101 Essential Tips (Paperback)

Bonsai: Breaks Down the Subject into 101 Easy-to-Grasp Tips

By Harry Tomlinson

DK, 9780789496874, 72pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2003

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Description

Everything you need to know about bonsai care, maintenance, design, and arrangement. With clear explanations of bonsai and what it is, these 101 easy-to-grasp tips have everything you need to get the results you want.

Build knowledge and confidence with this must-have pocket guide, filled with the essentials you're looking for including pointers and advice on cultivating bonsai plants. Create a sense of balance and serenity in your home with these beautiful miniature trees and bring the ancient practice into the 21st century. Using a step-by-step approach, 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai explains design and style principles, which containers to use, how to cultivate a bonsai plant and more. Learn about the different suitable species, from Japanese red maple to Scots pine, find out how to prune, reshape with wiring, implement Saikei and rock planting, and develop a watering routine to keep your living art healthy.

Whether you want to build on your basic skills or become an expert, 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai is right for you. This pocket guide is chock-full of information to guide you, inspire you, and give you the knowledge and confidence you're looking for.



About the Author

Harry Tomlinson was an internationally renowned expert on the art of bonsai, exhibiting in Britain as well as Japan and winning multiple awards. He was the judge of the bonsai section at the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show and ran his own studio, Greenwood Bonsai Studio. He was the author of The Complete Book of Bonsai and 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai. He died in 2014.


Praise For 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai: Breaks Down the Subject into 101 Easy-to-Grasp Tips

"This is a great book for someone who is new to bonsai or needs to be exposed to the art." – ofBonsai Magazine