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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
To obtain a copy of any magazine article contact your local public library or the publisher.

xx   SHRUB
xx   TREE

How to create a bonsai from an 18" spruce.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1971 (v.49#6) pg. J20 (104+)

How to start a bonsai.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1977 (v.55#1) pg. 95

The 118-minute bonsai. How to convert an overgrown 5-gallon nursery juniper with an ugly trunk into a beautiful bonsai that resembles a mature tree in a natural landscape.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 42

Tips on training bonsai using fishing weights.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 10

How to get started with bonsai.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1981 (v.25#4) pg. 42

Anyone can learn bonsai. How to prune the branches and roots. Explains branch shaping with pliable copper wire.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1986 (v.30#4) pg. 16

Create your own bonsai from seedling trees. Includes tips on cold weather bonsai care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.34#5) pg. 30

Basics of bonsai. Tips on getting started.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 15

Unpotted. A description of repotting bonsai.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1997 (v.94#1) pg. 14

Bonsai landscape pruning. Drawings illustrate how to train an upright star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) and a windswept Japanese black pine (Pinus Thunbergiana).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1989 (v.36#6) pg. 27

Tip on using vinegar to control the pH of water used on bonsai or other house plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 74

Living sculpture. An introduction to creating a bonsai tree from a nursery-bought juniper.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 56

Bonsai box. A small wooden planter is made from a solid block of wood that is hollowed out.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1977 (v.148#1) pg. 97

Basic bonsai techniques. Learn pruning, styling, wiring and potting.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1978 pg. 59

Bonsai. Basic techniques and tools described.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Winter 1980 pg. 77

A look at the Japanese art of bonsai and suggestions for beginners on how to create your own.
SPHERE Mar 1978 (v.7#2) pg. 30

A look at using some varieties of succulents in shallow pots to create instant bonsai.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 210

How to create a bonsai fuchsia.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 76

How to replant "volunteer seedlings" (tree seedlings that have been planted by natural means) and fashion a bonsai, tub tree or full-size yard tree.
SUNSET Oct 1978 (v.161#4) pg. 246

How to create a bonsai.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 122

How to make a saucer garden with a dwarf tree.
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 171

Lighted boxes attached to a garden wall serve to display bonsai plants.
SUNSET Aug 1983 (v.171#2) pg. 98

How to plant a miniature grove of jade plants in a bonsai dish.
SUNSET Nov 1994 (v.193#5) pg. 80

Gifts from the kitchen, garden, and heart. (1) Citrus curd. (2) Family photo ornaments. (3) Simmering spice potpourri. (4) Southwest bonsai. (5) Chili chocolate truffles. (6) Personalized maps. (7) Fresh foliage rings to decorate candles.
SUNSET Dec 1994 (v.193#6) pg. 82

How to grow a bonsai from a houseplant.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 20 1978 (v.42#3) pg. 278