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Eight pages of suggestions for solving landscaping problems.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1971 (v.49#3) pg. 46

How to landscape your home by doing a little at at time, working within an overall plan.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. 64

Six pages on landscaping ideas for problem areas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1972 (v.50#6) pg. 78

Six pages of common home landscaping problems and suggested solutions.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1973 (v.51#5) pg. 80

Eleven pages show how to plan your lot for outdoor living and adequate outdoor storage. Lot plans for four conventional lots shown. Seventeen outdoor living area photos and nine outdoor storage unit photos suggest a variety of approaches.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. 52

Down-to-earth landscaping guide features three suggested design concepts for the front of a house and a plan of action for a do-it-yourself landscaper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1976 (v.54#4) pg. 82

Down-to-earth landscaping guide presents four design ideas for outdoor living areas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 54

Twelve pages of ideas to revamp every inch of a yard to create patios, play areas, barbecue pits, potting sheds, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 116

Tips on turning a suburban backyard into a wildlife habitat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 112

Front yard gardening. Suggestions for flower and vegetable gardening in the front yard that creates an attractive landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1980 (v.58#4) pg. 42

How to cope with a sloping yard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1980 (v.58#5) pg. 138

Nine pages of photos show 13 backyard, deck, and patio projects.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1980 (v.58#6) pg. 95

Tips on energy-wise landscaping.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 76

Tips on landscaping for problem yards.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1985 (v.63#4) pg. 93

How to landscape with native plants and wildflowers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1985 (v.63#8) pg. 57

How to make your yard a haven for wildlife. Tips on providing food, water and shelter.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1986 (v.64#4) pg. 83

Edible landscaping. Tips on incorporating vegetables and herbs into the home landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1988 (v.66#2) pg. 148

Landscaping a barren back yard. Tips on restoring an old deck, installing concrete pavers, and selecting plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1990 (v.68#9) pg. 21

A sampling of landscaping strategies for narrow side yards. Includes suggestions for hedge plants to screen for privacy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1991 (v.69#4) pg. 19

Relandscaping of a front yard. A description of the installation of brick and timber steps. Includes lists of trees, shrubs, flowers and ground covers that will stay compact and colorful.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 21

Affordable landscaping. Twelve inexpensive alternatives to a complete garden overhaul.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1992 (v.70#4) pg. 17

Fabulous facelift. Ideas on how to use low-cost landscaping to turn a simple front entry into something spectacular.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1992 (v.70#5) pg. 21

The two-way front yard. Landscaping incorporates a border garden that provides an attractive view from both street and house while creating a feeling of privacy within the yard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 173

Outdoor living. Three articles describe landscaping and decorating for creating attractive and restful outdoor living. (1). Outdoor rooms. (2) Garden retreats. (3) Porches.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 133, 145, 151

The family garden, a multifaceted landscape with "rooms" to accommodate both children and adults. Includes play areas, ponds, swimming pool and adjacent patio, vegetable, herb, rose and cutting gardens.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 77

Simply charming landscaping. Tips on how to create a yard that has a collection of garden rooms, fencing made from cut saplings and a water feature made from a horse trough.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1997 (v.75#7) pg. 123

New looks in two-way front yards with reduced lawn area, plantings of perennials and increased privacy. Four design options suggested.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1998 (v.76#2) pg. 103

Gardening on the side. How to turn a narrow side yard into an attractive garden site.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1998 (v.76#4) pg. 132

The hidden garden. Suggestions for turning a small yard into a private outdoor room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1998 (v.76#4) pg. 157

Make your yard feel roomy. Landscaping advice on how to break a yard into room-sized spaces.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1998 (v.76#9) pg. 154

The well-shaped garden. How the shape of the line that separates lawn from planting beds determines the mood and character of a landscape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1998 (v.76#11) pg. 160

The instant garden. Tips on creating a landscape that, almost from the start, looks full and mature.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1999 (v.77#2) pg. 109

Ten ideas for landscaping a small lot.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1999 (v.77#6) pg. 171

How to plan the landscaping of your property.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1979 (v.3#2) pg. 51

Choosing a landscaping plan to suit your property, your taste, and your budget.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1980 (v.4#1) pg. 87

Small scale landscape ideas.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1989 (v.12#9) pg. 14

How to landscape your property with trees, shrubs and vines to assist in the job of heating and cooling your home.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 33

How to get a lot of living space out of a relatively small backyard. Includes tips on how to plan your own backyard.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1978 (v.91#6) pg. 106, 170

Thirteen projects to spruce up your yard. Includes a variety of planters, movable fencing, privacy screens and walkways.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 82

Landscaping tricks to minimize the time and effort required to maintain a yard.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #208 Apr 1980 (v.30#4) pg. 75

Creative landscaping. How to use "scrounged" lumber such as railroad ties, telephone poles, and barn timbers in landscaping your yard.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #218 Apr 1981 (v.31#4) pg. 24

Have your yard and eat it too. How to replace lawn and ornamental plants with edible landscaping.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #227 Mar 1982 (v.32#3) pg. 46

How to landscape to save energy.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #227 Mar 1982 (v.32#3) pg. 80

