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The Essential Earthman

Henry Mitchell on Gardening

by Henry Mitchell

  • 288 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening,
  • Flowers - General,
  • Garden Design,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9856167M
    ISBN 100253215854
    ISBN 109780253215857

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