Bonsai Master Class


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.

SKU: 9784805317433