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Really small gardens

Jill Billington

Really small gardens

a practical guide to gardening in a truly small space

by Jill Billington

  • 383 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Trafalgar Square Pub. in North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJill Billington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB473 .B48945 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245203M
    ISBN 101570761280
    LC Control Number98086210

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