A Garden for All Seasons
Reader's Digest Association, 1991 - Gardening - 431 pages
This new addition to the Reader's Digest gardening line draws from the simple secrets of English gardening technique to help gardeners on this side of the Atlantic achieve a landscape that is beautiful all through the year. Includes step-by-step instructions, checklists of tasks, and a color-coded selection guide. 1,200 color photographs and illustrations.
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