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How to grow broom corn. Includes information on cutting the stalks and making a broom.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1978 (v.62#4) pg. 34

Growing corn organically.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 59

Raising corn successfully.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 40

"Uncle Charlie's Way" to husk sweetcorn clean.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 31

How to feed corn plants for maximum yields and quality in the ears of corn.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1983 (v.67#1) pg. 34

Tips on growing a better sweet corn crop.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1984 (v.68#4) pg. 30

Growing open-pollinated seed corn. A guide to selecting good seed corn, treating the seed after gathering and testing for germination. Also covers establishing a breeding plat, detasseling and creating an increase field.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1986 (v.70#5) pg. 47

Gleaning corn for fun and profit. Advice on salvaging the corn which mechanical harvesters miss.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.74#5) pg. 30

Open-pollinated corn, a guide to several varieties and planting advice.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.81#5) pg. 28

Growing and using grains. A special section. Includes wheat, corn, sprouts, and lesser grains.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.83#2) pg. 34

Experimental archaeological gardening. A description of growing traditional Indian varieties of squash, corn and gourds in the high plains of southwestern Colorado in a manner similar to that used by the Anasazi a thousand years ago.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 56

Measures for protecting sweet corn from birds and raccoons.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 75

Tip on protecting sweet corn seeds from chipmunks by (1) starting the plants indoors in peat pots and (2) sprinkling bone meal around the plants.
FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 10

Tip: Hang plastic containers over the ripest ears of corn to ward off raccoons.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 16

Corn transplants. How to start corn indoors in peat pots under grow lights, especially the new super sweet varieties.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1999 (v.43#2) pg. 32

How to follow Iroquois' "Three Sisters" tradition and plant corn, pole beans and squash together in a hill.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 4

Making the corn harvesting season last eight weeks instead of two.
HARROWSMITH #78 Mar-Apr 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 88

How to grow America's favorite vegetables. General guidelines and specific instructions for beans, beets, corn, lettuce, peas, peppers, radishes, squash, cucumbers, and tomatoes.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 12

Step-by-step guide to growing sweet corn.
HORTICULTURE May 1993 (v.71#5) pg. 72

Keeping corn fresh. A storage technique for preserving the flavor of fresh corn up to three weeks after harvest.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 14

Advice on dwarf varieties of corn to grow miniature ears.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1997 (v.94#6) pg. 12

Tip on a row cover to protect newly germinated corn from being eaten by crows.
KITCHEN GARDEN #3 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 12

Cooking with corn. A guide to sweet hybrids and tips on cooking and seasoning.
KITCHEN GARDEN #10 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 28

How to grow sweet corn in a very small plot.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 12

How to freeze corn to preserve its sweet flavor.
KITCHEN GARDENER #23 Oct-Nov 1999 pg. 9

How to dry sweet corn.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #9 May 1971 pg. 41

How to build your own "garden tech" hand tools. Includes directions for a grape crusher, bean sheller, bean slicer and corn cutter.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 94

Growing corn. What varieties to plant, when and how to plant it. Includes notes on common diseases and pests, harvest and storage.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #106 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 20

Tip: Use lime to protect germinating sweet corn from birds.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #110 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 16

A look at a Cherokee Garden. Tips on planting corn, beans and squash in the fashion of the Cherokee Indians as practiced at Ocunaluftee Village in North Carolina.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 155

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 from a Kansas gardener on how to make a 36x24-ft. corn patch produce a multitude of vegetables. Through interplanting from March through August the patch was used to grow radishes, lettuce, peas, spinich, beets, turnips, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, onions and squash in addition to corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 69

Growing guide for extra-early sweet corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1978 (v.25#1) pg. 97

Suggestions on how to have corn that is 5 ft. high before July.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 80

A look at raising Black Mexican (Black Aztec) corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1978 (v.25#4) pg. 76

How to grow sweet corn in any garden. Compares the hybrids and open-pollinated varieties and guidelines on starting a corn patch.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1979 (v.26#4) pg. 38

