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sa   TULIP
x   CORM
xx   PLANT

Bulbs to plant for colorful blooms that grow bigger and better every year. Includes planting and naturalizing tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 25

Exotic bulbs. Tips on selecting and raising lesser-known spring bulbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1994 (v.72#10) pg. 65

Early to rise. Two planting options for small, early-blooming spring bulbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1997 (v.75#10) pg. 179

Where bulbs shine. Ideas on locations for planting spring bulbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1998 (v.76#10) pg. 160

Small bulbs. Two plans for a gardens of small bulbs (1) Kidney shaped 4x6-ft. bed. (2) Braided Ribbon bed in violet, blue and white.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 172

All-season color. How to plant bulbs for year-round bloom.
EARLY AMERICAN HOMES Spring Gardens 1998 pg. 12

Flowering bulbs. How to plan a bed and plant spring-flowering bulbs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 82

Use a metal corkscrew-style pet stake to drill holes in the ground for planting bulbs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 44

Fall-planted bulbs. Buying and planting pointers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 52

Splendor in the grass. Spring bulbs brighten a dormant lawn. Choosing and planting flower bulbs in a lawn to provide early spring color. Especially useful with late-greening grasses, such as buffalograss.
FINE GARDENING #13 May-Jun 1990 pg. 24
Added Info FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 6

Heavy-duty bulb planting tool is made from plumbing pipe and angle iron. It allows you to stand upright and use your legs and weight to dig the hole.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 8

Tip on using grape hyacinth or Madonna lily as markers to identify the location of bulb plantings in the fall.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 8

Tip on a way to code the flower color of stored bulbs and tubers.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 10

Tip tells how to protect spring bulbs by planting them in plastic pots.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 8

Tip tells how to have an outdoor container of spring bulbs by planting individual bulbs in small pots in the fall.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 8

Variations on a stem. A guide to understanding runners and stolons, stem tubers, rhizomes, corms and bulbs.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 76

Tip shows how to wrap bulbs in chicken-wire mesh to deter rodents.
FINE GARDENING #28 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 8

How to use gravel to protect bulbs from voles.
FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 10

Tip suggests using hot peppers to keep squirrels from digging bulbs.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 8
Added Info FINE GARDENING #35 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 4

The basics of lifting, cleaning, curing and storing tender, summer-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis, dahlias, cannas and gladioli.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 14

Summer-flowering bulbs that can be easily overwintered indoors. Tips on raising (1) acidanthera, (2) amarcrinum and crinum, (3) Aztec lily, (4) montbretia, (5) Peruvian daffodil, and (6) pineapple lily.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 54

Technique for fertilizing spring-flowering bulbs either before or after planting.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 12

Tip on using a length of metal pipe as a bulb planter.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 8

Tip on "naturalizing" minor bulbs in a lawn by planting several in the same hole.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 8

Tips on overwintering tubers, roots and bulbs. (1) Store roots in perlite. (2) Store bulbs in vented plastic bags. (3) Store amaryllis bulbs in refrigerator.
FINE GARDENING #46 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 10

Bulbs, the ideal companions. Creating a combination bed that includes both bulbs and perennials. Chart lists bulbs by their bloom times and perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees that flower at the same time and are appropriate companion plantings.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 42
Added Info FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 4

A flurry of snowdrops. Fall-planted bulbs in clumps that produce broad drifts of white flowers in early spring.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 39

Overwintering tender bulbs. A description of lifting and storing bulbs and corms indoors.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 72
Added Info FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 6

Tip describes how turkey grit around bulbs deters rodents.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 10

Tip describes burying pots of bulbs in the garden for easy removal after bloom.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 10

Tip suggests planting granite grit with bulbs to deter rodents.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 4

How to use a wrecking bar as a bulb-planting dibble.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 8

Advice on natural multiplication of Galanthus bulbs and on replanting those that are pushed to the surface.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 16

Top-notch tools for planting bulbs.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 50

Tip on how to plant tender bulbs in clay pots for easy lifting and replanting year after year.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 10

Tip recommends storing tender bulbs over winter in cardboard egg cartons.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 10

A guide to perennials, bulbs and shrubs that bloom in winter gardens in a USDA Zone 8 garden. A guide to little bulbs and flowering shrubs that bring winter show.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 36

The differences between bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers explained.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 20

A guide to heat-tolerant bulbs that bloom in warm climates and advice on their culture.
FINE GARDENING #67 May-Jun 1999 pg. 65

Summer-blooming bulbs. Advice on selecting and planting in both pots and outdoors.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.34#2) pg. 52, 26

Storage rack for tender bulbs (canna, gladioli, begonia, etc.) has a wooden frame that supports four plastic laundry baskets with mesh sides.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 16

Rodent-resistant bulbs. A guide to varieties grouped by season of bloom.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.41#5) pg. 37

Bulb planting basics. Selection, quantity, soil preparation, etc.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 14

