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A guide to growing herbs and vegetables on a balcony, in the city.
APARTMENT LIFE May 1980 (v.12#5) pg. 88

Projects to give a kitchen a facelift include an over-the-sink herb garden planted in a 3-ft. length of gutter.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 63

A look at herbs to grow in your garden, with growing tips on twenty of the most popular ones. Also includes information on making pomander balls, herb wreaths, sachets and potpourris.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. 122

Tips on how to grow, harvest, dry and freeze your own herbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 74A

How to grow, preserve and use herbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 155

Tips on designing an herb garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1985 (v.63#4) pg. 38

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 landscaping with herbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1986 (v.64#5) pg. 132

Make a window-box herb garden.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1978 (v.68#4) pg. 44

A guide to growing your own fresh herbs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 42

Tips on growing an herb garden, both indoor and out, and harvesting and drying the herbs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1981 (v.5#1) pg. 53

A look at growing, drying and marketing herbs.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1978 (v.62#6) pg. 34

Herbs for the shady spot.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1979 (v.63#6) pg. 36

A guide to starting a herb garden.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1979 (v.63#11) pg. 28

Growing and using herbs.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1981 (v.65#8) pg. 27

Herbs. Part 1. Ten easy-to-grow herbs, plus some tips on drying and use.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1984 (v.68#7) pg. 32

Herbs. Part 2. Nine more herbs, plus tips on drying and use.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1984 (v.68#8) pg. 30

Tips on using herbs as insect repellants.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.73#5) pg. 19

How to grow and use herbs. Covers using fresh herbs, harvesting and preserving herbs, and using dried herbs. Includes recipes for herb tea, sage tea, an all-purpose herb mixture, herb vinegar, herb bath packets and Colonial Potpourri.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 26

How to layout, plant and tend a Colonial-style herb garden.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1981 (v.12#2) pg. 32

Reuter's list of medicinal garden plants. Includes a layout for a medicinal garden.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1988 (v.19#2) pg. 54

Growing herbs and vegetables indoors. Covers raising lettuce and tomatoes, radishes and onions, celery, cress, and herbs.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 9 1979 (v.92#14) pg. 42, 76

Ten herbs for a windowsill garden.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 27 1982 (v.95#6) pg. 40

Planter box for indoor herb garden looks like a painted picket fence. Est. cost: $8.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 104, 158

Herb planter designed to hang on the wall next to your kitchen window. Est. cost: $5.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 113, 182

Tip: Plant bee balm (Monarda didyma) in 2-gallon pots sunk in the garden to control its invasive nature.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 6

Tips on keeping tiny hedges of santolina and lavender from growing lanky and flopping open from the center.
FINE GARDENING #7 May-Jun 1989 pg. 8

Mexican culinary herbs to add spice to both garden and kitchen. A guide to growing cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), epazote (Chenopodium ambrosiodes), Mexican marigold mint (Tagetes lucida), Mexican oregano (Poliomintha longiflora), Mexican oregano (Lippia graveolens) and hoja santa (Piper auritum).
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 52
Added Info FINE GARDENING #25 May-Jun 1992 pg. 6

Choice ornamentals from the herb garden.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 52

An easy kitchen herb garden for beginners.
FLOWER & GARDEN May 1979 (v.23#5) pg. 24

A look at herbs to grow in your flower garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1980 (v.24#6) pg. 14

Tips on raising the South African blood-lily (Haemanthus).
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1984 (v.28#6) pg. 62

A dooryard herb garden. A diagram of a small 6x10-ft. space for use as a herb garden, along with a key for plants to be used.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1985 (v.29#3) pg. 24

Eleven tips for making use of surplus herbs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 46

How to plant a Shaker-style herb garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 40

Bouquet garni, a herb-planted strawberry jar. How to plant a jar that summers outside and winters indoors.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 56

How to grow sorrel.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 88

Tips on growing and drying herbs. Also includes recipes for herb wines, vinegars, and lavender toilet water.
HANDMADE Spring 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 103

Herbal homegrowns. Tips on raising your own herbs from seeds or plants.
HARROWSMITH #54 Apr-May 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 55

