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Hardy flowering shrubs a list of the choicest varieties of shrubs arranged to produce a succession of bloom from early spring till frost by Greening Nursery Company

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Published by Greening Nursery Company in Monroe, Mich .
Written in English


  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Catalogs,
  • Shrubs

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StatementGreening Nursery Company
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26207865M

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