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GARDENING
sa   ARID GARDENING
sa   ARTIFICIAL LIGHT GARDENING
sa   BONSAI
sa   COLD FRAME & HOTBED
sa   COLOR IN GARDENS
sa   COMPOSTING
sa   CONTAINER GARDENING
sa   COTTAGE GARDEN
sa   CULTIVATION
sa   FARMING
sa   FERTILIZER
sa   FLOWER GARDENING
sa   FRUIT
sa   GARDEN WALL
sa   GARDENING BUSINESS
sa   GARDENING CLOTHES
sa   GARDENING FOR CHILDREN
sa   GARDENING TOOL
sa   GREENHOUSE
sa   HERB GARDENING
sa   HYDROPONIC GARDENING
sa   INSECT
sa   KNOT GARDEN
sa   LANDSCAPING
sa   MULCHING
sa   NUT
sa   ORGANIC GARDENING
sa   PLANT
sa   PLANT MARKER
sa   PLANT WATERING
sa   PLANTING & TRANSPLANTING
sa   PLOWING
sa   PRUNING
sa   RAISED-BED GARDENING
sa   ROCK GARDEN
sa   SCENTED GARDEN
sa   SHADE GARDEN
sa   SOIL & SOIL CONDITIONING
sa   SOIL BLOCK
sa   TERRARIUM
sa   TOPIARY
sa   VEGETABLE GARDENING
sa   WATER GARDEN
sa   WEED CONTROL
x   HORTICULTURE
xx   FARMING
xx   LANDSCAPING
xx   PLANT

How to garden in a drought. A collection of tips from early American gardeners and farmers.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1977 (v.5#3) pg. 9

A look at the Whipple House Garden in Ipswich, Massachusetts, that is planted in seventeenth century style with flowers and herbs. Includes a sketch and explanation of how to plan and plant a colonial garden.
AMERICANA Sep-Oct 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 85

Photo shows how a screen of 1x6s makes a mini-garden in front of a large window. Redwood panels installed around the window add a "frame" effect to the picture.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 52

Early, Mid and Late summer tips for backyard gardeners. This continuation of the April 1976 BH&G article gives suggestions on harvesting, mulching and fighting pests.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 64

Gardening in small spaces. Space-saving tips to beautify an entire yard with flowers, vegetables and herbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1987 (v.65#2) pg. 92

Gardening where you live. Midsummer gardening tips and techniques from gardeners in California, Oregon, Massachusetts and Georgia.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1993 (v.71#7) pg. 35

Garden companions. Suggestions on combining plants for a pleasing contrast in color, shape and size of flowers and leaves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 167

How to insure that both indoor and outdoor plants survive the winter in perfect health.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1980 (v.4#2) pg. 49

Spring gardening tips for lawn, vegetable garden, planting, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1981 (v.4#9) pg. 49

Turn an unused part of your backyard into a Japanese garden. Some ideas.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1983 (v.6#9) pg. 31

Scrounging for the garden. Tips on off-season scrounging for containers to start seedlings, old wire fencing, mulching materials and scrap lumber for stakes.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1979 (v.63#11) pg. 27

Keep track of your garden year-to-year by keeping a garden record book. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1982 (v.66#12) pg. 38

The principles of crop rotation.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1984 (v.68#2) pg. 18

Gardening basics. Common questions and answers.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1984 (v.68#4) pg. 29

Frostproof your garden to enjoy the Indian Summer harvest by turning on sprinklers on cold nights, covering up plants, don't plant on slopes or valleys, and shelter plants with others but allow air circulation. Pruning and frost resistant soil discussed.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.72#5) pg. 18

Special ALMANAC issue includes many measurement tables, statistical tables, formulas, tips and techniques. Topics covered include field, garden, livestock, cooking, equipment, measurements, wood heating and folklore.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 22

Layout for a Southern garden features vegetables, herbs, and flowers, brick walks, a patio area, and picket fences.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1982 (v.13#3) pg. 20

Plans for a courtyard garden.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1986 (v.17#2) pg. 44

57 great ways to spruce up your garden. How to plan, when to prune, how to stake, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 87

Checklist for spring lawn and garden care.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #79 Apr 1964 (v.14#2) pg. 22

