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1. A Garden of Roses A Garden of Roses May/31/1914 Illustration and article about "the rose garden at the residence of W. A. Pickering" at 3620 Janssen Place, "the largest rose garden in the state."

2. A New Era in Fruit Growing Has Outdated the Old Farm Orchard A New Era in Fruit Growing Has Outdated the Old Farm Orchard January/3/1959 Article with information about Norman Colman, founder of the Missouri State Horticulture Society in 1859, the "oldest farm organization west of the Mississippi river," and reorganizer of the Department...

3. A Place of Beauty A Place of Beauty Fall//1989 History of Tower Grove Park in Saint Louis, given to the city as a garden park by Englishman Henry Shaw in 1868, with photos and description of its planning and horticulture.

4. An 1876 Christmas Story An 1876 Christmas Story February//1899 Photo of G. W. Stockham, "[t]he promoter of tree culture in Kansas City."

5. As Missourians Arranged Their Garden Flowers. .. As Missourians Arranged Their Garden Flowers. .. February//1962 Photos and article about the flower arrangements being made by horticulturalists of the Kansas City area for their public display at "the Kansas City Garden Center, Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri,"...

6. Biography of Sid J. Hare (1860-1938) and S. Herbert Hare (?-1960), Landscape Architects Biography of Sid J. Hare (1860-1938) and S. Herbert Hare (?-1960), Landscape Architects 2008

7. Champion Trees Champion Trees Information on prize-winning, largest, and oldest trees in Missouri.

8. Country Club Plaza, Panorama Country Club Plaza, Panorama Panoramic Postcard of the Country Club Plaza

9. Dan Carpenter, Pioneer Merchant and Horticulturalist Dan Carpenter, Pioneer Merchant and Horticulturalist April//1928 Biographical article about Dan Carpenter (ca. 1826-1920), "a pioneer merchant and horticulturalist" raised in Plattsburg, Missouri and moving to Randolph, Missouri in 1845 and then Barry, Missouri (north...

10. Flora of Missouri Flora of Missouri File contains articles about persimmons, a type of fruit growing on trees in Missouri.

11. Future Farmers of America Future Farmers of America Photos, illustrations, and information on the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization, holding its national convention in Kansas City for 71 years until moving to Louisville in 1999.

12. Horticulture Horticulture File containing information about Missouri saxifrages, a genus of plant found in Missouri, unusual for the area and more common in the Southwest.

13. Indoor Gardening: When Indoor Plants Go Out Indoor Gardening: When Indoor Plants Go Out July//1993 Photo and article about the "40-foot pergola" built by gardener Louanna Simmons of Kansas City at her house for her houseplants.

14. Jim Cardoza, Crown Center Inspirational Award Winner Jim Cardoza, Crown Center Inspirational Award Winner January/7/1973? File containing a photo and biographical article about Jim Cardoza, award-winning "Crown Center Hotel Landscape Supervisor" and a former horticulture major.

15. Kansas City Trees Kansas City Trees March, March, April//1961, 1963, 1968 File contains the journal "Phytologica" with articles about the discovery and classification of tree species by Kendall Laughlin at Scarritt Point in Kessler Park (types of hickory) and Swope Park (types...

16. Lloyd C. Stark Lloyd C. Stark Information about Lloyd Crow Stark, or Lloyd Stark (1886-1972), governor of Missouri in the 1930s (involved in the removal from power of Boss Tom Pendergast), War War I veteran, manager of the Stark Nurseries,...

17. Marvin Gardens Marvin Gardens September-October//1998 Photos and article about the flower garden and landscaping at the residence of retired Kansas City engineer Marvin Snyder with several types of conifers, etc.

18. Missouri Botanical Gardens Missouri Botanical Gardens

19. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of S. Bryson Ayres, the "owner of a fine florist establishment at 1000 Grand avenue in Kansas City," and developer of two new species of flowers through experimental crossings, "celosia...

20. Missouri Family Enterprise Is 150: Apple Eaters Owe a Debt to Stark Nurseries Missouri Family Enterprise Is 150: Apple Eaters Owe a Debt to Stark Nurseries October/15/1966 File contains an article about the history of the Stark Brothers apple nurseries (including their 1930s descendant Governor Lloyd C. Stark), starting in 1816 in southeastern Missouri and developing the...