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sa   CAROB
sa   FIG
sa   FRUIT
sa   HEDGE
sa   HOLLY
sa   MALUS
sa   NUT
sa   PALM
sa   PEACH
sa   PEAR
sa   PLUM
sa   SHRUB
sa   WOOD
xx   PLANT
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A look at trees and shrubs that require a minimum of care. Includes zone charts for hardiness.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 80

How to plant an evergreen.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. J12 (144+)

Tips on how to plant a tree.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1977 (v.55#4) pg. J6 (208+)

Tips on where to plant shade trees around a house to conserve on energy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1977 (v.55#4) pg. 196

Evergreens. How to choose them, plant them, and care for them. Includes charts for both narrow-leaf and broad-leaf evergreens that describe height, habitat, hardiness zone, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1979 (v.57#9) pg. 56

The ten best choices for shade trees.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1983 (v.61#10) pg. 91

Landscaping with flowering trees. A look at six recommended varieties and step-by-step photos on how to plant a tree.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1986 (v.64#9) pg. 79

Trees to plant for fall color.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1988 (v.66#9) pg. 105

Arbor Day almanac. How to select and plant the right tree for a home landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1992 (v.70#2) pg. 23

Tips on how to protect trees when remodeling a home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. J16

Photo tip shows how to use staking to train young stems of a tree outward.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 108

Branches full of blossoms. A guide to flowering trees and tips on using them in the home landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1998 (v.76#3) pg. 127

How to plant a tree.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1972 (v.62#3) pg. 62

Fall gardening tips include transplanting trees and shrubs, exposed root planting, planting bulbs for spring flowers, and protecting evergreens from winter damage.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1979 (v.3#1) pg. 68

How to transplant a tree from the woods into your yard.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1982 (v.5#9) pg. 5

How to plant trees so that they will survive.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1978 (v.62#5) pg. 30

Suggestions on managing a woodlot.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1979 (v.63#3) pg. 55

How to watch for signs of tree decay. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1982 (v.66#12) pg. 28

Tips on planting and caring for trees.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.73#6) pg. 12

Advice on evaluating potential timber revenues from forested property.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 43

A garden in a grove. Two-tiered agriculture's possibilities for homesteaders. A guide to trees of value for small scale properties.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 54

How to start trees and shrubs from seed.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.75#6) pg. 56

Details on conservation seedling programs. Includes information on planting acres of seedlings.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.76#2) pg. 40

Grafting fruit trees successfully using grafting and growth hormones.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.79#2) pg. 28

Tip on painting the trunks of trees to prevent bark splitting.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1995 (v.79#6) pg. 41

Tips on making fruit trees and vegetable gardens attractive to pollenizing insects.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.80#6) pg. 50

How to cut spring-flowering trees and shrubs and force them to bloom indoors.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 46

Twenty trees you can grow indoors.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 13 1981 (v.94#14) pg. 108

How to protect plants from winter injury. Suggestions on wrapping, tying and covering evergreens, deciduous shrubs and perennials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #149 Dec 1973 (v.23#9) pg. 52

A list of trees and shrubs that are useful to birds for food and cover.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #179 Mar 1977 (v.27#2) pg. 70

How to support a young tree to guide its growth in the proper direction.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #187 Feb 1978 (v.28#2) pg. 77

How to lightning-proof a tree.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 64

How to keep from killing your trees. Photos of typical injuries inflicted on trees and how to avoid them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #197 Mar 1979 (v.29#3) pg. 42

A look at planting trees to save energy.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 38

What to do with splitting trees. A guide to the causes and cures of trees with weak, V-shaped crotches.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #203 Nov 1979 (v.29#9) pg. 102

How to plant a tree or shrub.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #237 Mar 1983 (v.33#3) pg. 68

How to care for your trees. Tips from a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #247 Mar 1984 (v.34#3) pg. 123

Best ways to select and plant a tree.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 54

