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In this case, poor soil is better than a rich soil that has been artificially enriched. [3] [4] The design of a garden can be affected by the nature of its boundaries, both external and internal, and in turn the design can influence the boundaries, including via creation of new ones. With the plant finder, you can plan paths, walkways, or divide the garden area into color spaces, each allotted for a specific purpose.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (August 24, 2015)

ISBN: 1517025796

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