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ISBN: 9781890132606
Year Added to Catalog: 2005
Book Format: Hardcover
Book Art: full color, charts and illustrations, resources, plant lists, glossary, bibliography, index
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 396 pages, 672 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1890132608
Release Date: November 16, 2005
Web Product ID: 128

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Robert Kourick, author of Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally



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