Twelve ways to protect your plants against winter. Tips for trees, shrubs, and perennials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #263 Nov 1985 (v.35#9) pg. 53

The best way to buy and plant a tree.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #296 Mar 1989 (v.39#3) pg. 54

Wordless Workshop shows tip on how to make tree stakes that can be mowed over.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 26

How to plant trees. Advice on choosing a species, improving the soil, selecting a tree, transporting, planting and caring for a new tree.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #331 Sep 1992 (v.42#8) pg. 59

Wordless Workshop shows how to make a stake to drive holes in the ground around a tree's drip line so fertilizer can be added.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 88

Advice on how to protect trees on a construction site.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #343 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.43#10) pg. 16

Tip on using a 2-liter plastic bottle to protect small tree trunks from lawnmower damage.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 50

Tip lists spring tree planting basics.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 24

Tip shows using soft plastic pots to protect trunks of young trees.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #370 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.46#7) pg. 30

Advice on area around a tree that should not be compacted or excavated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #377 Apr 1997 (v.47#4) pg. 10

Trees for a new yard. How to select and position trees so they will become a part of an attractive landscape.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #382 Oct 1997 (v.47#9) pg. 94

Tip: Line the planting hole for a young tree with chicken wire to keep gophers from damaging the roots.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 8

Techniques of etiolation and banding as means of rooting shade trees and shrubs that are often difficult to propagate.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 43

Tip: How to transplant and care for pine seedlings.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 8

Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) and its virtues in the landscape. Chart describes 10 named cultivars. Includes information on propagation methods (side-veneer grafts and air-layering).
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 53

Tropical trees in tubs. A guide to growing a wide-ranging collection in a limited space. Includes information on five plants for beginners to try.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 60

Tips on protecting tree roots from injury when soil is temporarily mounded beneath the trees.
FINE GARDENING #7 May-Jun 1989 pg. 10

A better start for container-grown trees. Coating containers with a copper-bearing paint produces root systems that need no pruning. How to adapt techniques used by Ohio State University horticulturists to use in a home environment. Accompanying article describes the use of root-control containers, commonly called grow bags.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 38
Added Info FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 4

Homemade containers for starting trees from seed that produce well-branched root systems ready for transplanting.
FINE GARDENING #11 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 6

Growing subtropical fruits in cold climates. Planted in containers, fruit trees thrive outdoors during the summer and overwinter indoors.
FINE GARDENING #11 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 37

Weeping trees. Description of five trees and tips on raising them. (1) Weeping flowering cherry, (2) Sargent's weeping hemlock, (3) weeping katsura, (4) weeping parrotia, and (5) parasol or monster beech.
FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 40

Correct way to mulch around trees to prevent damage from decay, suffocation, and pests.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 8

Fertilizing trees makes a difference. Soil test recommendations and symptoms of poor nutrition discussed. Advice on choosing a fertilizer, methods and timing of application.
FINE GARDENING #18 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 57

A better way to plant shrubs and trees. Technique is based on digging a wide, shallow planting hole and avoiding soil amendments.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 58
Added Info FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #21 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 4

Information on genetic dwarf fruit trees that can be grown in containers.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 12

Advice on how to identify residual lawn chemicals in the soil and how to amend a planting hole for young trees to absorb any chemicals that are present.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 12

Tip suggests using Y-shaped prunings as limb spreaders on young trees.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 8

Gardening amid tree roots. Understanding the risks before you dig, water or apply herbicides.
FINE GARDENING #26 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 58

Choice small trees. Six ornamental gems that fit any size garden. Three-flower maple (Acer triflorum), White redbud (Cercis canadensis 'Alba'), Pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia), Dove tree (Davidia involucrata), Japanese snowbell (S. japonicus) and Golden chain tree (Laburnum x waterei) described.
FINE GARDENING #28 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 60

Advice on leaving snow on bent tree or shrub branches.
FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 8

How to propagate flowering shrubs and trees from cuttings.
FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 16

