The Practical Illustrated Guide to Japanese Gardening and Growing Bonsai PDF ePub eBook

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The Practical Illustrated Guide to Japanese Gardening and Growing Bonsai free pdf This book includes essential advice, step-by-step techniques and projects, plans, plant listings and over 1500 photographs and illustrations. It is an invaluable and comprehensive practical guide to two noteworthy horticultural arts. It explains the history, inspiration and traditions of Japanese gardening and bonsai, with stunning and authentic examples from around the world. Japanese gardening and bonsai are precise disciplines in which natural and manmade elements are formed for visual and symbolic effect. This book looks at the history, inspiration and method of Japanese gardening, and introduces the five styles - pond, dry, tea, stroll and courtyard gardens. It also contains a fascinating guide to bonsai, the growth of trees and shrubs in miniature. A gallery with stunning examples of over 40 mature bonsai specimens shows what is possible, and a directory lists suitable species for indoor and outdoor use. Illustrated with 1,500 photographs, this book provides the practical expertise to master these exquisite horticultural arts.

About Charles Chesshire

Charles Chesshire has designed gardens in the United States and Britain, and is a consultant to Sudeley Castle Gardens in Gloucestershire, England. Ken Norman is a bonsai artist who has been awarded six gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show, and he won the Garden Media Guild Enthusiasts' Book of the Year in 2006.

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Author : Charles Chesshire
Publisher : Hermes House
Data Published : 01 February 2014
ISBN : 0857233548
EAN : 9780857233547
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 512 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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