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Sheridan Nurseries : one hundred years of people, plans, and plants

Author: Edward Butts; Karl Stensson
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This beautifully designed book tells the 100-year story behind Ontario's beloved Sheridan Nurseries from its creation by Howard and Lorrie Dunington-Grubb to its overwhelming success today. This is a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Butts; Karl Stensson
ISBN: 9781459705654 1459705653
OCLC Number: 978931921
Notes: Publié dans le cadre de la Bibliothèque numérique canadienne, la Collection des éditeurs canadiens.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (288 p.) : illustrations (certaines en coul.), numérique, fichier PDF
Contents: Howard and Lorrie: Hearts and Flowers, Plants and Dreamers --
The Stensson Family: Pioneers of Horticulture 00 The Projects: "Eternal Aspects of the Landscape Art" --
The People: Sheridan's Heroes of Horticulture --
The Plants: Making Horticultural History --
The Birth of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects --
The Nursery: Through Wars, Depression, and the Tides of Change --
The Sales Stations and Garden Centres: "A Merchandising Problem ... Solved by Sheridan" --
Landscaping: Educating the Public and Reconstructing the Land --
The Catalogues: Advertising with Style --
Recognition and Reputation --
A Century of Milestones --
Sheridan Today: Growing in the Twenty-First Century --
Postscript: Nursery Tales --
Sheridan Nursery Store Locations.
Responsibility: by Edward Butts and Karl Stensson.


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"Although meant to be a tribute to a long enduring business, the story of the people who worked at Sheridan is especially fascinating. People of different backgrounds and interests were deeply Read more...

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