The Japanese and Chinese have been creating bonsai trees for centuries. The art of bonsai has become very popular, with increasing numbers of affordable bonsai available in supermarkets and garden centers. If carefully maintained and pruned, these miniaturized trees make an impressive focal point for any garden or room. Bonsai: A Care Manual is tailored to meet the needs of the first-time owner and more experienced collector by explaining in detail all the techniques needed to keep bonsai alive and in good shape. Clear, authoritative text and superb step-by-step illustrations and photographs will help even the most nervous newcomer to grow bonsai with confidence.