Best Garden Plants for Alberta by Donna Dawson

Cover of: Best Garden Plants for Alberta | Donna Dawson

Published by Lone Pine Pub .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gardening,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Reference,
  • Regional - Canada,
  • Alberta,
  • Plantes d"ornement,
  • Plants, Ornamental

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8550971M
ISBN 101551054795
ISBN 109781551054797
OCLC/WorldCa56684962

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A great new gardening book for Alberta. This handy omnibus gardening guide is packed with the best plant varieties you'll want for your garden: annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, climbers, roses, bulbs and herbs. Small enough to take to the garden centre or nursery yet filled with beautiful photos, it contains all the gardening 5/5(1).

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