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The Complete Book of Bonsai Review

by Grow a Bonsai on February 7, 2014, no comments

The Complete Book of Bonsai by Harry Tomlinson is one of the most complete guides on bonsai that you can find today. The author of this book has written many books about the subject, but this is without a doubt its masterpiece. The Complete Book of Bonsai: One of the most detailed and complete guides […]

Indoor Bonsai for Beginners Review

by Grow a Bonsai on January 15, 2014, one comment

Indoor Bonsai for Beginners by Werner Busch is a great book if you’re thinking about getting an indoor bonsai. As the book says in its cover, it will teach you the three fundamental steps on this activity: Selection, care and training. Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: The ultimate guide about indoor bonsai When it comes to […]

Bonsai Picture Books

by Grow a Bonsai on July 31, 2013, 2 comments

The other day I asked on many bonsai forums which were the books on bonsai with the greatest pictures. I have a few but I’m tired of looking at them and I was searching for some new ones. Not only to check them out myself but for decorative purposes on my living room. I was […]

Bonsai & Relationships

by Grow a Bonsai on June 25, 2013, no comments

Many lessons are learned from growing a bonsai. After a while you just realize that many aspects of life can be related to this art we practice. The way we approach our bonsais may tell us a few things about ourselves and the way we interact with the people that surround us. Having said that: […]

101 Essential Tips on Bonsai Review

by Grow a Bonsai on June 5, 2013, no comments

101 Essential Tips on Bonsai by Harry Tomlinson is a popular book. This is based on the fact that is very affordable, compact and very useful. It may be the best guide for beginners on the subject, because, make no mistake, this is a perfect book for starters. 101 Essential Tips on Bonsai: An affordable […]

The Bonsai Book Review

by Grow a Bonsai on May 29, 2013, 2 comments

The Bonsai Book, by Dan Barton, is without a doubt one of the most important books on the topic ever written. Is easy to read, have a very explanative style and is complemented with great illustrations. The Bonsai Book: An essential guide Since we know that many of our readers don’t live in the US, […]

Beautiful Bonsai Secrets Review

by Grow a Bonsai on May 25, 2013, one comment

There’s way too much information about how to grow a bonsai out there, especially on the Internet. That makes it really difficult to know what’s valuable and what’s BS. There are also many books about the topic but some of them cannot be found everywhere in the world. That’s what’s great about eBooks, especially when […]

Bonsai: The art of patience

by Grow a Bonsai on May 23, 2013, one comment

Bonsai is an art based on patience, especially if you’re growing your miniature tree from seed. Many people get frustrated when growing a bonsai because they want to see results right away. It’s a very common mistake. Bonsai trees can live way longer than a human being, in Japan there are some as old as a […]

Bonsai Beginners Course 1 Review

by Grow a Bonsai on April 3, 2013, no comments

Bonsai Beginners Course 1 was written by Peter Meredith. The first thing you realize when you check out this book is that the author had read a lot about how to grow a bonsai. He always uses references and complements them with their own multiple experiences. Bonsai Beginners Course 1: Grow a bonsai right away Meredith […]


by Grow a Bonsai on March 2, 2013, no comments

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