Foundation plantings. How to choose and locate plants to bring out the best and hide the worst.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #300 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.39#7) pg. 60

Landscape renovation of a 1950s California house. Insert explains how to construct a pond, stream and dry creek.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 46
Correction FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 4

The design and planting of a steep California hillside. Explains the building of a gently sloping ramp pathway, a drainage system to control runoff and plant selection.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 43

John Fairey's garden. The description of a half-acre lawn with sinuous paths, extensive ornamental plantings, massed azaleas and groups of pines and oaks. Describes a "creek catcher" built to slow the current and catch debris from spring overflows. Also looks at the materials, forms and textures used to create paths.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 64

Nature as inspiration. Jens Jensen and the Prairie School of landscape design. A general description of how design ideas are adapted from native plant communities and on the use of the direction and angle of the sun.
FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 24

Front-yard makeover. A look at turning a lawn into a private courtyard enclosed by a fence. Includes a drawing that shows construction details for the louvered and latticed fence sections and the brick columns.
FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 60
Added Info FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 4

How a pair of beginning gardeners used recycled materials to turn a junk-covered yard in Camden, New Jersey, into a beautiful, food-producing landscape.
FINE GARDENING #7 May-Jun 1989 pg. 48

Japanese-inspired landscaping of a small yard in Berkeley Hills, California. Details of the planning and planting of a 46x62-ft. area.
FINE GARDENING #7 May-Jun 1989 pg. 62

A no-lawn curbscape. Design and plant selection for a low-maintenance area that is seasonally colorful and interesting year round.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 18

Design for a courtyard garden behind a Victorian rowhouse in Denver, Colorado.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 32

Shaping a garden with illusion. Site plan, roughly 50-feet square, includes a timber-step path, a waterfall pond, a gazebo and low-growing plants that create the illusion of a tropical rain forest.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 18

Creating a vine-covered sanctuary in a California yard. Includes a description of vines and shrubs for three seasons of bloom.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 30

Landscaping a wide-open space. Describes development of a sandy 20-acre site in central New Mexico that is subject to wind and drought. Describes efforts to enhance native vegetation, planting to slow wind velocity and limiting water use.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 64

Getting started on a landscape design. First steps for a beginner. Inventorying the site, identifying problems, using photos to sketch ideas, etc.
FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 55

A patio garden for a condominium. A flagstone patio set on crushed rock is surrounded with a screen of low plants. Everything is "temporary" to conform with condominium rules.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 38

Design for a small backyard. Six ideas from a landscape architect's own garden. Tips on trees, slope, lawn, drainage, plants, etc.
FINE GARDENING #16 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 52

Landscaping a large property. Adapting ideas from the great estates.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 30

A walled garden. Planning, planting and maintaining a walled garden at a site south of Denver, Colorado.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 69
Correction FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 8

A welcoming entry. Redesigning a small front yard. Involves plantings of low-water-use perennials and flowering shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 26

Japanese ideas for American gardens. Five principles of design to use at home.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 40

Landscaping a small city backyard to create a retreat.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 50

Prairie by design. How to plan and plant a landscape that uses prairie plants.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 62

Enclosing the garden. How to create privacy and interest on a small lot.
FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 58

A terraced transformation. Creating space for work and play on a steep site.
FINE GARDENING #21 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 44
Added Info FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 6

Principles of garden design. Five rules to get impressive results.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 36

Who needs privacy? Designing a residential garden that is open to the public.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 42
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 4

A small pleasure garden. The use of ornamentals to brighten a small city lot.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 56

The first step in garden design. Exploring memories of favorite places for inspiration.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 64

A collector's garden. How a passion for plants shapes a design.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 67

Tip helps plan where to place plants for sun exposure. Shadows cast by June noontime sun approximated by shadows cast by the full moon at midnight in December.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 10

Designing with nature. A description of the process used by a landscape architect and gardener to design a garden based around native plants.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 48

A front yard retreat on a small property. Features include a walled patio with a water spout and narrow reflecting pool, lighting, a concrete-and-brick entry path and planter.
FINE GARDENING #26 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 30

Edible landscaping. Gardens to please both palate and eye. A design approach in which attractive food plants are integrated with ornamentals.
FINE GARDENING #26 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 62

Entryway invitation. Design ideas for the path to the front door incorporating a wooden walkway, a stone retaining wall and planter. Plant selection described.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 36
Added Info FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 4

Inspired by wilderness. A steep hillside backyard garden described.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 64

Garden rooms. How variety makes a small yard seem big.
FINE GARDENING #28 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 33

The artful garden. Designing with curving paths of grass that lead to island beds and wooded nooks bejeweled with colorful plants and sculptures.
FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 46

A courtyard garden. Design and plant selection considerations.
FINE GARDENING #30 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 40

A map for garden design. How to make a base map, add main features and note gardening conditions.
FINE GARDENING #30 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 60

The four-season garden. Designing for beauty year-round.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 28

A design from the heart. How growing what you love can lead to a beautiful garden. Advice on playing with color.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 58

Accents make a garden. How a patio, vista, pond and plantings are used to transform a city lot.
FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 58

