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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Fruit, Garden and Home

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Fruit, Garden and Home

THE Houseplan Contest announced in our March issue has been one of the most gratifying and worthwhile we have had, because of the splendid spirit which hundreds of our readers have shown by passing on their home-building experiences for the benefit of others.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Nature's Garden In the Month of May

Page: 4

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Nature's Garden In the Month of May

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Getting Rid of the Ants

Page: 5

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Getting Rid of the Ants

Simple Aids From Science Destroys Ants In the Nest

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: How To Furnish Your Porches

Pages: 6, 7

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How To Furnish Your Porches

Your Porch and Sun Parlor Can Be Developed To Fit Any Need.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Growing Chrysanthemums In the Open

Pages: 8, 37, 38

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Growing Chrysanthemums In the Open

It Is Easy To Have Them In Your Own Backyard Gardens

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Homes of Famous Americans

Pages: 9, 10

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Homes of Famous Americans

IT is a singular fact that our unsung heroes are our greatest benefactors. Common, ordinary folks going about the day's work with simple, unaffected faith in the goodness of life-- adding their little deposit to the common wealth, as the coral insect-- living unsung; dying unwept; they are the real milestones of the world's progress.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: The How, When and Why of House Painting

Pages: 11, 41, 42, 43

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The How, When and Why of House Painting

These Common-Sense Pointers Will Insure a Good Painting Job

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Little Trees for Small Grounds

Pages: 12, 13

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Little Trees for Small Grounds

Dwarf Fruit Trees Are the Solution for Small Backyards

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: The Wife Saving Station

Pages: 14, 34

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The Wife Saving Station

YOUR kitchen should be a Wife Saving Station! If it isn't call in Sherlock Holmes and find the criminal who is wasting the housewife!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Houseplan Contest Winners

Page: 15

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Houseplan Contest Winners

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Hartman Has a Real Vegetable Garden

Pages: 16, 17, 23, 48

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Hartman Has a Real Vegetable Garden

How a Business Man Turned His Spare Time to Profitable Account

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: May Reminders

Page: 20

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May Reminders

GLADIOLI can be planted in succession every two weeks until about July first. You will be cutting bloom from July until late fall. Don't plant them in the shade. Set them quite deep, as they will stand dry weather better and won't break down so badly.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Backyard Beekeeping

Pages: 24, 25, 29

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Backyard Beekeeping

Modern Apparatus and Methods Insure Easy Handling

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Tools You Should Have

Pages: 26, 27, 32

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Tools You Should Have

Odd Jobs Are a Pleasure When Your Tools Are Right

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: One Way of Making a Sun-Dial

Page: 28

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One Way of Making a Sun-Dial

How to Insure Reasonable Accuracy in Telling Time

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Contest Announcement

Page: 32

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Contest Announcement

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: PRUNING AND SPRAYING GUIDE

Page: 33

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PRUNING AND SPRAYING GUIDE

ALONG with the flowers, May is in the habit of bringing us an invasion of bugs, fungus, and other plant pests. While these may worry the garden lover, the cause of the worries may be dispelled quickly by prompt action with proper remedial measures.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Linoleum for All Rooms

Page: 35

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Linoleum for All Rooms

UPSTAIRS and downstairs, and in my lady's chamber," linoleum has literally come into its own these days and regardless of where it is used is pretty much apt to feel at home. This product, formerly thought of only in connection with kitchens and bathrooms, has invaded other rooms, and has been found to be both useful and decorative.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: I Find Pleasure and Profit In Raising Squabs

Page: 36

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I Find Pleasure and Profit In Raising Squabs

I AM a switchman on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad but I find many spare hours during the week that "I can devote to my hobby, which is raising squabs. I spend my spare moments in my squab house and the more time I can devote to them the better I like it.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Two Economical and Well-Planned Homes

Page: 39

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Two Economical and Well-Planned Homes

IN our second article of the new series on Home Building, we will consider the five-room cottage because it fits the needs of many families. On account of the limitation in number of rooms, very careful study must be given to the planning of small houses in order to meet all the home requirements and produce a pleasing, harmonious design thruout. It may not seem so difficult to lay out a floor plan and it is not, if the plan has no relation to what the exterior design is to be or to the amount of floor space used.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Gladioli in Succession

Page: 40

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Gladioli in Succession

To have gladioli blooming all summer, you have only to plant the bulbs in suc cession every two weeks. If you do not have very many bulbs you can make it three weeks apart. While the first planted will make the largest bulbs and the flowers of the first two or three plant ings will be finer than of later plantings, all will be good and the smaller bulbs will grow and bloom all right the next year.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: MY SUN-ROOM

Page: 43

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MY SUN-ROOM

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Correct Table Linens for the Home

Page: 44

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Correct Table Linens for the Home

FROM the number of Madeira luncheon sets that are being shown in all the linen shops even the most casual observer would know that such embroideries are very popular. This conclusion is quite correct and if one wishes to work a new luncheon set the choice will surely be Madeira.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Filet Designs that are Both Simple and Beautiful

Page: 46

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Filet Designs that are Both Simple and Beautiful

THE filet designs shown on this page have been prepared especially with a view to daintiness and simplicity of execution. The working diagrams, blocked in black against a white background will be found quite easy to follow.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: How to Use Rhubarb

Page: 47

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How to Use Rhubarb

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1923 Magazine Article: Along the Garden Path

Page: 50

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Along the Garden Path

WHAT is the greatest satisfaction you get out of your lawn and garden?" a friend asked the other day. He hasn't either, for he lives in an apartment and he was beginning to wonder. Something is lacking in his life, some vague longing is unsatisfied.

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