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FLOWER
sa   ABUTILON
sa   ACHILLEA
sa   ACHIMENE
sa   AFRICAN VIOLET
sa   ALLIUM
sa   ALYSSUM
sa   AMARYLLIS
sa   ANEMONE
sa   ANNUAL PLANT
sa   ARISAEMA
sa   ARMERIA
sa   ASTER
sa   ASTILBE
sa   BAPTISIA
sa   BEGONIA
sa   BIENNIAL PLANT
sa   BULB, CORM & TUBER
sa   CALENDULA
sa   CALLA LILY
sa   CALLIRHOE
sa   CALONYCTION
sa   CAMELLIA
sa   CAMPANULA
sa   CANNA
sa   CARNATION
sa   CENTAUREA
sa   CHRYSANTHEMUM
sa   CHRYSOPSIS
sa   CLEMATIS
sa   CLEOME
sa   CLERODENDRON
sa   CLIVIA
sa   COLOR IN GARDENS
sa   COLUMBINE
sa   COREOPSIS
sa   CORYDALIS
sa   COSMOS
sa   CROCUS
sa   CYCLAMEN
sa   DAHLIA
sa   DAISY
sa   DAYLILY
sa   DELPHINIUM
sa   DIANTHUS
sa   DICENTRA
sa   DICTAMNUS
sa   ECHINACEA
sa   EUSTOMA
sa   EVENING PRIMROSE
sa   FLOWER ARRANGING
sa   FLOWER GARDENING
sa   FORGET-ME-NOT
sa   FOXGLOVE
sa   FUCHSIA
sa   GARDENIA
sa   GENTIANA
sa   GERANIUM & PELARGONIUM
sa   GLADIOLUS
sa   GLOXINIA
sa   GOLDENROD
sa   GYPSOPHILA
sa   HAEMANTHUS
sa   HELIOTROPE
sa   HELLEBORUS (HELLEBORE)
sa   HEUCHERA
sa   HOLLYHOCK
sa   HYACINTHUS
sa   IMPATIENS
sa   IPOMOEA
sa   IRIS
sa   JASMINUM
sa   KOSTELETZKYA
sa   LATHYRUS
sa   LIATRIS
sa   LILIUM (LILY)
sa   LOBELIA
sa   LOVE-IN-A-MIST
sa   LUPINUS (LUPINE)
sa   LYCHNIS
sa   MALVA (MALLOW)
sa   MARIGOLD
sa   MONARDA
sa   MUSCARI
sa   NARCISSUS
sa   NASTURTIUM
sa   NEMESIA
sa   NICOTIANA
sa   ORCHID
sa   OXALIS
sa   PANSY
sa   PASSIFLORA (PASSION-FLOWER)
sa   PENTAS
sa   PENTSTEMON
sa   PEONY
sa   PERENNIAL PLANT
sa   PETUNIA
sa   PHLOX
sa   PLATYCODON
sa   PLUMERIA
sa   POINSETTIA
sa   POPPY
sa   PORTULACA
sa   PRIMULA
sa   ROSE
sa   RUDBECKIA
sa   SNAPDRAGON
sa   STRELITZIA
sa   STREPTOCARPUS
sa   SUNFLOWER
sa   THALICTRUM
sa   TULIP
sa   UVULARIA
sa   VERBASCUM
sa   VERBENA
sa   VIOLET (VIOLA)
sa   WILDFLOWER
sa   ZINNIA
xx   FLOWER GARDENING
xx   PLANT
xx   WILDFLOWER

How to grow flowers for cutting.
AMERICANA May-Jun 1985 (v.13#2) pg. 29

How to store bulbs, tubers and corms for the winter.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. D12 (108+)

How to create a beautiful garden with a combination of annuals, perennials, and ground cover.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1972 (v.50#3) pg. 94

Guide to perennial blooms. Chart arranged by month from April to September shows what perennials will bloom in each month and the color of each flower.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. J22 (161+)

How to plant perennials. Includes color photos of those that are suitable for fall planting and instructions on how to prepare the planting area. A guide to growing eleven perennials.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1973 (v.51#9) pg. 92, 143

Fall planting guide to landscaping with spring blooming bulbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1973 (v.51#10) pg. 64

