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xx   PLANT

How to increase and renew prized plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1972 (v.50#9) pg. 98

How to make starts from your existing plants to create new plants to give as gifts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 56

Tips on propagating your houseplants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. M5

Photo tips show how to divide houseplants and most perennials after they flower.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 116

A guide to varieties of daffodils and how to plant them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 121

Exploring the important elements of successful houseplant nurturing. Also shows how to propagate by air layering.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 56

How to help mother nature with pollination.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1982 (v.66#8) pg. 34

The art of propagating plants from cuttings.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.71#5) pg. 18

Flowers for the price of sand. How to take cuttings of flowers and multiply them for the garden.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 9

Six easy ways to propagate your plants.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 16 1980 (v.93#13) pg. 69

Have a house and yard full of no-cost plants. How to propagate plants from cuttings, division, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 1 1981 (v.94#12) pg. 24

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

Dividing suckering shrubs. Techniques for quick propagation with a shovel and shears. Includes a chart of 21 easily divided shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 36

Breeding plants. Learning the basics from Indian corn.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 40
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 6

Tip describes a painless way to separate rooted cuttings.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 10

Tip on using chamomile tea to control damping-off of seedlings.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 8

Propagating woody plants using the layering technique.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 12

A temporary home for plants. How to construct a nursery bed for starting new garden plants from seed or cuttings.
FINE GARDENING #53 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 57

The basics of dividing and multiplying your favorite garden plants.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 84

Tip tells how to start cuttings in water.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 12

Abundance from aggressive propagation. Advice on ruthless propagation techniques that include seed-scattering, division and stem cuttings.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 62

Tip suggests using young willow branch to hasten rooting of stem cuttings in water.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 10

Tending tender plants in winter. Quick-and-easy propagation of annuals and tender perennials. Advice on creating an in-house winter environment for plants.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 70

Tip: How to prepare a tin can for starting plants that will let you remove the plant easily for transplanting.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1980 (v.24#6) pg. 35

How to hand-pollinate cucumbers, squashes and melons.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 13

Learn how to propagate your perennials. Includes a chart showing the easiest way to propagate 116 different perennials.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1981 (v.25#4) pg. 26

How to propagate plants from cuttings.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 40

Layering to increase shrubs and vines. Simple, tip, serpentine, trench, mound and air layering are explained. Includes a list of 30 shrubs and vines that can be propagated this way.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 93

Create your own home nursery, an out-of-the-way garden for tiny starts, cuttings, first-year biennials, etc.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 14

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

How to make hardwood cuttings.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1989 (v.33#3) pg. 68

New plants from cuttings. A seven-step process described for child gardeners.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.37#6) pg. 12
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1994 (v.38#1) pg. 12

Guidelines to propagating houseplants using natural light. Covers divisions, offsets, stem cuttings and leaf cuttings.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1994 (v.38#1) pg. 16

Moving with your garden. How to plan ahead to gather seeds, dig bulbs and take stem cuttings that can be transferred to a new home.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1996 (v.40#1) pg. 76

A garden borrowed. Ways to share plants through cuttings, divisions, grafting and layering. Includes a list of 15 common garden plants that can be grown by vegetative propagation.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun 1999 (v.43#3) pg. 26

How to keep water sweet when water-rooting cuttings.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 4

How the "Swan White Table Queen" squash was bred. Includes detailed information on plant breeding in the home garden.
HARROWSMITH #69 Sep-Oct 1986 (v.11#3) pg. 37

A guide to the propagation of common houseplants.
HARROWSMITH #75 Sep-Oct 1987 (v.12#3) pg. 77

Ways of rooting cuttings from perennial herbs. Includes special treatment information for scented geraniums, lemon verbena and lavender.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 36

Layering. Plant propagation without separation (stem cutting or root division).
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1990 (v.2#6) pg. 52

Technique for rooting twigs using a mixture of willow tea.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1998 (v.10#6) pg. 50

Tips on creating your own hybrid flowers by cross pollinating.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#6) pg. 10

A propagation system which uses a heated fish tank.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 22

How to produce new plants from old by air layering.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1978 (v.3#3) pg. 42

How to have houseplants aplenty. Growing plants from seeds and propagation by cuttings.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 37

The joys of home hydridizing. Vegetable plant breeding ideas for the home gardener.
HORTICULTURE Aug 1990 (v.68#8) pg. 44