A flat yard springs to life. How a variety of gardens and plants are used to create a terrace area, a wildflower garden and a perennial border.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 40

An intimate garden for entertaining. How to create levels and nooks to create an intimate ambience.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 50

The art of making less seem like more. How to use skillful berming and intensive planting to increase privacy and enlarge a landscape.
FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 38
Added Info FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 6

Differences between a landscape architect, a landscape designer and a garden designer are explained.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 14
Added Info FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 4

The twin principles of landscape layout. Advice on letting the style of the house direct the look of the garden.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 32

Prairie Gothic. The use of columnar evergreens and ornamental grasses to bring height to a level yard.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 62

Suggestions for trees, shrubs and ground covers that are appropriate for a more formal front-yard setting in southern California but that suggest a tropical theme.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 18

Managing microclimates. How to take advantage of warm spots and cool places to extend spring and autumn and provide cool summer sites.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 39

A forest in the front yard. The use of trees, shrubs and tall ferns to create a woodland landscape. Includes lists of small trees, shrubs and woodland floor plants.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 30
Added Info FINE GARDENING #53 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 6

Gardens that fit people. Ergonomic rules of thumb for garden design. Discusses fence height, a path's width, corridor spaces, patio sizes and shapes.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 43

Going native. Transforming a traditional front lawn with a natural landscape of native Texas plants. A description of one couple's 10-year conversion process.
FINE GARDENING #51 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 50
Added Info FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 4, 24

The benefits of using a landscape architect. Advice in selecting one, budgeting options, making a wish list and the development of a master plan to guide the on-going creation of gardens and a home landscape.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 28

New life for an old farm. How a 22-acre Pennsylvania cornfield was transformed into a private retreat.
FINE GARDENING #53 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 36

A sanctuary in every season. How a novice gardener created a soothing setting. Includes a recipe for a soil-building souffle.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 68

Warning on keeping mulch, sprinklers and foundation plantings from causing rotted wood around a home.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 12

Advice on edible plants that can be used as ornamentals in the home landscape.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 18

Tropical garden, temperate zone. How a pseudotropical garden has been created in Portland, Oregon.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 42

Reshaping small spaces. One designer's secret for making a tiny yard feel much larger.
FINE GARDENING #55 May-Jun 1997 pg. 66

Sun and shade. How to design a garden to highlight the best of both.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 46

The fundamentals of foundation plantings. How well-placed plants wed a home to its site.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 44

In the garden, by the light of the moon. A guide to pale, musky flowers and garden design that bloom or create interest at night.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 58
Added Info FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 6

Make winter a wonderland. How to create a landscape with trees, shrubs and perennials selected for their winter beauty.
FINE GARDENING #59 Jan-Feb 1998 pg. 24

From tiny yard to private paradise. How dense plantings, berms and fences create an urban retreat.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 37

Sizing up a site. Create tools to evaluate a property's landscape potential.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 64

Designing a lawnless front yard. A bold solution that creates a yard of trees, shrubs and perennials.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 38

Advice on plantings and landscaping to block out traffic noise.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 14

An explanation as to why old tires are not a good foundation when building up a landscape berm.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 14

How to design a garden on paper. A guide to making a base map, assessing sun/shade patterns, making size and shape decisions, making a plant chart and a section drawing.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 33

Terracing a hillside to create niches for perennial, woodland and rock gardens.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 30

Curved beds and borders. A garden designer shares information on laying out informal planting areas.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 36

Celebrating natural light in the landscape. Advice on designing a garden in which sun, moon and stars enhance views in all seasons. Includes a list of plants that are valuable for their translucent flowers, foliage or seed heads.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 58

Redesigning the back yard. Three designers' approaches to restyling the basic 50x100-ft yard. Plant lists are furnished with each plan. (1) Diagonal design with a patio area, central perennial garden and secluded oasis at one end. (2) Design emphasizing privacy and a long season of interest is built with an emphasis on trees and shrubs. (3) A formal garden with two water gardens, a trellis, hedge-enclosed herb garden and patio.
FINE GARDENING #65 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 27

Keeping up with an ever-changing garden. Advice on site analysis, space use, planning, adopting a theme, plant control and maintenance.
FINE GARDENING #65 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 38

Design techniques for picturesque plantings. How to make the most of shape, size and texture.
FINE GARDENING #65 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 60

Design a welcoming entrance. How a clear path, a sense of enclosure and attractive plantings create an intimate entry.
FINE GARDENING #66 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 45

How to take cues from nature to design naturalistic perennial gardens.
FINE GARDENING #66 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 50

How to design garden rooms that beckon by creating a sense of enclosure, then adding color, texture and personality.
FINE GARDENING #67 May-Jun 1999 pg. 54

Clever strategies for designing small spaces.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 24

Design island beds to view from any angle. Advice on selecting a shape and size, and which plants to use. Includes lists of well-behaved perennials for island beds.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 48

Planting a terraced garden. Advice on using retaining walls to terrace a slope. How to create pathways and beds. Recommendations on plant choices and container planting to use as accents.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 62

