Early Fruit & Vegetable Seed Catalogs of Southern California: 1910-1919 - The Arboretum
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Theodore Payne catalog 1918 "Food"

Theodore Payne Seed Catalog back cover (1918)

Excerpts from Theodore Payne catalogs (1918 -1919).

Theodore Payne 1918 cover Theodore Payne 1918 melons Theodore Payne 1919 beans
Germain's Seed Company 1915 school garden

Germain Seed Company (1915)

 Sixth Grade Charlotte Avenue School Garden – Monrovia.

“every educator and every parent owes a duty to the children of today – the opportunity and encouragement of growing things of value and beauty.”

Excerpts from Germain Seed Company catalogs (1915 – 1916).

Germain Seed Co. 1915 cover Germain Seed Co. 1915 eggplant Germain Seed Co. 1915 staff Germain Seed Co. 1915 home garden Germain Seed Co. 1916 Market Lettuce

Excerpts from Winsel’s, Harris Seed Company, and Morris & Snow.

Winsel's 1916 catalog p. 11 Winsel's Annual Garden Calendar 1916 catalog cover Harris Seed Company 1916 Planting Guide Morris & Snow Seed Company 1915 catalog "turnip"
Winsel’s (1916) Winsel’s (1916) Harris Seed (1916) Morris & Snow (1916)


Click on the Flickr slide show below to see other catalog excerpts with examples of various types of tomatoes, avocados, and other fruits and vegetables.

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