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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Do you have the right window?

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Do you have the right window?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Their steep back yard was a washout

Page: 9

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Their steep back yard was a washout

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: What's the best terrace for you?

Pages: 10, 11, 154, 156, 159, 160, 163

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What's the best terrace for you?

ONCE you've decided that you want an outdoor spot for relaxing-- whether it's a terrace, loggia, patio, barbecue, or grotto-- the question is where you want it and what kind to build.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Don't laugh at your children's dreams

Pages: 12, 14

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Don't laugh at your children's dreams

YOUR child's first interests are like his first teeth. They are not going to stay, but they should be carefully guarded so that those that follow them will come in straight. If you scoff at his early interests, you will lose golden opportunities to gain his confidence and guide his thinking.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Closets with a plan

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Closets with a plan

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: This could happen to your house

Pages: 16, 17

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This could happen to your house

YOU telephone a local bug chaser. He drives to your door in his jeep, sticks a big hose from his fog sprayer thru your door or a window, and fills your house with a "dry" fog. Ten minutes later the job is done, the man and his jeep off to another job. No more bugs of any kind in

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Put your card table to work

Pages: 18, 20, 23, 24

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Put your card table to work

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Pages: 26, 28, 241, 247, 253

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Hints for the handy man

Page: 31

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Hints for the handy man

When repairing anything with many small bolts, screws, and other elusive parts, lay the parts on the sticky side of a length of tape as you remove them. You can easily put them back in the same order in which you took them out.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: TRUMAN

Pages: 37, 220, 221

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TRUMAN

AS I RECOMMENDED to the Congress last February, we must take steps both to increase the immediate volume of housing construction and to achieve progressively better housing at lower cost over the years ahead. Without measures to achieve both these objectives we shall be in danger of a serious drop in housing production. Such a drop, now or later, would affect and injure the stability of our whole economy. This happened when housing production declined after 1925-- and it would happen again.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: WARREN

Pages: 38, 39, 258, 259

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WARREN

THERE ARE NO NEAT building formulae in my brief case to take to Washington, when and if. ... Nevertheless, as chief executive of the state with the most acute housing shortage, I have accumulated a folio of attitudes, views, and recommendations.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: STASSEN

Pages: 38, 39, 214, 215

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STASSEN

THE HENRY FORD APPROACH is the thing to save America's house-building program. What Ford did in mass-producing automobiles, the United States should be doing in mass-producing houses-- thousands and millions of them.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: TAFT

Pages: 38, 39, 260, 261

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TAFT

SINCE 1943, when I was appointed chairman of the Senate subcommittee on housing, I have been concerned with plans, studies, and legislation to deal effectively with housing in this country.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to dress up a drab house

Pages: 40, 41, 122, 123, 125

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How to dress up a drab house

YOU could have found the counterpart of this house in any town in the country-- perhaps you're living in one yourself. It was just another house, big, solid, and drab, with tan walls, dark woodwork, and dull, deep-colored furniture.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: What's it like to live in Hawaii?

Pages: 42, 43, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207

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What's it like to live in Hawaii?

THE young engineer just out of M.I.T. said he was going back to the mainland. He'd been in Hawaii a whole week and he was still looking for Dorothy Lamour in a sarong.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: 12 big ideas work for you in this small house

Pages: 44, 45, 46, 47, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199

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12 big ideas work for you in this small house

DURING the past decade, you have seen or heard about a lot of wonderful new ideas for homes-- ideas that make homes easier to take care of, or more pleasant to live in, or better suited to the things you want to do.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to choose and place your trees

Pages: 48, 49, 250, 251, 252

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How to choose and place your trees

PLANT your trees on paper first. That's the place to change your mind. It's no fun to chop down an old friend. And trees have a way of catching hold of your loyalty, so that you'll swear by them-- even when they're badly placed, and even when they shade your lawn to death, litter the sidewalk, or darken your living room all day.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Hedges make a lot more livable

Pages: 50, 51

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Hedges make a lot more livable

"YOU can shut out the street-- even most of the noise, if you'll just put hedges to work for you."

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Four sure ways to Keep your garden bright

Pages: 52, 53

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Four sure ways to Keep your garden bright

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Will your living room work overtime?

