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Where to Learn About Bonsai

January 14, 1994|SUSAN HEEGER

Resources for local bonsai enthusiasts include the following societies:

* Sansui-kai of Southern California meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month at Western Federal Savings & Loan, 17660 Ventura Blvd., Encino. Call Dwain Petersen, (818) 368-4371.

* Descanso Bonsai Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month in Van de Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge. Call Martin L. Mann, (818) 786-6168.

Publications recommended by Fuji Bonsai Nursery include:

* Bonsai Today, a magazine published every two months by Stone Lantern Publishing Co., Department S, P.O. Box 816, Sudbury, MA 01776, telephone (508) 443-7110.

* Bonsai: The Journal of the American Bonsai Society, Box 358, Keene, NH 03431.

* Bonsai Clubs International, a quarterly magazine. Write Virginia Ellermann, 2636 W. Mission Road, No. 277, Tallahassee, FL 32304-2556.

* Golden Statements--the Bonsai Magazine. Write Marie Rohde, 6385 Zulmida Ave., Newark, CA 94560.

* "Bonsai Techniques I," a basic, comprehensive manual by Los Angeles bonsai master John Yoshio Naka; published by the Bonsai Institute of California, P.O. Box 6268, Whittier 90609-6268.

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