skip to content
Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy

Author: Deborah R Koreshoff
Publisher: Brisbane : Boolarong, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koreshoff, Deborah R., 1957-
Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy.
Brisbane : Boolarong, 1984
(OCoLC)690998028
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah R Koreshoff
ISBN: 0908175752 9780908175758 070991556X 9780709915560 0917304683 9780917304682 0869542001 9780869542002
OCLC Number: 28997835
Notes: Simultaneously published: Portland, Or. : Timber Press; London : Croom Helm; Johannesburg : Macmillan South Africa.
Description: xvii, 255 pages, [26] pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword --
1. An introduction to the art of bonsai (Historical background of bonsai ; Methods of obtaining tree material for bonsai ; Methods of propagating tree material for bonsai ; Starting bonsai from nuursery stock: the sculpturist technique ; The art of the potter ; Bonsai tools) --
2. Shaping techniques (Pruning and trimming ; Shaping with mechanical aids) --
3. A symposium on soil (Preamble ; Romance of the soil ; Soil for the cultivation of bonsai ; Some scientific aspects of plant nutrition ; Practical notes on fertilizer for bonsai ; Mycorrhizae) --
4. Rootpruning, potting & repotting techniques (The roots of the tree ; Why rootpruning is necessary ; Times for repotting ; How often to rootprune and repot your bonsai ; The procedure for rootpruning and repotting bonsai) --
5. The care and maintenance of bonsai (Preamble ; The position and environment for healthy bonsai ; The art of watering bonsai ; Fertilizing bonsai ; Emergency treatment for sick bonsai ; The prevention and erdication of pesst and diseases ; Bonsai calendar) 6. Seasonal colour changes in trees (Preamble ; The colour of flowers and fruit ; Autumn colour) --
7. The art of bonsai styling (Introduction ; The five basic styles ; Other single trunk styles ; Multiple trunks from a single rootsystem ; Group settings ; Rock settings ; Elements of Chinese design) --
8. The art of saikei (The trees ;The rock ; The souil ; Points on how to position one rock ; Points on the positioning of groups of rocks ; Some horticultural notes) --
9. Bonsai classification by size: including a discussion on miniature bonsai (Bonsai classification by size ; Miniature bonsai) --
10. Exhibiting, display and the judging of quality in bonsai (Exhibition and display ; The judging of quality in bonsai)
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Deborah R. Koreshoff.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28997835> # Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "28997835" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/43863988#Place/brisbane> ; # Brisbane
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/qea> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/635.9772/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836100> ; # Bonsai
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/273299681> ; # Deborah R. Koreshoff
   schema:datePublished "1984" ;
   schema:description "Foreword -- 1. An introduction to the art of bonsai (Historical background of bonsai ; Methods of obtaining tree material for bonsai ; Methods of propagating tree material for bonsai ; Starting bonsai from nuursery stock: the sculpturist technique ; The art of the potter ; Bonsai tools) -- 2. Shaping techniques (Pruning and trimming ; Shaping with mechanical aids) -- 3. A symposium on soil (Preamble ; Romance of the soil ; Soil for the cultivation of bonsai ; Some scientific aspects of plant nutrition ; Practical notes on fertilizer for bonsai ; Mycorrhizae) -- 4. Rootpruning, potting & repotting techniques (The roots of the tree ; Why rootpruning is necessary ; Times for repotting ; How often to rootprune and repot your bonsai ; The procedure for rootpruning and repotting bonsai) -- 5. The care and maintenance of bonsai (Preamble ; The position and environment for healthy bonsai ; The art of watering bonsai ; Fertilizing bonsai ; Emergency treatment for sick bonsai ; The prevention and erdication of pesst and diseases ; Bonsai calendar)"@en ;
   schema:description "6. Seasonal colour changes in trees (Preamble ; The colour of flowers and fruit ; Autumn colour) -- 7. The art of bonsai styling (Introduction ; The five basic styles ; Other single trunk styles ; Multiple trunks from a single rootsystem ; Group settings ; Rock settings ; Elements of Chinese design) -- 8. The art of saikei (The trees ;The rock ; The souil ; Points on how to position one rock ; Points on the positioning of groups of rocks ; Some horticultural notes) -- 9. Bonsai classification by size: including a discussion on miniature bonsai (Bonsai classification by size ; Miniature bonsai) -- 10. Exhibiting, display and the judging of quality in bonsai (Exhibition and display ; The judging of quality in bonsai)"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/43863988> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/690998028> ;
   schema:name "Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy"@en ;
   schema:productID "28997835" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28997835#PublicationEvent/brisbane_boolarong_1984> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/43863988#Agent/boolarong> ; # Boolarong
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780709915560> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780908175758> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780869542002> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780917304682> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28997835> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836100> # Bonsai
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Bonsai"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/273299681> # Deborah R. Koreshoff
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1957" ;
   schema:familyName "Koreshoff" ;
   schema:givenName "Deborah R." ;
   schema:name "Deborah R. Koreshoff" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780709915560>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "070991556X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780709915560" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780869542002>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0869542001" ;
   schema:isbn "9780869542002" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780908175758>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0908175752" ;
   schema:isbn "9780908175758" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780917304682>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0917304683" ;
   schema:isbn "9780917304682" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/690998028>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28997835> ; # Bonsai, its art, science, history and philosophy
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.