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The city gardener"s handbook

from balcony to backyard

by Linda Yang

  • 98 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening.,
  • Container gardening.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-299) and index.

    StatementLinda Yang ; line drawings by Stephen K-M. Tim ; garden plans rendered by Sharon Bradley Papp ; book design by Martin Moskof.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB453 .Y29 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217948M
    ISBN 10039458371X
    LC Control Number89043422

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