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Vegetable gardening in Florida by James M. Stephens

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Published by Univ. Press of Florida in Gainesville, Fla .
Written in English



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  • Vegetable gardening -- Florida

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJames M. Stephens.
LC ClassificationsSB321.5.F6 S74 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL384471M
ISBN 100813016746
LC Control Number98047032

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