American Florist Volume 4

American Florist Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...roses (Mermets and Brides in particular), violets, carnations and valley. The bulk of the call was for boxes of loose flowers. There was less sale of the commoner greens and more demand for holly and the bttter greens. Phila Delphia.--Larger than last year, quali'y about same as usual, with roses possibly a little poorer, prices realized were about the same as last year. We had a sufficient supply because we procured a large stock from other cities. There seemed to be a greater demand for baskets than usual. We believe the extremely high wholesale prices at the holidays are a great detriment to our business. St Paul--Trade less than last year, quality of flowers about the same, prices probab'y in most instances lower. Supply was sufficient, especially at New Year's when some of us had quite a stock left on our hands. Much less demand for baskets, more for loose flowers. It was noted that instead of leaving orders for flowers a few days in advance customers this year waited till the last day before placing them. Worcester, Mass--Larger than last year, quality of flowers not as good owing to dull weather, prices realized were higher. Supply was sufficient with the exception of fancy roses and violets. There was an increased demand for fancy roses, an increase in the call for loose flowers and a notable decrease in that for baskets and bouquets. Tulips in pans and Roman hyacinths and freesias in pots sold very readily. SVSACUSE, N. Y.--About 25 per cent, smaller than last year, quality of flowers about equal, prices of roses about the same but on other flowers considerable less. More than enough flowers to supply the demand, had some to spare. There was an increased demand for carnations and the cheaper flowers and less call for choice roses, etc....
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  • Paperback | 514 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 907g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236620224
  • 9781236620224