Beautiful bark. A guide to seven especially artistic smaller trees to plant near a house or much-used path.
FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 66
Added Info FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 6

How to shop for shrubs and trees. A buyer's guide to picking healthy plants.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 44

Soil drainage. What's soggy, what's not, and what to do about it. Includes a list of native shrubs and trees for moist soils.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 42

Tip shows how to protect the bark of young trees from rabbits and rodents by using swimming-pool hose.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 8

Recommended trees to plant as a windscreen in Alaska.
FINE GARDENING #35 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 16

Spectacular stewartias shine in all seasons. Mottled bark, summer bloom and fall color make these trees a focal point of any garden.
FINE GARDENING #40 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 49
Added Info FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 4 (Propagating from seed)

Tip on using spring clothespins to open up the branches of small cherry and other trees.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 8

Buying bare-root. How to check for signs of life in a dormant tree or shrub.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 44

Staking trees. When and how to properly stake a tree.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 16

Tip describes how to use old plastic flowerpots to keep mulch away from tree trunks.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 8

Plant trees for keeps. An arborist shares his secrets for getting balled-and-burlapped trees off to a good start.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 46

Creating an allee, a tree-lined avenue in a small garden. Advice on creating a basic design. How to make a small allee look longer by forcing the perspective.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 50

Some fast-growing trees for shade suggested.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 20

Tip describes how to use a star-shaped planting hole for trees and shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 8

How to protect tree trunks from damage by string trimmers.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 10

Cause of brown fall color of a Parrotia persica tree explained.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 12

Tip on making drip-line fertilizer holes for trees and shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 8

Tree and shrub choices to plant near a septic line.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 12

Exceptional small trees, especially those with spring and fall interest, recommended. Includes tips for selecting a high-quality tree.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 29

Advice on how to protect trees from construction damage during home building or remodeling.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 72

A drought-tolerant tree, Chitalpa tashkentensia, its characteristics and culture.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 18

The best urban trees. A list based on the Shade Tree Evaluation Project at the Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center in Wooster, Ohio.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan 1979 (v.23#1) pg. 14

A roundup of new tree and shrub varieties for 1979.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1979 (v.23#2) pg. 43

How to successfully transplant bareroot woody plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1979 (v.23#3) pg. 8

How to keep your birch tree alive. Stopping branch death (flagging) caused by birch borers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul 1979 (v.23#7) pg. 8

What to do about girdling roots, those roots which encircle a tree trunk just below the soil line and can kill the tree.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1979 (v.23#8) pg. 10

How to care for a Norway spruce.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1979 (v.23#9) pg. 5

How to force some spring-flowering branches to bloom indoors.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1980 (v.24#2) pg. 8

How to save elms from Dutch elm disease.
FLOWER & GARDEN May 1980 (v.24#5) pg. 12

Tips on raising jujube trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 64

Add variety to your landscape by planting trees with unusual bark patterns.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1982 (v.26#2) pg. 72

Use this "butterfly" technique for planting container-grown trees and shrubs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1982 (v.26#3) pg. 66

The many good reasons for fall planting or transplanting of perennials shrubs and trees. Illustrations for pruning rose roots before replanting.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 35

A look at improper planting or care techniques that will kill a tree.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1983 (v.27#2) pg. 52

Ideas for protecting trees from animals, birds or insects.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1984 (v.28#4) pg. 38

Producing greens for holiday decorations, from trees and shrubs in your own yard. Tips on the preparation and decorating given.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1985 (v.29#6) pg. 24

Tip: Guards to protect young trees from rabbits are made from plastic soft-drink bottles.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 14

A guide to bulbs, perennials, shrubs and trees that provide spring flowers and are considered the most reliable performers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1986 (v.30#3) pg. 36

A guide to the many varieties of euonymus and suggestions for its use in landscaping.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1986 (v.30#3) pg. 52

How to safeguard plants through the winter.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 34

