Describes a new and innovative application of the art of bonsai. Explains how to create instant bonsai using common plants purchased at a local nursery. Focus on bonsai of edible species, including fruits, herbs, flowers and medicinals. Conveys all the information needed to begin growing edible bonsai, including plant characteristics, care requirements, potential plant uses, specimen choice advice and bonsai carving tips. 128 pages, paperback. Richard W Bender.