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8 edition of Flower Gardening in the Hot Midwest found in the catalog.

Flower Gardening in the Hot Midwest

USDA ZONE 5 AND LOWER ZONE 4

by Linda Hillegass

  • 21 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flowers,
  • Horticulture,
  • Floriculture,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Flowers - General,
  • Regional - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Gardening,
  • Middle West

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9709743M
    ISBN 100252025768
    ISBN 109780252025761
    OCLC/WorldCa42798268

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