Garden facts for fall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 44

Tips on letting nature help you garden, thus reducing routine maintenance time. Includes a discussion of mulching, watering, lawn care, plant selection, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #92 Jun 1966 (v.16#3) pg. 48

Six garden tips. Supplementary feeding, watering schedules, battling bugs, light pruning, summer planting, and starting a new lawn are covered.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #93 Aug 1966 (v.16#4) pg. 42

Early fall care for garden and grounds. Includes making leaf mold, compost, transplanting shrubs, and a chart showing planting depth for twelve bulb plants.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #94 Oct 1966 (v.16#5) pg. 46

Planting primer. Tips on properly setting out a new plant or shrub to guarantee that it will grow.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #98 Jun 1967 (v.17#3) pg. 52

Mid-summer garden care. How to keep lawn, flowers and vegetables at their best during the hot months.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 38

How to get a garden, lawn and shrubs ready for winter.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #158 Nov 1974 (v.24#9) pg. 46

Tips on planting shrubs, trees and bulbs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #162 Mar 1975 (v.25#3) pg. 56

Yard and garden planner. Special section.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #227 Mar 1982 (v.32#3) pg. 41

Do backyard chores without back strain. Photos show the proper way to use a spade, lift heavy objects, swing a pick, and use a wheelbarrow. Tune-up exercises also shown.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 58

Twelve ways to protect your plants against winter. Tips for trees, shrubs, and perennials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #263 Nov 1985 (v.35#9) pg. 53

A lifelong garden. Forty years of creating a garden in Dedham, Massachusetts. Article describes the design, irrigation, and creation of a pond. Inserts describe how the edge of the plastic pond-liner was disguised and the use of wooden shingles to edge paths and for terracing.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 42

A look at vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae (VAM), fungi that help plants grow better. Offers suggestions on using VAM in the home garden.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 48

Gertrude Jekyll's garden design principles summarized. A look at color combinations, the role of foliage and site appropriateness.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 29

Making a map of your garden that is easily updated as plants are added or moved.
FINE GARDENING #14 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 8

A small townhouse garden. How one renter surrounded a small patio with colorful annual flowers and a few vegetables, supplemented with containers of culinary herbs and annuals.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 41

Tips on keeping a diary of your gardening efforts. What to include in the diary and what you can learn from the diary.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 78

Creating paradise, a garden that feeds the soul. Advice on fulfilling personal desires, developing a garden philosophy, and on designing a garden.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 64

Tip describes how to use adhesive sports tape to protect fingertips, nails and cuticles when gardening.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 10

The tale of a garden that traces the journey of life. How to design and plant a Japanese garden.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 68

Technique for finding attractive planting combinations.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 8

High style and low maintenance gardens. Redesigning a garden to take advantage of low-maintenance techniques which are not linked to either climate or culture.
FINE GARDENING #35 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 44

Tip on using spreadsheet computer software to store and manipulate information on all the plants considered for your garden.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 10

Turn lawn into garden. Three ways to remove turf so you can put in a new planting bed.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 50
Added Info FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 4

Tips on creating a garden that can also accommodate pet dogs.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 70

Winterizing the garden. Tips on mulching, cleaning, perennials, trees, shrubs, roses, animal damage, etc.
FINE GARDENING #40 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 42
Added Info FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 6

Garden diaries. A guide to creating a journal of your gardening activities, often called the most useful "tool" you can have.
FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 40
Added Info FINE GARDENING #46 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 4

Sneeze-free gardening. A plant lover's allergy-survival guide.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 58

Fall. The other planting season. An ideal time to establish many plants. What and what-not to plant in the fall, planting trees and shrubs, pruning, etc.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 40

How to read a garden catalog. Mining a wealth of gardening information from mail sources.
FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 52

An artful forest garden. Suggestions on planting the floor of a pine woodland in such a way that retains its nature as a woods.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 36

Tip on how to chart the sun in your garden.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 12

Tip describes how to make a gardener's photo journal.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 10

When the garden grows too big. An efficient maintenance routine that allows time for leisure.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 53

Tip tells how to make magnetic garden templates for designing garden beds.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 10

Advice for gardening on a windy site and some plant suggestions.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 16

A tapestry of textures. How to use contrast in garden design.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 46

Techniques for allergy-prone gardeners to minimize exposure to pollen, mold and fungi.
FINE GARDENING #66 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 84

Guidelines for planning good programs for a garden club.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun 1979 (v.23#6) pg. 8

