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It"s the plants that matter

Elaine Penwarden

It"s the plants that matter

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by the author.
    LC ClassificationsSB119 .P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5565611M
    LC Control Number67070629

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