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Rock and water gardening

Peter McHoy

Rock and water gardening

an inspirational guide to planning and planting.

by Peter McHoy

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Published in Sebastion Kelly .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination pbk (96p.)
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19105414M
ISBN 101840813652


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