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Japanese Gardens

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  • Bonsai Gardening Secrets

    A Gardening Guide For Bonsai Beginners With All The Essential Gardening Tips You Need To Know For Growing, Trimming, Sculpting And Pruning Perfectly Beautiful Bonsai Trees For Your Home

    by Sandra G. Cordell

    Bonsai is a 2000-year old art form of creating miniature-sized trees. Many believe that this gardening style originated in Japan when actually it began in China during the Han dynasty. It was the Chinese who taught the Japanese the techniques of how to garden in a shallow tray but it was the Japanese who gave the name “bonsai” to the style. There are many kinds of bonsai trees and many types of ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Bonsai Bible

    The definitive guide to choosing and growing bonsai

    by Peter Chan

    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. A directory of over 90 of the most ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Bonsai4me: Bonsai Basics

    by Harry Harrington

    The Art and Practise of Bonsai conjures an aura of mystery and wonder that draws many first-time enthusiasts to it.Until the 1990s and the onset of the Internet, bonsai enthusiasts were few and far between. Information was very scarce and only available in a handful books written by Western 'Bonsai Masters' who had worked in isolation for many years. There was a lot of trial and error on the part ... Read more

    $7.56 AUD

  • Bonsai 101: Mimicking Nature with Bonsai Trees: Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Own Bonsai

    by Martha Stone

    series Gardening
    Whether you are a horticulturist wanting to expand your gardening portfolio or a pure hobbyist who have fallen in love with the mystery of the miniature trees, Bonsai 101: Mimicking Nature with Bonsai Trees will be a valuable read.Tackling expert tips on creating a beautiful bonsai, the book provides essential information that novice and even seasoned gardeners would find useful.Growing bonsai ... Read more

    $3.74 AUD

  • Into the Forest

    How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness

    by Dr Qing Li

    Humans are increasingly becoming an indoor species. We spend 90 per cent of our life indoors. And, on average, we dedicate eight hours a day looking at screens. Our increasingly domestic lives are having huge consequences to our health.In Into the Forest, Immunologist and Forest Medicine expert, Dr Qing Li, examines the unprecedented benefits of the world's largest natural health resource: the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Gardener's Guide to Succulents

    A Handbook of Over 125 Exquisite Varieties of Succulents and Cacti

    by Misa Matsuyama

    The Gardener's Guide to Succulents is a stunning visual reference identifying over 125 plants from 40 different genera of succulents and cacti.Fleshy, spiny, hairy, flowering—and coming in every imaginable shape, color and size—this plant family has captured the affection of plant enthusiasts all over the world. This book provides a beautiful overview of the diversity that succulents have to offer ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Ficus Bonsai Guide

    by Bonsai Empire

    Learn how to maintain your Ficus Bonsai tree with the "Ficus Bonsai Guide".Ficus plants are incredibly popular Bonsai trees, sold at many stores and online shops. They are strong trees, do well indoors, and are very suitable for beginners at the art of Bonsai. But how do you keep your tree alive? And how can you maintain its shape?The "Ficus Bonsai Guide" explains the care guidelines, cultivation ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Office of Gardens and Ponds

    by Didier Decoin and 1 more

    A mesmerising fable with a difference, set in Japan over 1000 years agoFor readers of Alessandro Baricco's Silk, Patrick Süskind's Perfume and Takashi Hiraide's The Guest Cat.The village of Shimae is thrown into turmoil when master carp-catcher Katsuro suddenly drowns in the murky waters of the Kusagawa river. Who now will carry the precious cargo of carp to the Imperial Palace and preserve the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Japanese Zen Gardens

    by Russ Chard

    If you have ever wondered 'What is a Zen garden?' then this 50 page new publication for 2013 will tell you. Zen gardens are beautiful Japanese gardens steeped in history, religious meaning and a visual simplicity. There are many styles and many ingredients, Stones, Rocks, Moss, Sand, Gravel, Plants and Shrubs,Lanterns and Ornaments. Japanese Zen gardens is a book that introduces the reader to the ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • 'Cherry' Ingram

    The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms

    by Naoko Abe

    The irresistible story of Japanese cherry blossoms, threatened by political ideology and saved by an unknown Englishman'This is not just a tale of trees, but of . . . endeavour, war and reconciliation' Sunday TimesCollingwood Ingram, born in 1880, became known as 'Cherry' for his defining obsession. As a young man, he travelled to Japan and learned of the astonishing displays of cherry blossoms, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bonsai

    The Beginners Guide

    by Bonsai Empire

    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 ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Juniper Bonsai Guide

    by Bonsai Empire

    Learn how to maintain your Juniper Bonsai tree with the "Juniper Bonsai Guide".Junipers are incredibly popular Bonsai trees, sold at many stores and online shops. They are strong trees and very suitable for beginners at the art of Bonsai. But how do you keep your tree alive? And how can you maintain its shape?The "Juniper Bonsai Guide" explains the care guidelines, cultivation and design ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Art of Bonsai