A list of the names and addresses of over 40 plant societies for hobby gardeners.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 6

A look at various ways to use plastics in the garden and greenhouse.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 11

Tips on how to create an Oriental style garden with a pond and adjacent dry stream. Includes information on growing moss from a starter of natural moss.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 37

A guide to thorns, spines and prickles.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1980 (v.24#8) pg. 40

How to manage your microclimates for better gardening.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1981 (v.25#2) pg. 10

Plan a medieval garden for your own backyard. Features square beds separated by paths.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 34

How to safeguard plants through the winter.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 34

Garden architecture. A look at Victorian styles that have again become popular.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1989 (v.33#4) pg. 39

SPECIAL SECTION on seashore gardening. (1) The impact of wind and the role of windbreaks. (2) Plant selection. (3) Gardening on a cliff.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 21, 24, 27

Seven shortcuts to a showcase garden. How to imitate a creative design seen at a garden show.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 24

Tips on how a good fall clean-up of a garden can help ward off insect and disease problems the next year.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1992 (v.36#5) pg. 95

Gardening for the disabled. Two articles describe strategies that ease access. (1) A spiral garden design. (2) General suggestions on matching the design to the gardener's capacities.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.37#6) pg. 38

Shortcuts to great gardens. Simple design techniques that will help a garden look venerable within a season or two.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 38

Making a natural garden. Tips on planting a garden where the touch of the human hand is less evident.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.38#6) pg. 28

High-tech gardening. Using computer software products for landscape and flower garden design.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.39#6) pg. 18

Gardening challenges facing short-season gardeners discussed. Maine gardener describes alternatives.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 48

A snowy garden. Landscape features, early flowers and a few maintenance chores in winter noted.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.41#1) pg. 20

Perma-bed strip gardens for both flowers and vegetables. Sod-covered walking paths and strip gardens narrow enough to reach across make garden tasks easier and cleaner.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1997 (v.41#4) pg. 26

The sounds of a garden. How to create a soothing environment by introducing running water, rustling foliage, birds and bumblebees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.41#5) pg. 28

Community gardens. Tips on how to get a project started.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1998 (v.42#1) pg. 12

Garden-related allergy and dermatology problems and how to minimize them.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1998 (v.42#2) pg. 12

Preparing the garden for winter.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov 1999 (v.43#5) pg. 34

Design landscape and garden with a camera. Making sketches with the help of photos and a copy machine before you start work.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 16

Turning a lawn area into a garden area without breaking your back. Using newspaper and mulch to kill and decompose the grass.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 22

Garden design. Part 1. How to prepare a site analysis of your property before landscaping or installing a garden. Drawing a map, identifying underground utilities, soil conditions, sunlight, shade, vegetation, etc.
GARDEN GATE #4 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 12

Tip on maintaining a gardening journal using 3x5 index cards.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 4

Garden design. Part 2. Creating a master plan for the garden. Determining general use areas for the yard, plus gardening and landscape questions you need to answer.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 18

Garden design. Part 3. How to create a base map, make preliminary designs, a final design and estimate costs.
GARDEN GATE #6 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 14

Tips for planting a garden in a flood zone.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 5

Easy does it. Design ideas, tools and techniques that take some of the hard work out of gardening.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 26

Neighborly gardening. Ways to share a garden.
GARDEN GATE #29 Oct 1999 pg. 22

How to use techniques like succession planting, terracing and block gardening for a city garden.
HARROWSMITH #20 Jul 1979 (v.3#8) pg. 43

The instant plot. A plastic-coated garden for the clever, the late and the lazy. How to convert part of your lawn into a bountiful garden in 45 minutes.
HARROWSMITH #35 Apr-May 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 74

How home gardeners can get started with phenology (the use of natural indicators of conditions and events). Suggestions on the use of local wild plants as indicators of early plantings and two methods for using perennial bulbs as indicators.
HARROWSMITH #73 May-Jun 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 44

An action plan for gardeners. Things to do in the fall in vegetable, herb and perennial gardens, and for vines, trees and shrubs, annual flowers, roses, lawns and ground cover.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #130 Oct 1996 (v.21) pg. 46

Let there be light. A look at how to factor in the influence of sunlight when planning a garden or landscaping a yard. Includes tips on observing daily and seasonal light changes, and how to increase and decrease light levels.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #137 Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21) pg. 54

