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Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Bonsai books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Bonsai: A Beginner’s Guide on How to Cultivate and Care for Bonsai Trees (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read===Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and Get the Kindle eBook Version included for FREE===If you want to master the ancient craft and science of growing artistic bonsai trees as a hobby and discover the joys of the “living art” then keep reading…Have you ever seen an artistically grown bonsai tree and wondered if you can do that for yourself? Do you want to finally embrace a wholesome hobby that is therapeutic and will help you learn the art of being patient without overexerting yourself?If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then read on…The practice of growing bonsai trees, which originated in…
Author(s): Akira Takahashi

2. Bonsai (101 Essential Tips) (2003)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadEverything you need to know about bonsai care, maintenance, design, and arrangement. With clear explanations of bonsai and what it is, these 101 easy-to-grasp tips have everything you need to get the results you want.Build knowledge and confidence with this must-have pocket guide, filled with the essentials you’re looking for including pointers and advice on cultivating bonsai plants. Create a sense of balance and serenity in your home with these beautiful miniature trees and bring the ancient practice into the 21st century. Using a step-by-step approach, 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai explains design and style principles,…
Author(s): Harry Tomlinson

3. Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees (2014)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadBonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees. Dating back over one thousand years to ancient Japan, bonsai trees are some of the most beautiful and meticulously looked-after plants in the world, and in recent years bonsai have exploded in popularity in the Western world.Bonsai, written by world-renowned bonsai expert Peter Chan, is the essential compendium for anyone interested in trying out bonsai for the first time or adding more bonsai to their existing collections, detailing everything you need to know about buying and…
Author(s): Peter Chan

4. Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: Selection – Care – Training (2005)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadCreating beautiful, healthy bonsai is a wonderful skill that anyone can learn, with a little time, patience, and this all-inclusive manual. With color photos and drawings to illustrate the points, it introduces all the cultivation techniques; offers expert advice on location, soil types, watering, and pest control; and provides intricate instruction on training the bonsai–including pruning, wiring and stretching it. An A-to-Z guide of all the popular species showcases varieties that range from a flowering Camellia Japonica, with its beautiful smooth stem, to…
Author(s): Werner Busch

5. The Bonsai Beginner’s Bible (2018)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadThe Japanese and Chinese have been creating bonsai trees for centuries and it is now an internationally popular pastime. This compact and stylish guide will provide everything you need to know to grow bonsai successfully, including shaping with wires, watering, seasonal maintenance, tackling common ailments, choosing the right container, feeding and repotting. A directory of over 180 of the most popular species, illustrated with beautiful photographs, will enable you to find the tree that is right for you. #56,071 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #73 in Gardening & Horticulture Reference (Books) #74…
Author(s): Peter Chan

6. The World of Ficus Bonsai (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadJerry Meislik is a well-known bonsai lecturer, demonstrator, teacher and writer. He has written articles for many of the major bonsai publications including Bonsai Journal of the American Bonsai Society and Bonsai Clubs International magazine. Jerry maintains a very active bonsai web site at There are more than 70 articles written by Jerry in various online forums and groups. The author is an acknowledged expert on the genus Ficus as it is applied to the growing of bonsai. He previous book on Figs, Ficus: The Exotic Bonsai was printed in both hard and soft…
Author(s): Jerry Meislik

7. Bonsai: The Beginners Guide (2017)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadHow often do I need to water my Bonsai tree? Should I prune my tree? Although caring for a Bonsai tree is not nearly as difficult as most people believe, you need to learn about some basic techniques in order to keep your tree thriving. Our beginners guide contains all the essential information you need in order to succeed. It covers the basic techniques, well illustrated with over two hundred images, and explains everything you need to know in an understandable way. The book includes: – Over 200 stunning images – Over 100 pages – Explanations of the basic techniques – Care guides on the 10…
Author(s): Bonsai Empire, O. Jonker

8. Bonsai Survival Manual: Tree-by-Tree Guide to Buying, Maintaining, and Problem Solving (1996)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadExpand your gardening repertoire as you create a captivating and exquisite miniature world. In this introductory guide, Colin Lewis covers everything you need to know to design, grow, and successfully maintain attractive bonsai. Providing detailed profiles of 50 popular varieties of bonsai plants and trees, Lewis offers expert advice on selecting suitable species and step-by-step guidance on feeding, watering, shaping, maintaining proper temperatures, and troubleshooting common problems. Discover the joys of the ancient and fascinating world of…
Author(s): Colin Lewis, Jack Douthitt

