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6 edition of A cutting garden for Florida found in the catalog.

A cutting garden for Florida

grow marvelous flowers for bouquets in your Florida home landscape!

by Betty Mackey

  • 127 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by B.B. Mackey Books in Wayne, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Flower gardening -- Florida.,
    • Cut flowers -- Florida.,
    • Flowers -- Florida.,
    • Flower arrangement.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-132) and index.

      Statementby Betty Barr Mackey and Monica Moran Brandies.
      ContributionsBrandies, Monica Moran, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB405 .M17 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3436261M
      ISBN 100961633891
      LC Control Number2005280517

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