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The cooks garden. Tips on raising and harvesting lettuce, tomatoes, and other vegetables which provide good eating when raised at home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1990 (v.68#3) pg. 100

Tips on vegetable gardening in small spaces.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1993 (v.71#3) pg. 23

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

Get more vegetables from a smaller space by considering the needs of the plant when sowing your seeds.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.74#2) pg. 11

Plan your late garden for bonus crops. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.74#4) pg. 11

Double plowed row technique for plowing and planting vegetable gardens detailed.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 14

Fall gardening. Tips on planting in August for fall harvests.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.75#4) pg. 8

A guide to alternatives in intensive gardening techniques (wide-row planting, succession planting, raised beds, square-foot gardening and intercropping).
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.75#4) pg. 9

Planning a homestead garden for a year-round food supply.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1992 (v.76#1) pg. 42

Alternatives for greenhouses. Tip on extending your vegetable growing season. Looks at crop selection, cold frame, row covers, hotbed, and simple greenhouses.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 31

Indoor vegetable gardening in pots during the winter. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.79#5) pg. 27

Three options for getting more plants in a vegetable garden.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.80#4) pg. 63

Tips on making fruit trees and vegetable gardens attractive to pollenizing insects.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.80#6) pg. 50

Breaking new ground. Converting a section of lawn into a garden plot using only a shovel. Common-sense tips on siting and tending a small vegetable garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.34#2) pg. 14

How to use VegiForms, a plastic mold that shapes growing fruits and vegetables
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1991 (v.35#2) pg. 52

How to plan and prepare a first vegetable garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 12

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

Companion planting. How to intercrop certain vegetables to increase their yield.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1993 (v.37#4) pg. 14

Tips on how to grow award-winning vegetables.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 74

Gardening opportunities for the autumn season. (1) Cool-season vegetables. (2) Starting a compost pile. (3) Flower garden maintenance. (4) Lawn care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1994 (v.38#5) pg. 14

Growing vegetables in a rainy desert. Tips on successful vegetable gardening near Tampa, Florida.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1995 (v.39#1) pg. 22

The all-seasons seed-starting timetable helps schedule each planting of vegetable seeds, both indoors and outdoors.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1995 (v.39#1) pg. 54

The new potager. Advice on laying out and planting an ornamental vegetable garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1995 (v.39#2) pg. 57

Gardening in the south. Some special techniques that help vegetable gardeners in a hot climate.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 51

Aesthetics in the vegetable garden. How to retain the garden's practicality while improving its appearance.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1997 (v.41#3) 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

Edible landscaping. How to garden for beauty and pesticide-free food.
GARBAGE May-Jun 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 55

Urban garden. Growing vegetables in pots and tiny plots in crowded cities. How to raise organically grown, pesticide-free produce in a garden which mixes food plants with flowers.
GARBAGE Nov-Dec 1990 (v.2#6) pg. 36

How to extend the vegetable garden season. Ways to warm the soil and air.
GARDEN GATE #6 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 6

Good-looking vegetable gardens. How to design an attractive and functional edible garden. Includes three garden designs (informal, formal and traditional).
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 28

Heirloom plants. Tips on how to get started growing old-fashioned flowers and vegetables in the home garden. How to prevent cross-pollination.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 30

Recommendations on vegetables bred for compact growth that make them good choices for container growing.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 38

Good neighbors. How to grow flowers and vegetables together. Advice on designing a mixed garden. Includes two garden plans with plant lists, (1) a rambling border garden and (2) an island raised bed 10x7-ft.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 32

Tip shows how to plant vegetables in late summer and protect the seedlings from hot sun and drying winds.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 6

How to cultivate a successful vegetable garden in windy southern Alberta, Canada, utilizing a system of organic soil building, raised beds, and mulching.
HARROWSMITH #97 May-Jun 1991 (v.16#1) pg. 72

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

Growing a salsa garden in a terra-cotta pot. Pot contains tomatoes, tomatillos, cilantro, chile peppers and onions.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1998 (v.10#6) pg. 28

Backyard bounty. Creating a vegetable garden that's naturally healthy and highly productive. Adapted from TV's "Hometime" show.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 50

Chart of companion plantings to provide selected vegetables with natural protection from some insects.
HOMEOWNER May 1990 (v.15#4) pg. 60

City vegetables. Tips on raising a good variety of vegetables in a city garden of 150 to 200 square feet.
HORTICULTURE May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 78

Winter vegetable for West Coast gardeners. Advice on preparing the garden, planting, pest protection and frost protection. Includes a planting chart for 21 vegetables and list of some of the best varieties for winter harvest.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1992 (v.70#9) pg. 46

Ten common vegetable pests and advice on controlling them.
HORTICULTURE May 1993 (v.71#5) pg. 59

Elements of design for a formal vegetable garden.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1994 (v.72#2) pg. 30

Advice on how to grow vegetables in partial shade.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1994 (v.72#4) pg. 24

Advice on growing giant vegetables.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1994 (v.72#8) pg. 13

Still life with vegetables. A miniature version of a formal French potager (kitchen garden) is 20x20-ft. with brick paths dividing the quadrants and a center circle with birdbath.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1997 (v.94#4) pg. 64

Good dirt. How to increase vegetable yields by building the soil with fertilizer and organic materials.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 22

French formality, American ingenuity. How to create an ornamental kitchen garden. Patterns and plant suggestions for diagonal grid and central star versions.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 34

Maximize vegetable harvest with succession planting. How to grow seedlings and work with a calendar to extend the growing season. Interplanting and replacement planting techniques described.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 56

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

Tips on protecting cool-weather crops from nighttime freezing.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 10

Gardening close to home. A combination deck and vegetable garden that incorporates raised beds to compensate for problem soil. Also uses a cistern that collects and stores rainwater from house roof and is connected to a drip irrigation system.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 33
Added Info KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 6

