The Bonsai Book : The Definitive Illustrated Guide

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The Bonsai Book : The Definitive Illustrated Guide

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 160 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781631583797
  • DDC分類 712

Full Description


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. 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 month-by-month basis, and the use of modern materials, all of great value to today's Bonsai enthusiast. Beautifully illustrated throughout with strikingly original and instructive photographs, line drawings, and working schedules, The Bonsai Book is a must for would-be Bonsai enthusiasts and experts alike, and its fabulous presentation makes it an ideal gift.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            9  (1)
Chapter One Bonsai --- A way of life 10 (7)
Chapter Two Making a start 17 (19)
Bonsai sources 18 (2)
Wildlings 20 (2)
Container-grown nursery stock 22 (2)
The pot 24 (1)
Potting up and re-potting 25 (3)
Composts Mark one compost Composition 28 (2)
Mark two compost
Tools 30 (1)
Watering 31 (1)
Feeding and fertilizers 32 (1)
General points when planning a feeding 33 (1)
regime Types of fertilizer
Aftercare and situation Siting Bonsai 34 (1)
Recommended species for beginners 35 (1)
Chapter Three Styles and styling 36 (22)
The prime order of five styles 39 (2)
1 Formal upright style Chokkan and
derivatives
2 Informal upright style moyogi 41 (1)
3 Slanting style shakan Windswept style 42 (2)
fukinagashi
4 Semi-cascade style han-kmgai 44 (1)
5 Cascade style kengai
Single-trunk variations 45 (2)
Broom style hokidachi Literati style 47 (1)
bunjingi Root-over-rock style sekijoju
Driftwood style sharimiki 48 (1)
Split-trunk style sabimiki 49 (1)
Twisted-trunk style nejikan 50 (1)
Exposed-root style neagari Coiled style 51 (2)
bankan Octopus style takozukuri
Multi-trunk styles Twin-trunk style sokan
Forest group style yose-ue 53 (1)
Multi-trunk variations 54 (1)
Clump style kabudachi 54 (1)
Stump style korabuki Raft ikadabuki and 55 (1)
sinuous netsunagari styles
Design elements 56 (2)
Chapter Four Basic training techniques 58 (23)
Pruning
Pruning roots 60 (1)
Trunk 61 (1)
Primary branches Secondary branches and 62 (1)
twigs
Foliage 63 (2)
Flowers and fruit 65 (1)
Wiring 66 (4)
Pruning pines 70 (5)
The jin 75 (4)
The shari 79 (1)
Lime sulphur recipe 79 (2)
Chapter Five Propagation 81 (11)
Seeds 82 (1)
Cuttings 83 (1)
Grafting 84 (4)
Propagation from air-layering 88 (4)
Chapter Six Pests and diseases 92 (8)
Physical hazards Chemical hazards 94 (1)
Biological hazards 95 (1)
Weeds Bacteria and viruses Fungi Insects 96 (1)
and pests
Soil-based insects and pests 97 (1)
Trunk, branch and bark insects and pests 98 (1)
Leaf pest and insects 99 (1)
Chapter Seven Case histories 100(20)
Wellingtonia {Sequoiadendron giganteum) 102(2)
Blackthorn or sloe (Prunus spinosa) 104(1)
Scots pine (pinus sylvestris var. 105(1)
Watereri)
Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris var. 106(2)
Beuvronensis)
Chinese juniper (]miperus Chinensis var.x 108(2)
blaauw)
Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum) 110(2)
Scots pine (Pirns sylvestris) 112(1)
Common hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) 113(1)
Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) 114(2)
Larch (Larix decidua) 116(2)
Workshop trees 118(2)
Chapter Eight Associated culture and 120(14)
techniques
Bonsai records and photo notes Tree faults 122(1)
Underplantings and surface treatment of 123(1)
Bonsai
Accent plantings 124(2)
Driftwood style `wrap-arounds' 126(4)
Glass-fibre fabrications 130(3)
The Tokonoma Suiseki 133(1)
Chapter Nine Bonsai calendar 134(10)
January or mid-winter February or late 136(1)
winter
March or early spring 137(1)
April or mid-spring 138(1)
Mayor late spring June or early summer 139(1)
July or mid-summer
August or late summer September or early 140(1)
autumn
October or mid-autumn November or late 141(1)
autumn December or early winter
Conclusion 142(2)
Appendix One Annual cycles based on a five-year 144(6)
planner
Appendix Two Suitable species for Bonsai 150(8)
Glossary 158(1)
Index 159