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Rules for growing cacti.
APARTMENT LIFE Mar 1979 (v.11#3) pg. 82

How to grow and propogate succulents (cacti).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1973 (v.51#8) pg. 38

Four mini-gardens you can grow indoors. (1) a collection of succulents in sand-filled jars, (2) a collection of water-grown plants, (3) a terrarium or set of stacking terrariums, and (4) a collection of ferns.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 56

Desert in a dish. How to plant a shallow dish with an array of cacti and succulents.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1988 (v.66#11) pg. 128

Cactus gardens.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1963 (v.53#2) pg. 77

Exotic no-fuss houseplants. Basics of caring for succulents.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 18

Planting a cactus garden on a small lot.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 64

Lithops ("living stones"). General information on their habitats and growth characteristics. Includes information on growing them on a windowsill or in a greenhouse.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 68

Winter-hardy cacti. A look at species and varieties that are reliable in Zone 6. Propagation from seed and cuttings explained, along with preparation of beds and some tips on landscaping with cacti.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 60

The care and propagation of conophytums, small succlent plants without apparent stems or leaves.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 50
Added Info FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 4

Tips on caring for a night-blooming cereus cactus.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 20

Growing succulents successfully in pots.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 72

How to successfully raise an Easter cactus.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1979 (v.23#3) pg. 12

Raising the house plant succulent Talinum ulginosum.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1979 (v.23#3) pg. 40

A look at Euphorbias (African milk tree) and some of the varieties that make ideal houseplants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1979 (v.23#4) pg. 5

A guide to raising a pereskia, a cactus with leaves.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 10

How to grow, flower and propagate Peanut Cactus (Chamaecereus sylvestri).
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct 1979 (v.23#10) pg. 25

How to raise a Christmas cactus.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1979 (v.23#11) pg. 38

How to grow Living stones (Lithops) from seeds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1979 (v.23#11) pg. 42

How to care for your cacti and succulents.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1981 (v.25#6) pg. 38

How to raise flowering holiday cacti.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1981 (v.25#6) pg. 42

How to raise epiphyllums, the "orchids" of the cactus family.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 8

How to raise aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) and take advantage of the healing properties found in its juice.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1982 (v.26#6) pg. 34

How to raise starfish flowers (Stapelias).
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1984 (v.28#6) pg. 12

how to grow cacti so they bloom.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1984 (v.28#6) pg. 28

Tips on raising rattail cacti in hanging baskets.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1984 (v.28#6) pg. 42

How to grow and care for ceropegias.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1985 (v.29#6) pg. 10

Tips on caring for an Easter lily cactus (Echinopsis) so it will flower.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1986-Jan 1987 (v.31#1) pg. 71

How to grow succulents from seeds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1987 (v.31#6) pg. 74

How to care for epiphyllums.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 78

Caring for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter cacti.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1989 (v.33#6) pg. 43
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1990 (v.34#3) pg. 4

Night-blooming broad-leafed epiphyllum (orchard cacti) described.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 54

Container gardening with succulents.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1995 (v.39#4) pg. 45

Succulents to grow on the windowsill. Includes instructions for creating a dish garden that incorporates nine succulents.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 26

How to grow cacti and other succulents.
HANDMADE #14 May-Jun 1984 pg. 105

Raising succulents as house plants. Includes instructions for propagation from cuttings and seed.
HARROWSMITH #70 Nov-Dec 1986 (v.11#4) pg. 54

Tips on the care of the most popular winter gift plants (poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen and chrysanthemum).
HARROWSMITH #83 Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 34

New life for holiday plants. Plant-care tips to keep holiday plants alive all year long. Advice for poinsettia, cactus, Norfolk Island pine, amaryllis, cyclamen and kalanchoe.
HOME MECHANIX #741 Jan 1990 (v.86) pg. 58

Tip: How to root succulent stem/leaf cuttings in sand.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 12

How to raise succulents as house plants.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 14

