Category Archives: Horticulture History

Hort History–Hillermann Family

(This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener April 2009 issue.) Serving Washingtonians “From Cradle to Grave” Since 1951 The Hillermann family doesn’t have quite as long of a history in horticulture as some of the other local green-industry families we’ve featured in this series, but in just two generations, they have build Hillermann Nursery & Florist into one

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Seeds of Change

a cover image of the 1896 C. Young & Sons Seed Catalog

Hummert International Has Roots with Area Seed Companies By Steve Millett, Ph.D. (This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener January/February 2009 issue) St. Louis has long been a hub of horticulture. Many seed companies have come and gone with the ever-changing demands of the market place and events that shaped history.   In the end, the St. Louis horticulture industry

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