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sa   ELDER
sa   FIG
sa   MALUS
sa   MANGO
sa   MELON
sa   NUT
sa   PEACH
sa   PEAR
sa   PLUM
xx   FOOD
xx   PLANT
xx   TREE

A look at growing fruit in your back yard. Tips on tree fruits, bush fruits, strawberries, and grapes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1978 (v.56#3) pg. 102

Tips on planting and maintaining miniature fruit trees.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1985 (v.63#2) pg. 38

A look at the wild fruits you can pick and eat. Includes recipes for Elderberry blossom fritters, Wild fruit jelly, and Mulberry Pie.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1978 (v.68#8) pg. 18

Growing ground cherries (physalis).
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 33

Fruit for the homestead. Part 1.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 39

Fruit for the homestead. Part 3. Peaches, nectarines, plums and cherries.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1981 (v.65#9) pg. 21

Planting and growing mulberries as livestock feed.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1981 (v.65#9) pg. 27

Fruit for the homestead. Part 4. Berries and grapes.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1981 (v.65#10) pg. 35

Fruit for the homestead. Part 5. Neglected fruit.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1981 (v.65#11) pg. 23

Tips on raising fruiting mulberry trees.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 27

Pruning berries for maximum fruit production. Describes pruning raspberries, blackberries, grapes, blueberries, currants and gooseberries.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.75#2) pg. 25

Starting the homestead orchard.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.77#2) pg. 34

9 flowering hedges that you can grow. They will produce edible fruits or nuts.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 189

Juneberries for beauty and bounty. Cultivating a long-lived shrub for early flowers and tasty berries.
FINE GARDENING #43 May-Jun 1995 pg. 69
Added Info FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 6

How to have a fruit and nut garden combined with your home landscaping.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1979 (v.23#2) pg. 14

A roundup of new fruit varieties for 1979.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1979 (v.23#2) pg. 37

How to plant your own orchard.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1980 (v.24#8) pg. 26

Tip: Make fruit tree sprays stick better by adding dry milk powder to the spray.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 32

Tips on growing and preserving vegetables and fruit.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 30

How to produce fruits Oriental style. Tips on using paper bags to produce large, juicy, blemish-free fruit.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1984 (v.28#4) pg. 13

Fruit trees in your landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1985 (v.29#5) pg. 22

Fertilizer guidelines for fruit trees and fruit plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 58

Tips for inducing a fruit tree to blossom.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1987 (v.31#2) pg. 77

Planning a home fruit garden. Offers advice on buying fruit plants and trees. Planting guide tables detail zones, spacing, pollination requirements, year of bearing, yield and life expectancy information.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1989 (v.33#6) pg. 25

A model fruit garden for USDA Zone 5, 6, or 7 is approximately one-third acre in size and accommodates a wide variety of fruit plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1990 (v.34#1) pg. 14, 21

Preparing a place for fruits and planting. Third in a six-part series on home fruit growing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.34#2) pg. 9
Correction FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 6

Training fruit plants. How to direct the branches of trees, grapes and berry plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1990 (v.34#3) pg. 22

Care of fruit plants. Looks at fertilizing, pruning, thinning, etc.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 16, 12

Your fruitful garden. Preventing winter damage and pest problems.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.34#5) pg. 36

Fruit buyer beware. A key to buying and storing ripe fruits.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.34#6) pg. 20

Thin that fruit. Advice on thinning fruit tree crops for a healthier tree and larger fruit.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1997 (v.41#3) pg. 22

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

Advice on using dormant oil sprays to control fruit tree pests.
GARDEN GATE #6 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 29

The movable orchard. Indoor-outdoor culture for tender fruit and nut trees.
HARROWSMITH #50 Aug-Sep 1983 (v.8#2) pg. 47

Fruit within reach. Tips on raising dwarf fruit trees.
HARROWSMITH #52 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 51

Tips on using toothpicks to shape branches of young fruit trees so they will produce increased yield.
HARROWSMITH #68 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 18

House plants that can be grown from fruit seeds. Growing tips for avocado tree, citrus trees, coffee bush, date palm, fig tree, grape vine, guava bush, kiwi vine, mango plant and tamarind tree.
HARROWSMITH #70 Nov-Dec 1986 (v.11#4) pg. 19

