Story: Market gardens and production nurseries

Yates’ 1932 garden annual cover

Yates’ 1932 garden annual cover

In the 1880s Arthur Yates founded seed merchant companies in Australia and New Zealand that specialised in producing vegetable and flower seeds for home gardeners. The companies also produced informative garden guides, such as this garden annual that celebrates the vegetables and fruits that can be grown by the home gardener.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-HORTICULTURE-Yates-1932-01-cover

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Production nurseries and cut flowers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008