Grow giant pumpkins by Gail Damerow

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Published by Storey Pub. in Pownal, Vt .

Written in English

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  • Pumpkin

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Book details

StatementGail Damerow.
SeriesA Storey country wisdom bulletin ;, A-187
ContributionsDamerow, Gail.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB347 .D35 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL375385M
ISBN 101580171397
LC Control Number98037255
OCLC/WorldCa39786615

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