Easy pickings. Wild berries and where to find them.
HARROWSMITH #98 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.16#2) pg. 49

Tips on planting fruit trees.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.12#3) pg. 11

Edible landscapes. How to combine fruits and vegetables into your ornamental plantings.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 40

Dwarf fruit trees. Tips on selection and care.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 14

Raising berries. Tips for blackerries, boysenberries, loganberries, raspberries and blueberries.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 16

Fast fruit. Tips on selecting and planting dwarf fruit-bearing trees, vines or bushes.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 20

How to get top quality fresh fruit from quick-bearing dwarf fruit trees.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 55

Tip: How to examine the bud formation in the fall and winter to tell if a fruit tree is going to come into flower.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 9

Tips on germinating the seeds from stone fruits (peach, plum, apricot and nectarine).
HORTICULTURE May 1995 (v.73#5) pg. 14

Fruits for the kitchen. A look at the growing, storage and cooking of some old-fashioned favorites (quinces, medlars, rose hips and chokeberries).
HORTICULTURE Nov 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 50

Tips on how to speed up the ripening process for some picked fruits.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 14

A botanical explanation of stone fruit.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 68

One man describes how he created a dense forest garden with tropical fruits on 2-1/2 acres in South Florida. Includes advice on growing tropical fruit in containers in the North.
KITCHEN GARDEN #18 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 60

Brown rot. What it is and how to manage fruit trees to reduce fungal spores.
KITCHEN GARDEN #18 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 72

The botany of fruit tree grafting.
KITCHEN GARDENER #21 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 8

How to reclaim a storm-damaged fruit tree the easy way.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 114

Twelve steps to successful fall planting of fruit trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 98

How to grow chayote.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 44

How to transplant and raise wild fruits and berries.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 110

North America's wild chokeberry. How to harvest and use this fruit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #70 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 80

A guide to miniature fruit and nut trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #98 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 26

How to improve fruit trees' production through pruning.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 51

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

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

How to spray fruit trees with a coat of dormant oil spray before the buds open in order to combat insect pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1977 (v.24#3) pg. 90

How to bring old or neglected fruit trees back into good production.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 64

How to raise garden huckleberries, ground cherries and vine peaches (also called mango melon).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 74

A description of a program to enrich the fertility of orchard soil.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 93

A look at the chayote vine. How to start a new vine, harvest and cook the fruit.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1977 (v.24#8) pg. 160

A look at indoor cultivation of miniature or dwarf novelty fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1978 (v.25#3) pg. 83

A look at an orchard which needs no spraying. A look at varieties of persimmons, pawpaws, mulberries, and nut trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1978 (v.25#7) pg. 82

How to choose the right fruit trees for your backyard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1978 (v.25#9) pg. 83

How to winterize fruit trees and bushes to avoid damage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1978 (v.25#10) pg. 68

A guide to lawn trees that can also provide food. Suggestions on nut, syrup, and fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1979 (v.26#5) pg. 64

How to fence your garden with a fruit hedge.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1979 (v.26#7) pg. 88

Tip: How to make a fruit picker from a plastic bottle with a notch cut out. The bottle is clamped to a long pole.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 25

Tip: Use cages of chicken wire to protect young fruit trees from mice and rabbits gnawing the bark in winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1979 (v.26#12) pg. 18

A guide to thinning fruit for a more abundant yield.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1980 (v.27#6) pg. 36

Fruit galore on two acres. How to coax heavy crops from closely spaced trees and vines.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1980 (v.27#6) pg. 41

Small plants, big vegetables. How to obtain maximum yield from your garden space with dwarf, bush varieties and short vining types of vegetables and fruits.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1981 (v.28#1) pg. 142

Tip: When to spray dormant oils.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 14

Tip: Use iron wire to protect fruit tree shoots from being eaten by deer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 18

A city landscape that really produces. Tips on how to meet your family's fruit and vegetable needs even with a city yard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 46

Wineberries, the forgotten fruit. Tips on raising.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1981 (v.28#8) pg. 48

Tip: Build a tree hook to pull tree branches closer when harvesting fruit.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1981 (v.28#10) pg. 23

How to raise dwarf fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1982 (v.29#9) pg. 30

Pollination pointers for better fruit set. Tips from a veteran nurseryman for a more productive orchard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1982 (v.29#10) pg. 56

