Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: BLITZ (1993)
Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.6 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #291,035 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #104 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > House Plants #608 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > By Technique
Dan Barton's backround as a Teacher of Graphic Art's makes this one of the easiest and comprehenseable book on Bonsai ever written. Dan has a very easygoing style that reads well. His section on Black Pines is the best reference for anyone who is trying to devlope a quality Bonsai. This is a must have book for beginners and old hands alike
This single book had everything I needed to help find and maintain my first tree... and then my second and third :) The thing is, there are SO many books and resources on the web that a person just doesn't know where to start? I got lucky when an aquaintence who has been caring for bonsai for ten years suggested this title. The fact that it is a rather old book turned out to be a good thing! It cuts right to the chase with tons of information, side stepping most of the poetic writing I was finding when browsing the bookstore shelves. If you want just the facts, and want them all in one place, this might be the book your looking for? I have half a dozen, and this is the one I use the most. I am new to bonsai and like this book immensely.
Great book. As a beginner, I was looking for a reference guide to get me started. This book has all the information needed for starting, growing, maintaining, repotting, training, and more. This is a timeless resource book.
Great book. Dan was a personal friend of the late Peter Adams and you can see how they influenced each other. It's almost as if they were brothers. Barton's book reveals excellent methods of the art of bonsai and many of its intricacies. Highly recommended. An older text, yet still quite relevant.
I bought the book cause it was cheaper and it is what I was looking for a long time, also it's a classic book for the people do bonsai.
Great resource for creating bonsai trees for beginners and beyond. Great pictures to model your bonsai trees from. Great care book.
Amazing and comprehensive . Dan Barton is a genius. He has wonderful style and gives you hope in being a perfect artist
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