Salvage a broken or split tree branch by bolting it back in place.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 63

Tip: Lever made from a 2x4 and concrete block makes planting a large tree a one-person job.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 14

General information on the golden-rain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) and suggestions on site selection.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 18

Reasons and methods for staking trees explained.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 26

Raising trees and shrubs from seeds. Describes how to collect seeds, germinate them and transplant seedlings. Insert suggests ten plants to try and explains special handling for each.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 30

Planting a tree in autumn. Advice on selection, purchase, planting and follow-up care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 24

Weeping trees in the home landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1992 (v.36#4) pg. 48

Raising trees in pots. Some tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1995 (v.39#4) pg. 26

Plant it right. Advice from a plant physiologist on climate, location, planting techniques and maintenance of trees in the home landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1996 (v.40#1) pg. 58

Buying tree care services. How to obtain the best possible care for the trees in your landscape and avoid getting burned by a fly-by-night scam.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 20

Spring-flowering trees for the home landscape. A look at ornamental cherries, plums, crab apples, magnolias and other choices.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1998 (v.42#2) pg. 29

Planting and caring for trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1999 (v.43#2) pg. 12

Burying the myths of tree planting. Practical advice on choosing, transplanting, digging, watering, and staking trees.
GARBAGE Jan-Feb 1991 (v.3#1) pg. 43

Guidelines for mulching around trees from the trunk to the dripline.
GARDEN GATE #1 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 4

Planting shrubs and trees. Digging the hole, planting, mulching, etc.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 12

Tip on checking a tree ball for excess roots or plastic burlap (which must be removed before planting).
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 5

Moving trees and shrubs to improve a home landscape. Includes advice on root pruning, digging and wrapping a root ball, and replanting.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 32

Advice on when and how to apply tree wrap.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 5

Coat of many textures. A look at tree bark that can add color and interest to the winter landscape. Includes lists of trees that have interesting bark characteristics.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 20

Advice on how to care for a tree during drought conditions.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 5

Eight fast-growing shade trees for the home landscape. Includes maintenance tips.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 32

A primer on tree shapes as a guide to selecting a species or cultivar that fits your landscape.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 34

How to make a guy wire system to redirect a tree that is leaning.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 39

Tip suggests ways to prevent road-salt damage to trees and shrubs.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 4

Flowering trees. Twelve beauties guaranteed to wake up any landscape with sensational blooms and other fine traits.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 32

Fall color in trees and shrubs. A list of plants arranged by fall foliage colors.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 22

How to save a sprout (sucker) to start a new tree.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 5

Advice on how to handle a cavity in an otherwise healthy tree.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 39

Water pipe insulation recommended as protection for saplings and tree roses.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 5

Tree care. How to plant, prune and protect trees.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 19

One way to visualize the full-grown size of a tree or shrub.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 4

Advice on winter trunk tie-up for columnar or upright trees and shrubs.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 5

How to protect trees from mice.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 40

Trees without trama. How to select, plant and tend new trees.
HARROWSMITH #34 Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 65

Upward and windward. What is available in fast-growing hardy trees. Tips on planting and care.
HARROWSMITH #34 Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 72

Stewardship of the trees. A guide to small woodlot management.
HARROWSMITH #40 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 53

Woodlot management. Details the fundamental principles that determine what trees should be selected for harvest.
HARROWSMITH #83 Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 91

Herb trees. A brief introduction to 13 of the more unusual arboreal herbs. Includes general information on their cultivation and use.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 48

Versatile neem, a tree that is native to India, and is used for a multitude of purposes.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1993 (v.5#3) pg. 40

Advice on how to grow Indian sandalwood from seeds.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 5
Added Info HERB COMPANION Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.6#2) pg. 6

How to plant a tree. A new approach that is recommended by arborists.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1998 (v.11#1) pg. 22

Photos show the correct way to plant balled trees.
HOME MECHANIX #691 Nov 1985 (v.81) pg. 56