How to protect bulbs from early emergence.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 38

Tips on caring for bulbs after they have finished blooming.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 6

The bulbs of summer. A guide to summer-flowering bulbs, corms and tubers. Suggestions on how to incorporate them into the perennial garden. Includes information on crocosmia, foxtail lily, cannas, glory lily, tiger flowers, lily of the nile, bugle lily, nerine and autumn crocus. Includes advice on storing tender bulbs indoors over winter.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 22

Tip summarizes how to store summer bulbs for the winter.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 38

Fall bulbs. A guide to autumn-blooming bulbs worth growing and some garden design ideas.
GARDEN GATE #17 Oct 1997 pg. 10

Advice on planting bulbs in layers.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 39

Tip suggests combination plantings of ornamental grasses and spring-blooming bulbs.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 5

Tip suggests using an auger bit to drill holes for planting bulbs.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 4

Technique for storing tender bulbs (tuberous begonias, cannas, gladioli and dahlias) from year to year.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 6

A brighter idea. Light up summer with spring-planted bulbs. A guide to planting and raising tuberous begonia, dahlia, gladiolus, anemone, ranunculus, acidanthera, tigridia, canna, calla lilies, etc.
HARROWSMITH #91 May-Jun 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 62

Knowing and growing bulbs. Proper planning in the fall assures success in the spring. Includes an illustrated chart to identify what is (and isn't) a bulb. Includes a characteristics chart of spring- and fall-bloomers.
HORTICULTURE Jul 1990 (v.68#7) pg. 41
Added Info HORTICULTURE Oct 1990 (v.68#10) pg. 5

Bulbs for all seasons in the mixed border.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1991 (v.69#4) pg. 48

Tips on how to keep squirrels from digging up spring bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1991 (v.69#7) pg. 16

Good company for bulbs. Suggestions of perennials to dress up the spring border.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1993 (v.71#4) pg. 48

Step-by-step guide to naturalizing bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1993 (v.71#8) pg. 54

A guide to a dozen flowering bulbs from the Cape Province of South Africa.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1994 (v.72#2) pg. 40

Advice on designing and maintaining bulbs in a perennial garden.
HORTICULTURE May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 22

Dividing clumps of snowdrops, winter aconites, hardy cyclamen and similar bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1997 (v.94#3) pg. 44

Fall-blooming bulbs. A sampler of 13 varieties.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1997 (v.94#8) pg. 48

A list of bulbs that are not eaten by rodents and techniques to protect those that are varmint-prone.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1997 (v.94#9) pg. 12

Mastering minor bulbs. A look at spring-, summer- and fall-blooming bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1998 (v.95#3) pg. 33

Bulbs for high summer. A guide to tender summer-blooming bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Jun 1998 (v.95#6) pg. 53

How to grow tulips and hyacinths in southeastern Florida and some flowering tropical bulb alternatives.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1999 (v.96#2) pg. 12

Tips for planting bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Sep-Oct 1999 (v.96#7) pg. 16

A description of tubers and why plants sprout and reach maturity faster from tubers than they do from seeds.
KITCHEN GARDEN #4 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 20

Fall guide to planting the garden, lawn and orchard.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #152 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 46

Advice on handling new bulbs, bare-root perennials and nursery stock when planting must be delayed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 54

Advice on interplanting bulbs in perennial beds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1991 (v.38#6) pg. 38

Recommendations for seven early Spring blooming bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#7) pg. 48

Tips on how to stop rodents from eating bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1991 (v.38#8) pg. 26

Bulbs that burst with summer-blooming beauty. A guide to acidanthera, cannas, calla lilies, dahlias, gladiolus, lilies, tuberoses and tuberous begonia. Includes tips on growing bulbs from seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1992 (v.39#3) pg. 96

Advice on the use of bonemeal for fertilizing tulip and daffodil bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#7) pg. 24

How to make an underground barrier to keep moles, voles, gophers and mice from feeding on bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1996 (v.43#7) pg. 73

Tip recommends using a bulb drill to plant large number of bulbs in a short time.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 55

How to plant a big container with layers of spring blooming bulbs that will flower from early through late spring.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1997 (v.44#7) pg. 74

Brighten a landscape with spring bulbs. Design ideas and instructions for planting and care.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 52

Six spring bulbs you can plant in containers that will bloom indoors.
SUNSET Nov 1990 (v.185#5) pg. 92

Bulbs forever. Suggestions on the best bulbs for naturalizing.
SUNSET Oct 1994 (v.193#4) pg. 62

Bulb basics. Describes grades of bulbs, soil preparation, planting, watering, division and troubleshooting.
SUNSET Oct 1994 (v.193#4) pg. 73

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

Tip shows how to plant bulbs in underground baskets to foil gophers.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #819 Oct 1997 (v.93) pg. 82

Advice on planting spring bulbs.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1993 (v.58#6) pg. 30