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xx   SHRUB

Growing lilacs. Tips on choosing varieties, cultivating, pruning and cutting. Included as part of an article on the history of lilacs in American gardens.
AMERICANA May-Jun 1989 (v.17#2) pg. 44

Tips on nursing lilacs after frost damage.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 12

A detailed description of how a 100-year-old lilac was moved more than 400 miles. Describes the steps in moving a big shrub or tree: sizing the root ball, digging a tree by hand, and applying burlap and wire to secure the root ball.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 52
Added Info FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 10

Lilacs (Syringa). Advice on choosing cultivars or species, their culture and maintenance.
FINE GARDENING #25 May-Jun 1992 pg. 66

Tips on how to rejuvenate leggy lilacs.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 12

Cut-leaf lilac (Syringa x laciniata), its characteristics and culture.
FINE GARDENING #65 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 18

A new look at lilacs, their wide range in size and general tips on their culture. Includes a list of cultivars with exceptional appeal.
FINE GARDENING #66 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 32

Lilacs. How to select, plant and care for lilacs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 57

Tips on dealing with suckering by sumac, lilacs and crabapples.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1989 (v.33#1) pg. 22

A lilac primer. A guide to varieties, some tips on where to plant lilacs and suggestions on dealing with suckers and insect pests.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 19

A description of radical pruning of lilacs to control their height.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 38

Advice on lilacs that will bloom in USDA Zone 8.
GARDEN GATE #17 Oct 1997 pg. 38

For love of lilacs. A look at some varieties, their care and culture.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 34

Lilacs. A guide to choice cultivars and their culture.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #134 May-Jun 1997 (v.21) pg. 52

How to combat borer infestation in lilacs.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1991 (v.69#10) pg. 10

Lilacs. Advice on planting and care, plus a guide to recommended varieties. Also describes how to condition and arrange cut branches and how to force them to flower indoors in the spring.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1994 (v.72#4) pg. 65

Step-by-step guide to rejuvenating a lilac.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1998 (v.95#4) pg. 28

Lilacs. Tips on choice hybrids and their care.
HORTICULTURE May 1998 (v.95#5) pg. 34

Where lilacs bloom. Tips on planting lilacs in the home landscape.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.26#2) pg. 24

Roundup of lesser-known lilac varieties, including those that will do well in Canada and warm southern states. Includes growing tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1986 (v.33#1) pg. 94

How and when to prune lilacs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 84

A guide to lilac varieties. Includes planting and pruning tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1994 (v.41#5) pg. 60

A guide to planting lilacs.
WORKBASKET Sep 1981 (v.46#10) pg. 45