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Landscaping with herbs

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Herb gardening.,
  • Landscape gardening.,
  • Herbs.,
  • Herbs -- Utilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJim Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB351.H5 W52 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1421946M
    ISBN 100395622379
    LC Control Number93032184


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