Written by one of Japan’s foremost experts, The Ultimate Bonsai Handbook provides a complete overview of every aspect of bonsai gardening.
Over 1,000 photos demonstrate each step involved in raising and caring for bonsai, supporting the book’s “learn by imitation and observation” approach. This detailed book will serve as a timeless reference to cultivating pines, maples, flowering and fruit bearing trees and many other varieties.
This practical, comprehensive bonsai guide includes information about:
Types of bonsai and how to choose them
Basic tree shapes and how to display them
Tools, soils, and containers
Transplanting, root trimming, watering and fertilizing
Propagation, pruning, wiring and support
And much more!
|Dimensions||191 × 254 mm|
Yukio Hirose fell in love with Bonsai at the Osaka World Expo in 1970 and has been devoted to growing, selling and teaching about bonsai ever since. He is the owner of Yamatoen Bonsai Garden in Kanagawa prefecture and is one of Japan's leading Shohin bonsai artists. An active instructor, Hirose offers workshops throughout Japan. He is an award-winning organizer of bonsai exhibitions and has served as the chair of the All Japan Shohin Bonsai Association.
Paperback / softback