The garden beckons. Early spring garden chores described.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1997 (v.9#3) pg. 39

Guidelines for creating an English country garden.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 60

Creating an easy-care garden. How to make your garden weed, feed and water itself.
HOME MECHANIX #745 May 1990 (v.86) pg. 62

Recognizing trouble signs in the garden. A chart of garden problems, their probable cause, and the solution.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.9#6) pg. 17

Tips for creating a professional looking, easily maintained foundation garden.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1985 (v.10#7) pg. 16

Perfect partners. A gardener's design guide to beautiful ornamental plant combinations.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 36

Basic information on how to get the most out of your garden. Includes information on location selection, soil preparation, planning and crop selection. Table shows common crops for spring and early summer, summer, and fall.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1978 (v.3#3) pg. 8

You can take it with you. The secrets of packing and moving your garden plants to a new home.
HORTICULTURE Sep 1990 (v.68#9) pg. 37

Suggestions on one method of garden record-keeping.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1991 (v.69#6) pg. 14

Elements of design when gardening in small spaces.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1994 (v.72#3) pg. 24

Elements of garden design looks at garden sculpture, ornamentation and the use of plants as sculptural features.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1994 (v.72#4) pg. 20

The unbending gardener. Adaptions in garden plants and practices made to accommodate an aging back.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1996 (v.74#3) pg. 21

Body measurements that can be used to get proper spacing between seeds, sets and seedlings.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 30

At the ocean's edge. Seaside gardening conditions (sun, salt and wind) and recommendations on the plants that are adapted to that environment.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1996 (v.74#7) pg. 35

Advice on spacing between plants in the garden.
HORTICULTURE May 1998 (v.95#5) pg. 12

Following the plot. How to create and keep a garden record using a day planner that combines calendar, journal, to-do lists and plant evaluations.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 63
Added Info KITCHEN GARDEN #11 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 6

Making the sun work for you. An explanation of photosynthesis and how it affects habits like hardening off seedlings.
KITCHEN GARDEN #18 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 20

Thin plants for a healthy crop. Various methods for thinning described.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 19

Special section on gardening.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #634 Mar 1981 (v.77) pg. 73+

How to create an ornamental garden in your yard. Such a garden can be a low-maintenance alternative to a front lawn. Plastic mulch and sand are key elements in controlling weeds.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #670 Mar 1984 (v.80) pg. 66

A guide to biodynamic/French intensive gardening.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 93

Tips on starting a community garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 82

Biodynamic/French intensive gardening is described. Includes a plant-spacing chart for both row and bed methods.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #92 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 56

Garden-planning mini-manual. Six garden plans and descriptions of how they are managed by winners of Mother Earth News' 1985 Garden Contest.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #97 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 58

Garden record keeping. Notes on the different types of information that are useful and some suggestions for record-keeping systems.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #97 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 73

Weatherproofing the garden. How to build a microclimate by planting shelterbelts, diverting run-off, terracing, using raised beds and a variety of protectors.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #104 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 87

Putting the garden to bed. A check list of 20 ideas for fall plot improvement.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 62

Painting with plants. With little more than seeds and a sketchbook, you can dabble in artful gardening.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #117 May-Jun 1989 pg. 92

How to winterize gardens and garden tools.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #146 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 64

The nuts and bolts of starting and maintaining a gardening notebook.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #151 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 58

Niche gardening. How to identify and precision-plant the microclimates of your site.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #161 Apr-May 1997 pg. 40

Walking the rows. How to develop a routine of daily garden visits, looking for clues to problems.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #162 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 48

The frugal gardener. Advice on tool acquisition, free fertilizers, and cheaper seeds.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #163 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 34

An oriental oasis. Suggestions for laying out an oriental garden in your back yard.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1981 (v.2#5) pg. 30

The 60-minute garden, a five-part system for increasing yields in small spaces. Includes use of boxed raised beds, vertical trellises, growing tunnels, soil management and a drip watering and fertilizing system.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 52

Building an old fashioned garden. Description of the complete renovation of a 50x143-ft. lot in Westerville, Ohio. Drawing of backyard brick and stone work and plantings, and a list of plants included.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 17

How to plan and plant an Elizabethan knot garden.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 27