Desert blooms. Tips on selecting and caring for indoor cacti and succulents.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 16

Raising cacti as houseplants. They require little space and little care.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 16

How to grow succulents successfully.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 73

How to grow aloes in a pot.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 8

How to grow Poinsettias and Christmas Cactus.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1979 (v.4#6) pg. 16

Diagrams show step-by-step process of grafting a cactus.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1991 (v.69#1) pg. 58

Cacti for the north. A guide to 12 cold-hardy cacti.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1991 (v.69#8) pg. 50
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jan 1992 (v.70#1) pg. 6

Wreaths with a twist. How to make a living wreath from succulents.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 34

Two tips on keeping a cactus patch weed-free.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1994 (v.72#6) pg. 12

Advice on the correct amount of watering for a Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata).
HORTICULTURE Nov 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 10

Tips on raising a night-blooming cerus, an epiphytic cactus also called the Honolulu queen or queen-of-the-night.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1995 (v.73#2) pg. 8

How to start cactus seeds indoors.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1997 (v.94#1) pg. 12

How to grow aloe vera.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #57 May-Jun 1979 pg. 101

A look at growing Cacti. Covers propagation from seed, caring for young plants, and propagating offsets.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1977 (v.24#12) pg. 160

How to care for a Christmas Cactus.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1977 (v.24#12) pg. 167

How to grow cacti successfully.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1978 (v.25#11) pg. 62

How to grow Aloe Vera, the first aid houseplant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1978 (v.25#12) pg. 34

Tip: How to raise cactus from seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1980 (v.27#8) pg. 12

How to make Christmas cactus rebloom.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 20

Tip: How to root cuttings of Thanksgiving and Christmas cactuses.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1988 (v.35#10) pg. 19

Tip on building a weed-free bed for a cactus.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 80

How to raise cactus indoors. Includes tips on cactus care, repotting and purchase.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 50

Ideas for landscaping with succulents. Includes a zone chart and lists of common choices for landscape use.
SUNSET Nov 1977 (v.159#5) pg. 238

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

A look at orchid cactus (epiphyllums) and how to care for them.
SUNSET May 1979 (v.162#5) pg. 108

How to raise epiphyllums from cuttings.
SUNSET May 1979 (v.162#5) pg. 264

New haworthias from old. How to divide and replant haworthia.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 274

Tip: Inverted-pot technique for rooting succulents.
SUNSET May 1984 (v.172#5) pg. 265

Three ways to get "hen and chickens" (sempervivums) started.
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 210

Frame it, hang it, water it - a succulent mural.
SUNSET Sep 1984 (v.173#3) pg. 170

A guide to container plants that thrive in summer heat with little care.
SUNSET Aug 1985 (v.175#2) pg. 158

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

How to grow cacti and other succulents.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 1 1978 (v.41#7) pg. 90

How to raise hen-and-chickens (sempervivum).
WORKBASKET Apr 1978 (v.43#7) pg. 27

How to care for a Christmas cactus.
WORKBASKET Dec 1978 (v.44#3) pg. 29

How to care for the String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus).
WORKBASKET Aug 1979 (v.44#11) pg. 31

How to grow a red stemmed jade (Portulacaria afra).
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1979 (v.45#2) pg. 55

A guide to raising pedilanthus.
WORKBASKET Mar 1980 (v.45#5) pg. 39

How to plant a cactus garden in a glass container.
WORKBASKET Oct 1981 (v.47#1) pg. 64

How to raise Kalanchoes successfully inside or out.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1981 (v.47#2) pg. 41

Tips on raising the Crown of Thorns plant.
WORKBASKET Feb 1983 (v.48#4) pg. 38

Tips on raising rhipsalidopsis.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1983 (v.48#8) pg. 19

Tips on growing the holiday cactus.
WORKBASKET Oct 1984 (v.50#1) pg. 52

Planting and maintenance tips for a small container-grown desert garden.
WORKBASKET Jan 1990 (v.55#3) pg. 48