. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. 668 The American Florist. April JO, nure once per week at full strength. A little air should be left on the houses now at night and do not be in any great hurry to dispense with the services of the night fireman. The greatest danger lies in the weaken- ing effect the early morning chill has on the plants, caused by condensa- tion, and as long as the weather is cool enough between midnight and daylight to cause the condensation to cover the foliage, so long should the Retail store of A. I. Simmons, Chicago. The ill

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. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. 668 The American Florist. April JO, nure once per week at full strength. A little air should be left on the houses now at night and do not be in any great hurry to dispense with the services of the night fireman. The greatest danger lies in the weaken- ing effect the early morning chill has on the plants, caused by condensa- tion, and as long as the weather is cool enough between midnight and daylight to cause the condensation to cover the foliage, so long should the Retail store of A. I. Simmons, Chicago. The ill
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. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. 668 The American Florist. April JO, nure once per week at full strength. A little air should be left on the houses now at night and do not be in any great hurry to dispense with the services of the night fireman. The greatest danger lies in the weaken- ing effect the early morning chill has on the plants, caused by condensa- tion, and as long as the weather is cool enough between midnight and daylight to cause the condensation to cover the foliage, so long should the Retail store of A. I. Simmons, Chicago. The illustrations herewith give a very good idea of the new store of A. I. Simmons, 242 W. Sixty-third street, Chicago. Mr. Simmons has rebuilt the whole place from the foundations up and the new store is 30x40 feet with a greenhouse at the rear 25x30 feet. The woodwork in the store is in co- lonial style and is carried out in green, white and mahogany. The ceiling is very decorative and is of steel. The. INTERIOR OF THE NEW STORE OF A. I. SIMMONS, SIXTY-THIRD STREET, CHICAGO firing continue. Keep the pipes painted regularly with sulphur and do not let the houses heat up quickly in the morning. Raise and lower the ventilators gradually. The buds will from now on lose something in size and substance; especially is this true of the plants that have been forced through the season. By prompt dis- budding this can be remedied to a certain extent by pinching out the lat- terals as soon as they can be handled. Keep everything moving, including the compost and if it comes to taking the men out of the rose houses or hiring extra help, do the latter—it pays. E. Dayton, O.—The Florists' Club held its annual banquet April 14 at the Phillips. The floral decorations were beautiful and a number of short talks on things floricultural were interest- ing. La CR0S8E, Wis.—The Florists' As- sociation met April 19. P. Zoelner. of the Oak Grove Cemetery Association, gave a talk on the culture of rose

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