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    DescriptionFor those with no bonsai tree growing experience, "Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing" covers everything from buying the first plant for beginning bonsai to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. Authors Larry and Shirley Student describe different bonsai styles, list important tools, explain pruning and pinching and introduce procedures like defoliation. They cover all aspects of how to cultivate these miniature trees, anticipating common problems and offering practical bonsai advice gained from years of working with plants. Kurt Seastrand, past president of the Northeast Bonsai Association raves, "A wonderful book for anyone intrigued by bonsai but hesitant to start. It provides the beginner the excitement and confidence to launch into this fascinating hobby."


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    Title
    Beginning Bonsai
    Subtitle
    The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shirley Student, By (author) Larry Student
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 56
    Width: 215 mm
    Height: 273 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 168 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780804817295
    ISBN 10: 0804817294
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WMPS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    DC21: 635.9772
    DC22: 635.9772
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: GAR013000
    B&T Approval Code: A71424650
    DC22: 635.9/772
    LC classification: SB433.5.S7, SB433.5 .S78 1993
    Edition statement
    Original ed.
    Illustrations note
    col
    Publisher
    Tuttle Publishing
    Imprint name
    Tuttle Publishing
    Publication date
    09 January 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Author Information
    Shirley and Larry Student are charter members of the Northeast Bonsai Association, of which Larry Student was past president. They have their own bonsai nursery and teach bonsai at horticultural societies and garden centers throughout the northeastern United States.