Eight pages of photos highlight the easiest flowers to grow, both annuals and perennials.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 46

A guide to inexpensive minor bulbs to plant in the fall for spring color.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. 62

An eight-page series of photos that shows annuals, perenials and vegetables that can be grown easily in a small place.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1975 (v.53#4) pg. 76

A look at corms, tubers, rhizomes and tuberous root plants that are planted in early summer for hot weather color.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1975 (v.53#6) pg. 32

How to create masses of color with beds of flowers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 78

A guide to planning and planting a small (24'x24') start-from-scratch flower garden. Includes a list of trees and shrubs, spring-flowering bulbs and summer flowering plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1976 (v.54#9) pg. 82

How to force bulbs into bloom indoors.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 10

A guide to help in planning perennial flower borders. Arranged by the month of flowering and includes the height and color of the most popular perennials.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1977 (v.55#4) pg. 117

Six pages show how a professional landscape architect bordered his lawn with massive plantings of flowers. Article includes tips on soil preparation and how to plan a colorful flower border.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1977 (v.55#4) pg. 120

How to plan a flower garden for early-spring to frost with nonstop color.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 134

Chart of best-known annual flowers and their characteristics (growth habit, height, colors and sowing time).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 235

Tip: Growing flowering plants from seeds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1979 (v.57#2) pg. 44

Planning for foolproof flower beds. Covers both perennials and annuals. Includes charts according to height.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1979 (v.57#4) pg. 32

A guide to great flower beds you can grow from seed.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. 122

How to plan and plant combinations of flowers to give you color all summer long.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 113

Tips on raising "no fuss" flowers (bedding plants) in pots and planters.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 37

Tips on planting for non-stop color in your flower garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 120

Tips on planting spring blooming bulbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1985 (v.63#10) pg. 75

How to divide a perennial.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 58

Plant a fragrance garden. Suggestions on flowers, herbs and shrubs that add fragrance to the yard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1986 (v.64#4) pg. 148

Tips on keeping annuals blooming.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 130

Guide to plantings that will attract butterflies to a garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1987 (v.65#3) pg. 104

Grow your own cut flowers from seed. Includes tips on how to keep cut flowers fresh in bouquets, how to grow flowers for dried arrangements and how to dry them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1987 (v.65#5) pg. 45

Tips for planting two different kinds of flowering bulbs in the same space. Includes planting instructions and suggestions for attractive pairings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1987 (v.65#10) pg. 118

Tip: How to force bulbs to bloom early inside during the winter.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1987 (v.65#11) pg. 54

A general guide to easy-care perennial beds and borders.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1988 (v.66#4) pg. 91

Tips on planting beds of annual flowers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1988 (v.66#5) pg. 39

How to combine perennials for blooms throughout the seasons.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1989 (v.67#5) pg. 111

Fall gardening tips include transplanting trees and shrubs, exposed root planting, planting bulbs for spring flowers, and protecting evergreens from winter damage.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1979 (v.3#1) pg. 68

The joy of an English garden. Choosing , planting, and caring for a perennial border.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1980 (v.3#10) pg. 55

Bulbs to plant in the fall for spring flowers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1980 (v.3#12) pg. 57

A guide to Christmas plants for giving and receiving.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 56

Prepare now for a summer garden. How to plant bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1982 (v.5#12) pg. 58

Suggestions on growing annual flowers.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Aug 1986 (v.70#4) pg. 78

Self-seeding annuals add color to gardens. Catch the seeds in the fall in a flat to have annuals to plant in the spring. Suggested annuals to try.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.72#6) pg. 17

How to plant a low maintenance perennial garden that will provide color from April through September.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #145 Jun 1973 (v.23#5) pg. 52

A guide to planting minor (little-flowered) bulbs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 42

A guide to fall planting of bulbs that bloom in the spring.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #157 Oct 1974 (v.24#8) pg. 44

Tips on planting spring-flowering bulbs in the spring.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 12

Building a first perennial garden. One gardener's progress described.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 67

Designing a 220-ft. flower border.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 24

Tip: Plant spring-blooming bulbs in modified plastic mesh baskets to thwart rodents.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 6
Added Info FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 6

A white spring garden. Suggestions for bulbs, shrubs and perennials which all produce white flowers in the spring.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 48