Poi polloi. Tips on raising and eating elephant-ear.
HARROWSMITH #57 Oct-Nov 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 80

The sensual herbs. Easy herbs and flowers to bloom all season.
HARROWSMITH #58 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 66

Garden pharmacy. Planting a herbal medicine chest. A look at feverfew, purple coneflower, chamomile, valerian, yarrow and garlic.
HARROWSMITH #84 Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 77

A guide to native American herbs: bloodroot, mayapple, purple coneflower, sweet flag, butterfly weed, Joe-Pye weed and sumac.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 26

Step-by-step photos show how to plant a tabletop herb garden.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 32

A sampler of unusual herbs, most of which are suitable for pot culture.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1989-Jan 1990 (v.2#2) pg. 30

Starting a club or group for people interested in raising herbs. Some tips.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 14

Herb trees. A brief introduction to 13 of the more unusual arboreal herbs. Includes general information on their cultivation and use.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 48

Six rules of "etiquette" when purchasing herb plants.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1990 (v.2#4) pg. 9

Lemon herbs. A brief introduction to 9 plants which have a lemon scent. Includes a layout for a lemon garden.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1990 (v.2#5) pg. 19

Herbs by mail. Advice on avoiding name confusions when ordering from catalogs, what to expect when an order arrives and tips on immediate care for the plants.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1990-Jan 1991 (v.3#2) pg. 54

The forgotten potherbs and advice on collecting them from the wild. (1) Orach (Atriplex hortensis). (2) Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica). (3) Skirret (Sium sisarum). (4) Mallows (Althaea officinalis). (5) Cleavers (Galium verum). (6) Hops (Humulus lupulus). (7) Plantain (Plantago major). (8) Lamb's Quarters (Chenopodium album).
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 46

Za'tar, a blend of Middle East herbs and spices. A look at the major za'tar herbs and tips on growing them in North America.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1992 (v.5#1) pg. 42

Pages from the past. The joys of collecting early herbals and stillroom books. Suggestions on where to find them, prices and on the care of old books. Includes a chronology of old (350 B.C.-1755 A.D.) herbals and important modern (1901-1958) herbals.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.5#2) pg. 50
Added Info HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 4
Added Info HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 7

Indian herbs you can grow. A guide to the culture and use of nigella, fenugreek, sesame, asafetida, curry leaf, cardamom and ginger.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1993 (v.5#3) pg. 34
Added Info HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 6

Miniature herbs. A guide to some vigorous varieties and their culture.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 50

Tips on flowering herbs that will enhance a garden.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1994 (v.6#3) pg. 6

Good-King-Henry (Chenopodium bonus-henricus) herb described. Includes a recipe for mixed spring greens salad that uses the herb's leaves.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1994 (v.6#3) pg. 18

Herbal education. Advice on setting goals and checking out alternatives that suit your interests and aptitude.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1994 (v.6#6) pg. 58

How to take root cuttings to multiply herbs.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.8#2) pg. 64

Classic annual herbs. A guide to dependable plants that afford long-lasting color and seed that can be saved. Descriptions of Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), borage, coreopsis or tickseed, nicotiana, signet marigolds, canary creeper, opium poppy, clary sage, honeywort, perilla and orach.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1996 (v.8#4) pg. 54

Lessons from a wild garden. A look at the herbs that grow beautifully and prolifically in an untended state.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1996 (v.8#4) pg. 70

Balm-of-Gilead, an herb to know. Four species from four different families. (1) Abies balsamaea. (2) Cedronella canariensis. (3) Liquidambar orientalis. (4) Populus 'Candicans'.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.9#2) pg. 20

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), for food and medicine.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.9#2) pg. 68

Spring cleaning with herbs. Recipes for herb soap concentrate, citrus scouring powder, fragrant wood polish, herbal rug fragrance, disinfectant air freshener, drawer spray and three sachet blends.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1997 (v.9#3) pg. 44

Herbs of the seashore. An introduction to bladderwrack, nori and carrageen. Collecting tips. Includes a recipe for a carrageenan cough syrup.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1997 (v.9#5) pg. 45

Advice on buying herb plants from garden centers, nurseries that specialize in herbs and by mail-order.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1998 (v.10#3) pg. 21

