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

How to force tulip, daffodil, crocus and hyacinth bulbs to bloom indoors.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1986 (v.64#10) pg. 118

Naturalized bulbs. Guidelines on selecting and planting bulbs such as daffodils, tulips, crocuses and grape hyacinths in a site where they can bloom year after year without much attention.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 34

Causes of dark spots on crocus bulbs and technique for air-drying bulbs before storage.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 22

Tip: How to grow crocuses from seed.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1989 (v.33#3) pg. 11

Spring crocus and how to naturalize them.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1989 (v.33#5) pg. 30

How to force spring-flowering bulbs in pots.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1994 (v.38#5) pg. 31

Antique bulbs. Recommended hybrids of classic spring bulbs (crocuses, hyacinths, daffodils and tulips). Includes five designs for 3x3-ft planting beds, along with their care and culture.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 22

A guide to forcing bulbs (crocus, daffodils, tulips, etc.).
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 103

Saffron (saffron crocus). Looks at the history, cultivation, and uses. Includes instructions for dyeing with saffron.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 19

How to force bulbs. Growing narcissus, daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and crocus in pots.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 98

Small wonders. The delights of spring-flowering crocus. Their culture in the garden, protecting them from rodents and tips on growing crocus in pots.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1997 (v.94#9) pg. 36

Saffron on a shoestring. How to grow the fall-blooming saffron crocus in USDA Zones 6-9 and dry the saffron threads for use as a spice.
KITCHEN GARDEN #12 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 pg. 21

Tip on raising crocus, hyacinths, squills, and iris from seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 20

Tips on planting and dividing saffron crocus corms.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 24

Color the landscape with crocuses. A host of different ways to use these first blooms of spring.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1997 (v.44#7) pg. 54

How to plant spring-blooming bulbs in pots. Includes detailed chart of instructions for dutch iris, crocus, daffodil, hyacinth, anemone, ranunculus and tulip.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 114

To chill or not to chill. Advice on whether and how to chill bulbs for planting in mild climates.
SUNSET Sep 1995 (v.195#3) pg. 60