree growing in a natural setting. This look is achieved,... More > principally, by branch and root pruning and shaping, but other factors are also important. The texture of the trunk, its look of age, the moss and the under plantings in the container — all contribute to the illusion of a miniature tree as it is seen in nature. A presentable bonsai can be created in a few seasons. Cultivating these miniature potted trees is both an intriguing hobby, and a means of adapting a wide range of plants to specialized and decorative uses. Bonsai require daily watering during their growing season, and, because the plants are rooted in shallow pots, careful pruning.< Less
Growing Bonsai By Henry Cathey
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Bonsai are miniature trees grown in pots. The aim of bonsai culture is to develop a tiny tree that has all the elements of a large tree growing in a natural setting. This look is achieved,... More > principally, by branch and root pruning and shaping, but other factors are also important. The texture of the trunk, its look of age, the moss and the under plantings in the container — all contribute to the illusion of a miniature tree as it is seen in nature. You will learn all about the historic art form that is bonsai, and how you can become a part of it yourself.< Less
Bonsai Gardening By Shushmul Maheshwari
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Bonsai is the art of growing plants in a container or pot artistically styled and over time to look like a tree but of shorter height. Growing bonsai is both an art and horticulture science nurtured... More > since thousands of years. Today it is a hobby enjoyed by the general public. “Bonsai Gardening” is a simple and easy to understand e-book that aids as a quick-start guide for novice bonsai gardeners. The reader would be surprised to know how simple it is to create authentic bonsai< Less
Beginner's Bonsai Book By Paul Kennedy
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Bonsai appeals to the artist in us all. If you are seeking a new hobby outside of the normal garden variety, this might be an option for you. You don’t need to be especially talented or take... More > special training. People are often surprised at the beautiful results they get. One important caution: Bonsai requires patience. To develop a bonsai from seed will take years. Some people get poor results because they try to rush the development of their bonsai design. Give it time and due care and it will give you pleasure and something your friends will admire.< Less
Growing Bonsai Trees By Best Publications
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Bonsai (lit. tree-in-a-tray) is the art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, or of developing woody or semi-woody plants shaped as trees, by growing them in containers. Cultivation includes... More > techniques for shaping, watering, and repotting in various styles of containers. Here's what you'll learn in this ebook: Principles of Bonsai Choosing a Style Basic Styles Formal Upright Informal Upright Slanting Cascade Semi-Cascade Plant Selection Guide Trees and Shrubs House Plants Obtaining Plants Collecting Plants from the Wild Importing Mature Plants Nursery Plants Shaping Bonsai Overall Design Pruning Nipping Containers for Bonsai Training Pots...< Less
Bonsai Trees Care For Beginner By Jecky Lee
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With the benefit of this book Bonsai Trees Care For Beginner, you can learn how to craft your own bonsai tree into a beautiful work of art. Inside these pages, you will find tons of information to... More > help you in creating a bonsai you can be proud of. You’ll not only get information on bonsai trees, you’ll learn how to craft them into a work of art. We’ll tell you how to: Plant your bonsai Prune and trim your bonsai into the style you want Wire the tree When and how to water and fertilize Repotting the plant Where and how to display your bonsai Taking care of outdoor bonsai in cold weather And much, much more!< Less