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sa   BEAN
sa   BEET
sa   CHARD
sa   CORN
sa   GOURD
sa   KALE
sa   LEEK
sa   OKRA
sa   ONION
sa   PEA
sa   RUMEX
xx   FOOD
xx   PLANT

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

How to have a complete vegetable garden in your backyard. Big-producing mini-garden in a 15-ft. by 20-ft. space.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 84

Growing your own groceries. How to plan a garden for six months of growing. Plan One consists of four 10x10-ft. beds for a steady supply of salad vegetables. Plan Two is for a 10x25-ft. lot-line garden. Plan Three is a combination flower and vegetable garden for the corner of a lot. Also covers how to grow herbs, indoors and out.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1975 (v.53#2) pg. 70

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

How to grow a backyard garden. Plans for a 25-ft. square vegetable garden and the steps needed to prepare the site are given.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1976 (v.54#4) pg. 56

A down-to-earth guide to growing vegetables. Collection of tips on growing vegetables in containers, in flower beds, and using trellises and supports. Includes sketch on now to build a mobile mini garden with seven tiers, each six feet long. Also includes tips on soil and fertilizer, when and how to plant, shields you can make to modify spring weather extremes and how to fight pests.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1977 (v.55#3) pg. 91

How to grow vegetables in a tiered garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1979 (v.57#5) pg. 109

How to plant high-yielding vegetables in a small space.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. 132

Vegetable garden planting for a backyard bumper crop.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 35

How to grow a second harvest of vegetables between early August and late October. Includes a plan for an 8x10-ft. garden with 18 varieties of vegetables.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1987 (v.65#8) pg. 82

Raising miniature, gourmet vegetable varieties in a 4x16-ft. raised-bed garden. Provides a guide to miniature varieties, explains how to build a raised bed with a short trellis and to get two harvests with a replanting at midsummer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1988 (v.66#3) pg. 37

Space-stretching ideas for a backyard vegetable garden. Includes instructions for building a raised bed and planting strategies that allow putting crops closer together.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1989 (v.67#3) pg. 94

Healthy harvest. Suggestions on selecting vegetables for a backyard garden. Includes advice on using compost and mulch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 140

How to plant a home vegetable garden. Gives general instructions, step-by-step site preparation, a guide to planting and harvest times and sunlight requirements.
BOYS' LIFE May 1973 (v.63#5) pg. 62

General tips on planting a backyard garden.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1974 (v.64#3) pg. 34

How to grow vegetables in containers.
BOYS' LIFE May 1976 (v.66#5) pg. 44

Photos show how to grow your own vegetables from ground preparation thru planting.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1977 (v.67#2) pg. 36

How to plot your own bumper crop vegetable garden in the backyard. Includes a chart of what and when to sew seeds and harvest.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1980 (v.3#8) pg. 50

How to garden for year-round eating. Covers crop selection, preservation, and preparation.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1979 (v.63#6) pg. 24

How to grow your own transplants.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1980 (v.64#2) pg. 40

How to get bedding plants off to a good start.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 40

A guide to mid-summer thinning, fertilization, and watering.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1980 (v.64#7) pg. 34

Harvesting vegetables for peak flavor, succulence, and vitamin content. A general guide for several vegetables.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 36

Introduction to the biology and ecology (ecosystem) of a vegetable garden.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1982 (v.66#1) pg. 35

Hints for harvesting vegetables at their prime.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1984 (v.68#8) pg. 28

A no-weed vegetable garden. Covers site preparation, soil preparation, mulching, and planting plans.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1978 (v.91#5) pg. 130

Twenty seven time-saving tips for gardeners.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 27 1978 (v.91#11) pg. 68

How to garden in a ring. Center is a compost pile surrounded by 3-ft. high wire mesh. Planting is circular around it with vines climbing the mesh.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1979 (v.92#6) pg. 120

A chart of vegetables for mid-summer planting.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. R10 (144+)

Family Circle's no-fail guide to vegetable gardening.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 19 1980 (v.93#3) pg. 134+

