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7 edition of Creating Good Gardens found in the catalog.

Creating Good Gardens

Flowers, Herbs, Vegetables, Trees, Shrubs

by Roger Holmes

  • 312 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Creative Homeowner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening: plants,
  • Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • House & Home,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Plants, Ornamental,
  • Garden Design,
  • Techniques,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Landscape gardening

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8760700M
    ISBN 101580110258
    ISBN 109781580110259
    OCLC/WorldCa43573745


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