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The best plants for your garden

Anne Scott-James

The best plants for your garden

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Book Club Associates in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Conran Octopus,1988.

StatementAnne Scott-James ; additional research by Caroline Boisset.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22972461M

  Top 10 gardening books for Christmas best word to describe this no-nonsense compendium of tips and advice from Britain’s starriest gardener. He tells us not to worry about the plants .


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