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Lessons and Tips from a Japanese Master for All the Most Popular Types of Bonsai

Bonsai Master Class
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Editor Kunio Kobayashi?
Price JPY 3,850
ISBN 978-4-8053-1743-3
Format 192x254mm 224pages Paperback
Availability In stock
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Description

Take a master class by one of the world's greatest living bonsai masters!

Kunio Kobayashi is one the world's most recognized bonsai artists. In this comprehensive book, he presents all the essential techniques needed to plant and maintain the most popular types of bonsai?from pines, cypress and cedar to flowering trees and other beloved varieties, including grasses.

Bonsai Master Class is a book for new fans and longtime aficionados alike, showing you how, with the help of human hands, a bonsai tree can evolve and thrive over centuries. This book provides you with all the vital information you need, including:
A thorough explanation of the basic bonsai types and styles, and their characteristics
Guidance in the art of selecting the right plants, pots and spaces to display your bonsai
Tips on getting started including purchasing the plants, assembling the necessary tools and choosing the soils
Advice and techniques for planting, repotting, watering, pruning, shaping, wiring and protecting your plants, including a seasonal schedule of tasks for each type of bonsai
Detailed lessons for specific bonsai varieties like Japanese cypress, red pine, maple, zelkova, sakura and more!

You'll be inspired by Kobayashi's award-winning bonsai ranging from classic types to out-of-the-box originals, showing how this art form is as individual as it is traditional. His book will become your bible as you nurture and cultivate your skills and knowledge of these venerable plants.

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