Pages: 54, 55, 56

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Will your living room work overtime?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to hold your own against Ulcer

Pages: 57, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268

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How to hold your own against Ulcer

FOR weeks, Fred Smith had been uneasily aware that an office associate named Grimes was gunning for his job. One day Grimes trapped Fred in an expensive boner, and in an ugly scene implied that he was going to put the skids under his rival. That evening Fred placed an eggnog on his night table. He was awakened about 2 a.m. by knifelike pains in his middle. He sipped the eggnog, the pains vanished, and he slept thru the night like a baby.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Build you fireplace with a woodsman's know-how

Page: 58

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Build you fireplace with a woodsman's know-how

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Easier dishwashing

Pages: 68, 69, 210, 211, 212, 213

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Easier dishwashing

HERE'S how to do dishes-- the quickest, easiest, and best way to wash them by hand. The job is by no means in the push-button class yet, but we can show you how to spend less time at it.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Dyeing for a new color scheme?

Pages: 88, 89, 92

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Dyeing for a new color scheme?

IF YOUR living-room draperies are looking dejected, the slipcovers tired, you can treat them to a springtime face-lifting for a few cents. Modern, improved dyes make dyeing a quick, foolproof process. There are 10 steps to follow.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Where to get it

Page: 92

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Where to get it

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Smart cook!

Page: 96

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Smart cook!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Do you make the most of your waffle baker?

Pages: 104, 105, 108, 109, 173

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Do you make the most of your waffle baker?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Dinner in 10 minutes

Page: 106

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Dinner in 10 minutes

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Take it easy with toilet training!

Pages: 113, 114, 115, 148

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Take it easy with toilet training!

IF YOUR baby fusses and fights about bowel training, or if he just seems to ignore the whole thing, don't let it upset you. And, what's more important, don't let it upset the baby. His natural acceptance of bathroom routine may be given a long setback, and serious behavior problems may develop if you try to enforce a too-rigid training program.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to re-cover your outdoor furniture

Pages: 116, 117

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How to re-cover your outdoor furniture

NOW that you're bringing your porch and garden furniture up from the basement, it's time to give it a critical look. Do the cushions and the seats reflect the bright colors of your summer garden-- or are they drab or brittle or mildewed? ...

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Yon don't need a new house for built-ins

Pages: 126, 127, 128, 130

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Yon don't need a new house for built-ins

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Paste a wastebasket

Page: 131

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Paste a wastebasket

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Use shutters inside your windows

Page: 132

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Use shutters inside your windows

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Old kitchen gets gay

Page: 138

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Old kitchen gets gay

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Get next to a neighborhood nursery

Page: 140

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Get next to a neighborhood nursery

WE'VE got a child-care center in our neighborhood. It's expertly managed, up to date, and best of all, it's free.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: What to do with your small piano

Page: 142

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What to do with your small piano

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Treat yourself to a summer retreat

Pages: 145, 146, 148

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Treat yourself to a summer retreat

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Sewing hideaway

Page: 150

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Sewing hideaway

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Dining nook

Page: 153

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Dining nook

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to read a set of plans

Pages: 164, 165, 166

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How to read a set of plans

READING plans isn't a complicated art. If you can recognize the symbols used in the building trade, you can readily understand and read the plans for any home. Here are the floor plan, rear elevation, and a section of five Star Home No. 1806 which appears on page 44. They probably don't mean much to you.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Home furnishings clinic

Pages: 166, 171

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Home furnishings clinic

Q. Our front door opens into the living room, and the stairway starts up to the left just inside. The kitchen door is directly opposite-- with a double doorway to the dining room to the right of that. How can we give our living room more privacy?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Get set for easy summer living

Pages: 168, 169

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Get set for easy summer living

JUNE'S here, July's coming, and you're faced with housekeeping in hot weather. But instead of just talking about the weather why don't you do something to make your work easy? You, your family, and your house can change seasons, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: how-to helps

Page: 170

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how-to helps

School's out-- and garden lovers are faced with a perennial problem: how to grow both a garden and a family. Don't scold the kids for running their bikes over your fragile flower borders-- instead, cultivate hardier plants and shrubs in the skirmish areas, and plant your delicate blooms above the stamping grounds in window boxes or hanging baskets.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Blankets need summer care, too

Pages: 172, 173

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Blankets need summer care, too

SUMMER care will keep your blankets fresh and lovely for next fall. Air and brush them frequently while they're in use; launder them well before you store them in your linen closet for the summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to screen a porch--for $40

Pages: 174, 175, 176, 177

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How to screen a porch--for $40

THE carpenter gave the porch a quick once-over. "It'll cost at least $200 to screen it," he said. We were staggered. "Two hundred dollars! What will a cheap job cost?"