Raising sweet corn in a small garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 58

Raising corn for drying and storage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 64

Growing indian corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 66

Tip: Interplant cosmos to keep earworms from corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1980 (v.27#5) pg. 18

Tips on preventing the spread of corn smut.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1981 (v.28#7) pg. 18

Tip: Keep raccoons from eating ripe corn by "touching" each ear of corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1981 (v.28#7) pg. 22

Selecting the right varieties and careful planting make sweet corn a regular crop even in a small garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1982 (v.29#2) pg. 40

Tips on raising blue corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 30

Tips on raising sweet corn in small patches.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 86

Tip: Use plastic berry cartons to protect sweet-corn sprouts from birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 24

Tips on raising corn in Alaska.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 67

How to plant extra early sweet corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 66

How to build a "chicken coop" around your sweet corn crop which will keep raccoons out.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 144

How to plant sweet corn using black plastic "mulch".
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1984 (v.31#11) pg. 36

Starting sweet corn from seed indoors and then transplanting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 18

Tips on beating the corn borer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 55

Line protects sweet corn seedlings from birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1985 (v.32#11) pg. 20

Rubber bands protect sweet corn from birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1985 (v.32#12) pg. 22

Two articles look at the supersweet varieties of sweet corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1987 (v.34#5) pg. 29

Tip: How to harvest sweet corn by the Fourth of July in the northeast.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1988 (v.35#4) pg. 107

Tips on improving corn germination.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 22

Supersweet corn. Results of field trials on 11 varieties and growing tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 45

Drawings show the technique for hand pollinating corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1989 (v.36#5) pg. 28

Tip: A home brew to spray over newly planted corn seeds that will repel birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1989 (v.36#5) pg. 61

Tips on interplanting various vegetables with sweet corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 74

How to presprout corn and transplant seedlings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 62

Sweet corn. A guide to supersweet hybrids and their culture.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 54
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 22

The European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis), its description and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#7) pg. 22

Cultivate colorful corns. How to raise colored corn varieties for grinding into flour or meal, or to eat fresh like sweet corn. Two space-saving strategies for growing corn described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 30

How to presprout corn and pea seeds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 104

Problems in sweetcorn (stunted, mishapen ears, deformed bluish "kernels" and ants) diagnosed by horticulturalists.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 24

A guide to sweet corn matched to your growing season. Includes seven tips for foiling raccoons and preventing earworm damage. Drawings show how to tell when the ears are ready to be picked.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1994 (v.41#5) pg. 50

Tips on growing the most sweet corn in the least space.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1995 (v.42#4) pg. 23

How to be up to your ears in sweet corn. A special high-yield planting technique.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 81

Corn, beans and squash. The traditional Native American intercropping technique to grow the "Three Sisters" is described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1996 (v.43#8) pg. 37

A selection of summer sweet corns that will ripen in 72 days or less.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 44

The return of the legendary Luther Hill corn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 52

Corn secrets for high yields and a long harvest.
SUNSET Jun 1982 (v.168#6) pg. 208

Tips on growing miniature ears of corn.
SUNSET Mar 1984 (v.172#3) pg. 220

How to grow corn in containers.
SUNSET May 1985 (v.174#5) pg. 294

How to grow good white corn in the western United States.
SUNSET May 1986 (v.176#5) pg. 122

A scheme to keep sweet corn standing tall. A 5-ft. tall wooden framework surrounds a 6x12-ft raised planter. In addition, horizontal stabilizer bars run the length of each row of corn.
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 172

Decorative grains to grow for drying and using in wreaths and arrangements. How to grow ornamental corns and wheat.
SUNSET Apr 1995 (v.194#4) pg. 80

Superstars of the summer garden. Recommendations on varieties of tomatoes, corn and melons.
SUNSET Apr 1997 (v.198#4) pg. 62