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    • ISBN:9781784725020
    • Publication date:31 Jan 2018

RHS The Little Book of Bonsai

Master the Art of Growing Miniature Trees

By Malcolm Hughes and Kath Hughes

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Master the art of growing miniature trees with this fun, jargon-free guide to bonsai.

Master the art of growing miniature trees with this fun, jargon-free guide to bonsai.

The Little Book of Bonsai will make you an instant expert in the art of growing miniature trees. It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai really isn't as hard as most people think. In fact, they are no more difficult to look after than other pot plants, and easier than many. This book makes the job even easier by breaking down the subject into three clear sections: Getting Started, Ongoing Care and Species Profiles.

Jargon-free text and dozens of photographs and diagrams make this the ideal guide for complete novices, as well as a handy companion for more experienced growers. Whether you want to grow from seed or source an established plant, everything you need to know is contained in this guide, which, like bonsai themselves, is small but perfectly formed.

Biographical Notes

Malcolm and Kath Hughes have been bonsai enthusiasts since 1975. Malcolm was elected President of the European Bonsai Association in 1995, is currently a consultant to the Japan-based World Bonsai Federation, and is also an accredited Royal Horticultural Society judge. Kathy is secretary to the Federation of British Bonsai Societies and organises the World Events Calendar for the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. She also lectures on bonsai topics and has contributed numerous articles to Bonsai Focus.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), with 448,000 members, is the UK's largest gardening charity, dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners and promoting the ecological, aesthetic and psychological benefits of gardening in an urban environment.

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  • ISBN: 9781784721671
  • Publication date: 02 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 144
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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