on a second note...i should post profiles of my trees. at least then i have all my tips in one jar so to speak.
*Found at the Japanese Garden Gift Store*Beginning Bonsai by Shirley & Larry Student
-elementary. its easy to buy a pot.
Growing Bonsai-A Practical Encyclopedia by Ken Norman
-name says it all. great species profiles.
$8 @ Powells
*Bonsai with Japanese Maples by Peter Adams
-awesome book but has advanced techniques that take decades to accomplish.
*Totally Bonsai by Craig Coussins
-has two excellent charts detailing what to do each month. very helpful.
*Bonsai Survival Manual by Colin Lewis
-When Bonsai ATTACK!!!
*Pop Bonsai by Lisa Tajima
-awesome ideas. growing a grapevine from a ukulele?
*Classic Bonsai of Japan by the Nippon Bonsai Association
bring out the big guns. these are the top trees in the world. 500 years old!!!
Bonsai-A Care Manual by Colin Lewis
$9 @ Powells
(meh) Herbal Bonsai by Richard W. Bender
*Post-Dated by Michael Hagedorn
diary about a crazy bonsai monk