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sa   HERB
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The spice of life. Cultivating an herb garden. Some tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 24

The new food garden. How to tuck herbs, salad greens and other edibles into the home landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1997 (v.75#1) pg. 75

A winter home for herbs. How to start a windowsill herb garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1997 (v.75#11) pg. 169

Incredible edible herbs. An array of ideas for planting herbs in containers, window boxes or in the garden. Includes plans for raised herb beds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1999 (v.77#5) pg. 174

Herbs wintered indoors need special care. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.74#5) pg. 59

How to start a medicinal herb garden. Suggestions for five easy-to-grow herbs for the first season.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.76#2) pg. 55

Planting and harvesting your herb garden.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 2001 (v.85#2) pg. 38

Growing herbs during the winter. Ideas for both outdoor and indoor herb gardens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 2001 (v.85#6) pg. 73

Plant an indoor herb garden. Some tips.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1991 (v.22#1) pg. 50

Growing herbs in the Oley Valley. Recipes, garden plans and a dozen suggestions for using herbs from the garden. Garden plans included for a Bible Garden, a Bee Garden and a Heart Garden.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1991 (v.22#2) pg. 42

Three herb gardens. Plans for fragrance, tea and flavor gardens.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1992 (v.23#2) pg. 68

Herbs find a home in an ornamental garden. A patchwork design weaves together colorful and useful plants.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 38

A romantic garden combination. Combining herbs and old garden roses.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 40

How to grow an herb standard.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 68

Grow an herb garden on a windowsill or in a basket.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1991 (v.35#3) pg. 58

A guide to growing spicy, aromatic herbs and vegetables from a Thai kitchen garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 38

Edible landscaping. Creating a dooryard culinary garden of ornamental herbs in the colonial style.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.36#6) pg. 38

A starter herb garden. Plants for a first garden are recommended, along with information on planting, fertilization and harvesting.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1996 (v.40#1) pg. 42

Growing herbs indoors on a sunny windowsill. A guide to those that will adapt well.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1996 (v.40#1) pg. 48

The gourmet's garden. How to raise vegetables and herbs in raised beds for a Chinese, Thai, Mexican, Italian or French garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1999 (v.43#2) pg. 36

A kitchen-door Italian herb garden to grow in containers.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 14

Planting tips for keeping invasive herbs under control in the garden.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 40

Harvest of herbs. Planting and using ornamental herbs, those fanciful strains of traditional seasoning plants.
HARROWSMITH #91 May-Jun 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 80
Correction HARROWSMITH #92 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 13

The kitchen garden. How to raise herbs and vegetables in just 16-square-feet of garden space outside your kitchen door.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #139 Mar-Apr 1998 (v.22) pg. 75

Intermingled herbs. Planting herbs among your flowers and vegetables. A chart of 37 different herbs lists their size, solar needs, height, and other features.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1990 (v.2#4) pg. 34

Reading herb leaves. How to tell what is wrong with your plant by looking at the leaves.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1990 (v.2#5) pg. 8

Threshing around the herb garden. Simple techniques for harvesting herb seed.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1990 (v.2#6) pg. 59

Into the mouths of herbs. Advice on nutrients needed by herbs. When and how to apply fertilizers.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 9

Stir crazy herb gardening. A dozen garden-related, February-appropriate activities such as sprouting seeds on paper, growing potted herbs from seed, sprouting garlic cloves and making seed tape.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 20

An herb garden from scratch. Describes seed-starting, rooting cuttings, hardening off, making the garden and harvesting.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 23
Added Info HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 4

Spring dibbles. Transplanting herbs in the spring.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1991 (v.3#4) pg. 10

Pouring it on. An overview of when and how much to water herbs.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 8

A four-square herb garden. Details on planning and planting. Includes plant list and garden plan.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 40

Advice on spring and summer pruning of herbs to eliminate fungus and encourage new growth.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1991 (v.3#6) pg. 8

The joys of a home herb garden. A description of bed preparation, laying brick paths, planting and maintainance.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1991 (v.3#6) pg. 24

Winter survival. How to maximize herbal hardiness with drainage, a sweet, sandy or gritty soil, full sun, minimal fall pruning and intelligent mulching.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1991 (v.3#6) pg. 28

Organic gardening indoors. How to raise herbs in pots indoors. Detailed information on container selection, fertilizing, care and maintenance. Includes advice on which ones are easiest to grow indoors with the fewest pest problems.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1991 (v.4#1) pg. 30