Tips on red or rose-pink perennials for a perennial border.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 8
Added Info FINE GARDENING #7 May-Jun 1989 pg. 12

Designing a flower garden for a small side yard. Incorporates a path, patio and plantings that evoke the feeling of an English cottage garden.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 26

A garden in Colorado at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Describes the selection of plants for the short frost-free season.
FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 40

Raising rhodohypoxis in pots for five months of blooms.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 28

Starting a perennial border. How to get striking results in two years. Covers plant selection, soil improvement, design and planting.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 56

Tips on causes of massive bulb failure.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 10

Fall perennials. A guide to five perennials that are most dramatic during the autumn.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 41

Growing everlastings, flowers which retain their color after harvesting and drying. Nine different plants described, along with tips on cutting and drying.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 53
Added Info FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 5

Understanding the concept of hybrid flowers and how they are labeled in garden catalogs.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 12
Added Info FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 4

Elegant alstroemerias. Information on seed stratification to raise two strains that will reproduce and expand in the garden.
FINE GARDENING #49 May-Jun 1996 pg. 68

A guide to the all-American Selections in flowers and vegetables for 1979. Includes descriptions, uses and growing instructions.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan 1979 (v.23#1) pg. 24

New flowers for 1979. A roundup of the new varieties.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan 1979 (v.23#1) pg. 34

A guide to flowers that are really green.
FLOWER & GARDEN May 1979 (v.23#5) pg. 39

Tip on how to create a planting that spells out a name or other word in flowers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun 1979 (v.23#6) pg. 59

A look at the culture of a variety of hardy minor bulbs to bring early spring flowers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 22

Plant a bluebell dell.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1980 (v.24#3) pg. 44

How to raise miniature weeping crape-myrtles.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1980 (v.24#6) pg. 31

How to raise night-blooming cereus.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1980 (v.24#7) pg. 40

How to plant and raise crown imperials.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1980 (v.24#8) pg. 6

How to raise a selection of widely adapted and reliable perennials for a long season of color.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 18

How to plan a potting party to prepare pots of bulbed plants (tulip and daffodil). Later you can sell the pot of blooming flowers to raise funds for a charity, etc.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 48

How to protect flower bulbs from damage by squirrels and skunks.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 58

Tips on growing the flowering annual "lavatera trimestris".
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1981-Jan 1982 (v.26#1) pg. 80

How to create a skyline effect with vertical perennials.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1982 (v.26#3) pg. 76

How to raise cinerarias, an ideal flower for cooler greenhouses.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1982 (v.26#4) pg. 22

The when, where, how and what of growing great spring-flowering bulbs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 26

How to raise cupheas.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1983 (v.27#2) pg. 90

Selecting and arranging perennial plantings for fall color.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 40

Have a cutting garden. Selecting a locatation and the flowering shrubs, foliage plants, and flowers to include.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1983 (v.27#4) pg. 40

One man's way to an easy care garden. Includes a list of hardy perennial plants that will live a great many years.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1984 (v.28#4) pg. 10

Basic information about bulbs. Includes charts of planting depth.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1984 (v.28#5) pg. 48

Using gray foliage to enliven your perennial garden. Pictures and plant descriptions given.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1985 (v.29#2) pg. 10

Plant combinations that look well together. Selecting plants that bloom at the same time and complement one another. A list of possible combinations and time of blooming, as well as, color, texture and form discussed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1985 (v.29#3) pg. 16

Planning for late summer color from your perenial garden. A list of colorful late blooming flowers along with a suggestion of annuals to brighten the "August lull".
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1985 (v.29#4) pg. 34

How to rejuvinate perennials. A guide on when and how to do it, plus tips on handling some of the prevalent types.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1985 (v.29#5) pg. 42

A guide to bulbs, perennials, shrubs and trees that provide spring flowers and are considered the most reliable performers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1986 (v.30#3) pg. 36

Growing Love-Lies-Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus) from seed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1986 (v.30#4) pg. 20

Liriope (lily-turf). How to grow and propagate it. Includes a summary of varieties available.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1986 (v.30#4) pg. 40

How to raise three old-time biennials (Sweet william, larkspur amd foxglove) from seed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1986 (v.30#4) pg. 62

