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In the French kitchen garden

the joys of cultivating a potager

by Georgeanne Brennan

  • 372 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

  • Vegetable gardening,
  • Kitchen gardens,
  • Herb gardening,
  • Cookery (Vegetables),
  • Cookery (Herbs)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeorgeanne Brennan ; illustrations by Melissa Sweet.
    LC ClassificationsSB321 .B74 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL701849M
    ISBN 100811820343
    LC Control Number97050335

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