An Introduction to the Art of Bonsai. The ancient art of bonsai had its beginnings in China, Japan and India. Today it is popular all over the world. We’ll look at the art form and the techniques used to create beautiful living works of art.
I. A brief history
II. What bonsai are and what they’re not. Traditional styles.
III. Choosing plant material
IV. An overview of technique: Pruning, root pruning, and shaping with wire.
V. Basic culture
VI. Reference sources