American Florist Volume 30

American Florist Volume 30

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...planting their second lot of young American Beauty roses, also carnation plants will be set in the field if present fine weather conditions prevail a few days longer. Kaiseriu roses are now coming into good crop. The flower mission of the W. C. T. U. is planning to wage war on unsightly vacant lots by substituting flowers for the weeds generally found thereon. Mrs. L. A. Wyle, of Waverly, is in charge of this work. The Dnily Tribune is offering three prizes. $75, $50 and $25. respectively, for the best small garden in the city this season, and three prizes, $25, $15 and $10, respectively, for the best window box or porch display. Friday, usually thought an unlucky day, was last week one of the best days the market has seen in some time. The J. B. Deamud Co. reports having shipped over 25,000 carnations on that day alone. Wm. Winkleman, father of Louis Winkleman who has long been an employe of Bassett & Washburn, died at his home in Hinsdale, last Saturday, aged 75. Frank Farney, of the A. L. Randall Co., returned to the city Saturday and reports trade in Easter supplies better than ever this year. H. P. Crane, St. Charles, has offered prizes amounting to $100 to be competed for by school children August and September next. The trustees of the Florists' Club held a meeting at the Union restaurant April 14 regarding the disposition of the Hartshprne fund. O. P. Bassett, of Bassett & Washburn, and wife returned Sunday from their winter's sojourn at Pasadena, Calif. Jensen & Dekema report that this season they have had the best sale for carnation cuttings in their experience. Bassett & Washburn cut as many as 1.000 long stemmed American Beauty loses on a single day recently. H. N. Bruns has just issued a very attractive Easter...show more

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  • Paperback | 1200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 59mm | 2,091g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826469
  • 9781236826466