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Title
Bulbs Autumn 1937
Creator
California Nursery Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Contributing Institution
California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection
Collection
California Revealed from California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The California Nursery Company sold palms, roses, ornamentals trees and shrubs, and fruit trees from 1884 to 1971. The nursery imported plants, propagated plants, sold domestically and abroad. The owners were prominent horticulturalists: John Rock 1884-1904, George C. Roeding 1917-1928, and George C. Roeding, Jr. 1928-1972. The nursery provided plants for world's fairs, industrial, residential, government projects. They provided nursery stock to gardens like Hearst Castle, Filoli, and the state Capital. They provided fruit trees for commercial growers and homeowners. The nursery evolved from selling nursery stock to additionally providing landscape services during the 1920's. Features Views of the nursery, Scenes from the seventh (1937) Annual Bulb Show, daffodils, iris, tulips, all kinds of bulbs. Special invitation to garden clubs.
Every year from the 1930's to the 1960's the nursery held an annual bulb show, showcasing different varieties of flowering bulbs. This catalog is from that era.
Type
text
Format
Original
Catalog
Extent
7 1/4 X 9 1/4 in.
24 Pages of 24
Identifier
cafrcnc_000016
Language
English
Subject
Gardens
Gardening
Horticulture
Bulbs (Plants)
Flower bulbs
Roeding, George C
Rock, John
California Nursery Co
California Nursery Co. Roeding Collection
Roeding, George C., Jr
Time Period
1937
Place
Niles (Calif.)
Fremont (Calif.)
Relation
The Roeding Collection
Provenance
California Nursery Company - Roeding Collection
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