Description of a 5,000 sq.ft. garden that produces 90% of the vegetables and fruits eaten by one family.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 32

Tip: Use water sprouts to keep an old, heavy-bearing fruit tree from splitting at a V-shaped crotch.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1982 (v.29#12) pg. 19

Espaliered fruit trees. Part 1. Suggestions on selection of a tree and a location.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1987 (v.34#2) pg. 82

Espaliered fruit trees. Part 2. Planting and pruning.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1987 (v.34#3) pg. 30

How to lure orchard bees to your fruit trees by providing artificial nests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1987 (v.34#11) pg. 69

Training a multiple-graft fruit tree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1989 (v.36#3) pg. 34

Tips on orchard ground covers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1989 (v.36#7) pg. 22

Tip: Make a fruit picker from a 1-quart plastic container and a dowel.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1989 (v.36#7) pg. 61

Porch orchard. Growing dwarf fruit trees in containers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1989 (v.36#11) pg. 24
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 10

Tips on controlling "catfacing" of nectarines caused by insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1990 (v.37#2) pg. 20

Native American fruits. A guide to Juneberry (serviceberry), mayhaw, pawpaw, mulberry and the American persimmon.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1992 (v.39#2) pg. 52

The berries of America. Wild and cultivated varieties of raspberries, blackberries, dew berries, thimbleberries, currants, gooseberries, elderberries, blueberries and cranberries described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#7) pg. 36

How to rid tomato plants and fruit of pinworms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1994 (v.41#2) pg. 21

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

Sixty-four fruit and vegetable harvest storage tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1995 (v.42#7) pg. 37

How to raise dwarf fruit trees to bear ample quantities of fruit for the home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1977 (v.147#4) pg. 94

Spring yard tune-up. Includes tips on dormant pruning of fruit trees and late-flowering shrubs.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.2#3) pg. 44

Tips on planting a little orchard with trees clustered in threesomes.
SUNSET Feb 1979 (v.162#2) pg. 212

How to thin the fruit on deciduous fruit trees (apple, pears, nectarines, and peaches). This will result in bigger, better fruit and healthier trees.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 256

How to raise full-size fruit inside a narrow-necked bottle. Later, the bottle is filled with clear liquor that takes on some of the fruits' flavor.
SUNSET May 1983 (v.170#5) pg. 112

Harvest helpers. Buckets, bags, and arm extenders you can buy or build to make summer fruit picking easier and faster.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 100

Keep cane berries confirmed and pickable with annual pruning.
SUNSET Jul 1983 (v.171#1) pg. 186

How to stop borers that attack fruit trees.
SUNSET Aug 1983 (v.171#2) pg. 144

Tips on squeezing fruit trees into tight spaces with espaliers, trellises and hedgerows.
SUNSET Jan 1984 (v.172#1) pg. 114

Tips on planting a pineapple and/or strawberry guava tree.
SUNSET Apr 1984 (v.172#4) pg. 294

How to keep a dwarf fruit tree in a pot. A guide to encouraging and maintaining dwarfing.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 160

Planning a fruit garden which looks good and will produce various fruits from April (strawberries) through October (apples).
SUNSET Jan 1988 (v.180#1) pg. 128

Espalier. Handsome and productive ways to train fruit trees in tight spaces.
SUNSET Feb 1988 (v.180#2) pg. 82

Tips on raising European lingonberries, also called cowberry, foxberry or cranberry (a close relative).
SUNSET Apr 1988 (v.180#4) pg. 240

Pineapple guava is tasty, hardier than you'd think, and useful for the landscape. Tips on selection and raising.
SUNSET May 1988 (v.180#5) pg. 272

How and when to thin the crop on fruit trees.
SUNSET Apr 1989 (v.182#4) pg. 220

Tips on protecting this year's fruit crop and promoting a good harvest the next year.
SUNSET Jul 1989 (v.183#1) pg. 138

Tip on supporting fruit-laden branches.
SUNSET Jul 1990 (v.185#1) pg. 162

Tips on raising dwarf fruit trees.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 84

How to plant and care for dwarf fruit trees.
WORKBASKET Mar 1978 (v.43#6) pg. 38

How to graft the bud from one variety of fruit tree onto another variety.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1989 (v.54#8) pg. 48