Bonsai Basics: A Comprehensive Guide to Care and Cultivation

Author(s): Colin Lewis


"The New Pyramid Bonsai Basics" explains in detail all the techniques needed to keep a bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear text and step-by-step illustrations ensure that even the most nervous newcomer can approach looking after bonsai with confidence. Filled with over 120 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, the "New Pyramid Bonsai Basics" is an extensive directory of both indoor and outdoor trees and their characteristics.

Product Information

The 2005 Pyramid Bonsai Basics sold over 55, 500 copies Each year, many thousands of Bonsai trees are imported from either China, Japan and other Far-Eastern countries to satisfy the gift market. In the UK there are many clubs and nurseries dedicated to Bonsai offering classes and workshops for a growing number of enthusiasts.

Colin Lewis is a respected bonsai expert who has studied bonsai in Japan, has written a number of books including Bonsai Survival Manual and Practical Bonsai and regularly demonstrates bonsai techniques.

Introduction So What is a Bonsai? Buying a Bonsai How a Tree Works Light Water and Air Life in a Pot Keeping in Trim Tree Directory Appendix While you are Away Outdoor Bonsai in Winter Tools Glossary Index Acknowledgements

General Fields

  • : 9780600619109
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Hamlyn
  • : 0.272
  • : September 2008
  • : 210mm X 149mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colin Lewis
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 635.9772
  • : 128
  • : Bonsai
  • : 160 Colour Photographs