Early Fruit & Vegetable Seed Catalogs of Southern California: Bibliography

Below are resources that were cited or researched for this project:
 
California State Agricultural Society. Transactions of the California State Agricultural Society. Sacramento: G.H. Springer, 1894.
McGroaty, John Steven. Los Angeles from the Mountains to the Sea: with Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses to the Period of Growth and Achievement, Volume 3. Chicago: American Historical Society, 1921. (Available on Google Books)Padilla, Victoria. Southern California Gardens: An Illustrated History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1961. (Available at the Los Angeles County Arboretum Library)
Roske, Ralph J. Everyman’s Eden. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968. (Available at the Los Angeles County Arboretum Library)Sackman, Douglas C. Orange Empire: California and the Fruits of Eden. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
Sheddon, Thomas. Learn to Love the Avocado. 1928
 
List of companies featured in this project (and on Flickr):
Aggeler & Musser, Los Angeles
Armstrong Nurseries, Ontario
Diegaard Nurseries, Monrovia
Richard Diener Nursery, Oxnard
Fraser's, Pasadena
Germain Seed & Plant Company, Los Angeles
Harris Seed Company, San Diego
Hobbs-Gregg Nurseries, San Dimas
Paul J. Howard's Flowerland, Los Angeles
Knott's Berry Place, Buena Park
Morris & Snow Seed Compnay, Los Angeles
Newbery-Sherlock Avocado Nurseries, Pasadena
Orcutt Seed & Plant Company, San Diego
Pasadena Nursery, Pasadena
Theodore Payne Seedsman & Nurseryman, Los Angeles
Peddycord's, Pasadena
Pioneer Nursery, Monrovia
R. M. Teague Nurseries, Reseda
Tuttle Brothers Nurseries, Pasadena
Wagner Nurseries, Pasadena
Winsel's, Los Angeles
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