The Art Of Bonsai: Creation, Care And Enjoyment by Yuji YoshimuraThe Art Of Bonsai: Creation, Care And Enjoyment by Yuji Yoshimura

The Art Of Bonsai: Creation, Care And Enjoyment

byYuji Yoshimura, Giovanna M. Halford

Paperback | October 15, 1996

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Learn the ins and outs of proper bonsai design and care with this comprehensive Japanese gardening book.Japanese bonsai have long been admired throughout the world while their care and preservation have seemed shrouded in mystery. The Art of Bonsai is, however, a comparatively simple art to learn. Anyone with a love for plants, a little patience and this eminently practical book can create bonsai and keep a finished plant healthy and vigorous for generations.Included in this definitive volume are: - Detailed, illustrated instructions on propagation and training - Hints for those growing bonsai in a hurry and apartment dwellers - Daily and seasonal bonsai care practices - Dealing with pests and bonsai troubleshooting - How to judge, select and exhibit bonsai - Detailed appendices on tools, equipment, soil analyses - Data on more than 300 species of plants used in making bonsaiThis classic work remains an eminently practical book and is the classic guide to bonsai care. It contains the essentials of an art that is one of Japan's most treasured traditions-sculpting beauty in living wood.
Yuji Yoshimura brings to the subject a long ancestral tradition, intensive training in modern horticultural techniques, and wide experience in teaching bonsai on an international scale. His nursery, the Kofu-en, in the outskirts of Tokyo, is a mecca for admirers of bonsai all over the world. He is also the co-author of The Japanese A...
Title:The Art Of Bonsai: Creation, Care And EnjoymentFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:220 pages, 10 × 7.25 × 0.56 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7.25 × 0.56 inPublished:October 15, 1996Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804820910

ISBN - 13:9780804820912


From Our Editors

As this book proves, however, the creation and care of bonsai form a comparatively simple art which can be systematically taught and learned. Given a reasonably green thumb, a modicum of patience, and the knowledge contained in this volume, anyone in any country can create bonsai and easily apply the few matter-of-fact rules necessary to keep a finished bonsai in healthy and vigorous condition for generations.

Editorial Reviews

This is a definitive work on the subject of bonsai, complete in every way" - The New York Times "