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Beginners Guide to American Bonsai
Beginners Guide to American Bonsai
Author: Jerald P Stowell
ISBN-13: 9784770013026
ISBN-10: 4770013027
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Publisher: Kodansha International/usa Ltd
Book Type: Paperback
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Beautifully illustrated, this book is an excellent introduction to the art of Bonsai. It is easy to read and explains why things are done. It contains 8 chapters and 5 appendices:
1. Introduction
2. The Principles of Bonsai Design
3. Developing Bonsai
4. Caring for Bonsai
5. Creating Good Soil Mixture
6. Bonsai Material from the Wild or the Nursery
7. Regional Variations in Caring for Bonsai
8. Displaying Bonsai
A. Bonsai Records
B. Temperature Extremes in the United States
C. Potting, Wiring, and Pruning Schedules for North America
D. North American Hardiness Zones and Growing Regions
E. North American Bonsai Materials Grouped by Similarities in Growth Habits