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The American meadow garden creating a natural alternative to the traditional lawn by John Greenlee

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Meadow gardening -- United States,
  • Grasses -- United States,
  • Natural landscaping -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Greenlee ; photography by Saxon Holt.
ContributionsHolt, Saxon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB439 .G737 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23391856M
ISBN 109780881928716
LC Control Number2009019438

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