Forcing spring bulbs. How to grow bulbs in soil-filled pots. Chart shows rooting times in a dark location and requirements during forcing and flowering.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 16

A guide to four seasons of fragrant outdoor flowers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 40

How to get a lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans) to bloom.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1986-Jan 1987 (v.31#1) pg. 70

A look at gardening with perennials and suggestions on kinds that require little attention.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 16

A look at 20 reasons spring bulbs didn't bloom and how to correct these problems.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 42

Design and plant suggestions for a "Constitution Garden."
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 80

Fall planting of spring-blooming bulbs. Includes tips on soil preparation and a tip on planting depths and spacing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1987 (v.31#5) pg. 8

A guide to small bulbs that bloom in the spring.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1987 (v.31#5) pg. 32

A guide to invasive perennials. Some problem plants are identified, along with tips on ways to slow them down.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 107

Achimenes. How to grow them from seeds in pots, porch baskets or window boxes. Describes how to put them into dormancy and restart them the following spring.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 46

Giants of the perennial border. A look at plants that add structural interest with massive bulk or stately spires.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 46

Create a bulb border with a long blooming period. Includes tips on planting and care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 50

Tips on putting in a bulb bed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 5

Tips on getting coralbells to bloom.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 42

Using spire plants in the perennial border. A look at bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa), foxglove (Digitalis), astilbe, ligularias, yucca, lythrum, delphiniums, gayfeather (Liatris), bear's-breeches (Acanthus mollis), red-hot-poker (Kniphofia), lobelia, hollyhock, salvia and veronica. Insert suggests staking options, including the English "pea bush" method.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1989 (v.33#3) pg. 35

Naturalizing spring flowering bulbs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1989 (v.33#5) pg. 25

Tips on selecting long-blooming (everblooming) plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.34#2) pg. 88

How to read and follow information on plant tags when selecting and raising bedding plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1991 (v.35#1) pg. 70

Vertical accents. Selecting and planting vertical accent plants (straight-stick plants, spire plants, etc.).
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 6

Five night-blooming flowers noted.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 5

Heat-tolerant plants for a deck noted.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 39

Flowers that tower. Some floral giants recommended for the home flower garden. Advice on designing a border with tall flowers and growing conditions that affect a plant's habit.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 10

Same time next year. Tips on selecting and planting perennial flowers.
HARROWSMITH #58 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 52

How to use color in designing floral borders.
HARROWSMITH #66 Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 63

Techniques for germinating and sowing annual and perennial flower seeds. Includes a list of germination requirements for common flower seeds.
HARROWSMITH #66 Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 70

A look at flowers that bloom in the night.
HARROWSMITH #67 May-Jun 1986 (v.11#1) pg. 62

Five experts disclose their midsummer gardening secrets. (1) Late-season schemes to fill the spaces left by spent pea vines. (2) Growing rutabaga. (3) A watering system that functions almost unattended from mid-June to mid-August. (4) Growing annuals for quick color. (5) Endive culture.
HARROWSMITH #68 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 35

Considering flowers as food. A guide to edible flowers and suggestions on when to harvest them and how to use them.
HARROWSMITH #74 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 42

The art of forcing spring-flowering bulbs in December through March. Includes instructions on caring for forced bulbs so they will bloom again after a couple of years.
HARROWSMITH #76 Nov-Dec 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 65
Added Info HARROWSMITH #87 Sep-Oct 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 18

Designing the perfect perennial border, one that flowers from April to October year after year.
HARROWSMITH #83 Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 82

Tips from a grower on raising perennials from seed.
HARROWSMITH #83 Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 88

The autumn art of naturalizing spring bulbs.
HARROWSMITH #87 Sep-Oct 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 47

A settler's bouquet. Advice for the novice on finding and growing the old plants that were cultivated by earlier settlers of an area.
HARROWSMITH #98 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.16#2) pg. 66

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

Tips on preserving edible flowers. Includes a sugar syrup recipe.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1994 (v.6#6) pg. 4

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

Dame's rocket (Hesperis matronalis), also called sweet rocket, damask violet, queen's gilliflower. Its culture as a flower in cottage gardens described.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1996 (v.8#5) pg. 24

The flavor of flowers. A look at plants that produce flowers that are safe to eat and some of their culinary uses.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 32