Creating garden passageways. How to define the spaces, create transitional areas, incorporate plantings and use structures to signal an entrance.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 24

Sanctuary on a street corner. How a corner lot on a busy intersection can be landscaped to create a private paradise.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 63

Gardening in harmony with nature. How to take cues from the existing landscape to shape a garden that will be at home with its surroundings.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 40

Make a large lot manageable. How to landscape an acre or more by defining spaces and tackling them one at a time.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 50

From wooded lot to woodland path. How to clear woodland trails and create points of interest along the way.
FINE GARDENING #70 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 65

Landscaping for energy efficiency. Tips on orientation, earth forms and plant selection.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 19

What to do with "leftover land", that part of your lot that is behind a fence, along a garage or driveway, beside property line fences, etc. Tips on designing landscaping solutions for these problem areas.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1979 (v.23#9) pg. 20

How to landscape to attract birds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1979 (v.23#9) pg. 40

Ten front yard landscapes to study or copy.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1980 (v.24#3) pg. 30

How to landscape to conserve energy.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1980 (v.24#8) pg. 48

Tips on using thorny plants in your landscaping plans to help defend your home against intruders.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 50

Planning pointers for reduced yard maintenance.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1984 (v.28#3) pg. 28

Planterly landscaping. The use of flowers and grasses among the evergreens, giving the landscape a softer, fuller look.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1985 (v.29#5) pg. 34

Common landscape mistakes to avoid.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 36

Landscape renovation. How to decide what to pull out, what to prune and what to replace.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1987 (v.31#4) pg. 64

Foundation plantings. Advice on selection and arrangement of plants in the front of the house.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1991 (v.35#5) pg. 8

Winter garden delights. A guide to plants that can make a winter landscape attractive.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.35#6) pg. 11

Edible landscaping. Creating a dooryard culinary garden of ornamental herbs in the colonial style.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.36#6) pg. 38

Landscape makeovers. Eight redesigns of homes described.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1993 (v.37#2) pg. 40

Gone native. Advice on incorporating native plants into the home landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1993 (v.37#4) pg. 24

Barrier plants. Suggestions on plantings that create barriers for both people and animals.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1993 (v.37#5) pg. 36

Liven up your winter landscape. Selecting plants, trees and shrubs with winter appeal.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1995 (v.39#1) pg. 59

Backyard landscaping to reduce time and labor spent watering, mowing, pruning and fertilizing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 16

Step-by-step landscape design. Advice in planning, creating focal points, landscaping in layers, and the use of texture and color.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 32

Designing a garden without barriers. How to change landscaping to reduce maintenance and overcome barriers to age and physical limitations.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.41#1) pg. 8

Your landscape, awesome or awful? Steps in site analysis and plant selection detailed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.41#1) pg. 14

Improving a garden's setting. How to assess trouble spots and suggestions on some creative backdrops.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1998 (v.42#1) pg. 17

Become your own garden architect. How to design an integrated garden with flowers, vegetables and herbs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1998 (v.42#6) pg. 18

Formal gardens, country style. Some ideas on relaxed planting schemes, the evolving garden, and a garden with a view.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1998 (v.42#6) pg. 22

Winter shapes, colors and textures. Suggestions on trees and shrubs that add line and texture to the winter landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1998 (v.42#6) pg. 29

From the rough. A description of how a woman turned a steep, rocky hillside into a garden paradise.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1998 (v.42#6) pg. 32

Gardens by your door. Ideas for ornamental plantings and container arrangements to make the entry cheerful and hospitable.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1999 (v.43#4) pg. 24

Planning a garden's design. How to evaluate the site and select plants with maintenance demands that match your lifestyle.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov 1999 (v.43#5) pg. 31

Made in the shade. A primer on landscaping for energy conservation.
GARBAGE Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#3) pg. 44

Design landscape and garden with a camera. Making sketches with the help of photos and a copy machine before you start work.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 16

Garden design. Part 1. How to prepare a site analysis of your property before landscaping or installing a garden. Drawing a map, identifying underground utilities, soil conditions, sunlight, shade, vegetation, etc.
GARDEN GATE #4 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 12

Garden design. Part 2. Creating a master plan for the garden. Determining general use areas for the yard, plus gardening and landscape questions you need to answer.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 18

How to introduce variety to the winter landscape. A guide to plants that have fruit, twigs, foliage, bark or a unique structure that creates interest. Includes design and maintenance tips.
GARDEN GATE #6 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 10

Entry garden design. A look at scale, boundaries and maintenance for doorway plantings.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 36

A garden on the side. Landscape design for an often-neglected side yard.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 32

Hiding the uglies. Inexpensive ideas for camoflaging unsightly objects in the yard. Covering up a dowdy shed, hiding the air conditioner, obscuring a chain-link fence, disguising a downspout, and masking a meter.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 8

Three designers, one garden. A case study that demonstrates ways to design a home landscape. Site plans and plant lists for southern, northwestern and midwestern gardens.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 30

Linear thinking. Using both straight and curving lines in landscape design.
GARDEN GATE #10 Aug 1996 pg. 28

Advice on selecting a location and specimen plant for the home landscape.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 8