Tip: Protect a staked tree's trunk with a 1-gal. tin can surrounding a Styrofoam core.
HOME MECHANIX #697 May 1986 (v.82) pg. 8

Start your own backyard nursery and cut the high cost of landscaping. How to raise your own trees and shrubs for later transplanting. Tips on transplanting.
HOME MECHANIX #714 Oct 1987 (v.83) pg. 76

How to successfully transplant trees and shrubs.
HOME MECHANIX #744 Apr 1990 (v.86) pg. 30
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #747 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.86) pg. 10

How to evaluate the casualty loss of a tree felled by lightning, establish a value, file an insurance claim and take an income tax deduction.
HOME MECHANIX #802 Feb 1996 (v.92) pg. 22

Tip shows how to use lengths of perforated PVC pipe filled with gravel to get water and fertilizer to the base of the root ball of a newly planted tree.
HOME MECHANIX #805 May 1996 (v.92) pg. 78

How to keep your trees healthy and beautiful. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 63

How to select, plant, and care for a shade tree.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 20

Indoor tree. Tips on a dozen tree-like plants that will flourish in medium or artifical light, plus suggestions for distinctive plant boxes.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1984 (v.9#8) pg. 46

How to transplant trees and shrubs, both balled and bare-root stock.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1985 (v.10#3) pg. 8

Tip on planting bare-root stock.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1986 (v.11#1) pg. 10

SPECIAL SECTION: OUTDOOR LIVING. Ideas for decks, gazebos, poolside pavilion and landscaping. No construction details included. Chart of 50 top shrubs and trees for landscaping.
HOMEOWNER May 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 29
Added Info HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.12#8) pg. 4

Winter wraps for outdoor plants. Suggestions for protecting evergreens, young trees, shrubs, roses, etc.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.12#8) pg. 18

Standard procedure for planting bare-root trees.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.13#3) pg. 11

Tips on landscaping under a large shade tree. Looks at shade-tolerant plants, deck modules, rock mulch, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 56

Treescaping. A guide to selecting and nurturing 15 choice trees for a variety of landscape effects.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.13#6) pg. 45

Winterizing shrubs and trees. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1988 (v.13#10) pg. 16

Insurance for trees. Advice on insuring valuable trees and/or determining loss value for tax purposes. Tips on keeping trees healthy.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.14#7) pg. 16

Guide to trees for indoor use.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1989 (v.14#9) pg. 14

Use short lengths of plastic drain pipe to protect the trunks of small trees from rabbits and other critters.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1990 (v.15#7) pg. 68

How to protect your trees and shrubs from winter kill.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1979 (v.4#6) pg. 25

A guide to summer-flowering trees.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 8

How to raise early-blooming trees and shrubs such as forsythia, saucer magnolia, etc.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1981 (v.6#5) pg. 6

A guide to raising large houseplants and trees under artificial light.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1982 (v.7#1) pg. 97

Winter wraps for your garden. How to protect trees and shrubs during the winter.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 54

Tip on avoiding over-fertilization of trees when using lawn fertilizer.
HORTICULTURE Jul 1990 (v.68#7) pg. 10

Tips on cause and prevention of frost cracking on trees.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1990 (v.68#11) pg. 8

Profiles in green. A brief look at some deciduous trees, shurbs and vines which remain verdant year-round.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1990 (v.68#12) pg. 40

How to choose trees for the mixed border. Nine varieties recommended.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1991 (v.69#2) pg. 48

A step-by-step guide to planting a fruit tree.
HORTICULTURE May 1991 (v.69#5) pg. 64

Step-by-step guide to winterizing a tub-grown tree.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 26

Raising standards. How to train a tree or shrub that would normally assume a bushy or floppy outline to become a single stem. Sketches show how to train a standard privet and a standard wisteria.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1993 (v.71#1) pg. 58

The use of variegated plants in landscaping. Variegated species of trees and shrubs are described.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 46

A sampler of trees and shrubs that produce brilliant fall colors.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 34

