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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article:

Pages: 6, 8, 226, 227, 228

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"Packaged" vacations

If economy, convenience, and freedom from worry mean anything to you, don't fail to investigate all-expense tours before making your final vacation plans this year. Because package tours enable transportation companies and hotels to do a greater volume of business, you usually get more for your money than by traveling on your own.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: What's wrong with this family?

Pages: 10, 11, 336

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What's wrong with this family?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: A big-room look

Page: 12

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A big-room look

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Added: family fun

Page: 26

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Added: family fun

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Change-around storage units

Pages: 31, 32

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Change-around storage units

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

Pages: 34, 37

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Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

Tests at the great Askov station in Denmark show that chemical fertilizers will increase crop yields substantially over yields of plots where barnyard manure is used as the fertilizer.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: A doctor's R for family unity

Pages: 38, 41, 43, 45, 182, 183, 184, 190, 191, 192

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A doctor's R for family unity

If an apple a day will keep a doctor away, the people living in Winona County, Minnesota, and Buffalo County, Wisconsin, will have to eat six times as many to keep Doctor Heise at bay, because there are six of him-- 78-year-old Dr. William F. C. Heise, and his five sons.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: When to mow your lawn

Page: 46

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When to mow your lawn

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Key garage storage to your needs

Page: 49

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Key garage storage to your needs

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Splashy bloom-quick n' easy!

Pages: 57, 58, 59, 60, 61

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Splashy bloom-quick n' easy!

Pocket change isn't much to invest. But for as little as that you can buy yourself a fine adventure in color. Spend it on seeds of quick-blooming flowers. That does it. There's magic in seed packets, sheer magic.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Modern planning, mellow charm

Pages: 62, 63, 179

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Modern planning, mellow charm

Your home can have a modern plan without demanding the newest of the new materials and exterior styling. Here in the Allard M. Graves' home you see the traditional, native materials of New England adapted to a floor plan that is far from traditional.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Vacations off the beaten path

Pages: 64, 65, 344, 345, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352

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Vacations off the beaten path

Looking for a different kind of vacation, one in which you and your family will find real adventure? One that will elevate your chins a bit higher for the next year, and put a little more spring into your step?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: More house for your money

Pages: 66, 67, 268, 269, 270

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More house for your money

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Carry one color from room to room

Pages: 68, 69

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Carry one color from room to room

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: House where your dollars count

Pages: 70, 71, 302, 303, 304, 305

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House where your dollars count

This is a small house, as houses are measured. The amount of floor space (1,161 square feet without basement) stands as one denominator of low building cost. Another is the amount of lot needed to fit it on, and the 53x33 dimensions keep that figure reasonable.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Color and built-ins

Pages: 72, 73, 138, 139, 140

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Color and built-ins "enlarge" a small home

This home has only 1,100 square feet of floor space. Looks larger? Here's the secret: effective use of color in the decorating scheme plus built-ins to take the place of space-stealing interior walls. The built-ins aren't just thrown in haphazardly to make more places to store things. They're combined with the furnishings to give the impression of walls. But they are lower than ceiling height, which contributes to the "open feel" so important when you have small space to work with.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Make your table gay as May

Pages: 74, 75

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Make your table gay as May

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Decorating magic for small, drab rooms

Pages: 76, 77

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Decorating magic for small, drab rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: The tools you'll need--and how to store them

Pages: 78, 235, 236

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The tools you'll need--and how to store them

Good garden tools, kept clean, oiled, and in top working condition, can mean the difference between "a yard" and "the nicest place on the block."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article:

Pages: 86, 87

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"Double" your kitchen with a peninsula

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: New foods

Pages: 100, 102, 137

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New foods

Tuna and noodle dinner comes in a 15-ounce can. You can fix a meal in minutes! Each can contains tender chunks of tuna combined with egg noodles. Heat on top of the range or place in a casserole, sprinkle with buttered crumbs, and brown in the oven. The label gives other meal variations to aid the busy cook.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Car travelers, add these for comfort!