Dandy candied. How to crystallize flowers and then store them for six to eight months.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 39

Tick, tock, a flower clock. A look at clock flowers, listed in order of the time of day that they open. Includes tips on planning a flower clock, a bed based on the time at which the flowers open.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 46

How to build a low stone wall and plant it with flowering perennials.
HOME MECHANIX #683 Mar 1985 (v.81) pg. 48

Plant fall bulbs for spring blooms. Proper bulb planting techniques reviewed.
HOME MECHANIX #690 Oct 1985 (v.81) pg. 104

Forcing bulbs to bloom indoors during the winter.
HOME MECHANIX #714 Oct 1987 (v.83) pg. 74

Tips on stimulating (fertilizing) flowering plants during hot weather using coffee grounds, potato peels, or gelatin.
HOME MECHANIX #735 Jul 1989 (v.85) pg. 10

Spring bulb planting chart includes planting depth and spacing.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 6

Get the best from spring-flowering bulbs. A guide to the correct planting depths.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1985 (v.10#7) pg. 14

Tips on how to save some colorful outdoor perennials and annuals by potting entire plants or rooting cuttings for indoor winter enjoyment.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1985 (v.10#8) pg. 6

Tips on creating your own hybrid flowers by cross pollinating.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#6) pg. 10

Plant bulbs now for beautiful spring flowers. Tips on selection and planting.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 22

Tips on raising perennials.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.12#3) pg. 10

Fall planting guide for hardy spring bulbs, ornamentals, and cool-season vegetables.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1987 (v.12#7) pg. 12

Storing delicate summer bulbs. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 22

Fall starts for spring bulbs. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 20

Forcing bulbs to bloom indoors during the winter. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1988 (v.13#10) pg. 14

Plant bulbs now for a great spring showing. With careful planning you can have a colorful garden from early spring to late fall.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 49

Tips on raising simple annual flowers for borders, beds and shady areas.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 8

How to grow primulas.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1978 (v.3#4) pg. 8

How to force bulbs for indoor winter blooms.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 16

The propagation and care of gloxinias.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 12

A guide to planting spring-flowering bulbs.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1980 (v.5#5) pg. 42

How to propagate oleanders.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 40

Tips on growing summer annuals.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 18

Flowers for cutting. Selecting and planting flowers for a cutting garden.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1990 (v.68#1) pg. 68

First blooms of spring. Advice on raising snowdrops, snowflakes, crocus, and other early spring flowers.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1990 (v.68#3) pg. 31
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jun 1990 (v.68#6) pg. 6

Plant combination ideas to fill in the gaps left by early bloomers. (1) Oriental poppies and rose mallow. (2) Bleeding heart and baby's breath. (3) Sweet peas and daffodils.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1990 (v.68#4) pg. 24

Bedding-plant schemes. Tips on buying and setting out tender bedding plants (geraniums, impatiens, heliotrope, nicotinas, and petunias).
HORTICULTURE Apr 1990 (v.68#4) pg. 72

Flores Mexicanos. A guide to fall-blooming shrubby ornamentals that are prolific bloomers.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1992 (v.70#9) pg. 54

Advice on getting tuberoses to bloom.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1994 (v.72#2) pg. 8

Some night-blooming flowers that can be grown outdoors.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 10

Luxuriant laboratory. One Colorado gardener's successful experiments in a climate of extremes.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1997 (v.94#2) pg. 50

Please eat the flowers. A guide to edible flowers and tips on ways to use them.
HORTICULTURE May 1998 (v.95#5) pg. 36

Edible flowers. How to make a floral syrup. How to crystallize roses, violets and pansies as garnishes.
KITCHEN GARDEN #4 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 78

How to plan your flower garden. How to layout the flowers to form colorful designs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #634 Mar 1981 (v.77) pg. 82

Tips on selecting and planting flowers which grow from bulbs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 134

Beginning gardening. Advice for those creating a first-time-ever vegetable, flower or herb garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #116 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 76

The cottage garden. The traditional English "everyman's" garden is enjoying an American revival.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #120 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 76

Tips on landscaping with perennials.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 48

Tips on planning and planting a perennial garden.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1986 (v.7#4) pg. 34

