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All about ground covers [for slopes, walkways, rock gardens, wide open spaces, and nooks & crannies] by Don Dimond

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Published by Chevron Chemical Co., Ortho Division in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Ground cover plants,
  • Lawns,
  • Landscape gardening

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementbasic text and research by Don Dimond, Michael MacCaskey ; edited and coordinated by Scott Millard ; photography by William Aplin, Michael Landis ; special consultant, Sara Godwin
ContributionsMacCaskey, Michael, Millard, Scott
LC ClassificationsSB432 .D55
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24954026M
ISBN 100917102576
ISBN 109780917102578
LC Control Number77089688

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