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Bonsai : Its Art, Science, History and Philosophy

By: Deborah R. Koreshoff

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 1996

Seller ID: 9780864391940

ISBN: 0864391943

Condition: New


First published in hardback in 1984, this introduction to the art of bonsai provides information about the history and philosophy of bonsai, and also discusses propagation, cultivation, shaping, and positioning. Provides chapters on classifying and exhibiting bonsai. Includes references and index. A large volume with international acclaim, rich with colour photos and illustrations. This book is intended to give you correct and practical information of the Art of Bonsai. View more info

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Eucalypts : A Celebration

By: John Wrigley and Murray Fagg

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2013

Seller ID: 9781743310809

ISBN: 1743310803

Condition: New


'The tallest and most stately trees I ever saw in any nobleman's ground in England cannot excel in beauty those which nature presented to our view.' First fleet surgeon Arthur Bowes Eucalypts are a familiar part of our landscape and an integral part of the Australian identity. We have farmed them and used them to build houses, furniture, roads and bridges since the beginning of white settlement. We have been inspired by them, painted them, made films about them, written books about them and of course Aboriginal Australians have long made musical instruments from them. Though a small number ... View more info

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The Complete Practical Book of Bonsai

By: Ken Norman

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2020

Seller ID: 9780754834854

ISBN: 0754834859

Condition: New


Bonsai, an ancient tradition with its origins in China, was developed as a fine art form in Japan. It is a fascinating `living art' that captures the beauty and strength of trees and shrubs in miniature. The ancient art of creating perfectly formed miniature trees is clearly explained in this practical book. An expert introduction describes the best trees and shrubs to use and the importance of bonsai size, proportion and aesthetics. The art of displaying your bonsai is also examined, with advice on pots and containers, accessories and stands. Practical guidance is given on basic bonsai techni... View more info

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Happy Bonsai : Choose It, Shape It, Love It

By: Michael Tran

Price: $19.99

Publisher: UK, DK: 2020

Seller ID: 9780241412381

ISBN: 0241412382

Condition: New


Begin your lifelong love affair with the mindful art of bonsai. Do you know your shari from your nebari? Can you tell literati styling from informal upright? Want to know how to create that gnarled and twisted look? Let Happy Bonsai guide you along the path to enlightenment, with care and display profiles for 40 top trees and fully illustrated step-by-steps of more than 20 bonsai techniques and styles. Find your perfect tree and discover how to prune, shape, and tend to its needs to create a beautiful living sculpture. Fall in love with this most meditative of garden crafts. View more info

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Stirling Macoboy's What Tree Is That? : Completely revised and updated third edition

By: Stirling Macoboy

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2006

Edition: Third Edition Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 9781877069314

ISBN: 1877069310

Condition: New


Now in its third edition, this classic reference book for gardeners, by the late, best-selling author Stirling Macoboy, has been in print for almost 30 years. The completely revised edition, with existing entries updated and new ones added, includes all the favourite trees from around the world and from different climates. More than 900 species and 300 genera trees listed alphabetically by genus beautiful colour photographs often detailing the fruit and flowers as well as the whole tree concise practical entries giving the common names, origin, habits and cultivation methods symbols at the beg... View more info