A guide to creating ornamental lawns and flower beds that are appropriate for Victorian houses. Includes a guide to "carpet-bedding" plants.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1985 (v.13#3) pg. 53

A practical plan for a cutting garden. How to grow flowers interspersed within a vegetable garden to provide for cut flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 88

A look at favorite flowers for cuttings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 90

How to raise Four-O'Clocks.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1979 (v.26#6) pg. 128

A guide to fall planting of spring-blooming bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1979 (v.26#8) pg. 54

Guidelines to planting perennials by sowing the seeds in the fall in a cold frame. Includes a chart of about 80 perennials with information on height, zone, color, blooming season, soil requirements, location and use as cut flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1979 (v.26#10) pg. 76

A guide to fall-planting bulbs for spring flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1980 (v.27#8) pg. 42

Tip on raising crocus, hyacinths, squills, and iris from seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 20

Tips on raising blooming bulb flowers indoors during the winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1983 (v.30#9) pg. 48

Tip on growing a "living" curtain to cover the outside of a window.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1984 (v.31#9) pg. 18

Tips for better bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1984 (v.31#10) pg. 30

How to plan perennial beds for color with three different strategies (color grouping, dominant color, and a spectacular effect).
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1985 (v.32#3) pg. 34

Plant flowers under Norway maples by using pots sunk in the ground.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1985 (v.32#5) pg. 26

How to divide perennials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 26

A guide to edible flowers that can be added to salads. Also includes a list of flowers that are toxic and cannot be used.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1986 (v.33#5) pg. 64

A guide to easy-care choices of northern annuals to direct-seed for bloom from early summer through frost.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1986 (v.33#7) pg. 34

A guide to winter-blooming bulbs. Includes tips on designing a winter bulb garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 30
Correction ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1986 (v.33#12) pg. 10

Looking at lupines. A guide to varieties and tips on growing them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1987 (v.34#1) pg. 74

Suggestions on raising flowers to sell for cut-your-own bouquets. Includes tips on selling and a germination guide for most popular annuals and perennials
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1987 (v.34#1) pg. 81

How to grow a popular trio of perennials: bellflowers, cranesbills and lilies.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1987 (v.34#2) pg. 47

Gardening with slow-growing biennial flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1987 (v.34#6) pg. 55

Design for a spring bulb bed that uses 21 varities.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1987 (v.34#9) pg. 58

How to force spring bulbs to bloom indoors.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1987 (v.34#11) pg. 14

Three garden plans that combine vegetables, flowers and herbs for a beautiful, edible border.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1988 (v.35#2) pg. 47

An everlasting garden. A plan for a circular garden, 16-ft. in diameter, that includes 12 herbs and some additional flowers that can all be dried for use in arrangements and wreaths.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1988 (v.35#3) pg. 23

A guide to easy-care annuals: vinca, salvia, celosia, portulaca, gazania, lobelia, verbena, sanvitalia, lisianthus, and flowering cabbage/kale. Includes flower bed design hints.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1988 (v.35#6) pg. 45

Tip: How to germinate cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis) seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1988 (v.35#8) pg. 20

A guide to fall planting of spring bulbs. Emphasizes some of the lesser known bulbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1988 (v.35#9) pg. 58

A culinary guide to 15 edible flowers. Chart describes taste, bloom time, growing advice and cooking tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1989 (v.36#1) pg. 79

Landscape borders that mix vegetables and flowers. Notes on some good combinations.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 51

Tip: How to germinate forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1989 (v.36#7) pg. 23

The basic techniques for naturalizing spring bulbs. Includes tips on planning, types and varieties that best suit the technique, planting and care.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1989 (v.36#8) pg. 30

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

A guide to self-sowing annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1989 (v.36#11) pg. 53

Edible flowers. A listing of 20 culinary standouts and a partial listing of common poisonous plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1990 (v.37#2) pg. 47

New cutting garden. Mix long-stemmed cutting flowers with your garden favorites for a natural look. Layout for an innkeeper's cutting garden and a list of selected flowers for cutting is included. Tips on creating a "natural" arrangement of cut flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 30

Sixteen frost-fighting flowers to start inside and then move outside early in the spring.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 54

Forty-four flameproof flowers. Sun-loving varieties that do well in summer heat.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1993 (v.40#5) pg. 45

