Bonsai trees are wired to develop the bends and turns in specimen trees. Wire types and sizes are explained along with the tools needed to wire a tree.
Eight plants are detailed over various time periods through photographs and the authors written notes showing the progression to the finished bonsai.
This booklet discusses in general terms the components of fertilizers, why these elements are important for plant health and what the effects are when there are deficiencies
In the art of display we create an environmental and seasonal picture for our bonsai.
The author has put together a fact filled booklet that covers transplanting the proper way, how to choose plant starting material, tree maintenance, and tree symmetry to name a few.
A comprehensive handbook for those who want to expand their use of native North American species.
This volume helps us understand what makes the difference between and ordinary bonsai and the exceptional trees exhibited at Kokufu-Ten
How to improve the aesthetic quality of your bonsai trees. Bonsai Aesthetics is the first bonsai book dedicated exclusively to the major principles of Japanese aesthetics as applied to bonsai trees.
Many bonsai hobbyists have tried to collect plants from natural landscapes with limited success. This booklet presents the basic knowledge needed to successfully start collecting trees.
Is your club looking for program ideas during those winter months or do you need a program to explain bonsai to the local garden club?
This introduction gives the basic identifying features of bonsai pottery to help the hobbyist pick the best pot for their trees
Shohin bonsai cost less, take less time to develop, take less space, are easier to move, and are a delight to behold.