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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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sa   LAWN
xx   LAWN
xx   PLANT

Landscaping with ornamental grasses.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1981 (v.59#5) pg. 106

Tips on planting and caring for hostas and ornamental grasses.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1988 (v.66#8) pg. 83

Two methods for getting rid of bermudagrass suggested.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 8
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 14

A tall-grass prairie in a small backyard. Advice on preparing the soil, planting, weeding, and controlled burning.
FINE GARDENING #13 May-Jun 1990 pg. 47

Landscaping with ornamental grasses.
FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 66
Added Info FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 14

Tip on herbicides to use before sowing grass seed for the first time.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 22

Graceful grasses for small spaces. Five small noninvasive ornamental grasses are profiled.
FINE GARDENING #40 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 64

Tip on deadheading ornamental grass clumps using a chainsaw.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 10

Advice on ornamental grasses for a seaside garden.
FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 16

Suggestions for white-variegated, vase-shaped ornamental grasses that remain under 5 feet tall.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 20

Tip suggests bundling ornamental grasses before cutting them back in winter.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 8

Winter-worthy grasses. Recommendations on grasses that enliven a garden in fall and winter.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 48

Attributes of Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', a cultivar of Japanese forest grass, noted.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 22

How to get rid of Bermuda grass in iris and daylily beds.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 14

Advice on which ornamental grasses to select to add winter interest and that are not flattened by snows.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 14

Giant feather grass (Stipa gigantea), its characteristics and culture.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 20

Grasses that glow. A guide to golden grasses. Step-by-step photos show how to divide grasses.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 50

A guide to four ornamental grasses. Arundo donax (giant reed), Miscanthus sinensis (zebra grass), Cortaderia selloana (pampas grass) and Erianthus ravennae (plume grass).
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 41

Ornamental grasses. A guide to some reliable choices to try and information on culture and care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1993 (v.37#1) pg. 55

Grasses with manners. Ornamental grasses bring a unique grace and beauty to the garden. They are easy to grow and most are not invasive. Advice on selection and care.
GARDEN GATE #3 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 6

Tips on controlling spreading grasses and sedges with invasive root systems.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 28

Tip suggests combination plantings of ornamental grasses and spring-blooming bulbs.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 5

Hairy awn muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris), an ornamental grass with showy clouds of red-purple panicles in autumn. Its attributes, care and culture.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 42

Ornamental grasses. How to add movement, texture and form to the garden. Advice on selection and design, and recommendations of specific small, medium and tall grasses. Includes plan and plant list for a four-season island garden that incorporates ornamental grasses.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 14

Landscaping with ornamental grasses. Ten hardy, non-invasive perennial grasses are described.
HARROWSMITH #72 Mar-Apr 1987 (v.11#6) pg. 37

Tip on growing and harvesting sweet grass.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.6#2) pg. 8

Graceful grasses. These easy-care perennials can add striking shapes and subtle colors to your garden.
HOMEOWNER May 1990 (v.15#4) pg. 46

Ornamental grasses. Autumn favorites with year-round appeal.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1990 (v.68#11) pg. 27

Graceful grasses in the mixed border. Some desirable small, midsize and large grasses identified, along with advice on their culture.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1991 (v.69#8) pg. 44

Annuals for connoisseurs. Quaking grass (Briza maxima), Nicotiana sylvestris and Gomphrena globosa are described, along with how to grow them from seed and care for them.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1992 (v.70#9) pg. 30
Correction HORTICULTURE Jan 1993 (v.71#1) pg. 6

Little bluestem grass described.
HORTICULTURE May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 96

A sampler of ornamental grasses.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 42
Added Info HORTICULTURE Nov 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 6

Switch grass (Panicum virgatum). Its qualities and culture.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 82

A thoroughly modern border. A 300-foot long creation by Edith Eddleman that incorporates many plants native to the United States. Blending of hot colors and the use of grasses of all sizes described.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1997 (v.94#1) pg. 64

How to propagate Japanese silver grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus') from division or seed.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1997 (v.94#3) pg. 12

Advice on removing a stand of common reed grass (Phragmites australis).
HORTICULTURE Jun 1998 (v.95#6) pg. 12

A patch of prairie. Creating a lawn of wildflowers and grasses.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1980 (v.1#4) pg. 20

Put life in your lawn. Describes 4 families who enjoy their lawns instead of working on them. Suggestions for raising native grasses and wildflowers which do not need mowing.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1982 (v.29#4) pg. 50

Grasses as art. A guide to annual ornamental grasses that are grown for their striking seedheads. Insert tells how to dry grasses.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1988 (v.35#4) pg. 54

Technique for dividing perennial ornamental grasses.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 32

Tips on how to organically control the spread of Bermuda grass.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 20

Ornamental grasses. How to add color, form and texture to a landscape. Their culture and a plan for a full-sun garden with a mixture of grasses and perennials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#8) pg. 40

Selecting and raising ornamental grasses that are best suited to your area.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1999 (v.46#6) pg. 23

How to plant fountain and fescue grasses on hard-to-maintain slopes.
SUNSET Oct 1985 (v.175#4) pg. 300B

How to grow liriopes and ophiopogons, commonly called "lily turf".
SUNSET Nov 1985 (v.175#5) pg. 294

A guide to 13 ornamental grasses, their planting and pruning.
SUNSET Jun 1986 (v.176#6) pg. 107

Tips on raising papyrus in either soil or water.
SUNSET Jun 1986 (v.176#6) pg. 258

A guide to a dozen plants with narrow, grass-like foliage that are in the iris and lily families.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 176

Ornamental grasses. Tips on raising them in pots from seeds.
SUNSET Feb 1988 (v.180#2) pg. 74

Selecting native grasses based on looks, fire resistance, etc.
SUNSET Jul 1988 (v.181#1) pg. 190

Guide to selecting and raising ornamental grasses.
SUNSET Feb 1993 (v.190#2) pg. 48

Grow a garden in a pocket planter. Four new looks for the classic strawberry pot. (1) Soft grass pot. (2) Herb pot. (3) Succulent pot. (4) Rose pot.
SUNSET Jun 1994 (v.192#6) pg. 70

Sidewalk surprise. Planting the ribbon of earth between sidewalk and street. Advice on grasses and perennials to plant.
SUNSET Jul 1994 (v.193#1) pg. 52

Lawn alternatives. A guide to ornamental grasses.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 5 1980 (v.43#13) pg. 153

How to raise ornamental grasses. Includes tips on harvesting and drying them to be used in dried bouquets.
WORKBASKET Aug 1985 (v.50#9) pg. 52