American Florist Volume 23

American Florist Volume 23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Rutland Rd., Brooklyn, N. Y. j$ Cleveland. Business the last week has been rather poor, except that chrysanthemums have been in good demand, although prices are only fair, $18 to $20 per hundred being the highest price paid for prime stock, while fairly good stock can be bought for $8 per hundred. Carnations are becoming more plentiful. Roses are somewhat of a glut nd prices are poor. It doesn't seem to take many roses to glut this market at any time. With carnations it is different, as there always is a good demand for them. Cosmos and dahl ias are done for. The last two nights' frost ended them. It is to be hoped business will improve after election. The Florists' Club held its regular meeting the night of October 23. About twenty-five members were present. The feature of the evening was an entertaining talk by G. M. Naumanon the various features of horticultural interest noticed by him on his recent trip through Germany and Switzerland. Mr. Nauman claims we are ahead on cut flowers and in the pot plant line we can compare favorably with our brethren across the water. Bate Brothers have received the first consignment of their new patent tile bench and will give it a thorough trial this winter. Carl Wagenberger, of Mentor, O., has built a store with greenhouse attached in Painesville, 0., and will embark in the retail line. Wm. Smith, on Madison avenue, is erecting two new houses, one for propa fating purposes and the other for cut owers. The Essex Greenhouses are sending in some extra fine chrysanthemums. Their Robinsons are superb flowers on six foot stems. Smith & Fetters have been very busy this past week with several large wedding decorations. John Walker, ot Youngstown, was in town recently and reports business more

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  • Paperback | 832 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 42mm | 1,456g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236829042
  • 9781236829047