Step-by-step guide to dividing a houseplant.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1992 (v.70#1) pg. 68

Step-by-step guide to detatching offsets from houseplants and repotting them as new plants.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 32

Tips on propagating Harry Lauder's walking stick from shoot cuttings.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1995 (v.73#9) pg. 10

Rejuvenating a houseplant. How to prune and use the prunings to grow additional plants.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1996 (v.74#3) pg. 26

How to air-layer a houseplant.
HORTICULTURE Jan-Feb 1999 (v.96#1) pg. 76

Step-by-step guide to propagating from root cuttings.
HORTICULTURE Jul-Aug 1999 (v.96#6) pg. 26

An explanation of plants that are monoecious and its implications for pollenization and hybridizing.
KITCHEN GARDEN #4 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 18

Layering method of plant propagation described.
KITCHEN GARDEN #6 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 16

How to screen plants that are to be used for seed so they will be self-pollinated.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 14

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

Tips on plant propagation. How to get new plants from old through tuber division, root division, and layering. Includes information on evergreens, shrubs and trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1977 (v.24#10) pg. 65

How to successfully propagate plants with root cuttings. Includes instructions for building a rooting box and a list of plants that can be propagated by stem cuttings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1979 (v.26#6) pg. 55

Instructions on how to layer plants for sure propagation, with shoots remaining attached to the parent while new roots are forming. Special inset also gives instructions on propagation by division.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1979 (v.26#6) pg. 60

How to do air layering, a surefire propagation technique for house- and greenhouse plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 56

A better way to root cuttings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1983 (v.30#10) pg. 108

The layered look: How to clone plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1984 (v.31#11) pg. 44

An American version of a cottage garden. Includes a plan of the cottage garden at Rodale Research Center. Insert explains the four basic methods for dividing perennials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1988 (v.35#9) pg. 34
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 7

Tips on hand-pollination of plants grown in a greenhouse.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1989 (v.36#1) pg. 22

Taking hardwood cuttings to reproduce shrubs, vines, evergreens or fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 26

Easy technique for air layering (an ancient plant propagation method).
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1990 (v.37#9) pg. 68

Tip tells how to use old aquariums as nurseries for rooting cuttings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 71

A technique for dividing pot-bound plants with matted roots.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#8) pg. 71

Propagating by air layering.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.122#3) pg. 167

The amateur scientist. The aerodynamics of the samara, the winged seed of the maple, the ash and other trees.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1981 (v.245#4) pg. 226

How to take slips or cuttings from perennials, shrubs, ground cover, and vines.
SUNSET Aug 1978 (v.161#2) pg. 78

The art of air layering. How to increase woody-stemmed house plants.
SUNSET Mar 1981 (v.166#3) pg. 190

An easy way to propagate shrubs and trees. Cut a branch to make a callus form, then snip off below the callus and root.
SUNSET Jun 1981 (v.166#6) pg. 218

Wattling, a simple, cheap, and effective way to control erosion and start new plants. Bundles of twigs are planted in trenches and sprout into soil-holding plants.
SUNSET Jan 1982 (v.168#1) pg. 120

Step-by-step instructions on air-layering.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 225

How to take softwood cuttings from shrubs and perennials to start new plants.
SUNSET May 1985 (v.174#5) pg. 296

Tissue culture. How to propagate plants from leaf tissue squares.
SUNSET Nov 1985 (v.175#5) pg. 281

How to dig and divide tubers.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 192

Multiplying favorite perennials with stem cuttings.
SUNSET May 1989 (v.182#5) pg. 250

Propagating scheffleras. Photos show which parts to use.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 236

Tip: Two ways to store perennials after dividing them so they remain cool and moist.
SUNSET Sep 1989 (v.183#3) pg. 176

Tips on propogating plants from stem cuttings.
SUNSET Aug 1992 (v.189#2) pg. 56D

Tips on propagating the most popular kinds of house plants.
WORKBASKET Feb 1978 (v.43#5) pg. 39

How to grow houseplants from cuttings.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 35

How to prepare a propagating bed and use cuttings to multiply houseplants.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 60

Plants in a pillow. Start cuttings from a plant by placing them in a plastic bag filled with soil.
WORKBASKET May 1988 (v.53#7) pg. 32