This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
At a Meeting of the Nurserymen, Florists and Seedsmen, at Crystal Lake, 111., January 26th, it was decided to hold a Centennial Meeting of all engaged in the trade, in the city of Chicago, on the second Wednesday of June, 1876. It has always seemed strange that enterprises of such vast importance have not as yet made any special effort for a national organization. It is hoped that a large attendance can be secured, and means de-vised to better organize and strengthen these great interests.