Urban gardening for Hong Kong

by Arthur Van Langenberg

Publisher: Gulliver Books in Hong Kong

Written in English
Published: Pages: 65 Downloads: 810
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  • China,
  • Hong Kong.


  • Urban gardening -- China -- Hong Kong

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Arthur van Langenberg ; illustrations by Ip Kung Sau ; photographs by the author.
LC ClassificationsSB453.3.H85 L36 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2945156M
LC Control Number84184859

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