Farming in buckets. How to raise as many vegetables in containers as would normally fill a 5-ft. square garden.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 1 1980 (v.93#5) pg. 12

Tips on planting a fall vegetable garden.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 16 1980 (v.93#13) pg. 71

Gardening in small places. Tips for using planters, raised gardens, etc. to grow vegetables in small areas.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 16

Tips on growing over $200 worth of vegetables from just a 10x20-ft. plot using wide-row gardening.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 16 1982 (v.95#4) pg. 92

General gardening tips and reminders about the most important home garden jobs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #154 Jun 1974 (v.24#5) pg. 46

The automatic vegetable garden. How a 20x42-ft. garden equipped with drip irrigation and black plastic mulch can produce $700 worth of vegetables for a cost of only $85. Combines raised, wide rows with automatic watering.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #218 Apr 1981 (v.31#4) pg. 42

Two ways to a great vegetable garden. (1) Chinese method. (2) French intensive method.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #237 Mar 1983 (v.33#3) pg. 50

A guide to 35 varieties of Oriental vegetables and tips on growing them in a home garden.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 42

Advice on vegetable gardening near a septic tank and drain field.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 10

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

A roundup of new vegetable varieties for 1979.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1979 (v.23#2) pg. 28

A to Z hints for the vegetable gardener.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1979 (v.23#4) pg. 16

Growing Oriental vegetables. Guidelines for raising wong bok (Chinese cabbage), bok choi (spoon cabbage), Oriental cucumbers, daikon, mizuna (Chinese broccoli), Oriental eggplant and Snow peas.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul 1979 (v.23#7) pg. 36

Growing food without a garden. Tips on raising sprouts in jars, vegetables in pots, etc.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1981 (v.25#2) pg. 62

National Garden Bureau plans for a "nonstop vegetable garden" show how a 600-square foot garden can be created for each of the three distinct seasons (spring, summer and fall).
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1981-Jan 1982 (v.26#1) pg. 54

Plant a ratatouille or stir-fry vegetable garden. Includes recipes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1982 (v.26#2) pg. 58

Raising midget vegetables will produce high yields, and good taste, from small garden plots.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1982 (v.26#2) pg. 74

Tips on choosing the best vegetables to grow for canning and freezing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1982 (v.26#3) pg. 80

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

Growing root vegetables. How to make the most of the least space.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 92

How to identify the nutrient that is lacking in your vegetable plants and how to apply a fertilizer to correct the inadequacy.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1984 (v.28#2) pg. 70

Tips on a few strategies of temperature control during the growing season which will make your vegetable gardening more efficient.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1984 (v.28#3) pg. 25

Salad gardening with miniatures. A guide to what is available in miniature vegetables.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 18

The twenty-minute vegetable garden. How to get big production in a small space using raised planters, trellises and "pillow packs."
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 50
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 8
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 10

Suggestions on selecting produce for successful competition in a county fair.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 24

Making your autumn garden work. A look at fall crops, planting schedules and gardening tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1989 (v.33#4) pg. 34

Purslane. Tips on growing and harvesting green and gold French varieties of this salad green.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1989 (v.33#4) pg. 55

A guide to frost-tolerant annual flowers and vegetables to make the most of a short growing season.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.36#6) pg. 43

Guidelines on the specific characteristics of vegetables that tell when they're ready to harvest.
GARDEN GATE #10 Aug 1996 pg. 5

Vertical vegetables. A guide to vegetables that grow well vertically and eight styles of trellises to make.
GARDEN GATE #13 Feb 1997 pg. 32

A look at the gardening efforts of homesteaders in Alaska, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon Territories.
HARROWSMITH #18 Mar 1979 (v.3#6) pg. 41

High-rise horticulture. Tips on growing vegetables in containers on a balcony or rooftop.
HARROWSMITH #20 Jul 1979 (v.3#8) pg. 54

A look at the Chinese methods of raising vegetables.
HARROWSMITH #25 Jan 1980 (v.4#5) pg. 49

A guide to companion planting.
HARROWSMITH #27 Apr 1980 (v.4#7) pg. 71

The solar salad bar. A complete guide to raising vegetables in a domestic greenhouse.
HARROWSMITH #33 Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 46