Advice on how to identify unknown herbs.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 15

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara), an herb to know. Its culture and medicinal uses.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 12

Our-Lady's bedstraw (Galium verum), an herb to know. Its culture and uses. Includes recipe for making red and yellow dyes from the roots and flowering tops.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 22

Keep it clean. Simple cleaning products to make using herbs. Recipes for (1) Eucalyptus-mint soap, (2) scented soft soap, (3) Eucalyptus, lavender and tea tree spray cleaner, (4) Carnauba and lavender furniture wax, (5) Lavender-ginger upholstery cleaner and rug shampoo, (6) Lemon-mint window wash, (7) Laundry concentrate, (8) Delicate garment soap with lavender, (9) Beeswax saddle soap, (10) Boot and saddle conditioner, (11) Soap for bed linens.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1999 (v.11#6) pg. 50

Marsh mallow (Althaea officinalis), its culture and medicinal uses.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1999 (v.11#6) pg. 63

Burdock (Arctium lappa), an herb to know. Its culture, and medicinal and culinary uses.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1999 (v.12#1) pg. 24

Small world, big taste. A look at exotic herbs, greens and peppers from other cultures that can be grown in American gardens.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1999 (v.12#1) pg. 40

Pint-size herb garden is planted in two 4x4-ft. raised beds. How to build the frames, prepare the beds, layout and plant the herbs.
HOME MECHANIX #697 May 1986 (v.82) pg. 64

Growing herbs indoors.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1988 (v.13#9) pg. 16

Herb appeal. Creative ways to add spice to your garden. Five designs for small herb gardens.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 45

Raising herbs indoors.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 16

Herbs for the kitchen. Tips on culinary herbs that are suitable for outdoor culture in a temperate climate (USDA Zone 6).
HORTICULTURE Mar 1990 (v.68#3) pg. 13

Flowering herbs. A look at early, midsummer and late-summer herbs grown primarily for their flowers.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1993 (v.71#2) pg. 44

Advice on herbs that will do well indoors on the windowsill during winter months.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1997 (v.94#2) pg. 12

Lemon herbs. A guide to lemon verbena, lemon balm, lemon basil, lemon thyme and lemongrass.
KITCHEN GARDEN #10 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 49

Plant a miniature herb garden.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #492 May 1969 (v.65) pg. 83

Tips on raising houseplants you can eat, including aloe, parsley, coriander and chives.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #644 Jan 1982 (v.78) pg. 8

How to start a home herb business.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 56

A look at raising catnip as a cash crop.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 31

How to grow herbs for use as pesticides.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 192

A look at perennial salad herbs to plant in the fall.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 82

An hebal medicine chest. Part 1. Seven herbs to grow and harvest: comfrey, echinacea, garlic, angelica, calendula, valerian and chamomile.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #94 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 14

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

How to transplant herbs. Includes tips on planting an herb garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 138

How to plant an herb garden to attract bees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 85

A look at how to control insects through the use of herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 148

A case history of gardening in raised beds written by an herb grower in Oregon.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 140

A look at some perennial herbs that are good in a late garden and can be used as salad greens and vegetables. Information on salad burnet, French sorrel, Chinese bok choy, and Jerusalem artichoke.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 71

A special issue on herbs. Articles cover (1) the small-scale growing and selling of herbs, (2) herb gardening outdoors in containers, (3) herbs that repel insects, (4) culinary and medicinal herbs that can be raised in a 4x4-ft. patch, (5) a flower garden filled with annual and perennial herbs, (6) growing herbs indoors in pots, (7) guidelines on when to harvest and propagate herbs, (8) how to find and use wild spices, (9) a look at herb lore and legend, (10) how to grow French Tarragon, (11) how to grow dill, (12) the basics of cooking with herbs, and (13) how to make homegrown herb tea.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1977 (v.24#11) pg. 48-117

How to protect a herb garden during the winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1978 (v.25#10) pg. 106

How to grow sesame and harvest the seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1978 (v.25#12) pg. 30

How to start a kitchen herb garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1979 (v.26#3) pg. 67

How to preserve garden herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 69

