Have you heard the Latest Garden News?
Want an easy way to control aphids, lygus bugs, flea hoppers, small worms, and assorted insects? Buy a gallon of ladybugs. You'll get about 135,000 of the voracious ladies.Read Article
You can't drive if you can't see
Do you peer through a murky windshield every time it rains, but neglect to do anything about it when the sun shines? Fortunately, your car's windshield wipers are easily maintained; if you like to tinker, you can repair them yourself.Read Article
If your child suddenly becomes ill
You've probably had the experience of seeing your apparently healthy, lively child suddenly become droopy and ill, cry with pain, or vomit and run a fever. You are so distraught, you don't know what to do and imagine the worst. The chances are that when you phone the doctor, you cannot explain clearly what is wrong.Read Article
"We traded in our old home on a new model"
You trade in your old car on a new one; why can't you trade in your old home on a new house-- or one better suited to your present needs? you can do that now.Read Article
Is your house as good as it could be?
OBSOLETE thinking, as it hamstrings home design, is a problem America is tackling with vigor. From one end of the country to the other, ideas that fit today's homes to today's living are sweeping like a refreshing breeze, wiping away the cobwebs of the musty past.Read Article
Textures are importantRead Article
When Brigham Young saw it, he exclaimed "This is the place!"
Utah has the welcome mat out for you and your family, and a varied vacation is yours for the taking in this unusual Western state.Read Article
Their business is blooming!
It takes a superspeedy rocket to climb faster than the demand has for the kind of roses shown and named here. All belong to the floribunda group. Almost unknown 10 years ago, sales to homeowners have increased 1,500 percent in that time.Read Article
Wood finishes. . . take your choiceRead Article
A new kind of house for the narrow lot
What's so unusual about a house that fits a lot 45 feet wide? When you look around at the older homes in your city, the answer comes back fast: "Nothing unusual." You realize that this narrow frontage is the rule rather than the exception for moderate-size houses.Read Article
Keep it in easy reachRead Article
Bathroom to whistle aboutRead Article
Why not a room tor relaxing?Read Article
Investing in stocks and bonds
If your savings have climbed above the amount you know you may need for an emergency, you are probably looking for profitable ways to put that money to work.Read Article
Let's not raise any privileged characters!
It's not only easy to spoil children-- it's fun! We like showering them with affection, gratifying their whims as well as their needs. The natural impulse to protect them from danger, to fight their battles, soothe their hurts, and smooth their paths is strong.Read Article
19 fast finishes for 6 kinds of woodRead Article
Answers to your Decorating questions
A narrow ledge attached to the wall will do the job of a table. It can be just wide enough to hold a vase of flowers or to set down a handbag. A mirror will give an illusion of more space. For extra interest, add smaller pictures on either side of the mirror in an important group.Read Article
How to repair damaged treesRead Article
These make buffet serving easierRead Article
How much is your imagination worth?Read Article
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.Read Article
Two smart plantings for entrance drivesRead Article
FEBRUARY GARDEN REMINDERS: Now' s the time to...
Prune azaleas to shape while they're in bloom. Arrange cut branches in water to enjoy indoors. Start to dust or spray your roses every 10 days when new Growth starts.Read Article
Garden fences how to build themRead Article
Five good ways to start new plantsRead Article
The diary of a Plain dirt gardener
Feb. 1 Master Gary, aged 117 days, came out last night to spend his first overnight with grandmother and granddad.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
"I like to see a man smoke a pipe," my Christine's mother, visiting us, remarked one evening. '"It gives the impression he's a nice, dependable man with character." I was sitting there a moment later, thinking how sweet mothers-in-law can be, when my head lady suggested quietly: "Better move out of that draft, dear; that last smoke ring you blew didn't look quite like a halo."Read Article