Summer speculations. How to experiment with different gardening techniques and record the results in order to determine the most effective for your needs.
HARROWSMITH #36 Jun-Jul 1981 (v.5#8) pg. 62

First ditch efforts. How planting vegetables in trenches filled with manure and compost can overcome the effects of a prolonged drought.
HARROWSMITH #36 Jun-Jul 1981 (v.5#8) pg. 66

The engineered garden. How to layout and utilize 4x4-ft. planting blocks to grow vegetables. Feed a family of four in a 10x15-ft. space.
HARROWSMITH #37 Aug 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 52

How to protect vegetables from fall frosts.
HARROWSMITH #38 Sep-Oct 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 51

How to raise two crops in one season in northern climates (north of the 45th parallel).
HARROWSMITH #41 Feb-Mar 1982 (v.6#5) pg. 38

As you reap so shall you sow. How to save your own seeds for vegetable gardening.
HARROWSMITH #45 Oct-Nov 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 85

The absentee gardener. How to lay out and plant a garden which can survive weeks at a time with total neglect.
HARROWSMITH #55 Jun-Jul 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 90

Bottom-line horticulture. A look at the costs and savings connected with a home vegetable garden.
HARROWSMITH #56 Aug-Sep 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 69

The planning and soil preparation for a summer vegetable garden. Includes tips on overcoming an acid soil pH, organic composting and making a biodegradable insecticide and fertilizer.
HARROWSMITH #61 Jun-Jul 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 112

Ring culture. A variation of hydroponics suited to container-growing of vegetables at home. Some tips.
HARROWSMITH #74 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 20

Tips on fall seeding of vegetable crops.
HARROWSMITH #75 Sep-Oct 1987 (v.12#3) pg. 73

Miniature vegetables can yield almost as much as their full-sized relatives since their energies are focused on the edible roots and fruit versus foliage.
HARROWSMITH #77 Jan-Feb 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 78

Crop rotation in gardens. An explanation of a three-year rotation program and a card system that helps with the planning. Also summarizes crop classifications and the impact some crops have on each other.
HARROWSMITH #88 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 84

Eastern exposure. A selection of Oriental vegetables for midsummer planting.
HARROWSMITH #92 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 65

Country vegetable gardens. Advice on foolproof, highly productive crops.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #128 Jun 1996 (v.21) pg. 62

Support your vegetables. Vertical growing gains garden space. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #698 Jun 1986 (v.82) pg. 50

Build a raised bed for better vegetable growing. How to break new ground, prepare the soil, raise the bed, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #720 Apr 1988 (v.84) pg. 68

Growing smarter. Vegetable gardening myths that may be costing you time and productivity. How to use raised beds, drip irrigation, mulch, tunnels, ... to improve your vegetable yields.
HOME MECHANIX #720 Apr 1988 (v.84) pg. 76

Twenty ideas for successful vegetable gardens.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 8

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

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

Tips on planting and caring for hardy late-harvest vegetables.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 20

Vegetable alternatives. Tips on raising an assortment of less-common vegetables.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1989 (v.14#5) pg. 16

Layout and plant a 3x15-ft. vegetable garden which needs little maintenance. Uses black plastic over existing lawn.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 16

Try your hand at 3-crop gardening. Get spring, summer and fall harvests without increasing the size of your garden. Involves correct timing, use of fertilizers, selection of plantings and use of black plastic mulch.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 81

How to troubleshoot your vegetable garden problems.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 87

How to plant a successful spring garden. Planting schedule and suggestions on cool-weather vegetables given.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 10

How to produce your own vegetable seedlings. Instructions for sowing seeds in flats or containers and raising them to a size ready for transplanting in the garden.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 14

How to raise vegetables in containers. Includes special information on soil, fertilizer and watering needs.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 15

How to make and plant raised vegetable beds.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 8

How to start a community vegetable garden. Suggestions on finding a plot, assistance that is available from county extension services, and establishing a work plan.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1978 (v.3#3) pg. 21