How to grow herbs indoors.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1979 (v.26#10) pg. 142

Tips on harvesting herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 20

Herbs to plant in your vegetable garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1980 (v.27#3) pg. 68

How to raise herbs in a strawberry jar.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1980 (v.27#3) pg. 148

Lawns in herbs. Inventive California gardeners describe herbal alternatives to energy-eating turf.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 41

Winter windowsill gardening. Grow lettuce, tomatoes, peppers and herbs without a greenhouse.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1981 (v.28#11) pg. 48

Herbs for a spice garden. How to raise your own caraway, anise, dill, coriander and other spices.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1982 (v.29#3) pg. 39

Tips on raising Chinese water chestnuts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 92

Have fresh herbs all winter with late-summer planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1983 (v.30#8) pg. 33

How to raise saffron crocus, an exotic, expensive spice if purchased in the store.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1983 (v.30#9) pg. 44

How to grow a backdoor herb garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 44

Tips on growing cucumber-flavored herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1984 (v.31#5) pg. 40

How to raise winter savory, a hardy perennial.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1986 (v.33#5) pg. 86

Tips on propagating herbs to give as Christmas gifts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 78

Tips on raising and using southernwood (Artemisia Abrotanum).
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1986 (v.33#10) pg. 50

A Mexican kitchen garden. Grow chiles, tomatillos and cilantro for use in Mexican dishes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1986 (v.33#11) pg. 36

A guide to herbs that will do well in the South.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1987 (v.34#9) pg. 81

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

Santolina. Tips on growing and using this herb.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1988 (v.35#3) pg. 54

Plant a fragrant herb garden. An easy-care plan for a collection of 19 herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 43

Living mulches. Ten easy-care ground covers for year-round color in the landscape. Also notes eight creeping herbs that make excellent low covers and are suitable for interplanting with shrubs and perennials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1989 (v.36#3) pg. 51

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

Tips on herbs that grow well on the windowsill.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 22

A look at nine lemon-scented plants you can grow in your herb garden.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 204

Tips on choosing and raising several varieties of acanthus.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 228

A guide to 20 herbs for the home garden. Includes chart that suggests uses in food and around the house and gives planting suggestions
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 276

How to raise herbs in a plastic-lined wicker basket.
SUNSET Apr 1986 (v.176#4) pg. 120

Suggestions on herbs to grow in dry gardens.
SUNSET Apr 1986 (v.176#4) pg. 274

Seven fresh herbs to grow all winter.
SUNSET Oct 1986 (v.177#4) pg. 228

A guide to Japanese herbs, how to grow and use six of them.
SUNSET Aug 1987 (v.179#2) pg. 62

Growing mild, tender herbs as garnishes or greens. Some tips.
SUNSET Jul 1988 (v.181#1) pg. 196

Tips on taking cuttings from garden herbs to grow them indoors during the winter.
SUNSET Oct 1989 (v.183#4) pg. 208

Grow a garden in a pocket planter. Four new looks for the classic strawberry pot. (1) Soft grass pot. (2) Herb pot. (3) Succulent pot. (4) Rose pot.
SUNSET Jun 1994 (v.192#6) pg. 70

What herbs to grow and how to use them.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1984 (v.47#9) pg. 120

How to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, broccoli, beans, salad greens and herbs indoors.
WORKBASKET Jan 1978 (v.43#4) pg. 35

How to care for Firefern Oxalis (Oxalis hedysaroides rubra).
WORKBASKET Mar 1978 (v.43#6) pg. 37

How to care for Magic Carpet (Saxifraga stolonifera tricolor).
WORKBASKET Aug 1978 (v.43#11) pg. 36

How to grow a Piggy-Back plant (Tolmeia).
WORKBASKET Oct 1978 (v.44#1) pg. 31

How to grow Calceolaria from seed.
WORKBASKET Jun 1979 (v.44#9) pg. 31

A guide to raising annual herbs.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1980 (v.45#8) pg. 34

Decorative gardens you can eat. Table centerpiece gardens of sprouts, salad greens, chives and herbs. Includes planting and harvesting instructions.
WORKBASKET Feb 1981 (v.46#4) pg. 38