Pages: 106, 107, 109

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Car travelers, add these for comfort!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: New plastic bags are home helpers

Pages: 118, 119, 120

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New plastic bags are home helpers

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Clever jobs for your measuring cups

Pages: 128, 131

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Clever jobs for your measuring cups

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: What a hedge can do for you

Pages: 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 154

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What a hedge can do for you

Need more privacy for outdoor living? A screen from stiff winds? Like to conceal a too-close highway or a faraway factory, or simply blot out your neighbor's garage?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: To protect your child from sex offenders . . .

Pages: 160, 162

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To protect your child from sex offenders . . .

Every day of every year, a sex crime against a child is recorded on police dockets. How many other attacks-- resulting in serious physical or psychological harm-- go unreported, we cannot guess. Boys as well as girls are targets for molesters. And spring is the season when these crimes reach their peak.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Now it's just like new

Pages: 165, 166, 167, 168

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Now it's just like new

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 170, 171, 329

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Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

When you're looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and attractive, look for this seal. It identifies the Belter Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your own special home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Try a round-the-clock room

Page: 173

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Try a round-the-clock room

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Small house BIG on built-ins

Pages: 174, 175, 176, 177

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Small house BIG on built-ins

There are several ways to make a small house larger. Most, however, only let the house seem larger. They add "visual" space-- a thing worth going after, certainly. But no matter to what limits the mind and eye are given freedom, one very hobbling fact remains: You can't walk on visual space.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: See what you can do with One big picture

Pages: 180, 181

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See what you can do with One big picture

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Story back of your dishes

Pages: 186, 187, 291

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Story back of your dishes

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Rh doesn't scare me

Pages: 188, 189

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Rh doesn't scare me

There was a time when I'd cluck in dismay should one of the members of my Mothers' Club announce dramatically, "We're expecting trouble with our next. I'm an Rh negative, you know."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Here's your painting helper

Page: 193

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Here's your painting helper

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Here's an idea!

Pages: 194, 195, 200, 203

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Here's an idea!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to refinish your furniture

Pages: 197, 198

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How to refinish your furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Homemade cement tiles give permanent, low-cost floor

Pages: 204, 207, 208

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Homemade cement tiles give permanent, low-cost floor

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: More service from scissors and shears

Pages: 210, 211, 213, 288, 289

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More service from scissors and shears

Your scissors and shears are precision tools. They do important jobs. If you buy good ones and take care of them, you have a right to expect top-notch performance.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Make your porch a part of the house

Pages: 214, 215

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Make your porch a part of the house

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Their furniture is Arranged to be comfortable

Page: 216

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Their furniture is Arranged to be comfortable

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Answers to your questions about Extra-size beds

Pages: 219, 290

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Answers to your questions about Extra-size beds

If you've been wanting an especially comfortable bed that's longer than usual, or wider, or both, here's news of what's on the market. It's based on a questionnaire which Better Homes & Gardens recently sent to a representative group of manufacturers. If you've set your heart on some movie fantasy such as a circular mattress, you'll still have to pay fancy, custom-made prices. But if you'll settle for the sizes which are becoming most commonplace, here are the facts:

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article:

Pages: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224

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"All-over-the-house" Storage ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Workmen are human beings, too!

Pages: 230, 299

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Workmen are human beings, too!

