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Bonsai (101 Essential Tips)

3.34 of 5 stars 3.34  ·  rating details  ·  134 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Breaks down key information on cultivating bonsai into 101 easy-to-grasp tips and gives quick answers to all your questions.

Harry Tomlinson is one of Europe's leading bonsai artists and instructors. He has exhibited and judged bonsai all over the world. He is also the author of several books including DK's The Complete Book of Bonsai.

Paperback, 72 pages
Published September 8th 2003 by DK ADULT (first published 1996)
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Jane Doe
Short, simple and a fast read. Great pictures. Now I'm going to trim my Bonsai, wish me luck.
John Pienta
This book is actually the best quick guide to bonsai that I have seen. I am giving it four stars because of its beautiful design and its wonderful simplicity.

I have a number of other books I use as references, however despite the fact that they are much larger they don't seem proportionately more thorough! This book manages a concentrated delivery of knowledge and recommendation. If you are serious about bonsai you will obviously want to read more than just this book but it serves as an excellen
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Sarah
Really super fast read, gave quick and dirty advice for wiring, long-term wiring, root pruning, and some before and after stem pruning and potting tips. I thought it was a good high-level view of this difficult plant art form.
Melissa Luna
Gorgeous and inspiring for the absolute novice/ bonsai-curious.
h
Jun 15, 2007 h rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2007, crafting
part of my "someday i want to grow my own bonsai" thing. i guess i learned some things, but overall not a great book. perhaps when i know more it might be a useful quick reference though.
Dustin
Not very enlightening but it was only $5 so I can't complain. Written like lecture notes: does not give any details but reminds you of what you already learned in depth from other sources.
Sarah
I was a little bummed by this book. Like just the barest of cliff notes with only a little bit of the information I was looking for. it left me with more questions than answers.
Annamarie
i don't usually enjoy how to reading... this proved no exceptiuon but our bonsai is alive still.....
Tassos
Very, very basic book... not enough info to be considered a book about bonsai...
Abby
The very basics of bonsai; excellent, clear photos, as DK is known for.
Atis
Great tips for begginer, so I really found this useful and fun.
Don Gubler
Concise, good beginners book.
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