    Creation, Care and Enjoyment

    by Yuji Yoshimura and 1 more

    Learn the ins and outs of proper bonsai design and care with this comprehensive Japanese gardening book.Japanese bonsai have long been admired throughout the world while their care and preservation have seemed shrouded in mystery. The Art of Bonsai is, however, a comparatively simple art to learn. Anyone with a love a plants, a little patience and this eminently practical book can create bonsai ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Nature's Child

    A Life Within Two Cultures

    by Mary Ann Napper

    From humble beginnings a small girl's love for nature takes her on a journey to become a horticultural giant.This Asian inspired true story begins in Tokyo when the city is being ravaged by World War Two. Yoko Ugai (Megumi Bennett) gives an account of her formative years growing up in a traditional Japanese family. At the age of twenty she becomes an Ikebana teacher. Lured by a fascination for ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Japanese Gardens

    a journey

    by Monty Don and 1 more

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDWARD STANFORD PHOTOGRAPHY TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR'A fabulous, bonsai-filled book' Daily MailThe complement to the BBC2 series, Japanese Gardens: written by the nation's favourite gardener Monty Don, and beautifully produced with over 200 original photographs from Derry Moore.Traditional Japanese gardens combine aesthetics with ethics in a perfe... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Bonsai for Beginners

    by Nancy Ross

    WANT TO LEARN THE ESSENTIALS OF BONSAI GROWING FOR BEGINNERS?Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...Picking the Right Environment for Your Bonsai TreeGiving Your Bonsai the Proper NutrientsPruning the Bonsai TreeThe Best Tools for Taking Care of Your Bonsai TreeRepotting the Bonsai TreeMuch, Much, More! ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Bamboo Plant Care: How to Grow and Care for Bamboo

    by Green Initiatives

    The Bamboo Plant Care book discusses everything you need to know about growing and caring for Bamboo.Learn about the bamboo plant types, growing bamboo plants, bamboo care, indoor bamboo, growing bamboo indoors, clumping bamboo, transplanting bamboo, bamboo seeds, and even popular bamboo crafts such as flooring, fencing, blinds and much more.If you have ever wanted to grow this beautiful and ... Read more

    $5.03 AUD

  • 11 Simple Ways to Japanese Garden

    by Russ Chard

    If you have ever dreamed of having your own calm, tranquil and beautifully designed Japanese garden space at your home then '11 Simple Ways To Turn Your Garden Japanese' will give you some inspiring ideas that won't break the bank. From basic small space gardens to much larger Japanese style gardens this book explains the principles of Japanese garden design, shows you design plans, pictures, ... Read more

    $7.87 AUD

  • Sakuteiki

    Visions of the Japanese Garden

    by Jiro Takei and 1 more

    Learn the art of Japanese gardening with this classic, fascinating text.The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening—or any kind of gardening—in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki, the authors provide an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduction to the cultural and ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • The Art of the Japanese Garden

    History / Culture / Design

    by David Young and 2 more

    **Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award**The Art of the Japanese Garden is the only historical overview of Japanese gardens that covers Japanese gardening culture in one beautiful book.Japanese gardens are rooted in two traditions: an indigenous prehistoric tradition in which patches of graveled forest or pebbled beach were dedicated to nature spirits, and a tradition from ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Japanese Ikebana for Every Season

    by Yuji Ueno and 2 more

    The true meaning of Ikebana—the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement—is to take a few beautiful flowers and plants and tastefully present them in very simple containers to enhance home decor. The 53 elegant arrangements featured in Japanese Ikebana for Every Season are perfect for special occasions—Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, birthday, anniversary—or any event that calls for a flower ... Read more

    $27.27 AUD

  • Japanese Garden Design

    by Marc P. Keane and 1 more

    This book, filled with gorgeous photographs, explains the theory, history, and intricacies of Japanese gardening.The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Japanese Style Companion Planting

    Organic Gardening Techniques for Optimal Growth and Flavor

    by Toshio Kijima

    Japanese Style Companion Planting brings the techniques of a master farmer in Japan to home gardeners all over the world, with over 175 easy-to-follow color illustrations and detailed texts.Japanese gardeners typically work with small plots and are experts at making the most efficient use of available garden space. They have long understood that when compatible vegetables and fruits are grown ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Stylish Succulents

    Japanese Inspired Container Gardens for Small Spaces

    by Yoshinobu Kondo and 1 more

    Make inexpensive projects with a Japanese aesthetic—whether you're an interior designer, avid gardener, small space enthusiast or gardening beginner!Colorful and hardy succulent plants are perfect for creating Japanese-style Bonsai and Ikebana arrangements. Stylish Succulents presents a totally new approach to container gardening. Trendy, low maintenance succulents come in hundreds of different ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD