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.
The American Farmer says: " The cut-flower business during the holidays and since seems to have been satisfactory, notwithstanding the cry of hard times. Mr. Pentland's handsome store at the corner of the new building of the Young Men's Christian Association seems especially adapted for a flower business, and has been exceedingly well patronized. The same is true of his neighbors, Messrs. J. Edward Feast, and R. J. Halliday."