A look at the trace elements required for various vegetables and deficiency symptoms.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 9

How to raise vegetables in pots and planters.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 63, 64

How to grow vegetables the mulch-organic way.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1980 (v.5#5) pg. 77

How to do wide row vegetable gardening. Includes a chart showing when and how to plant each vegetable.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 85

Farming in a flowerpot. How to raise all sorts of vegetables in flowerpots.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 40

Tasteful ornamentals. Decorative vegetables to plant in your border. Looks at Brussels sprouts, kales, parsley, rhubarb, etc.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1990 (v.68#3) pg. 48
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jun 1990 (v.68#6) pg. 6

Green-thumb computing. Use your home computer to help plan your garden. Retrieve valuable information about the vegetables you grow.

General information on the brassica family of vegetables.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 16

Keeping the harvest fresh. How to store just-picked vegetables.
KITCHEN GARDEN #17 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 46

Two ways to grow your own produce. (1) The aesthetic (decorative, landscaped) vegetable garden. (2) The elevated vegetable garden.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #634 Mar 1981 (v.77) pg. 76

How to grow healthier vegetables that are better for you.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #670 Mar 1984 (v.80) pg. 58

A guide to nutritious green leafy vegetables.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 110

How to plan succession plantings for your vegetable garden in order to double your harvest.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 64

Harvest fresh vegetables all year around by planting a deep mulch midwinter garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #73 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 67

In praise of a patchwork garden. Tips on raising herbs and vegetables in small spaces. Includes plans for a cold frame.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 30

How to grow vegetables during the winter in a "container garden".
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #90 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 104

Special 24-page spring gardening section. Covers early-maturing vegetable varieties, transplanting seedlings, "skimming" weeds, a guide to tackling garden pests, growing buckwheat, and six beginner's kits for drip irrigation systems.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #99 May-Jun 1986 pg. 61

Results of a comparison of four techniques for minigardens: (1) Hand-worked, biodynamic/French intensive technique. (2) Rototilled, raised-bed method. (3) Conventional row design in which plot is rototilled. (4) Deep-mulch technique popularized by Ruth Stout.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #100 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 33

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

Stocking the root cellar. Tips on selecting and preparing vegetables for long-term storage.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 26

Three unusual vegetables for early plantings (scorzonera, salsify and celtuce). A description of their characteristics, planting and culture.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #146 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 22

Successful second cropping. A guide to varieties to plant.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #150 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 62

A guide to both bolt- and frost-resistant late summer vegetables.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #151 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 46

A guide to which vegetables store well and how to care for or process them.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #157 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 43

The greening of winter. Special section on growing fresh vegetables during the winter. Includes an improved miniature solar growing frame (plans must be ordered). Includes tips on what and when to plant.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1981 (v.2#9) pg. 21+

Container gardening for fruits and vegetables.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 50

Second-season vegetables. A guide to vegetables that can be planted in the summer for a fall garden.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1985 (v.6#6) pg. 63

Victorian vegetable garden design and gardening techniques described.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.15#2) pg. 46

A look at ancient crops for desert gardens by Gary Nabhan and Richard Felger of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The crop plants of the Southwest American Indians that are being retried include Blue maize (Zea mays indurata), the tepari bean (phaseolus acutifolius), the Hopi sunflower (Helianthus annuus), the Pima squash (cucurbita mixta) and the devil's claw or unicorn plant (Proboscidea parviflora).
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 34

A report on two years of experimenting at the New Organic Gardening Experimental Farm with interplanting of legumes to produce more food from the same space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 66

How to make a succession planting chart to give "in" and "out" times for the most food production from the least amount of space. Succession chart shown for southwest Illinois.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 72

A look at raised bed gardening and the three options available: (1) Planting an entire bed all to one crop, (2) planting close rows without paths, and (3) planting intercropped and succession varieties in one bed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 74

A report by an Illinois gardener on his plan for three raised-bed gardens for more vegetables in less space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 78

How to plan an "absentee garden", a garden site you can visit only once or twice a week.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 92

