Latest Garden News
Southern homeowners, tired of grubbing out Dallis grass, will welcome this news. In tests at Texas A and M, sodium methyl arsonate Grave excellent control.Read Article
Newsstand FILTH a national disgrace!
Today, all over America, obscene magazines are flooding the newsstands. These lewd periodicals were recently cited as "a national disgrace and community menace."Read Article
These FOODS are NEWS!
Angel-cake mix now comes in a small (8½-ounce) package, just enough to make a "half-size" cake-- perfect for the small family. There are two packets of ingredients-- one of egg-white mix, the other of flour mix; you add only water. Directions are on box for baking in an 8-inch tube pan, 9×5-inch loaf pan, or 15×10½-inch jelly-roll pan.Read Article
EVERGREENS to plant this fall
There are several hundred good evergreens to choose from, but your choice will be easier if you will divide them into three classes.Read Article
Chicago to New York for $10 .80
What's it like to travel the new turnpikes "nonstop" between Chicago and New York... to move at average speeds of 60 miles per hour or more on highways that make driving almost (but not quite!) automatic?Read Article
SHRUBS to plant this fall
Viburnums: particularly good are withe rod, blackhaw, and double-file viburnum. All-season plants, with white flowers in mid-spring.Read Article
Summer lingers long in the Ozarks
One of the nicest things that can happen to you and the family is a take-it-easy drive through the Ozarks, and one of the best times to go is in the fall. When other vacation centers are closing shop for the year, the Ozarks are preparing for the Flaming Fall Review, a splendid show of autumn color that attracts visitors from every state. Its climax is usually reached during the last week of October.Read Article
Why the Russians fear "People's Capitalism''
Ask almost any little boy in Europe what he wants to be when he grows up and he will tell you, "An American."Read Article
Fix a SOUP COMBO!
Pick a pair and add a spare. The pair: two soups. The spare: an added ingredient or two for a gourmet touch. Each of these soup combinations is extra delicious. And quick as scat because the soups are the canned condensed kind.Read Article
Get hep to "preventive'' housekeepingRead Article
Peanut-butter fans try these . . .
Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars, and vanilla. Add eggs; beat thoroughly. Stir in peanut butter. Sift together dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cooky sheet. (Or dough may be formed in tiny balls.)Read Article
How does your baby grow?
Good nutrition and growth are important in your baby's development. But emphasis on these matters may have made you unduly concerned about your infant's height and weight. Perhaps you compare him with other babies of the same age, and worry if Johnny weighs less, or isn't as tall as the others.Read Article
Windows that have air conditionersRead Article
A play desk for childrenRead Article
The best thing to do for BURNS
You can learn the best thing to do about burns in one unforgettable instant. Stand at the hospital bed of a burned child. I have stood with doctors at many such bedsides, seeing and hearing things I will remember the longest day I live.Read Article
Put the squeeze on your glue jobsRead Article
Look for this Better Homes & Gardens "Home Planning Center" seal when you're looking for ideas to help make your home more comfortable and attractive. It identifies leading stores who feature personal counsel on home planning, decorating, and furnishings problems.Read Article
STORING BULBSRead Article
FALL FEEDINGRead Article
Garden clinicRead Article
SEPTEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS
Lawns: Give them extra time this month. Seeding bare spots, making over old lawns, or building new lawns-- this is the best month to do it.Read Article
The cat should have his day, too
The truth is that cats make excellent pets, and they're no harder to care for than dogs. First, make sure you get a good animal. You'll be wise to buy a kitten between 10 and 16 weeks old. Notice his temperament and the temperament of his parents. Kittens that are spitfires may be cute when they're small, but beware of them when they grow up.Read Article
The shapes of road signs make it possible for you to recognize the warnings from a greater distance than the lettering is visible. They are designed to help you look into the future. They will assist you in adjusting your driving to meet the situation and may save you from learning about danger through sad experience.Read Article
The diary of a Plain dirt gardener
Sept. 1 "Brag is a good dog, but Holdback is better," was a proverb we used to have, down in Slabhollow, when I was a boy.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
I hereby resolve not to be so fanatical about football this fall. The coaches at our local college will have to struggle along without my advice more than one Monday a week.Read Article