Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks
Applewood Books, 2009 - Gardening - 216 pages
""This 1905 volume edited by Ernest Cook gathers advice from the foremost authorities on carnations, picotees, and pinks to provide the gardener with the best cultivation information.""
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