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The Ultimate Bonsai Handbook: The Complete Guide for Beginners

Yukio Hirose



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01 April 2020
Gardening; Bonsai
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 fertilising Propagation, pruning, wiring and support And much more!
By:   Yukio Hirose
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 191mm, 
Weight:   1.021kg
ISBN:   9784805315026
ISBN 10:   4805315024
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   01 April 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

Reviews for The Ultimate Bonsai Handbook: The Complete Guide for Beginners

The book is filled with photos of different types of bonsai trees with information on how to care and prune them. -- Mom Home Guide blog

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