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xx   PLANT

Container-size wooden pergola provides support for a potted vine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 88

Vine pole is constructed with two 2x4s as uprights and dowels 6" apart down two sides. The top is finished with a ball finial.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1996 (v.74#11) pg. 99

Flower tower. Obelisk-shaped framework of cedar (68" tall by 20" square) serves as a support for climbing flowers growing in a large pot.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 1999 (v.22#5) pg. 43

Two simple ideas for supporting climbing vegetables.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.75#2) pg. 24

Simple jig for bending your own plant stakes from stainless-steel welding rod.
FINE GARDENING #14 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 10

The art of staking plants. Some tips.
FINE GARDENING #14 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 76

Tip describes using tomato cages as flower supports.
FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 12

How to make a garden arch from concrete-reinforcement bars and conduit. Est. cost $35.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 8

Tip on using pussy willow prunings as plant stakes.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 8

Tip on using the zigzag links of chain link fencing as plant stakes.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 8

Tip on using iris leaves in place of twine when tying up plants.
FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 10

Give your plants the support they need. Staking perennials keeps them at their best. Various staking options described.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 44

Tip on making "twine" for tying up garden plants from an old cotton T-shirt.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 8

Cushion rebar plant supports with coverings of slit garden hose.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 8

Tip shows how to make inexpensive plant cages from aluminum fencing.
FINE GARDENING #49 May-Jun 1996 pg. 10

Tip suggests using lengths of morning-glory vine as garden twine when staking perennials.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 14

How to make a hoop trellis, a container plant support woven from willow branches.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 55

Tip tells how to fashion a plant support for Silver Mound (Artemisia schmidtiana) so it will remain in tightly mounded clumps.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 8

Tip shows how to make a sturdy garden stake from copper piping and heavy-gauge wire.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 10

Tip suggests putting plastic safety caps on garden stakes.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 10

Tip suggests a compact way to store metal garden stakes.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 7

Tip suggests using aster skeletons as plant supports.
FINE GARDENING #67 May-Jun 1999 pg. 8

Green telephone cords suggested for tie-ups in the garden.
FINE GARDENING #67 May-Jun 1999 pg. 8

Tip on modifying cage supports so they don't have to be installed until the plant is larger.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 8

Tip suggests using Christmas trees as supports for vining plants.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 6

Tip on how to make a support so vines will grow up a wooden mailbox post.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 6

Tip suggests how to modify a tomato cage to become an attractive plant support.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 8

Make plant stakes from 8- or 10-gauge galvanized wire.
GARDEN GATE #1 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 4

Two tips for recycling tree and shrub prunings (1) as plant supports and (2) as a rustic edging for garden beds.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 5

Tip shows how to make a teepee of branches to use as plant supports.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 6

How to use tomato cages, laid on their sides, as protection and support for other kinds of plants.
GARDEN GATE #13 Feb 1997 pg. 6

Tip suggests using an old Christmas tree skeleton as a support for cucumbers.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 5

Tip shows how to use chicken wire and bamboo stakes to support tall plants in a garden.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 5

Tip shows a support for floppy plants made from three lengths of bamboo.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 6

How to make a ring that will support tall plants within a framework of stakes.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 6

How to turn the wire frames from political signs into plant supports.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 4

A guide to matching plant supports to the growth habits of each plant.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1994 (v.72#1) pg. 48

Alternative means of support. Using poles, trees, shrubs, and even the ground to replace traditional supports for climbing vines.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1995 (v.73#9) pg. 28

Tips on staking flowers.
HORTICULTURE May 1997 (v.94#5) pg. 18

Tip shows how to create staking for plants in raised beds.
KITCHEN GARDEN #2 Apr-May 1996 pg. 10

Support your vegetables in style. Post-and-dowel wooden ladders can be configured to support a wide range of plants.
KITCHEN GARDEN #2 Apr-May 1996 pg. 30

How to make versatile cages for the garden from vinyl-coated wire mesh. Can be used as a planting guide, plant support, season extender.
KITCHEN GARDEN #3 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 10

Wooden clothes-drying rack suggested as a support for cucumber vines.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 10

Tying up errant vines. Technique suggests winding two runners up the same pole and tying them together.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 11

Taking the garden to new heights. How to build three styles of tepees as plant supports. (1) Bamboo and grapevine tepee. (2) A sturdier tepee from poles with cross members. (3) A fine-textured spiral tepee.
KITCHEN GARDEN #16 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 54

A tip for storing extra-tall garden stakes.
KITCHEN GARDENER #19 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 6

How to convert a discarded lamp shade into a plant support.
KITCHEN GARDENER #22 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 9

Cautions on crop uptake of chromated copper arsenate from pressure treated wood used as a grapevine support.
KITCHEN GARDENER #22 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 11

Tip on using a plastic straw to support a large flower on a weak stem.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 12

Choosing the right support for your plants. A review of several styles of commercially available stakes.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 36

Tip shows how to make a four-legged pyramid from cornstalks and honeysuckle.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 84

How to weave a rustic willow support for a climbing potted plant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1998 (v.45#3) pg. 70