Eleven no-fail flowers that are easy to start from seed and guaranteed to bloom in any garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1995 (v.42#1) pg. 50

The ten easiest cutting flowers you can grow. Includes tips on conditioning cut flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1995 (v.42#2) pg. 56

Heirloom flowers. A guide to growing old-fashioned varieties of some favorites (columbine, bleeding heart, heliopsis, garden phlox, Canterbury bells, foxglove, hollyhock, four o'clocks, sweet peas, larkspur, nicotianas, nasturtium, morning glories, stock and zinnias).
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 28

Beautiful blooms for problem soils. Plant suggestions for sandy, alkaline, heavy clay and sour soils.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 30

Flowers that plant themselves. Selecting and planting self-sowing flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar-Apr 1999 (v.46#2) pg. 48

A guide to fall-blooming perennials.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 100

How to create a cutting garden that's convenient and productive. How to make cut flowers last longer.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 57

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

How to plant spring-blooming bulbs in pots. Includes detailed chart of instructions for dutch iris, crocus, daffodil, hyacinth, anemone, ranunculus and tulip.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 114

How to create an ever-blooming old-fashioned garden. Includes charts of suggested plantings.
SUNSET Oct 1978 (v.161#4) pg. 103

A look at the favorite flowers, trees and shrubs from four western mild-winter areas.
SUNSET Feb 1979 (v.162#2) pg. 86

A guide to selecting a wide range of bedding flowers for months of winter color in California.
SUNSET Oct 1979 (v.163#4) pg. 94

How to raise bulbs in a pot. Tips on planting, conditioning and making your own planting mix.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 264B

A guide to starting and raising ranunculus.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 93

How to start wooly blue curls (trichostema lanatum) from seeds.
SUNSET Jul 1980 (v.165#1) pg. 195

Step-by-step photos show how to divide perennials.
SUNSET Nov 1980 (v.165#5) pg. 232

A summer of color from seeds. Three Sunset garden contest winners tell how they raise colorful flowers from seeds.
SUNSET Mar 1982 (v.168#3) pg. 92

Tips on planting 5 different "offbeat" bulbs in January.
SUNSET Jan 1984 (v.172#1) pg. 118, 120

Tips on planting crocosmia.
SUNSET Feb 1984 (v.172#2) pg. 202

How to plan a garden in which you grow flowers for cutting.
SUNSET Mar 1984 (v.172#3) pg. 102

Summer flowers to start from seed now.
SUNSET Apr 1984 (v.172#4) pg. 278

How to make your own "color bowls" of flowers.
SUNSET Jun 1984 (v.172#6) pg. 106

Some wind-tolerant flowering plants to grow.
SUNSET Jun 1984 (v.172#6) pg. 250

Tips on planting vinca rosea and verbena.
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 220B

How to grow agapanthus, amaryllis, crocosmia, and daylillies (easy-care summer bloomers).
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 82

Tips on how to plant a permanent garden.
SUNSET Sep 1984 (v.173#3) pg. 78, 172

Tips on growing nemesia, schizanthus and linaria.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 88

Plant bulbs and annuals together in the same pots.
SUNSET Nov 1984 (v.173#5) pg. 104

Tips on planting bergenia.
SUNSET Nov 1984 (v.173#5) pg. 288

How to plant a perennial border for spring bloom.
SUNSET Sep 1985 (v.175#3) pg. 80

A guide to violas, pansies and Johnny-jump-ups.
SUNSET Oct 1985 (v.175#4) pg. 130

How to plant bulbs in a naturalized setting.
SUNSET Oct 1985 (v.175#4) pg. 282

Rules to follow and to break when planting bulbs in pots. Includes instructions for year-round care.
SUNSET Nov 1985 (v.175#5) pg. 282

How to raise tuberoses and acidantheras.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 154

Tips on raising calceolaria flowers.
SUNSET Feb 1986 (v.176#2) pg. 184

Tips on growing meadowsweet or queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra).
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 284

How to grow the pincushion flower (scabiosa atropurpurea).
SUNSET May 1986 (v.176#5) pg. 260

How to choose and grow lantana.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 76

Tip: How to rejuvenate flowering plants to encourage new blooms.
SUNSET Sep 1986 (v.177#3) pg. 187

