Format: Softcover, 128 pages
Publisher: Hamlyn, 2001
The bonsai tree is a symbol for patience, strength and wisdom, sparking a tradition thousands of years old. This fascinating hobby is brought home in an exquisite volume charting the history and culture of trees, and beautiful photography illustrates how even the novice can take up the delicate art of shaping a tree with patience and aesthetic skill.
Whether you are an experienced collector or a nervous newcomer, you will profit from the tutelage of Colin Lewis. He has studied the art of bonsai in Japan, and is a member of the Bonsai Kai of the Japan Society of London. Clear, authoritative text and superb step-by-step illustrations and photographs guide you through all aspects of bonsai care.