Repotting a container-grown tree.
HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 32

Tree planting without tears (or stakes or wires or pruning).
HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 56
Added Info HORTICULTURE Oct 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 8

Sizzling caesalpinias. A look at species of these subtropical trees and shrubs. Advice on growing them in zones 9 and 10 and in containers.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1996 (v.74#7) pg. 56

Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum), its qualities and culture.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 82

Advice on shrubs and trees that will give privacy from the road and that will tolerate deicing salts.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1997 (v.94#3) pg. 14
Added Info HORTICULTURE Oct 1997 (v.94#8) pg. 10

Advice on leaving the wire basket or untreated burlap on a root ball when planting a tree is defended.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1997 (v.94#6) pg. 10
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jan 1998 (v.95#1) pg. 10
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jul-Aug 1998 (v.95#7) pg. 10

A suggestion on trees and shrubs that produce orange foliage color in the fall.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1997 (v.94#9) pg. 12

Advice on caring for a cavity in a tree.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1999 (v.96#3) pg. 12

Causes of gummosis in fruit trees discussed.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 15

Tips on preserving trees from damage around your home.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #456 May 1966 (v.62) pg. 78

Tips on how to gather forest greens for sale to florist supply houses.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #52 Jul-Aug 1978 pg. 90A

How to winterize yard plants and trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 29

How to manage a woodlot.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #55 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 154

How to dig and sell native trees for a living.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 124

How to propagate trees, shrubs, and vines.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 37

A look at the Fry hybrid poplars that grow fast enough to harvest the wood in 4 years.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 43

Try forestry maintenance for fun and profit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 118

A short guide to dwarfing rootstocks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 180

Growing conifers from seed.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #77 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 66

How to make money by collecting and selling balsam boughs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 74

Controlling erosion. How to fight it with plants, mulch, brush mats and wattles, contour trenches, gullies, and check dams. Insert describes how to cut and use willow stakes that will turn into a row of willow trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #98 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 44

Basic tree-planting steps. Included in an article on the importance of trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #122 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 108

Small woodlot management. How to start and implement a management plan.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #148 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 68

How to make a living from an orchard of superproductive dwarf fruit trees that can be grown on just a few acres. Advice on organic pest controls, locating and assessing land, plant varieties, layout and preparation.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #158 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 24

Tip: How to clean out a decayed cavity in a live tree and then patch the cavity to prevent further decay.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW May 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 4

Trees for solar control. Design your landscape for natural cooling.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.5#6) pg. 36

Instant landscaping with trees and shrubs. The emphasis is on selecting and planting trees.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.7#6) pg. 35

Selecting, planting and maintaining street trees.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug-Sep 1983 (v.11#7) pg. 154

Suggestions for trees and shrubs that duplicate the heirloom trees purchased from tree peddlers in the late 1800s. Tips on where and where not to plant them.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.26#1) pg. 28

How to transplant native shrubs and trees (dogwood, mulberry, sycamore, red cedar) from the woods to your yard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 154

How to find and transplant tiny seedlings of trees and shrubs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 137

Tips on three ways to fall-feed your trees, both hardwood and evergreen.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1977 (v.24#10) pg. 154

How to plant fast-growing deciduous trees that can become a source of firewood.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1978 (v.25#12) pg. 138

Tip: How to get rid of poison ivy twining up a tree without damaging the tree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1979 (v.26#7) pg. 12

A new look at tree planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 86

Tip: Keep newly planted (or transplanted) trees and bushes from sinking by tying them to a stick which extends beyond the freshly dug hole.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 16

Tip: Use silicon rubber sealant to repair damaged tree bark.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1981 (v.28#7) pg. 23

Tip: Kill the roots of unwanted tree seedlings, poison ivy and vines by covering them with tin cans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1981 (v.28#8) pg. 22

Managing your woodland to produce more lumber and more firewood.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1981 (v.28#10) pg. 71

