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

Using zinc-coated flashing to prevent moss buildup on shingle roofs.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2000 (v.23#5) pg. 74

Tip: How to kill moss growing on concrete and brick.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #221 Sep 1981 (v.31#7) pg. 144

Tip on removing moss from a roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #272 Oct 1986 (v.36#8) pg. 6

Tip on cleaning moss off a brick patio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 12

Recipe for growing moss on a stone wall or concrete birdbath.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 88

Tip: Buttermilk mixture sprayed on new masonry speeds up colonization of moss.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 8

Making a moss garden, an innovative treatment for shady, moist sites.
FINE GARDENING #21 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 49
Added Info FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 6
Added Info FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 6

Information on peat moss (sphagnum moss) and fungal infections.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 14

Tip recommends using vinegar to clean moss from concrete surfaces.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 10

Irish moss suggested as a way to keep weeds at bay around a limestone walkway.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 10

A quick and easy way to establish moss growth on clay pots.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 12

Recipe for a solution to paint on surfaces where you want moss to grow.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 10

Tip on removing moss and lichen from granite.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #48 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 12

Tip on using strips of zinc or copper flashing to kill moss, mold and fungus on wood or asphalt roofs.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 28

Tips on how to create an Oriental style garden with a pond and adjacent dry stream. Includes information on growing moss from a starter of natural moss.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 37

Along the mossy path. Advice on incorporating mosses into the home landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 22

Moss, its care and culture. How to begin a moss carpet in yard of garden.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 8

How to get rid of moss in a lawn, on concrete, and on bricks.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 20

Causes of moss in a lawn and ways to eliminate it.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 8

Tip on killing moss growing on a concrete tile roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.21#1) pg. 24

How to remove moss without damaging a masonry chimney.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 14

Tip on how to remove moss from an asbestos shingle roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.26#6) pg. 80

Tip on controlling roof moss using bare copper wire.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1992 (v.169#12) pg. 78

Tips on ridding a roof of decay-causing moss. Includes a list of chemical treatments that can be used.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 47

Tips on planting Irish or Scotch moss.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 268

Recipe for a solution to remove moss and lichen from a patio without damaging surrounding plants.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #812 Feb 1997 (v.93) pg. 28