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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News?

Pages: 8, 129

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Latest Garden News?

Research often proves that an old-fashioned idea was based on sound practice. For years, a friend insisted he cured diseased gladiolus corms by dunking them in a mixture of BHC and tar oil.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Mirrors help you decorate

Pages: 10, 11

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Mirrors help you decorate

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Ideas for a double-duty room

Page: 18

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Ideas for a double-duty room

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Silver is practical for serving dishes

Pages: 21, 22

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Silver is practical for serving dishes

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: The new ambulance that flies

Pages: 24, 27, 28, 31, 32

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The new ambulance that flies

On October 21, 1954, just outside of Buffalo, New York, ex-test pilot Bill Gallagher gently maneuvered a helicopter down to a green platform with a bull's-eye in its center. He opened the transparent plastic door and motioned to the nun standing a few feet away.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Three-step way to divide your house plants

Page: 34

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Three-step way to divide your house plants

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: This is the year to improve your home

Pages: 52, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59

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This is the year to improve your home

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: There's a rainbow at your fingertips

Pages: 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 67

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There's a rainbow at your fingertips

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: More super-roads coming!

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 130, 131, 132

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More super-roads coming!

This year you'll be able to hop into your car, set your speed at 60, and "cruise" halfway across America-- without "nerves" or fatigue, and without getting into a single traffic jam.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Flowers always in sight

Page: 71

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Flowers always in sight

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Here's living on three levels

Pages: 72, 73, 116, 117

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Here's living on three levels

Better Homes & Gardens Five Star Home No. 2601 (about which you've just read) is one of a series of one- to four-bedroom homes published each month which make up our Five Star Home Plan Service. This service-- through which you can purchase complete plans for the home of your dreams-- includes the following points:

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Hottest news in flowers for 1956!

Pages: 74, 75

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Hottest news in flowers for 1956!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Your child has financial problems, too

Pages: 90, 141

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Your child has financial problems, too

We take for granted that financial problems don't become a reality for young people until they're well into adolescence and "out on their own."

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: We found our Eden in Mexico

Pages: 102, 105, 106, 107, 108

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We found our Eden in Mexico

For three months my wife and I lived on less than $2 a day! This, after a nine months' search covering over half of Mexico. We logged all that mileage to find some spot answering the overworked connotation of "Shangri-la."

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 109, 126

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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 Better Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: How to teach your dog to obey

Pages: 110, 111, 133

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How to teach your dog to obey

Recently a safe, humane method has been devised for the surgical removal of the toenails of cats. This new technique is done under anesthesia and does not cause any discomfort, nor does it disfigure the feet. At first many people were skeptical of this operation, but it has proved satisfactory to both the cat and the owner.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Towels with a personal touch

Pages: 112, 113

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Towels with a personal touch

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Imagination saves this room

Page: 119

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Imagination saves this room

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Check list for handymen

Pages: 121, 122

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Check list for handymen

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Now's the time to...

Pages: 124, 125

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Now's the time to...

Make a note of those evergreens in your neighborhood that look best during the winter, and that you might be able to plant in your own garden next spring... Add to the list early-flowering plants that start blooming this month-- Oriental witch-hazels, fragrant viburnum, and Korean azaleas... Start pruning deciduous trees and shrubs during milder days...

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: Groundcovers to solve your problems

Pages: 127, 128

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Groundcovers to solve your problems

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 134, 135

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

A wonderful day for Georgia or Texas, and temperature nearly as high here as out in sunny California at the big Rose Bowl game.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1956 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 146

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

''Babies babble a lot, and on them it's cute," says neighbor Herb Leggett, a banker. "But so do economists. The latter are relying on the former to help keep our national economy in high gear. We only hope that the hungry darlings will get busy and nibble away on some of our agricultural surpluses."

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