Tip: How to divide perennials.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 214

How to grow the poker plant or torch-lily (Kniphofia uvaria).
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 240

Tip: How to space flowers and ground covers evenly in groups of four. Includes charts showing how much area plants will cover.
SUNSET Nov 1986 (v.177#5) pg. 232

A guide to ten summer annuals and perennials that will bloom all summer and into the fall.
SUNSET May 1987 (v.178#5) pg. 120

A guide to five bulbs that bloom in partial shade and tips on planting them.
SUNSET Sep 1987 (v.179#3) pg. 200

A guide on how to choose a bulb and what flower performance to expect from various sizes and qualities.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 94

Choosing and using perennials in Western U.S. gardens.
SUNSET Mar 1988 (v.180#3) pg. 226

Tips on deadheading to keep flowers coming in all seasons.
SUNSET May 1988 (v.180#5) pg. 274

Buying potted plants in bloom and then planting them outside for longer life. Some tips.
SUNSET Jun 1988 (v.180#6) pg. 194

Proper care for spring-flowering bulbs which will increase the number and quality of your spring bulbs.
SUNSET Jul 1988 (v.181#1) pg. 184

Tips on choosing and planting drought-resistant bulbs.
SUNSET Sep 1988 (v.181#3) pg. 68

The unthirsty 100. Listing of shrubs, ground covers, perennials, vines and trees which get along with little or no summer watering. Tips on planting and watering.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 74

Tips on Fall planting of perennials.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 202

Five guidelines for planting flower beds and still conserving water.
SUNSET May 1989 (v.182#5) pg. 234

Tip: How to plant bulbs in drifts.
SUNSET Oct 1989 (v.183#4) pg. 186

Easygoing flower borders that combine perennials and biennials. One is designed for along a fence, another to surround a deck.
SUNSET Oct 1989 (v.183#4) pg. 202

Hybrid alstroemerias (Peruvian lilies). Tips on selecting and raising this South American herb with a lily-like flower.
SUNSET Mar 1990 (v.184#3) pg. 98

Tips on raising blue lace flower (trachymene coerulea), an Australian cut flower that resembles Queen Anne's lace.
SUNSET Mar 1990 (v.184#3) pg. 200

Ideas for water-wise and friendly gardens as seen in Carmel (CA).
SUNSET Apr 1990 (v.184#4) pg. 98

Tips on raising pincushion flowers (scabiosa) and Stokes aster (stokesia).
SUNSET May 1990 (v.184#5) pg. 230

All-season color in a flower garden in coastal Southern California. Tips on plant and seed selection, month by month.
SUNSET Sep 1994 (v.193#3) pg. 58

Tips on how to plant living bouquets. Combining plants for spectacular effects in beds and pots.
SUNSET Sep 1995 (v.195#3) pg. 52

Tips on how to coax bulbs into bloom.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 23

How to care for spring flowering bulbs after they have bloomed.
WORKBASKET Jun 1978 (v.43#9) pg. 31

How to divide perennials in the spring.
WORKBASKET Apr 1979 (v.44#7) pg. 29

A look at some easy-to-grow flowering annuals.
WORKBASKET May 1979 (v.44#8) pg. 27

How to plan annual flower beds.
WORKBASKET Jun 1979 (v.44#9) pg. 29

How to start flowering plants indoors from seeds and cuttings.
WORKBASKET May 1980 (v.45#7) pg. 30

How to force bulbs for winter bloom.
WORKBASKET Jan 1982 (v.47#3) pg. 38

How to choose annuals for flower arrangements. A guide to planting cutting beds. Includes techniques for using the fresh flowers in arrangements and for drying them.
WORKBASKET Aug 1982 (v.47#9) pg. 37

Companion planting: Combining vegetables and flowers when space and time is limited.
WORKBASKET May 1984 (v.49#7) pg. 44

Taking fragrance into account when you're planning and planting your garden.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1984 (v.49#8) pg. 38

Tips on popular perennials that can be planted in the fall, along with hints for preparing the soil and protecting the plants through winter.
WORKBASKET Sep 1986 (v.51#10) pg. 71

Planning and caring for your flower bed. Tips on location and soil preparation for a healthy flower bed.
WORKBASKET Feb 1988 (v.53#4) pg. 51