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. The book is packed with projects on how to grow and care for these miniature trees. Practical advice on how to start a bonsai from seed or from cuttings is given, as well as detailed steps on how to prune and shape different tree types. Guidance is offered on how to care for your trees through the seasons, and what tools and materials to work with. There are also useful tips on what pots and containers should be used to create the best effects. With its accessible step-by-step format, this book provides all the information gardeners will need to master this intriguing, stimulating and spiritually creative art.
Create Your Own Bonsai
50 Step-By-Step Projects Shown in over 400 Photographs