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4 edition of How to grow house plants. found in the catalog.

How to grow house plants.

by Millicent E. Selsam

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House plants.,
  • Indoor gardening.

  • About the Edition

    Tells how to provide adequate growing conditions for a variety of house plants. Explains how a plant grows, describes hardy plants that grow well for beginning gardeners, and presents many kinds of miniature gardens.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Kathleen Elgin.
    ContributionsElgin, Kathleen, 1923- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB419 .S4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5794825M
    LC Control Number60006613

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