Lawn alternatives. A summary of ground covers, the use of pavers, garden beds, native grasses, wildflowers, trees and shrubs, and mulch.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 26

Tip on creating a berm.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 4

Foundation gardens. Design ideas, making preliminary plans, dos and don'ts for foundation planting designs, selecting plants and considering microclimates.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 12

Balance in design. An explanation of what makes a good landscape.
GARDEN GATE #18 Dec 1997 pg. 8

By the light of the moon. How to design a garden that shimmers in the moonlight. Includes design and plant list for a 4x10-ft. semicircular garden bed.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 18

Get away to your garden. How to plan a private retreat in the backyard.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 22

Designing a landscape with patterns created by plants, paving and structures.
GARDEN GATE #19 Feb 1998 pg. 30

Corner gardens. Hints on how to design both inward- and outward-facing gardens that personalize a space, create privacy and serve as a miniature stage.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 16

Victorian style in garden design explained.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 30

Advice on how to landscape a transition between a lawn and woods so underbrush doesn't spread into the lawn.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 38

How to read planting plans.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 39

Four circular Victorian-style carpet bed garden plans.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 41

Tropical beds anywhere. How to create a tropical-looking garden by combining tropical-looking annuals, tender bulbs, potted tropicals and cold-tolerant plants.
GARDEN GATE #22 Aug 1998 pg. 14

Narrow gardens. How to create a garden no more than 3 feet wide. Special requirements for planting curbside strips noted. Includes plans and plant lists for a 3x12-ft. garden and for a 3x12-ft. curbside strip.
GARDEN GATE #22 Aug 1998 pg. 16

Two tropical-looking garden beds for USDA zones 7-9 that can work down to zone 5.
GARDEN GATE #22 Aug 1998 pg. 41

Tiny gardens of 20x20-ft. or smaller. Advice on scale, visibility, maintenance, use of containers, light, air circulation, achieving unity and use of layering.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 10

Cool characters. A guide to annuals, bulbs, perennials and shrubs that bloom in late fall and early spring. Includes a wedge-shaped, cool-season corner garden designed for 12 months of visual interest.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 10

Front-yard gardens. A look at design benefits and considerations. Includes a 36x48-ft. gardenscape plan and plant list for a front yard.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 22

Dare to be different in your gardening style. Suggestions for whimsey to incorporate.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 14

A scenic view all year long. How to design and plant a four-season garden. Includes a plan and plant list for a bed 6x12-ft.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 10

Tricks with mirrors. How to create garden illusion by using mirrors in a variety of ways.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 16

Slope solutions. Planting solutions that will turn a sloping yard into a pleasant, carefree vista. Advice on plants that will control erosion.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 26

Visual texture. How to combine plants to create rich garden textures. Includes a plan and plant list for a 12x6-ft bed.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 14

Sounds in the garden. Advice on natural and man-made ways (wind chimes, outdoor stereo speakers, moving water, plants that rustle, and birds). Tip tells how to make a simple wind chime from a grapevine wreath and old keys. Also suggests how to control outside noise with plantings and fences that absorb or deflect it.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 14

Fire in the garden. Ideas for adding candles, torch lights or an outdoor fireplace. Includes instructions for building a fire pit.
GARDEN GATE #29 Oct 1999 pg. 10

Sit a spell. How to work with the landscape to get the best effect from seating placement. Includes garden plan and plant list for a seating area.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 10

Great garden coverups for less-than-lovely garden features. (1) Instructions for making a bamboo panel to cover a compost bin. (2) Garden plan and plant list for a garden to hide a dog kennel.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 26

The landscaped oasis. Planting for the birds. A gardener's introduction.
HARROWSMITH #49 Jun-Jul 1983 (v.8#1) pg. 64

Landscaping for energy efficiency.
HARROWSMITH #61 Jun-Jul 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 20

Nature knows best. Taking the home landscape back to its roots. Eliminating the dependence on grass and chemicals in landscaping.
HARROWSMITH #115 Apr-May 1994 (v.18#7) pg. 38

Let there be light. A look at how to factor in the influence of sunlight when planning a garden or landscaping a yard. Includes tips on observing daily and seasonal light changes, and how to increase and decrease light levels.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #137 Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21) pg. 54

Foundation planting. Make it pretty where house and earth meet. Design tips, common mistakes, pruning, feeding, and tips on hiring a landscape contractor.
HOME MECHANIX #709 May 1987 (v.83) pg. 40

Reproduction landscapes. Match your lawn and gardens to the architectural style of your house. Looks at Colonial (1650-1750), Victorian (1850-1900) and early 20th century (1900-1920).
HOME MECHANIX #722 Jun 1988 (v.84) pg. 72

Professional advice on how to express your needs and tastes when working with a landscape designer or contractor.
HOME MECHANIX #723 Jul 1988 (v.84) pg. 24

Landscaping tips for comfort and fuel savings.
HOME MECHANIX #794 Apr 1995 (v.91) pg. 26

Yards apart. A simple but effective approach to landscape planning.
HOME MECHANIX #803 Mar 1996 (v.92) pg. 64

