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  • These book reviews are reproduced from:

    • Issues of the Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture (from 1981, under its various names)
    • The magazine Weekend Gardener, from Issue 86, November 2001 to the present
    • NZOOM Home and Garden (part of the former TVNZ website).
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