Tips on how to start seedlings indoors successfully. Covers light, nourishment, air, water and temperature requirements. Also looks at vegetables that transplant well, some tips on pruning and hardening off.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1977 (v.24#3) pg. 69

A look at some unusual vegetables you can grow. Includes amaranth, tampala, cardoon, celeriac, celtuce, chervil, collards, corn salad, daikon, fennel, elephant garlic, gobo, ground cherry, Japanese eggplant, lentils, luffa, mustard, rocket, safflower, salsify, skirret, sorrel, upland cress and witloof chicory.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1977 (v.24#3) pg. 162

A look at gardening effectively with fast-maturing varieties of vegetables. Especially desirable for gardeners who face long dry spells, early or late frosts, and a multitude of bugs and plant diseases.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 82

A description of how one Iowa family converted its front yard into a vegetable garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 125

How to grow white or black salsify, a vegetable that resembles oysters for taste.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 156

A look at how much money can be saved by growing your own food.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 56

A look at late crops that can be raised in the Intermountain West.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 69

How to extend the life of your vegetable garden by transplanting the plants into pots and flats.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1977 (v.24#8) pg. 57

How to extend the garden season for vegetables through the use of mulches and cold frames. Includes a table of vegetables and their storage requirements, in the ground or a root cellar.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1977 (v.24#9) pg. 104

A look at Oriental vegetables that can be grown in temperate areas of the United States. Includes suggestions on varieties to choose and tips on growing and harvesting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1977 (v.24#12) pg. 78

Seed gardening. A look at the crops you can raise for their edible seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1978 (v.25#1) pg. 63

How to plan a vegetable garden for early picking.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 68

How to start vegetable seedlings indoors. Describes the benefits of a bottom-heated cold frame.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 72

A look at raising some out-of-the ordinary vegetables: Nasturtiums, Rocket, Salsify, Florence Fennel, Celeriac, and others.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 84

Suggestions on 12 varieties of vegetables that can be eaten raw, straight from the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 98

How to extend your salad garden season.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 184

How to raise vegetables in a circular trellis.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1978 (v.25#5) pg. 57

A look at a japanese farmer's technique in growing vegetables like wild plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1978 (v.25#5) pg. 114

A look at planting vegetables that yield after repeated cuttings. (Swiss Chard, New Zealand Spinach, Kale, Head Cabbage, Escarole, Lettuce and Onions)
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 50

Three Oriental vegetables for the summer and fall garden: coriander, purslane and edible chrysanthemums.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 61

Succession planting for a good crop of late-season vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1978 (v.25#7) pg. 73

Gardening in an arbor. How to raise climbing vegetables on an arbor.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 81

Growing the ten vegetables with the highest amount of vitamins and minerals.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 84

How to grow vegetables for an extended eating season.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 102

How to plan your fall garden for winter vegetable self-sufficiency.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1979 (v.26#5) pg. 52

A guide to leafy Oriental greens that can be raised all winter in a solar greeenhouse.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1979 (v.26#5) pg. 60

A guide to planting a late-summer garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1979 (v.26#7) pg. 55

A few practical ways to help late-season vegetables to get started in hot, dry summer soil.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1979 (v.26#8) pg. 34

How to start your garden plants indoors.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 38

Planting vegetables in sod.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 89

Why and how to plan a rotation schedule for your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1980 (v.27#2) pg. 109

How to use a soil thermometer to tell you when to plant. Includes a chart of soil temperature conditions for 27 vegetable seeds to germinate.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1980 (v.27#3) pg. 72

Renew your garden with midsummer plantings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1980 (v.27#7) pg. 48

How to grow salad vegetables thru the winter in solar-heated cold frames.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1980 (v.27#11) pg. 58

Variety testing. How to make variety trials to find the ideal vegetables for your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1981 (v.28#1) pg. 81

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

Elbow room in an intensive planting. How far apart to plant various vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 87

Learning to love a small city garden. Tips on laying out vegetable planting areas to produce the most usable area with the least inconvenience on a small city lot.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 93

Planting a vitamin-packed garden. Selecting homegrown vegetables to meet your family's vitamin needs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 119

