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

Shade-loving plants and how to grow them. A look at caladiums, hostas, ferns, impatiens, begonias, alyssum and coleus.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1977 (v.55#5) pg. 88

Favorite varieties of hostas are noted, along with tips on how to grow them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1986 (v.64#9) pg. 35

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

Havens for hostas. How to make them the stars of shady landscapes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1999 (v.77#4) pg. 181

A guide to using hostas in the garden. Gives tips on buying and growing hostas, on dealing with pests and diseases, and on division and propagation.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 36

How to propagate hostas by division using a technique called rossising.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 18

Early blooming companions for hostas.
FINE GARDENING #35 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 8

Tip on preventing slug damage to hostas by watering early in the morning and not using mulch.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 8

How to collect and plant hosta seeds.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 22

Tip describes how to add gravel or rocks to the planting hole for hostas to deter voles.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 8

Designing with hostas. Suggestions on ways to use them in the perennial border and under tall trees. Ten hosta cultivars are recommended.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 70

How to raise hostas. Covers planting and propagation by division.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul 1979 (v.23#7) pg. 18

How to raise hostas, a multi-purpose perennial suitable for shade.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 6

Hearty hostas for enduring beauty. Advice on selection and raising.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1995 (v.39#4) pg. 48

Hostas that brighten shade. Includes information on selection, planting, dividing, etc.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 18

Remedies for controlling slugs that eat hostas.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 38

Advice on when to cut back flowers on hostas.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 39

Tips on growing hosta from seed.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 39

Ways to keep slugs away from hostas.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 38

Leaves much to be desired. Advice on selecting and raising hostas.
HARROWSMITH #109 May-Jun 1993 (v.18#1) pg. 88

A sampler of the variety of available hostas.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1996 (v.74#2) pg. 36
Added Info HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 6

An explanation of why Hosta 'Undulata' leaves change from green with white margins to solid green.
HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 8

A look at popular hostas and tips on growing them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1986 (v.33#8) pg. 65

Tips on starting hostas from seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 21

Hosta. Advice on attractive, affordable varieties and their culture. Includes information on starting them from seed and simple division.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1996 (v.43#4) pg. 63