Xeriscaping (the use of drought-tolerant plants and water saving techniques) is described as it applies to vegetable gardens.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 18

How to do the planning for including a kitchen garden in your overall landscaping.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 55

The beauty of natural gardening. Consider the lay of the land and the prevailing winds when designing the garden. Advice on gardening without digging and turning the soil.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 38

Overwintering seeds. Tip on fall planting of cold-tolerant seeds for spring vegetables.
KITCHEN GARDEN #11 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 14

Advice on crop rotation in the small vegetable garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 14

Does pressure-treated wood belong in the garden? A guide to what's bad about it and information on a safer preservative.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 55

An explanation of the square-foot method of gardening.
KITCHEN GARDEN #16 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 19

Lessons from a restaurant garden. Growing techniques that maximize the harvest and keep a garden productive throughout the season.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 20

Tips from a French kitchen garden. Eight ideas that enhance a garden's beauty without sacrificing production.
KITCHEN GARDENER #21 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 23

An explanation on why not to grow food crops above the leach field of a septic system.
KITCHEN GARDENER #22 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 10

How to build a kitchen garden from scratch, a three-year plan. Includes instructions for building a copper pipe trellis and an outdoor sink.
KITCHEN GARDENER #23 Oct-Nov 1999 pg. 29

Fourteen ways to extend the fruit and vegetable gardening season.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #144 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 58

American intensive solar gardening. A description and construction details for passive solar pods and cones that are used with portable "drop frame" bases. Includes recommendations on layout and size of vegetable growing areas.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #148 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 32

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

Vegetable self-sufficiency. Planning, planting and harvesting the year-round garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #154 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 34

How to double or triple a garden's yield through the use of heirloom varieties, succession planting, trellises, bins and tepees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #155 Apr-May 1996 pg. 24

Six basic organic techniques for raising classic vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 52

A kitchen garden that integrates vegetables, flowers, herbs and fruit. Instructions and tips for designing an efficient layout.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 32

Fall garden countdown. How to plan for autumn crops in June.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1991 (v.38#6) pg. 22

The ultimate disease-resistant garden. How to select disease-resistant varieties of vegetables. A guide to plant diseases, symptoms and resistance abbreviations.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1992 (v.39#1) pg. 32

Native american vegetables. How to grow native varieties and where to find them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1992 (v.39#1) pg. 48

How and when to water a vegetable garden. Chart shows rooting depths of various mature vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 38

The procrastinator's vegetable garden. A guide to summer-loving varieties that mature in less than 60 days.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 28

Season-extending techniques for high-altitude vegetable gardens that convert a USDA zone 2 garden into a zone 4 or 5.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1993 (v.40#1) pg. 70

How to plan and plant for a fall harvest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1993 (v.40#6) pg. 42

Garden right through the winter. Tips and techniques for keeping crops going and growing in the winter garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1993 (v.40#7) pg. 31

Twenty old-time garden tips from 19th and early 20th century books.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1994 (v.41#1) pg. 57

Ten tips for planning a great vegetable garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1994 (v.41#2) pg. 24

High-yield vegetable gardening. Ten tips for getting the most food from the least amount of space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1994 (v.41#2) pg. 30

Advice on how to tell when garden produce is ready to be harvested. Covers tomatoes, melons, bell peppers, corn, beans, peas, carrots, cucumbers, potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, squash, watermelon, peaches, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, apples, strawberries and cherries.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1994 (v.41#7) pg. 24
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 8

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

How to grow giant vegetables. Advice on space, watering, pollination and temperature. Includes a list of varieties and the maximum sizes grown so far.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 22

Eat your landscape. Planting decorative vegetables in an area that would typically be filled with flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 28

Late season vegetable gardens can be the most productive, colorful and easiest-care of all.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1995 (v.42#6) pg. 48

Ten new square-foot garden secrets. (1) A 4x4-ft bed of sweetcorn. (2) Triple-length scallions. (3) Zucchini grown up a pole. (4) Double-decker potatoes. (5) Watermelon on the fence. (6) Tomatoes grown on a trellis. (7) Double-size leeks. (8) Portable wire cage plant protector. (9) Sunken winter garden. (10) Double-deck flower-vegetable garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1996 (v.43#2) pg. 24

How to succeed with succession planting. Crop charts given for zones 3 through 9.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1996 (v.43#9) pg. 34

The secrets of growing baby vegetables (carrots, beets, radishes, beans, squash, eggplant, potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, lettuce and other greens, onions, pac choi, peas and corn).
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 37

Advice on vegetables to grow in a sloping garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1998 (v.45#2) pg. 16

Grow a garden of good health. A look at the vegetables that contain relatively large amounts of phytonutrients.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1998 (v.45#8) pg. 28

Squeeze more vegetables in small spaces by using trellises. Several styles shown.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 32

Planting an autumn vegetable garden. What to plant, sheltering crops from the cold, best varieties to plant, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 45

Growing heirloom vegetables.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1998 (v.175#7) pg. 100

When and how to plant warm-season vegetables.
SUNSET Mar 1990 (v.184#3) pg. 174

Ideas for raising vegetables in small spaces and with little investment of time.
SUNSET Apr 1993 (v.190#4) pg. 92

Tips on making vegetable seeds go further. (1) Do-it-yourself seed tapes. (2) Saving seeds for another season.
SUNSET May 1994 (v.192#5) pg. 81

Growing vegetables in raised beds. A description of how to make the beds, preparing the soil, selecting and rotating crops.
SUNSET Mar 1996 (v.196#3) pg. 64

Vegetables aloft. How to grow tomatoes and other vegetables in hanging baskets.
SUNSET Jun 1997 (v.198#6) pg. 104