9. The Secret Techniques Of Bonsai Tree Care: The Complete Step By Step Guide for Beginners, Bonsai Book (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read===Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and Get the Kindle eBook Version included for FREE=== ★★★★★ Before we delve into the world of Bonsai, I would like to thank you for selecting the book “The Secret Techniques Of Bonsai: The Complete Step By Step Guide for Beginners.” I hope you find it resourceful and that it helps you truly understand the art of Bonsai.① Have you ever seen a Bonsai tree? Has the beauty of it made you feel like you wanted to grow one yourself? If you are completely unfamiliar with Bonsai, you might not know where to get started. There are many different aspects of Bonsai that…
Author(s): MikeNis

10. The Bonsai Book: The Definitive Illustrated Guide (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadThis original and authoritative book is presented in a practical yet inspirational way. Dan Barton shares with us his expert knowledge and two decades of research, giving both detailed step-by-step horticultural instructions and a fascinating insight into the creative process of Bonsai, to provide a genuine understanding of the subject. As well as giving the essential descriptions of stock, equipment, basic care, and training techniques, the book includes new methods of achieving quicker results, a Bonsai calendar showing routing tasks on a…
Author(s): Dan Barton

11. Bonsai: The Complete and Comprehensive Guide for Beginners (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read**Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the Kindle eBook version included for FREE**If you would like to discover the therapeutic pleasure of growing beautiful, robust and healthy bonsai trees, then this guide is for youHave you ever come across a beautifully maintained bonsai tree and wondered if you could cultivate that? Do you want to learn a wholesome hobby to help you remain grounded and get rid of unnecessary stress and anxiety?If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then keep reading…In this guide, Kaito Tanaka condenses his extensive experience growing bonsai and hands you the complete…
Author(s): Kaito Tanaka

12. Bonsai: The Beginner’s Guide to Cultivate, Grow, Shape, and Show Off Your Bonsai: Includes History, Styles of Bonsai, Types of Bonsai Trees, Trimming, Wiring, Repotting, and Watering (2018)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadDo I need to prune or trim my Bonsai? Should I keep my Bonsai inside or outside? How do I get those famous Bonsai shapes? How often should I water my Bonsai? This book answers any and all of your questions about Bonsai trees. From growing, shaping, repotting, trimming, watering, it’s all here! While there are some basics you need to learn to keep your Bonsai flourishing, it’s not nearly as difficult as most believe. This book points you in the right direction to get you started and keep your Bonsai’s thriving. Growing Bonsai trees is a true living art form and this book is the perfect…
Author(s): Masao Hideyoshi

13. Bonsai: The Practical Guide to Cultivating and Growing Living Art (2019)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should ReadDo you want to learn more about the art of Bonsai and create your own masterpiece without wasting a lot of time and money? Then keep reading…Bonsai are the only trees that aren’t planted for functions like fruits or wood. They serve simply to be movingly beautiful and relaxing. Bonsai owners develop a connection to nature that’s difficult to describe. Some consider the practice to be therapeutic and a form of mediation. Recreations of natural beauty.It is quite a difficult hobby to master, however. Over pruning and creating an unbalanced tree…
Author(s): Daichi Haruka

14. The Bonsai Workshop (Our Garden Variety) (1996)

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read“For the beginning to intermediate bonsai enthusiast, outlining in straightforward fashion the essentials of the care, creation, and display of these lovely miniature trees…this book should be the only one you need.”—Booklist. #330,720 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #65 in Japanese Garden (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Herb Gustafson

Best Bonsai Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bonsai books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Bonsai and Houseplants for Beginners - 2 BOOKS IN 1 -: A Complete Guide to Choose, Grow and Take Care of your Bonsai and Houseplants

Author(s): Duval, Anne
ID: 2910593, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub

Happy Bonsai

Author(s): DK
ID: 2486633, Publisher: DK Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 38 Mb, Format: pdf

The Ultimate Bonsai Handbook: The Complete Guide for Beginners

Author(s): Yukio Hirose
ID: 2795539, Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 48 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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