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The nature-friendly garden

creating a backyard haven for plants, wildlife, and people

by Marlene A. Condon

  • 193 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening.,
  • Natural landscaping.,
  • Gardening to attract wildlife.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMarlene A. Condon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB473 .C652 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3414199M
    ISBN 100811732614
    ISBN 109780811732611
    LC Control Number2005030354
    OCLC/WorldCa62127883

    Look at your neighbours joyfully murdering the life out of their garden again. They won't sleep soundly until they've lopped the head off every buttercup, daisy and bee-friendly dandelion. What would an eco warrior do? Absolutely nothing. Pull up a chair, grab a cocktail and watch the .


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