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The ornamental kitchen garden

MacDonald, Janet

The ornamental kitchen garden

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, Devon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edible landscaping.,
  • Vegetables.,
  • Plants, Ornamental.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 139) and index.

    StatementJanet MacDonald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB475.9.E35 M34 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL870972M
    ISBN 100715302361
    LC Control Number95156220

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Herb gardens may be purely functional or they may include a blend of functional and ornamental plants.

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