Hillier guide to connoisseur"s plants by Alan R. Toogood

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .

Written in English

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  • Flowers.,
  • Flower gardening.,
  • Shrubs.,
  • Trees.,
  • Flowering shrubs.,
  • Flowering trees.

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Includes index.

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Other titlesGuide to connoisseur"s plants.
StatementAlan Toogood ; photography by John Glover.
ContributionsGlover, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17749524M
ISBN 10088192198

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Toogood, John Glover. The Hillier guide to connoisseur's plants. [Alan R Toogood] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Aimed at the discriminating gardener who would like a garden that stands out from the rest, this book presents of the best plants.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: color illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Discovering plants --Planning for plants --Growing plants well --Trees --Shrubs for flowers and foliage --More shrubs for autumn and winter colour --Roses --Conifers --Climbers and wall shrubs --Perennials and bulbs.

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