The Pocket Book of Flower Gardening
"Montague Free, the author, has had wide practical experience and has been horticulturist at the famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens... He has written for the experienced gardener and the amateur. Rose gardens, rock gardens, water gardens, annuals, perennials, soil preparation, fertilizers, repotting window-sill plants, are all covered in detail and with illustrations."--Back cover.
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Chapter Page 1 Planning
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Figure Page 1 Plan for a Lot 50 x 100 Feet
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