100 Plants for Shady Gardens
Random House Value Pub, 1995 - Gardening - 112 pages
A slim, quick-reference volume offers advice on choosing, planting, and maintaining a garden that does not get much sun and includes information about perennials, bulbs, shrubs, climbers, and annuals.
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