How to raise your own trees and shrubs from seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1982 (v.29#10) pg. 59

Trees that fit small yards. A look at 9 colorful choices that stay under 30 feet with no pruning.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 86

New ideas for planting trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1983 (v.30#10) pg. 60

Paint tree trunks with white latex paint to prevent bark splitting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1985 (v.32#4) pg. 12

New ideas for transplanting trees and shrubs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1985 (v.32#9) pg. 22

Tips on selecting the best shrub or tree specimens for fall planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1985 (v.32#9) pg. 32, 34

How to raise spruce seedlings from seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1985 (v.32#10) pg. 14

Home-built hydraulic drill built from thin-wall conduit and a wooden handle is used to inject water and fertilizer into a tree's root zone.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1986 (v.33#1) pg. 26

Managing a small woodlot for firewood. A guide on what to cut and what to save.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1986 (v.33#10) pg. 74

A look at the search for the largest trees of different species and information on how you can become a "big-tree hunter."
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1987 (v.34#3) pg. 66

Tips from a tree expert on nurturing new trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1987 (v.34#9) pg. 62

Ten flowering trees and shrubs to use as accents in a home landscape.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1988 (v.35#10) pg. 45

Techniques detailed for planting a tree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1988 (v.35#11) pg. 26

Winterize your yard. A guide to plant protection to prevent cold weather damage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1989 (v.36#8) pg. 50

Your own tree center. Basic rules for choosing and siting trees correctly.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1990 (v.37#8) pg. 23

Branching out. Choose the best small trees for your landscape.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1990 (v.37#9) pg. 34

Advice on handling new bulbs, bare-root perennials and nursery stock when planting must be delayed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 54

An explanation of why chlorosis occurs in shade trees, even when there's plenty of iron in the soil, and how to control the problem.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1991 (v.38#3) pg. 22

Advice on using white paint on fruit tree trunks to protect them from sunscald during the winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1991 (v.38#8) pg. 24

Tips on how to protect fruit trees from late frost.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1992 (v.39#2) pg. 23

Fruit tree failure. What happens when the wrong rootstock causes a problem.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1992 (v.39#2) pg. 58

How to make a special planting tube that allows starting and planting trees with long taproots without having the rootball disintegrate.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1992 (v.39#3) pg. 104

Making trees work for you. Ideas from the Rodale Working Tree Center. A description of 13 small groves that are low-input, low-maintenance and organic.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 56

Tip tells how to grow trees from fruit pits for use as rootstock.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1993 (v.40#7) pg. 22

Tip on using plastic-bottle tree protectors and mulch to improve the survival rate of young trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 84

Plant the perfect tree for your needs. Selecting trees for color, shade, and privacy.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 54

Plant a tree for Arbor Day. Step-by-step planting instructions and advice on care of the tree over the next several years.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 36

Correct method for mulching around a tree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1999 (v.46#5) pg. 21

How to plant trees and shrubs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1994 (v.171#4) pg. 74

Planting mature trees using services which operate truck-mounted tree spades.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1998 (v.175#4) pg. 100

How to save split trees.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1965 (v.187#4) pg. 148

How to plant a balled-and-burlapped tree in the fall.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.1#2) pg. 82

Build a tree box to surround one or more trees. Fill the box with mulch.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 70
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1989 (v.4#1) pg. 6

Emergency care for storm-damaged trees. Removing broken branches, dressing wounds, strengthening a split or weakened crotch, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 72

Relocating a tree. Details on working with a nursery or tree mover.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1989 (v.4#4) pg. 68

How to safeguard trees on a construction site.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Dec 1989-Jan 1990 (v.4#9) pg. 58

How trees grow and how to care for them.

