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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: SUN KING VISITS WEST

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SUN KING VISITS WEST

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: SNAP TO IT AMERICA!

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SNAP TO IT AMERICA!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE

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INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: SHADOWING THE ECLIPSE

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SHADOWING THE ECLIPSE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: GET SOMETHING FREE FROM UNCLE SAM!

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GET SOMETHING FREE FROM UNCLE SAM!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: GUARDRAIL LIFESAVER

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GUARDRAIL LIFESAVER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: AND THE WINNER IS...

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AND THE WINNER IS...

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: GROW A LUSHER LAWN

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GROW A LUSHER LAWN

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: HELLO, PAPER BOTTLE

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HELLO, PAPER BOTTLE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Getting The Most From Your Home Improvement Dollars

Pages: 18, 21

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Getting The Most From Your Home Improvement Dollars

Home improvements can be a major investment, but there are a number of ways to make sure you get the most for your money. Here's an update on developments in several key areas.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: How to Waterproof A Low-Pitch Roof

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How to Waterproof A Low-Pitch Roof

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Bright Flowers THAT GROW IN THE Shade

Pages: 35, 36, 37

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Bright Flowers THAT GROW IN THE Shade

Shade-loving plants are easy to grow and can transform even the gloomiest landscape into a festival of flowers. Although many flowers do prefer to grow in a sunny location, there's still a plentiful assortment of shade plants, both annuals and perennials, to choose from. All of these plants will thrive in partial to deep shade. In fact, many would perish if they were planted in full sun.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: THE SIMPLE MAGIC OF SOUTH WEST STYLE

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THE SIMPLE MAGIC OF SOUTH WEST STYLE

The rugged beauty of the Southwest has inspired a decorating look that's easygoing and natural.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Vocational Education

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Vocational Education

Vocational Education Are Our Schools Training Today's Kids For Yesterday's Jobs?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Tips, Tools & Techniques

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Tips, Tools & Techniques

This feature is written by you. It's a wide-ranging collection of installation tips and shop shortcuts that you-- and millions like you-- have picked up as do-it-yourselfers. We pay $25 for each problem-solver we publish. See the box below for submission details.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: REMOTE SWITCH

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REMOTE SWITCH

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: DAYLIGHT DEVELOPER

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DAYLIGHT DEVELOPER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: PATIO STYLE

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PATIO STYLE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: MULTI-TOOL

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MULTI-TOOL

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: TALKING CLOCK

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TALKING CLOCK

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: HANG-UP DRYER

Page: 67

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HANG-UP DRYER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Summer Camp NEW OPTIONS FOR YOUR CHILD

Pages: 71, 72, 73

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Summer Camp NEW OPTIONS FOR YOUR CHILD

If your idea of summer camp is a few rustic weeks of hiking, canoeing, and Indian crafts, think again. While traditional activities still are a big part of the camp experience, there's much more these days.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Record Care Tips

Page: 74

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Record Care Tips

Most new records come to you factory pure, but it's up to you to keep them that way. A few precautions can make all the difference.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: WHAT'S NEW IN PET MEDICAL CARE?

Pages: 77, 78, 80

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WHAT'S NEW IN PET MEDICAL CARE?

Pets are living longer and staying healthier than ever, thanks to strides made in pet medical care. New drugs, techniques, treatment facilities, technology, and equipment are being perfected. Many of the advances that follow are available today; some are still a few months away.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 87

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Antiques & Collectibles

Few American antiques have a history as long and varied as that of Indian pottery of the Southwest. The art of pottery making is nearly 2,000 years old in this region.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: What To Do If You Have A CAR ACCIDENT

Pages: 91, 92

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What To Do If You Have A CAR ACCIDENT

Even a minor car accident can make you anxious or angry, but it's important to behave logically and calmly. Set about gathering the information required to make a claim. If you take the following steps after the accident, you'll get the accurate documentation you need to speed the settlement process and put your car back into service.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Keeping Your Chimney Clean

Pages: 96, 98

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Keeping Your Chimney Clean

Now that the heating season has passed, it's time to check your chimney for creosote buildup. When hot gases rise inside the flue and come in contact with cooler surfaces, they condense into a tarlike liquid that hardens into a crust resembling charcoal.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: New Life for a has-been house

Pages: 105, 106, 107

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New Life for a has-been house

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Delightful, dramatic DAHLIAS

Pages: 108, 109, 110, 111

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Delightful, dramatic DAHLIAS

Turning an ordinary garden into a spring-to-fall flower show is easy when you put dahlias at the top of your garden shopping list. Dahlias offer an almost unlimited selection of heights, colors, and flower styles, and bloom willingly without being coddled. Unlike many other flowers, dahlias form tubers that you can dig up in the fall and replant the following spring. The tubers will increase in size, giving you more plants each year. For sparkling color right up until frost, plant dahlias now.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: PORCHES FOR ALL SEASONS

Pages: 112, 113

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PORCHES FOR ALL SEASONS

Porches are perfect for dozens of activities, from sipping a cold glass of lemonade in the spring, to watching the leaves turn color in the fall. But what happens in the winter? In the case of these two lovely porches, plenty! When cold weather comes knocking, these porches become solar collectors, stretching their usefulness and livability to 12 months of the year.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Sizing Up Solar Hot Water Systems

Pages: 177, 178

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Sizing Up Solar Hot Water Systems

Those solar collectors dotting the landscape in your area are hard at work helping families reduce their bills from-- and dependence on-- the local utility company.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Dramatizing A Dining Alcove

Page: 189

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Dramatizing A Dining Alcove

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Old Houses With New Trombe Walls

Pages: 193, 195, 196, 198

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Old Houses With New Trombe Walls

A century after it was invented, the Trombe wall is finally coming into its own. This passive solar heating device, developed in the 1880s, carries the name of the French physicist Felix Trombe, who revived the idea in the early 1960s.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: LONG DISTANCE PHONE SERVICE

Pages: 200, 202, 203

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LONG DISTANCE PHONE SERVICE

With the celebrated breaking up of AT&T, all sorts of communications companies are scrambling for your long distance business. Should you stick with the service you've been using (for most people, that's AT&T), or switch to a competitor, such as Sprint, MCI, or one of the many other regional and national systems currently vying for your business?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Investment Terms You Should Know

Pages: 204, 206, 208

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Investment Terms You Should Know

With so many types of investments in the marketplace, it's easy to become confused or lose track of what's what. To help you sort out the choices, here's a glossary of some of the most common investment terms in present use.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Small-Space Shower

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Small-Space Shower

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Easy-Does-It Vinyl Flooring

Page: 212

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Easy-Does-It Vinyl Flooring

Sheet vinyl flooring always has been durable and easy to care for. Now, it's easier than ever to install, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Gardener's Log

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Gardener's Log

Gardeners interested in trying new vegetable and flower varieties this spring may be overwhelmed by the large number of choices. To find the cream of the crop, look for the seal of the All-America Selections while you're scanning the seed racks and plant flats at your local garden center.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Watering Container Plants

Page: 220

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Watering Container Plants

Your plant-watering habits may be the key to a backyard bright with blooms this summer. Set the stage with a collection of pots or tubs filled with annual flowers. Then, pay particular attention to their need for water to keep them alive and blooming all summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: How To Order Material From The Magazine

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 221, 222, 223, 224, 225

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Shopping editor's choice

Discover the ease and pleasure of shopping by mail. Order from the convenience of your own home with complete confidence. If not delighted, each company will happily refund your money.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1984 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

"When all is said and done in the affairs of business and government," observes editor Earl Reeves, "far more gets said than done."

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