There are more 1930 photos of the market here.
I found this advertisement in The Weekly Florists Review, Vol. 12, 1903:
Geo. E. Bradshaw John R. Hartman
53 West 28th Street, New York
Telephone 1239 Madison Square
Mention the Review when you write.
There have been flower wholesalers on this section of 28th Street since the 1890s, according to this interesting article in The Economist.
We were in the really pretty city center of Ulm on Saturday morning, walking around the farmers’ market* in the light snow. Many of the stands were completely covered in clear plastic against the cold. This one was full of tulips and forced cherry blossoms, and I would have loved to buy several bouquets, but they wouldn’t have been practical in our Ibis hotel room, which was comfortable but teeny.
So I wasn’t able to make a flower arrangement this week for “In a vase on Monday,”‘ but to see what other garden bloggers have created today, please visit host Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.
*On the plaza in front of the Ulm Münster (church), which has the tallest church steeple in the world.
To see what other garden bloggers have put in vases today, please visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.
To see a few more photos of flowers at the market, please click on any of the thumbnail images below.
The outdoor stall is Stalks and Roots.
To see what other gardeners have put in a vase today, visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.