SPECIAL SECTION: OUTDOOR LIVING. Ideas for decks, gazebos, poolside pavilion and landscaping. No construction details included. Chart of 50 top shrubs and trees for landscaping.
HOMEOWNER May 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 29
Added Info HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.12#8) pg. 4

Landscaping like a pro. To add beauty and solve problems, plan before you plant. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 58

A yard full of landscape solutions. Ideas on planning, drainage, lawn choices, etc. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 37

Front-yard finesse. Start with plants you already have and build a landscape that makes your home more inviting. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 29

Tips on landscaping under a large shade tree. Looks at shade-tolerant plants, deck modules, rock mulch, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 56

The take-it-easy yard. Cut down on upkeep with low-maintenance designs and easy-care plants.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 38

Landscaping for foundations. Beautiful ways to skirt your home with trees, shrubs and flowers.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.14#7) pg. 52
Added Info HOMEOWNER Dec 1989 (v.14#10) pg. 6

Fresh approaches. Landscaping ideas for beautifying the walkway to your front door.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 26

Working the angles. Be it gentle, or steep, sloping ground can be the start of some beautiful landscaping. Includes instructions for building a retaining wall of pressure-treated landscape timbers.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 30

Special section on outdoor living. (1) Distinctive decks. (2) Strategies for getting the most from a small yard. (3) Patio doors, both sliders and swingers.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1990 (v.15#5) pg. 18

How to change the flat look of property with a berm (a small, contoured mound of earth).
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 60

How to correct ten common landscape mistakes.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 44

Build a lot of fun into your outdoor living. Special 40 page section.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 50

The principles of design. A professional tells how to go about creating a landscape of your own.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1990 (v.68#11) pg. 52

Creating a succesful mixed border that contains trees, shrubs, annuals, biennials, perennials, vines and bulbs.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1991 (v.69#1) pg. 44

Elements of design. How a garden's site determines its nature.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1991 (v.69#3) pg. 36

Elements of design. The use of hedges, walls and fences to frame a garden.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1991 (v.69#4) pg. 26

Elements of design. How personal taste and traditional styles form the basis for garden design.
HORTICULTURE May 1991 (v.69#5) pg. 48

Elements of design. How to avoid common pitfalls in garden design.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1991 (v.69#6) pg. 30

Elements of design. How to create a backbone of structural elements (buildings, walls, fences, paths, steps, woody plants, ...) in a garden plan.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1991 (v.69#7) pg. 18

Elements of design. How to divide a garden landscape into distinct rooms.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1991 (v.69#8) pg. 26

Firescaping. Ways to landscape to protect a house and garden from brush fires. Includes list of plants with reduced oil content, an ability to hold moisture and that produce minimal litter.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1991 (v.69#8) pg. 54

Elements of design. How to consider access in the garden when creating a design.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1991 (v.69#9) pg. 18

Elements of design. How to achieve harmony in the garden.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1991 (v.69#10) pg. 34

Elements of design. How to employ contrast in garden design.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1992 (v.70#1) pg. 30

Elements of design. How to consider scale and the size of a house when designing a landscape.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1992 (v.70#2) pg. 24

Elements of design. Creating a resting place or quiet retreat in a garden.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1992 (v.70#3) pg. 14

Editing landscape. The return to native plantings and how to deal with the invasion of exotics.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1992 (v.70#3) pg. 17

Elements of design. The use of symmetry and balance in the landscape.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1992 (v.70#4) pg. 32

Elements of design. How plant shapes contribute to landscape design.
HORTICULTURE May 1992 (v.70#5) pg. 28

Elements of design. How to use dense plants to give mass to a landscape.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1992 (v.70#6) pg. 34

Elements of design. How to anticipate the change in a garden that age will bring.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1992 (v.70#7) pg. 24

List of native California trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, perennials and groundcovers that can reduce wildfire hazards.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1992 (v.70#8) pg. 18

Elements of design. Fresh ideas on foundation plantings.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1993 (v.71#3) pg. 14

Elements of design. How to plan a garden on a hillside.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1993 (v.71#6) pg. 20

Elements of design. How to make utility areas attractive.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 26

Making a hillside garden room. A description of the central terrace and four quadrants of plantings that flank it. Includes map of plantings.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 36

Suggestions on plantings to reduce noise from road traffic.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1997 (v.94#8) pg. 12

Temperate tropicalismo. Tropical plants that are changing the look of American gardens. The use of outsized, large-textured plants to give a small space a sense of intimacy.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1997 (v.94#10) pg. 44

Planting around what's underground. How to get utility companies to mark what's underground and how to find private utilities (tanks, wells, etc.)
HORTICULTURE Jan 1998 (v.95#1) pg. 14
Added Info HORTICULTURE Feb 1998 (v.95#2) pg. 10

Small spaces without limits. A landscape designer's tips on making the most of tight quarters when designing a garden. Includes a plan for transforming a dreary corner into a welcoming outdoor dining area.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1999 (v.96#3) pg. 44

Dressing up the garden for winter. Suggestions of plants that can brighten the season.
HORTICULTURE Nov-Dec 1999 (v.96#8) pg. 40

