The noted bonsai author Herb Gustafson provides the answers to commonly asked care and maintenance questions, creating an invaluable handbook for bonsai gardeners. Explore the needs of indoor and outdoor plants, watering, weeding, seasonal care, repotting, how to control pests and diseases, and more. Consult handy checklists for tasks to be done in each season; and for over 150 species from Abelia to Ziziphus a convenient chart provides information on the soil requirements, pruning techniques, sunlight tolerance, whether it's an indoor or outdoor plant, and the most common pests it attracts. Plus, treating bonsai in emergency situations. 96 pages (all in color), 6 1/4 x 10 1/4.