Greens you can cut all season. Tips on raising Swiss chard, vegetable amaranth, cabbage, kale, and shungiku.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 64

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

Tips for growing indoor vegetables. With good soil and fluorescent lights you can even grow strawberries.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1981 (v.28#11) pg. 51

The complete winter salad. Use cold frames to raise salad vegetables throughout the winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1981 (v.28#12) pg. 40

A family food inventory to plan your garden. A two-week food diary takes the guesswork out of garden planning.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1982 (v.29#2) pg. 75

Planning successful successions. When laying out the garden, group vegetables by last harvest date rather than planting time.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1982 (v.29#2) pg. 82

Wide-row planting. A variation on the bed method that's designed for the rotary-tiller.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1982 (v.29#2) pg. 84

How to experiment with French-intensive gardening techniques. Includes spacing for best yields of various vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1982 (v.29#2) pg. 86

Charting a long-season garden. How good records help this gardener grow 90% of his vegetable needs and get 8 months of harvest from a 4 month growing season.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1982 (v.29#4) pg. 26

The gardener who never forgets. Tips on using index cards to keep track of garden information from year to year.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1982 (v.29#4) pg. 32

Plant a living garden calendar. How the growth and blooms of perennial flowers, shrubs and trees can tell you when it is time to plant your vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1982 (v.29#4) pg. 36

How to harvest food from a fall garden until the ground freezes solid.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1982 (v.29#7) pg. 43

How to achieve peak vegetable production in a solar greenhouse.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1982 (v.29#9) pg. 58

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

Switching to a raised-bed intensive gardening system can mean bigger yields with less work.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 51

The seven-vegetable bed. A novel seeding method and succession planting maximize space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 68

Gardens you can live in. Create a landscape that looks as good as it tastes (so called edible landscaping). Some tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 56

Replace spinach with orach, amaranth, basil and beet tops during the hot weather.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1983 (v.30#5) pg. 32

How to harden-off plants prior to transplanting.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1983 (v.30#5) pg. 53

Landscape for beauty and bounty. SPECIAL SECTION on making an attractive food garden of your entire yard.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1983 (v.30#11) pg. 38

How to start your own vegetable transplants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 79

Tips on planting and harvesting "cole" crops.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1984 (v.31#7) pg. 44

How to raise vegetables in "mean" mountain climates.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1984 (v.31#10) pg. 24

Seed-starting secrets. How to raise vegetables from seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1985 (v.32#2) pg. 52
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING May 1985 (v.32#5) pg. 6

Prune vegetables to rejuvenate them and prolong the harvest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 23

Head-start gardening. A guide to vegetables that can be planted in the fall for earlier spring harvest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 39

Mixing food plants into a home landscape. Ten guidelines for novices and a list of low-effort, perennial edibles.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1986 (v.33#12) pg. 34

Home-garden research trials. How to conduct side-by-side comparisons to tell which varieties will work best for you.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1987 (v.34#2) pg. 61

Suggestions on customized spacing of vegetable crops to produce better yields.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1987 (v.34#2) pg. 68

Tip on growing vegetables in 32-gallon plastic trash can filled with compost ingredients.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1987 (v.34#7) pg. 18

Points to consider when selecting short-season varieties of vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 98

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

Cool-climate tactics for growing heat-loving vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1988 (v.35#3) pg. 88

Box crops. A guide to raising vegetables in containers.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1988 (v.35#5) pg. 47

Prime time. How to pick vegetables at their peak.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1988 (v.35#8) pg. 45

How to grow salad plants in a cold frame throughout the winter. Covers site selection, soil, choice of crops, methods for protection against intense cold and harvest information.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1988 (v.35#9) pg. 52

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

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

Perennial vegetables. Seven long-lived vegetables to grow (asparagus, Egyptian onion, Good-King-Henry, Jerusalem artichokes, potato onions, rhubarb and sorrel).
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1991 (v.38#8) pg. 36

Plants that protect themselves from pests. A guide to varieties of tomatoes, beans, brassicas, corn, squash, cucumber, peas, cowpeas and sweet potatoes that have been breed to be pest-resistant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1992 (v.39#9) pg. 26

