The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts. Walter Liew's breathtaking book, The Living Art of Bonsai, provides a unique cultural perspective on this ancient living art and features:


• Information on the history and evolution of bonsai

Traditional bonsai styles and composition

• Step-by-step instructions on how to create your own bonsai

• Recommended bonsai techniques for training, shaping and wiring

• Information on tree identification and care

• An introduction to the concepts of Jin and Shari

• A practical glossary of bonsai terms

The Living Art of Bonsai by Walter Liew is available from most major booksellers, including and Barnes and Noble.

The Living Art of Bonsai