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American plants for American gardens

Author: Edith Adelaide Roberts; Elsa Rehmann; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Undeservedly out of print for decades, American Plants for American Gardens was one of the first popular books to promote the use of plant ecology and native plants in gardening and landscaping. Emphasizing the strong links between ecology and aesthetics, nature and design, the book demonstrates the basic, practical application of ecological principles to the selection of plant groups or "associations" that are
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Adelaide Roberts; Elsa Rehmann; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 0820318515 9780820318516
OCLC Number: 1151005068
Notes: Originally published: New York : The Macmillan Company, 1929.
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Description: xxviii, 145 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Edith A. Roberts and Elsa Rehmann ; foreword by Darrel G. Morrison.

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