Keshiki Bonsai. likes. Kenji Kobayashi’s new book on his revolutionary keshiki bonsai style, the next trend in indoor gardening. Following my first attempt at bonsai (rest in peace little cotoneaster—I was young and eager!) I decided to read some books and educate myself. More senseless. Keshiki bonsai is a new style of bonsai developed by Japanese “green designer” Kenji Kobayashi. It is his belief that bonsai need to be freed.

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Keshiki bonsai is a revolutionary approach that involves creating living pieces of art using readily available plants and containers. Preview — Keshiki Bonsai by Kenji Kobayashi. Alfajirikali rated it really liked it Dec 14, The photographs are superb and the ideas are bountiful Stay in touch with us We send out emails about once a week with contests, discounts, and the latest books.

Tracey rated it liked it Apr 07, After returning to Japan he immersed himself in the study of bonsai and in created the style he calls keshiki bonsai, or literally, landscape bonsai. Open Preview See a Problem?

Keshiki Bonsai: The Easy, Modern Way to Create Miniature Landscapes

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It became a bit repetitive, but this is because each piece has step-by-step instructions on creating it. Short read, repetitive, nice photos. Discovering this book was one of those heart-palpitatingly exciting moments for me! Christie rated it liked it Nov 27, When using stones in a small container, the smallest sizes can be bonsal as topdressing that represents water, a river, or even the sea.


Charity rated it really liked it Jul 17, Then add enough potting mixture to hide ekshiki Fuji sand. This is an awesome book.

Build a miniature landscape with Keshiki Bonsai — Timber Press

Subscribe to our RSS feed. Secure drainage mesh in the bottom of the container and add enough coarse-grain Fuji sand to hide the mesh. It is easiest to do this while turning the container. Imagine a garden and place the elements accordingly. This site uses cookies.

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In bonsai, stones are named according to their shapes. Paperbackpages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The next ten projects add perennials to the mix, and the final ten projects have it all: Remove old growth from the back of the moss and press the clump to form a hill-like mound. Readers then move on to six designs combining moss, small trees, and containers.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Worth a gander, if only to dream But at its simplest, it’s really just a planting done in a container. Mel rated it really liked it May 01, Even one pine, placed on top of a little hill of moss, presents a year-round communion with the living essence of scenery. The following project is one of many found in Keshiki Bonsaiyour guide to creating miniature potted landscapes.


Alyssa Colyette rated it liked it Aug 09, This dazzling book features 37 stylish projects with simple, step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow.

The next ten projects add perennials to the mix, and the final projects have it all: May 02, Lucy rated it really liked it Shelves: Keshiki bonsai captures nature in all its grandeur but on a small scale, sometimes in a container barely larger than a teacup.

This book is no longer available Unfortunately, we don’t have any copies of this book bonasi sale. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lori Hutchinson rated it liked it Oct 18, Jeremy rated it it was amazing May 24, Totally prohibitive projects unless you live near a bonsai store, though.

Judy Charles rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Coloration also varies from white to brown to black; experiment with the shade to create the mood you are after. Ann rated it liked it May 31, You are commenting using your WordPress. Then use the chopstick to push the edges keshi,i the moss toward the center.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Readers then move on to six designs combining moss, small trees, and containers.