How to tell if a vegetable variety is open-pollinated or hybrid.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 19

A guide to vegetable varities that do well in heat (90 degrees and over).
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1993 (v.40#5) pg. 40
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1993 (v.40#7) pg. 12

Food you can grow in the shade. Fifty-six edibles and ten ways to grow them better.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 70

Long-lasting veggies. Selecting, planting, harvesting and storing vegetables.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1995 (v.42#7) pg. 28

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

How to grow a vegetable bonanza in a small plot. How to layout, prepare ground, start seedlings, a listing of what crops to plant in spring, summer and fall, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1975 (v.143#3) pg. 72

Double plot: Multiply your vegetable harvest. Planting in two plots can have several advantages.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1977 (v.147#3) pg. 100

How to reap a rich food harvest from small garden plots. (1) 100 sq.ft. raised garden. (2) Tomato tower. (3) Freestanding trellis. (4) Dowel trellis. (5) String trellis. (6) Planter boxes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 157

A master gardener's plan for a bountiful vegetable garden with very little work. Mulching, watering and pest-control systems reduce your effort.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1982 (v.157#3) pg. 136

Experimental garden involves two exciting "genetic" experiments anyone can do. How to cross-breed flowers and vegetables.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1984 (v.161#6) pg. 120

How to grow Oriental greens in Southern California.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 236

How to grow vining vegetables on trellises. A-frames and wire mesh tiers are both illustrated.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 285

Tips on how to successfully raise cool-season vegetables.
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 116

List of vegetable picking times and storage tips.
SUNSET Aug 1980 (v.165#2) pg. 152

Vegetable engineering. Raised beds, modular beds, drip irrigation, trellises, plastic mulch and other ideas used to produce bumper crops.
SUNSET Jul 1981 (v.167#1) pg. 64

Tips from master vegetable gardeners on space efficiency, soil improvement, drip irrigation, double digging, French intensive, etc.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 108

Tips on growing radicchio (a bitter salad green).
SUNSET Jun 1984 (v.172#6) pg. 116

How to grow vegetables in containers. Covers special soil requirements, which vegetables to try, container selection, watering and fertilizing.
SUNSET Apr 1986 (v.176#4) pg. 104

How to make a raised vegetable bed with a drip-watering system for easy maintenance.
SUNSET Jun 1986 (v.176#6) pg. 239

Tip: How to sow leafy winter vegetables for transplanting.
SUNSET Aug 1986 (v.177#2) pg. 140

How to turn a weedy lot into a planted vegetable garden in about eight hours. Suggestions on dealing with the weeds, improving the soil, drip irrigation, borders and paths.
SUNSET Mar 1987 (v.178#3) pg. 88

How to grow root crops in a special bed.
SUNSET Sep 1987 (v.179#3) pg. 206B

Tip: How to grow mesclun, a mixture of tender salad greens.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 215

Tips on growing vegetables and herbs for ethnic cooking. Suggestions for Mexican, Chinese and Italian specialties.
SUNSET Apr 1989 (v.182#4) pg. 106

Planting cool-season vegetables in California gardens. Chart gives dates for common vegetables in zones 7-9 and 14-17.
SUNSET Aug 1989 (v.183#2) pg. 118

The automatic vegetable garden. Grow over 575 pounds in mounded beds covered with black plastic and watered with a drip irrigation system.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 1 1980 (v.43#8) pg. 40

Grow your own Chinese (Oriental) vegetables.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 9 1982 (v.45#7) pg. 82

How to grow a second season garden.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1984 (v.47#14) pg. 30

Tips on sowing vegetable seeds indoors.
WORKBASKET Mar 1979 (v.44#6) pg. 37

How to plant and care for a small backyard vegetable garden
WORKBASKET Apr 1981 (v.46#6) pg. 40

Tips on saving vegetable seeds.
WORKBASKET Aug 1983 (v.48#9) pg. 46

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

Tips on planting an autumn garden.
WORKBASKET Aug 1988 (v.53#9) pg. 40