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The new American landscape gardener

a guide to beautiful backyards & sensational surroundings

by Phebe Leighton

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Published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Landscape gardening,
    • Landscape architecture,
    • Backyard gardens,
    • Landscape gardening -- United States,
    • Landscape architecture -- United States,
    • Backyard gardens -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhebe Leighton and Calvin Simonds ; [illustrations by Elayne Sears].
      ContributionsSimonds, Calvin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB473 .L44 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 344 p. :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2733718M
      ISBN 10087857672X
      LC Control Number86027986


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