Elements of a four-square garden described. Design and construction described.
KITCHEN GARDEN #6 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 20

Landscaping hints to minimize yard care.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #492 May 1969 (v.65) pg. 78

Eight ways to get more fun out of gardening. Landscaping tips that save time.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #672 May 1984 (v.80) pg. 84

How a steeply sloped lot was terraced and made suitable for building a house by using old tires.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 134

A mini-manual on the basics of edible landscaping.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #93 May-Jun 1985 pg. 40

How to landscape to create a backyard wildlife habitat. Describes how to map the existing yard, plan and plant. Includes lists of recommended shrubs and trees for various regions of the United States.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #101 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 82
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 15

Design guidelines from the first International Symposium on Windbreak Technology.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #117 May-Jun 1989 pg. 21

How to landscape a home with trees and shrubs to reduce utility bills.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #146 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 18

Tip shows how to make and use a one-person terracing tool.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #149 Apr-May 1995 pg. 10

Planting shade in South Florida. A new concept in landscaping to cool a mobile home. Tips on creating your own precision landscape.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 33

Make a great courtyard surrounded with privacy walls and paved with brick and wood. Indigenous plants reduce yardwork to a minimum. Includes construction tips for the walls.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1984 (v.5#2) pg. 78

Low-care landscapes. How to design a yard that maintains itself. Some tips.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 82

Trees for solar control. Design your landscape for natural cooling.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.5#6) pg. 36

Tips from a landscape architect on how to make over a small yard.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 42

Suggestions on yard and garden renovations to give a new look to your landscape.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 42

A guide to planting a low-maintenance, natural landscape. Three alternatives are discussed: (1) The Chaparral Garden for the American Southwest. (2) The Meadow Garden. (3) The Woodland Garden.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1986 (v.7#2) pg. 62

Landscaping the pre-1840 house.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1977 (v.5#2) pg. 13

Victorian landscaping.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1977 (v.5#4) pg. 37

Guiding principles of post-Victorian landscape and gardens. Includes lists of plants that were common choices.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1986 (v.14#3) pg. 128

Guidelines for authentic period landscaping around a Victorian house. Includes a partial list of plants in cultivation as of 1875 that are suitable for use near a house.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.24#1) pg. 24

Native landscaping. How to use naturally occurring plants for easy or no-maintenance yards.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1978 (v.25#12) pg. 66

Suggestions on planning a natural habitat for a backyard wildlife sanctuary.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1979 (v.26#1) pg. 114

How to plan and plant windbreaks to save energy and shelter gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1980 (v.27#10) 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

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

Livable landscapes. A SPECIAL SECTION with ideas from prominent landscape architects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1985 (v.32#4) pg. 54

Control troublesome slopes by constructing terraces from landscape ties.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1985 (v.32#11) pg. 50

Five landscape architects and designers share their best ideas for creating privacy in the landscape.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 40

Tips on terracing a steep slope by installing terraced growing beds, water-permeable paths and a drainage system to control water from heavy rains.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1987 (v.34#9) pg. 50

How to review your yard and plan a new landscape. Covers planning considerations for incorporating lawns, foundation shrubs, shade trees, boundaries and food gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 61

Creating cloistered outdoor "rooms". The use of hedges and green screens to create privacy. Includes a plan that incorporates an edible ornamentals border, a shady corridor, an airy play or sitting space and a wall-mounted fountain.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 66

A worldly touch. Style any garden to echo the charms of Europe, the Orient or Mexico. Includes tips on constructing a dry stream bed and a retaining wall.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 34

Translating permaculture. Seven steps to a landscape of food, beauty, and a restored natural habitat.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 43
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.37#6) pg. 6

Make a grand entrance. How to design an entryway garden. Four plans and plant lists provide designs for Southwest (Zone 6), West coast (Zone 9), Eastern (Zone 6) and Midwest (Zone 5) dooryard gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 25

Plant an edible landscape. How to integrate vegetables, fruits and herbs into the overall design of your property. Includes a plan and plant list for a low-maintenance edible landscape design.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1998 (v.45#3) pg. 26

An island bed for all season. Plan for a 12x24-ft. oval with six plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1998 (v.45#5) pg. 32

An English-style garden in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tips for a successful landscape.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1998 (v.45#6) pg. 32

A garden that nurtures nature. A look at a suburban Philadelphia garden that fuses dry areas, wet spots, sunny sections and shady plots into a unified landscape through the use of native plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1998 (v.45#8) pg. 46

How to use pebbles and rocks in your landscaping and garden layouts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1978 (v.149#3) pg. 144

Tip: How to use graph and tracing paper to draw up your own landscaping plans. Includes a checklist of drawing details.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1981 (v.156#2) pg. 92

A guide to improving the landscape around your home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1995 (v.172#4) pg. 100

Plan a better landscape. Designing solutions to landscape problems. Tips on dressing up an entry, foundation plantings, defining perimeters, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1987 (v.2#1) pg. 40

Terracing tricks. How to beautify your sloping yard.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 42
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1988 (v.3#1) pg. 15