Front gardens in the city. A look at location factors, trees and shrubs, and lawns.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1980 (v.8#6) pg. 61

Guiding principles of post-Victorian landscape and gardens. Includes lists of plants that were common choices.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1986 (v.14#3) pg. 128

Quick-and-dirty garden. How to get a colorful garden of annuals, vegetables and herbs started in a short time without impacting long-range landscaping plans.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.22#2) pg. 28

How to choose a garden plan appropriate to a house's period.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.24#2) pg. 28

How to apply microclimatology in home gardens. A description of how exposure, the sun-shade ratio. mositure and soil factors can be manipulated by the home gardener to meet requirements of plants that would otherwise be ungrowable in your yard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 107

Tips on how to protect early spring crops from frost.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1977 (v.24#3) pg. 98

Six articles on farming and gardening steep hillsides. Includes instructions on how to terrace using 2x10s or railroad ties, how to build a railroad tie garden, and how to make rock terraces. Also covers how to garden on a hillside without terraces and how to use terrace and contour farming to stop erosion. Concluding article summerizes the views of experts expressed at the 1976 International Hill Land Symposium.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 56-71

A look at bed planting for a home garden. Includes information on garden layout, pest control and succession planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 69

A look at Bio-Dynamic/French intensive gardening. This method requires only 1/3 to 1/7 as much water as commercial agriculture.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 78

Tips on how to garden during adverse weather conditions. Includes the use of portable sun reflectors for cool spells, how to shade during hot, dry spells, and how to trench a garden to deal with either drought or waterlog.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 144

A look at short-row gardening, rows 3 to 6 ft. long.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 103

In-the-city gardening. Tips for small backyard gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 114

A guide to starting a city community garden project.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1978 (v.25#3) pg. 78

A look at a combination chicken yard and garden. Area of 50x75-ft. is divided by a fence. Chickens range on one side while garden grows and after harvest they are switched to the other side.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1979 (v.26#1) pg. 106

Suggestions on planting an early garden successfully.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 96

Exercises to get you in shape for gardening.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1979 (v.26#3) pg. 106

Five year-round garden plans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 66

Success with the "impossible" garden. How a couple near the southern Oregon coast compensated for poor conditions by using a variety of techniques.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 174

Frost-proofing your garden. Ways to protect plants from early and late frosts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1980 (v.27#12) pg. 70

Eight common gardening errors and how to avoid them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1981 (v.28#1) pg. 32

Bounty from a city lot. Tricks for creating a backyard garden "paradise" on a small city lot.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 70

Gardening on problem sites. Preventing cold roots, pan gardening, coping with shade on a north slope, and gardening at high altitudes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1981 (v.28#3) pg. 66

Stretch your way to gardening fitness. Simple exercises to prepare your muscles for garden work.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 96

Lessons from first-year gardeners. Advice on overcoming limited space, poor soil and tough climates.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1982 (v.29#1) pg. 66

Exercises to get the gardener in shape.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1982 (v.29#5) pg. 78

Tips on gardening after a heart attack.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1984 (v.31#1) pg. 100

Tips on garden planning and planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 77

How to turn your lawn into a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1985 (v.32#2) pg. 76

Edible landscaping. Plans for growing food and ornamental plants together. Ideas for several sizes of garden are furnished.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1986 (v.33#2) pg. 62

High-altitude gardening. Suggestions on improving the soil, frost protection and crop selection.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1986 (v.33#8) pg. 37

Suggestions on adapting a garden and gardening techniques for a disabled person.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1986 (v.33#8) pg. 60

Planting with nature. How to develop a gardening calendar based on the blooming times of wild and domestic flowers and the migrating and breeding activities of birds and wildlife.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1987 (v.34#2) pg. 65

Tips on protecting gardens from the wind.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1987 (v.34#4) pg. 64

A gardener's vacation plan. How you can get away during the growing season without returning to parched soil and huge weeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1987 (v.34#7) pg. 53

Suggestions for how people with allergies to dust, pollen or molds can still garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1987 (v.34#8) pg. 21

Tips on gardening in Florida for newcomers to the state.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 64

Tips on organizing a record of seed viability, variety performance, dates of planting, bloom and harvest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1988 (v.35#1) pg. 92

How to create a first garden bed at a new homesite.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1988 (v.35#5) pg. 68

