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Planning a Small Garden Big Inspirations for Compact Plots by Richard Bird

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Published by Soma Books .
Written in English


  • Garden design & planning,
  • Ornamental plants,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Plants, Ornamental,
  • Techniques,
  • Design,
  • Garden Design,
  • Gardens

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8758463M
ISBN 101579590357
ISBN 109781579590352

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