A garden of 18 flowering herbs and their culture. Includes a garden plan for summer-long blooms.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1992 (v.4#4) pg. 24

Container herb gardening. Year-round care and culture summarized. Includes the basics of training herbs to a standard or making tied topiaries.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1992 (v.4#4) pg. 42

Herb gardening in the shade. Includes two plans for shade herb gardens and list of recommended herbs, divided into North American and non-native plants.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1992 (v.4#6) pg. 40

Herb gardening down South. Louisiana herb gardener shares her experiences and suggestions for herbs that are easier to grow in Southern sun and soil.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1992 (v.5#1) pg. 48

Eight favorite Southern herbs and their culture as recommended by a North Carolina gardener.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1992 (v.5#1) pg. 53

Growing herbs from stem cutting. Companion articles share tales of failure and pitfalls.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1993 (v.5#3) pg. 55, 59, 60
Added Info HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 6
Added Info HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 4

Divided they stand. How to divide herbs. A guide to frequency, timing and techniques.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 30

Along the edges. How to design the edges of an herb garden.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 34

Sunny herb gardens. How to select a site, prepare a bed and select flowering herbs.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 34

Growing herbs in the air. How to grow cascading ornamental herbs in hanging pots. Planting and care described.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 38

A West Coast kitchen herb garden. Includes a plan for growing up to 100 different herbs in 400 square feet of garden space.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 18

Collecting seeds from your own herb plants. How to after-ripen, dry, clean and store the seeds. A description of viability testing and pretreatment techniques.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 38

Wintering herbs indoors. A guide on what to leave out, what to bring in and how to acclimate those wintering indoors. Also demonstrates how to take cuttings from an herb that is too large to bring in.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 58

Ornamental garden pairings that create interest through the juxtaposition of forms, texture, foliage and flowers.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.6#2) pg. 60

A back-door culinary herb garden. Two layouts are described, a rectangle (8x2-ft.) and a circular design about 5-ft. in diameter.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1994 (v.6#3) pg. 55

Growing herbs outdoors in containers. Suggests herbal groupings, types of containers, soil mixtures and watering techniques. Includes tips on preparing a container for planting and on using polymer granules in the potting soil to conserve moisture.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1994 (v.6#4) pg. 28
Added Info HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1994 (v.6#6) pg. 8

A garden of Oriental culinary herbs and some traditional recipes that use them.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1994 (v.6#5) pg. 26
Added Info HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1994 (v.7#1) pg. 10

Urban herbal landscapes. Suggestions on using herbs as ornamental additions to a home landscape. Provides suggestions on site analysis and list of herbs for shade and those that are drought tolerant.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1994 (v.6#6) pg. 34

A guide to old-fashioned rooting on the windowsill. A guide to herbs that can be successfully rooted in water and how to transplant them in a soilless mix for several weeks of growth before transplanting them into soil.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1994 (v.7#1) pg. 56

Re-create a Shakespearean (Elizabethan) garden that is planted with a selection of herbs and flowers that appear in his works.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1995 (v.7#4) pg. 42

Every nook and cranny. Tips on raising herbs in those tiny crevices of paths and walls.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1995 (v.7#6) pg. 36

A moonlight herb and flower garden. Emphasis is on silver and gray herbs and night-scented flowers. Includes a plan and planting list for a glow-in-the-dark garden with a central fountain in a circular bed surrounded by circular and semi-circular beds.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1996 (v.8#4) pg. 42

A traveling herb garden. Wheelbarrow or wagon, filled with assorted herbs and edible flowers, can be wheeled onto porch, deck or patio and into the right sun exposure.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1996 (v.8#6) pg. 60

Sizzle and spark. Fiery colors in the herb garden. Design and plant selection advice.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 20

Your first herb garden. Advice on choosing a site, preparing the garden bed, and deciding what to grow. Three sample plans are furnished (foursquare, round and border gardens).
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 32

A stacked garden. How to stack containers (whiskey barrel halves, wooden boxes, etc.) or use a wrought-iron tiered plant tower as an herb garden.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 46

Piece of Pizza Pie herb garden. A wedge-shaped garden is 5 feet on each straight side and 6 feet along the crust, which is made with stones or tiles.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1997 (v.9#6) pg. 32

The dry herb garden. Herbs and ornamental perennials that adapt well to heat and drought.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1997 (v.9#6) pg. 41

In the kitchen window. How to plant and grow a compact window garden of herbs.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1997 (v.10#1) pg. 51