Guide to starting a fall garden. Suggests plants and cultivating techniques.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1988 (v.35#7) pg. 40

Ten time-saving tips for the new gardener.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1988 (v.35#8) pg. 76

Gardening in Alaska. Includes a list of best vegetable and landscape plant choices.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 66

Catalog primer. Tips for beginning gardeners on how to sort through the information in a seed catalog.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 71

Tip on planting in soggy soil.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1989 (v.36#1) pg. 90

Preventive gardening. Six basic steps to prevent garden problems.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 23

An in-depth look at gardening in the Deep South. First in a series about gardening in special geographic regions. Includes diagrams that show how to control weeds, soil diseases and nematodes using solarization. List of the best perennials for the South. Two-page chart of common southern insect pests and organic remedies for each. Chart of planting and harvest dates for nine combinations of vegetables that do well in the south using succession planting and multiple cropping in the home garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 38

The Pacific Northwest. Second in a series about gardening in special geographic regions. Gardening guide covers growing vegetables, winter crops, ornamentals, fruit, pest controls, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.37#6) pg. 24

The Southwest. Third in a series about gardening in special geographic regions. Looks at soil, vegetables, watering, ornamentals, landscaping, shrubs, trees, pest controls, etc.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1990 (v.37#8) pg. 34

How to clean up a garden and prepare it for the next season. Includes mulching, pruning and plant-protection techniques.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1993 (v.40#8) pg. 31

Tip describes how to prepare garden beds for early spring planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1993 (v.40#8) pg. 69

How to be a smart plant shopper. Thirteen tips when visiting your local nursery.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 66

Five who garden in "impossible" locations describe how they do it. (1) Northern New York's Adirondack Mountains. (2) Juneau, Alaska. (3) The Texas hill country. (4) Next to a forest preserve in Illinois. (5) At 8,500 feet in the Colorado Rockies.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1996 (v.43#7) pg. 50

How to remove sod and turn a small area of lawn into a garden bed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 78

Gardening secrets from a winner of blue ribbons. Hints on competing in a county fair.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 26

Predicting the first frost. Clues to help you determine when a cold snap will actually nip your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1999 (v.46#5) pg. 54

How to protect your plants and shrubs against winter.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.1#2) pg. 81

Year-round gardens. A combination of form and function that creates a garden for all seasons. Suggestions on pathways, plant materials with seasonal interest and garden design.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1989 (v.4#1) pg. 67

Smart technologies for the outdoors. How to create beautiful, low-maintenance yardscapes using new electronic and horticultural technologies. Beginning a new series of articles.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1990 (v.5#1) pg. 32

Attic upgrades. Design ideas for finishing an attic. Includes construction tips on insulating a cathedral ceiling, reinforcing an attic floor, increasing headroom, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1990 (v.5#1) pg. 48

Nine inexpensive ideas to improve the beauty and ease of maintenance of your yard.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jul 1965 (v.36#7) pg. 71

A look at a backyard city garden that combines vegetables, flowers, evergreens and a paved court. House, garden and court are all contained on a lot 40x107-ft.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 72

A look at a garden in Pasadena, California. Plants were chosen to survive on rainfall alone.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 76

How to use a slide projector and slides of your house and yard to help plan your garden or landscaping.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 144

A look at a private garden created on a 50-foot city lot.
SUNSET Feb 1981 (v.166#2) pg. 86

How to save your back and still work in the garden. Tips on digging, lifting, tools, etc.
SUNSET Feb 1988 (v.180#2) pg. 182

Tips on displaying art in the garden.
SUNSET Aug 1989 (v.183#2) pg. 112

Restoring a warm-climate garden after a period of freezing weather which causes damage.
SUNSET Mar 1991 (v.186#3) pg. 152

Five stumbling blocks for first time gardeners and what to do about them. Discusses controlling costs, weeds, soil improvement, irrigation, plant selection and sites.
SUNSET Mar 1996 (v.196#3) pg. 92

Secrets of the garden masters. Five gardeners reveal their secrets for putting plants together in artful ways.
SUNSET Sep 1996 (v.197#3) pg. 73

No time to garden? Tips on low-maintenance care from two California gardeners.
SUNSET Jul 1997 (v.199#1) pg. 54

Winterizing your yard. How to protect lawn and plants from the weather and animals over the winter.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #830 Nov 1998 (v.94) pg. 51