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: When you write about your subscription

Page: 177

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When you write about your subscription

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Bugless picnics this year

Page: 178

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Bugless picnics this year

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Try this on a boxy house-I

Pages: 181, 182, 184

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Try this on a boxy house-I

THE cheapest house you can build for the floor space inside is a two-story house with a square floor plan. Thirty years ago most city houses were built with just such a boxlike plan. Usually a porch was tacked on the front to soften the boxiness.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Metal furniture--for indoors or out

Pages: 187, 193

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Metal furniture--for indoors or out

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to mate a shaped valance

Pages: 188, 190

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How to mate a shaped valance

MANY a window can be made more attractive thru the added decorative touch of a shaped valance. Add height to a low window by placing the valance well above the window frame (but remember, let the valance come low enough to cover the top of the frame).

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Give your dog a break this summer

Pages: 200, 216, 217

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Give your dog a break this summer

UNLESS you've already done something about it, that dog of yours probably looks and feels musty and moth-eaten about now. He's fuzzy, frowsy, disheveled. But a few chores on your part will put the old sparkle in his eye and the zest of life in his veins.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Could you live in a garage?

Pages: 208, 209

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Could you live in a garage?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Could you use another closet?

Page: 218

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Could you use another closet?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Whose birthday party is it, anyway?

Pages: 219, 220

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Whose birthday party is it, anyway?

BIRTHDAY parties for children need to be simpler. The main thing is to celebrate the day in a memorable manner suited to the child being honored.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Easier dishwashing

Pages: 222, 223

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Easier dishwashing

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Is your year-round home the same?

Pages: 224, 226, 227, 230, 231, 232, 234

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Is your year-round home the same?

IN THE planning of a good summer home are several ideas you can use to make your year-round home more pleasant. A good summer home is placed to make the most of a view of mountains, a lake, or the ocean.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Bleed the Parting Guest

Page: 226

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Bleed the Parting Guest

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: No bigger, but much better

Page: 228

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No bigger, but much better

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to make a hammock

Pages: 233, 236

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How to make a hammock

ALL of us have an occasional urge to lie down. Most of us have two trees, or at least a couple of porch posts. I had both, but I didn't have the urge to pay the cost of a new hammock. So I made my own-- for less than $3.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: JUNE GARDEN GUIDE

Page: 237

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JUNE GARDEN GUIDE

JUNE is the month of lush growth and profuse flowering. Perennials and shrubs put on a display that should renew your enthusiasm for gardening. Your annuals and vegetables, too, are growing rapidly now. Keep after the weeds: they steal food and water needed by your plants. You can use straw, peat, shredded redwood bark vermiculite, or one of the other new mineral mulching materials to cover the soil completely. Or you can rely on cultivation as your weed killer.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to plant a narrow strip

Pages: 238, 239, 240

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How to plant a narrow strip

ABOUT 7 out of 10 of us have strips too narrow for shrubs. These problem strips are a nuisance to mow, but they can be assets when handled well.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: New Under the Sun

Page: 241

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New Under the Sun

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Water keens your garden alive

Pages: 242, 243, 244, 245, 246

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Water keens your garden alive

Choose a time most convenient for you. Early morning (left) gives you the most for your money.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: Replant those vacant spots now!

Pages: 248, 249

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Replant those vacant spots now!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 254, 255, 256

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

June 1 For weeks, we've mainly had rain and chilly weather-- so am behind in work, and gardening is pretty much of a misery. Only a few tall bearded iris in bloom at our place-- and today was visiting day for our local iris club.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: What's participating life insurance?

Page: 257

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What's participating life insurance?

AFTER talking with two life insurance men Jack B. doesn't yet understand why one quoted quite a lower rate than the other. He's still wondering, "But what is the difference between participating and nonparticipating life insurance?"

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: If garden tools crowd four car

Pages: 262, 263

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If garden tools crowd four car

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: How to teach your child to love the dark.

Page: 269

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How to teach your child to love the dark.

IS YOUR child afraid of the dark? It isn't funny. I know. I went thru it all with Sally when she was little.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1948 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 276

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Some women cherish the belief that their handbags are highly ornamental pieces of luggage. But they're getting so big that when six or eight of 'em clutter your living room it resembles the depot on a busy day.

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