How to grow house plants

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Published by Lane Pub. Co. in Menlo Park, Calif .

Written in English

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  • House plants.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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Other titlesSunset.
Statementby the editors of Sunset books and Sunset magazine
SeriesA Sunset book
LC ClassificationsSB419 .H79 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5068408M
LC Control Number74076537

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