Proper care of trees.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1963 (v.34#8) pg. 94

A look at different ways oleanders can be used in landscaping. Tips on training an oleander as a tree, as a hedge, and as a screen.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 142

Tips on how to clean out, drain, and fill a tree cavity.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 148

How to replant "volunteer seedlings" (tree seedlings that have been planted by natural means) and fashion a bonsai, tub tree or full-size yard tree.
SUNSET Oct 1978 (v.161#4) pg. 246

How to start a manzanitas from cuttings or seeds.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 264

A look at the favorite flowers, trees and shrubs from four western mild-winter areas.
SUNSET Feb 1979 (v.162#2) pg. 86

How to rid your trees of mistletoe.
SUNSET Dec 1979 (v.163#6) pg. 182

A guide to planting bare-root trees and shrubs.
SUNSET Jan 1980 (v.164#1) pg. 62

A guide to coral trees. What you need to know before you plant.
SUNSET Feb 1980 (v.164#2) pg. 72

How to move an evergreen tree "nursery-style", by digging a rootball and wrapping in burlap.
SUNSET Oct 1982 (v.169#4) pg. 234

Latest recommendations for planting young container-grown trees and shrubs.
SUNSET Oct 1983 (v.171#4) pg. 264

Tips on raising persimmon trees.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 126

How to prevent tree damage caused by severe storms. Inspect your trees for seven danger signs.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 130

Tips on shopping for bare-root trees.
SUNSET Jan 1984 (v.172#1) pg. 108

Fourteen trees to plant for the patio.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 250

Tips on growing a bunya-bunya tree.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 266

How to shop for a bare-root tree.
SUNSET Jan 1985 (v.174#1) pg. 152

Tip: How to stake a young tree.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 186

Tip: How to deep-feed tree roots.
SUNSET Mar 1987 (v.178#3) pg. 176

How to build-up or grade around a tree without damaging the root area.
SUNSET Sep 1988 (v.181#3) pg. 178

The unthirsty 100. Listing of shrubs, ground covers, perennials, vines and trees which get along with little or no summer watering. Tips on planting and watering.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 74

How to water the root zone of a tree.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 218

Selecting a tree for fall color in California. Chart of 18 trees, their characteristics and color display. Includes tips on site location.
SUNSET Nov 1989 (v.183#5) pg. 89

The new dwarf fruit trees. Tips on selection and care.
SUNSET Jan 1990 (v.184#1) pg. 65

Saving your big trees. How to tell if the drought is harming your trees. How to water trees.
SUNSET Jul 1990 (v.185#1) pg. 68

Shopping tips for bare-root trees.
SUNSET Jan 1994 (v.192#1) pg. 46

Twelve trees that will thrive indoors and tips on culture and container.
SUNSET Jan 1995 (v.194#1) pg. 50

Tips on watering trees during the winter.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #811 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.92) pg. 72

Fall planting tip for root ball trees.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #828 Sep 1998 (v.94) pg. 76

How to add a tree to your yard. Advice on correct location, planting, and care.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #836 Jun 1999 (v.95) pg. 45

How to select and care for an indoor tree.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 3 1984 (v.47#8) pg. 94

Tender loving care for trees.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1984 (v.47#14) pg. 84

Replanting the family farm with black walnut, red oak, white ash and other species of trees. Advice on costs and programs that offer repayment and tax incentives.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 52

How to manage a small woodlot of hardwood trees for profit. Includes chart of the stumpage value of a properly managed red oak tree.
WOOD MAGAZINE #105 Apr 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 84

How to force cuttings from spring-flowering shrubs and trees to bloom indoors.
WORKBASKET Dec 1978 (v.44#3) pg. 31

Guidelines for selecting and planting flowering trees and shrubs in your yard.
WORKBASKET Mar 1981 (v.46#5) pg. 40

How to transplant trees and shrubs.
WORKBASKET Feb 1989 (v.54#4) pg. 8

Tip: How to germinate buckeye seeds.
WORKBASKET Feb 1989 (v.54#4) pg. 10

A look at the Ginkgo tree for the home landscape.
WORKBASKET Aug 1989 (v.54#9) pg. 53