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.
- Bonsai: A Beginner’s Guide on How to Cultivate and Care for Bonsai Trees (2019)
- Bonsai (101 Essential Tips) (2003)
- Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees (2014)
- Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: Selection – Care – Training (2005)
- The Bonsai Beginner’s Bible (2018)
- The World of Ficus Bonsai (2019)
- Bonsai: The Beginners Guide (2017)
- Bonsai Survival Manual: Tree-by-Tree Guide to Buying, Maintaining, and Problem Solving (1996)
- The Secret Techniques Of Bonsai Tree Care: The Complete Step By Step Guide for Beginners, Bonsai Book (2019)
- The Bonsai Book: The Definitive Illustrated Guide (2019)
- Bonsai: The Complete and Comprehensive Guide for Beginners (2019)
- 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)
- Bonsai: The Practical Guide to Cultivating and Growing Living Art (2019)
- The Bonsai Workshop (Our Garden Variety) (1996)
Bonsai: A Beginner’s Guide on How to Cultivate and Care for Bonsai Trees (2019)
===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 readingHave you ever seen an artistically grown bonsai tree and wondered if you can do that for yourself?
Bonsai (101 Essential Tips) (2003)
Everything 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.
Bonsai is the ancient craft of carefully regulating the growth and shape of trees in order to produce miniature versions of mature trees.
Creating beautiful, healthy bonsai is a wonderful skill that anyone can learn, with a little time, patience, and this all-inclusive manual.
The Bonsai Beginner’s Bible (2018)
The 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.
The World of Ficus Bonsai (2019)
Jerry 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 www.bonsaihunk.us. 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.
Bonsai: The Beginners Guide (2017)
How 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.
Expand 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.
The Secret Techniques Of Bonsai Tree Care: The Complete Step By Step Guide for Beginners, Bonsai Book (2019)
===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?
This 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.
Bonsai: The Complete and Comprehensive Guide for Beginners (2019)
**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?
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)
Do 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.
Bonsai: The Practical Guide to Cultivating and Growing Living Art (2019)
Do 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.
“For the beginning to intermediate bonsai enthusiast, outlining in straightforward fashion the essentials of the care, creation, and display of these lovely miniature treesthis 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 ?
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 Library 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.
Introduction to Bonsai: The Complete Illustrated Guide for Beginners (with Monthly Growth Schedules and over 2,000 Diagrams and Illustrations)
Author(s): Bonsai Sekai Magazine
ID: 3127754, Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 143 Mb, Format: pdf
Practical Art of Bonsai: Establishing, Cultivating and Refining Your Living Collection
Author(s): John Hanby
ID: 3308778, Publisher: The Crowood Press, Year: 2022, Size: 60 Mb, Format: epub
Forest Penjing: Enjoy the Miniature Landscape by Growing, Care and Appreciation of Chinese Bonsai Trees
Author(s): Zhao Qingquan
ID: 3309705, Publisher: SCPG, Year: 2022, Size: 31 Mb, Format: epub
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.