Do repairmen, plumbers, carpenters, and other workmen do good work for you? Or do they produce a slipshod job? Do you have to complain about their work, or are you usually satisfied?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to take care of New fabrics

Pages: 232, 233, 234

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How to take care of New fabrics

Perhaps you've seen it most often in lace or sheer marquisette curtains. Orion is also appearing either alone or blended with other fibers in crisp summer suits, blouses, dresses with durable pleats, and men's shirts.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: The Family Car Prepare yourself for an auto accident

Pages: 239, 340, 341, 342

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The Family Car Prepare yourself for an auto accident

"Believe me, if I have another accident, I'll not let a car move from the scene until the police arrive," says Jim McGovern of Moorhead, Minnesota.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to sow seeds in your garden

Pages: 240, 241

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How to sow seeds in your garden

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Where and how to get Decorating help

Pages: 244, 245

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Where and how to get Decorating help

Here's news about the places where you can get interior-decorating advice, what kind of help you can expect from each, and what you should expect to pay.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: When you're eating out here's how

Pages: 246, 247, 248, 329

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When you're eating out here's how

You'd like that dinner at a restaurant or hotel dining room to be a particularly pleasant one. Maybe you're just treating the family, or maybe you're entertaining friends. Either way, you want everyone to have a grand time.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Help your teen-age drivers

Pages: 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 256, 355

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Help your teen-age drivers

The first part of this story-- one most of you read with shock in news accounts-- is not pleasant to recount. Mr. and Mrs. Murray J. Moore were returning home from an evening of bridge with friends. They had stayed late; it had been good fun-- the kind of relaxation they rarely enjoyed. You see, the Moores had 11 children, so time and money didn't often permit them to enjoy outside recreation. But they were a close, affectionate family, and Mother and Dad had told the older children they would be home shortly after midnight.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to hide a basement stairway

Page: 257

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How to hide a basement stairway

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to need in your job

Pages: 262, 308, 309, 310, 354, 355

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How to need in your job

You tell yourself you want to succeed in your job. You'll find no short cuts, no pat solutions in this article. That's the conclusion we came to after interviewing 9 of the 10 men who were named by the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce as the Ten Outstanding Young Men in the United States in 1952. (The tenth man, George de Carvalho, of the San Francisco Chronicle, was on assignment in Europe and could not be interviewed, but his record shows no evidence of easy success.)

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Grow gourds for quick shade

Pages: 264, 265, 266, 267

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Grow gourds for quick shade

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Your pet and mine

Pages: 276, 277, 306, 307

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Your pet and mine

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Check your child's development

Pages: 278, 279, 280, 281

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Check your child's development

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Its growing pains don't show now

Pages: 283, 284, 287

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Its growing pains don't show now

You've seen them-- those houses that show each stage of suffering from growing pains. A room has been needed and added. Another bit of living space was required, and it was tacked on. Like something forgotten when the house was first built, each successive addition reveals its beginning and its end.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Basic tools for work with metal

Pages: 292, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298

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Basic tools for work with metal

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Grow better-not bigger-squash

Pages: 300, 301, 334

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Grow better-not bigger-squash

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article:

Pages: 311, 312, 313

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"It can't be done . . ."

Not the least of your problems in getting an alteration or innovation in your home is combating the arguments against it. For there will be arguments.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Start your fall magic now!

Page: 314

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Start your fall magic now!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Timely care--TULIPS

Page: 316

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Timely care--TULIPS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: For spots that take wear--Try building blocks or steppingstones

Pages: 318, 319, 322, 323, 324

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For spots that take wear--Try building blocks or steppingstones

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Now's the time to . . .

Pages: 326, 327, 328

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Now's the time to . . .

Replace any dead rose plants with potted roses late this month or early in June. Keep newly seeded lawn areas darkened with moisture to insure the best germination.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to grow fine lilacs

Pages: 331, 332

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How to grow fine lilacs

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Grow better squash

Page: 335

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Grow better squash

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 337, 338, 339

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Man 1 Lilacs are coming into bloom here and yon-- and I'm too busy to stop and figger out variety names or look them up in the old planting records I made when I set them out.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: How to catch a pocket gopher

Pages: 343, 353

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How to catch a pocket gopher

The pocket gopher is a vegetarian. And, if he lives in your part of the country, it's likely to be your vegetables he eats. So you'll want to do something about it.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 351

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1953 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 364

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"The most aggravating tiling about the younger generation," says neighbor Merle Fish, "is that I no longer belong to it."

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