Grow native

landscaping with native and apt plants of the Rocky Mountains by S. Huddleston

Publisher: Pruett Pub. Co. in Boulder, Colo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 132 Downloads: 326
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  • Native plant gardening -- Rocky Mountains.,
  • Landscape gardening -- Rocky Mountains.,
  • Native plants for cultivation -- Rocky Mountains.,
  • Plants, Ornamental -- Rocky Mountains.

Edition Notes

Statementby S. Huddleston, M. Hussey.
ContributionsHussey, M.
LC ClassificationsSB439.24.R63 H83 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2528821M
ISBN 100871087529
LC Control Number88004186

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