Sex in the herb garden. An explanation of plant reproduction, how plants entice pollinators and how an herb gardener an take advantage of this information.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1998 (v.10#3) pg. 32

Guidelines for pruning perennial herbs in the spring.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 12

Herbs with a view. How to create an imaginative window box full of healthy herbs. Tips on box selection and mounting, plant selection, planting and nurturing.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 26

Fifteen common problems found in herb gardens in the summer and what to do about them.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1998 (v.10#5) pg. 38

A guide to herb gardening in the fall, including information on fall-planting pitfalls.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1998 (v.10#6) pg. 18

The grown-up herb garden. How to care for a mature garden. Advice on dealing with invasive plants and self-seeders. Includes garden plans that are easier to care for.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1998 (v.11#1) pg. 50

Herbs under glass. Miniature herb gardens to grow in terrariums. A list of recommended plants and instructions on how to make and maintain a terrarium.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 34

An urban rooftop garden. A recipe for a planting mix and recommendations on herbs to grow.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1999 (v.11#3) pg. 38

Going organic in the herb garden.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1999 (v.11#3) pg. 44
Added Info HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 5

Herbs in the Southern garden. Garden design and recommendations on choosing plants that will survive the heat and humidity.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 20

Denizens of the drylands. How to choose and nurture herbs for a hot, dry garden.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 26

How to make a dream herb garden a reality. How to kill the lawn and recommendations on plant selections, both annual and perennial. Includes a plan for a garden with four bed quadrants and a diamond-shaped central bed, all separated with brick paths.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 32

Ideas and diagrams of five kitchen herb gardens. A High Plains version, a bungalow garden in the city, a culinary garden in the South, a Sonoran desert garden and a kitchen garden by the beach.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 42

Advice on mulching herbs. The merits and drawbacks of organic, mineral and synthetic mulch.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 21

Advice on how to counter aggressive herbs.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 48

The herb garden of Chef Dean Thomas of the New England Culinary Institute. A garden plan and plant list.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1999 (v.12#1) pg. 32

Seeds for the kitchen. How to grow and harvest seedy seasonings (anise, dill, caraway, fennel, coriander, cumin and black cumin [nigella]).
HORTICULTURE Oct 1992 (v.70#8) pg. 54

Suburban sanctuary. How to turn a boring backyard into an edible landscape of vegetables and herbs.
KITCHEN GARDEN #2 Apr-May 1996 pg. 38

Provence in a pot. How to plant a large pot with a collection of Mediterranean herbs for household use.
KITCHEN GARDEN #3 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 30

Herbs for every windowbox. Advice on planting combinations.
KITCHEN GARDEN #14 Apr-May 1998 pg. 34

A technique for overwintering herbs grown at high altitudes.
KITCHEN GARDENER #19 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 7

How to grow herbs on the windowsill during the winter. Advice on starting new plants, pest protection and 10 herbs that are best bets for success.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#7) pg. 42

Tip on creating a space-efficient herb border by planting the openings in a row of cement blocks.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1994 (v.41#5) pg. 68

A guide to growing salad vegetables and herbs indoors during the winter using only natural light.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1994 (v.41#8) pg. 38

Plant a kitchen herb garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 36

Tip on letting some herbs self-sow.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 54

A tapestry of herbs. The Thyme Garden herb seed company's gardens in Alsea, Oregon, viewed. Favorite medicinal, culinary and dye herbs of the owners described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 30

Herbs for your landscape. Where and how to use showy, easy-care culinary herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar-Apr 1999 (v.46#2) pg. 38

How to plant a basic culinary herb garden.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1995 (v.172#4) pg. 104

Living valentine. A heart-shaped framework of wire is filled with sphagnum moss and planted with woodruff.
SUNSET Feb 1991 (v.186#2) pg. 130

Designing with herbs. Five herb gardens. (1) Backdoor kitchen garden. (2) Shakespearean garden. (3) Thyme garden. (4) Medicinal garden. (5) Victorian garden.
SUNSET Apr 1995 (v.194#4) pg. 74

Tending an easy-care herb pot (with a built-in water reservoir).
SUNSET Mar 1996 (v.196#3) pg. 74

All-seasoning gardens. How to start an herb garden. A list of 14 culinary herbs for every garden, 11 gourmet herbs that are easy to grow, and tips on how to grow and maintain perennial herbs.
SUNSET May 1997 (v.198#5) pg. 68

Tips on growing a windowsill herb garden and herb drying.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 70