Suggestions for plants and shrubs that do well in most low-light conditions.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.3#3) pg. 42

The well-grown landscape. Using trees, shrubs, and vines, you can have your privacy and save energy, too.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 30

Suggestions on landscaping a home. Explains three ways to develop a plan and explains the basics of developing your own master plan.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 20

Smart technologies for the outdoors. How to create beautiful, low-maintenance yardscapes using new electronic and horticultural technologies. Beginning a new series of articles.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1990 (v.5#1) pg. 32

Attic upgrades. Design ideas for finishing an attic. Includes construction tips on insulating a cathedral ceiling, reinforcing an attic floor, increasing headroom, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1990 (v.5#1) pg. 48

Low-water landscapes. Choosing the right plants gives you the same look with less water and less work.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1990 (v.5#4) pg. 26

Tips on landscaping with railroad ties. Photos show them used in screens, pool frames, walkways, steps, garden bed frames, walls, etc. Includes tips on how to find a source for the ties and how much to expect to pay.
SUNSET Feb 1977 (v.158#2) pg. 66

Photo shows how a small backyard garden can be created by building a small gazebo, a wooden deck and a four-port staggered carport.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 162

Photos show how a sloping lot was landscaped on levels and included the addition of a big deck and a high deck with a hot tub.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 302

Photos and sketch show how a 1910-1920 vintage house was updated with the addition of decks and new plantings.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 100

Photos and sketch show how a backyard was remodeled to include patio, trellis-shielded deck, play structure, garden and privacy plantings for $613.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 84D

A look at a 30x65-ft. back yard landscaped to include walls, a pool, a deck and a garden
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 148

A look at how a quarter acre lot was landscaped to include an outdoor sculpture gallery, a patio for parties, a lawn, play spaces, and a birch grove.
SUNSET Jul 1977 (v.159#1) pg. 150

How to use a slide projector and slides of your house and yard to help plan your garden or landscaping.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 144

Photos show how landscaping around a Tucson, Arizona, home was done with large rock patterns.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 268

A look at a wildlife habitat on a small city lot. Includes a list of plants that are useful to wildlife for shelter and food.
SUNSET Jun 1979 (v.162#6) pg. 98

Photos and descriptions of 5 front yards landscaped to provide private space.
SUNSET Apr 1981 (v.166#4) pg. 106

Suggestion for landscaping a 6-ft. wide strip of land between house and fence.
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 285

Tip: How to add berms to your yard to control noise, increase privacy, expand outdoor living space, etc.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 262

When to call in a landscape architect. How to select one, what the on-site visit should achieve and information on the contract, preliminary plan and selection of a contractor.
SUNSET Apr 1985 (v.174#4) pg. 284

Use a 4x8-ft. mirror outdoors to make a small wading pool and garden appear larger.
SUNSET Jun 1985 (v.174#6) pg. 118

Landscaping tips that minimize water use.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 182B

Tips on how to hire professional landscape help. A description of specialists in the field and what each can do for you.
SUNSET Apr 1987 (v.178#4) pg. 248

Landscaping for security. The right plantings can help. Here's what you should and shouldn't do.
SUNSET Nov 1988 (v.181#5) pg. 244

Tips on designing your own landscape.
SUNSET Apr 1989 (v.182#4) pg. 214

How to create a natural-looking "riverbed" landscape.
SUNSET May 1989 (v.182#5) pg. 246

Landscaping with native California plants. Includes a selection chart of 13 plants for home gardens.
SUNSET Mar 1990 (v.184#3) pg. 90

When your neighbor's tree steals your sunshine. Advice on solving property line and tree disputes without a lawsuit.
SUNSET Mar 1990 (v.184#3) pg. 190

Make large expanses of outdoor steps more interesting by creating "planting pockets" in the steps where small, sturdy annuals and perennials are planted.
SUNSET Nov 1990 (v.185#5) pg. 104

Bring home a boulder. How to choose and use big rocks for the garden.
SUNSET Oct 1995 (v.195#4) pg. 70

Mail-order landscaping. How to get everthing you need for yard and garden, including expert advice, without leaving home.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #811 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.92) pg. 65

Small-space landscaping. Six ways to make a small yard, or an oddly shaped section of one, look and feel big.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #813 Mar 1997 (v.93) pg. 64

Easy does it. How to create a beautiful low-maintenance yard that leaves you time to enjoy it.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #820 Nov 1997 (v.93) pg. 60

Choosing plants to enhance your patio.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #837 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.95) pg. 38

Tips to make your yard and garden easy to care for.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 14 1978 (v.41#11) pg. 118

Almost-instant landscaping. Tips on preparing a landscaping plan for your yard which you can install in just one weekend.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 26 1983 (v.46#9) pg. 39

How to create an oriental garden in a flat, featureless yard. Includes the creation of a "creek" with a curving foot bridge, split bamboo screening, and casting a concrete curved lantern. Instructions included for making a Chinese Chippendale planter.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1978 (v.34#2) pg. 54

Landscaping by design. Tips on preparing a master plan for landscaping a new home.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 16

Joining large landscape timbers together.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1989 (v.45#3) pg. 49