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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - May 5, 1974, Oakland, California Shows. Continued from Page 8 obtained the Maybeck designed Earl c. Anthony Packard building now demolished on Harrison Street. Says Navlet i was the spokesman and Joe the Howard did a master us and people went through the show in one Day. Earl c. Anthony Packard dealer from los Angeles came up and unbelieving claimed Well i la be that was 1930. Next year the show went to the Oakland auditorium and in 1932 made its permanent Home in the Large exposition build i ing just completed across the Street. I there for Many years f it expanded into the a great spectacle that be came world renowned among Garden shows. Howard always insisted the first California Spring Garden show was the 1930 show in the Packard building. I Felt the first was the 1929 one in the Weaver Wells Agency. So we compromised and the first offi Cial California Spring Garden show became the i one held in the Packard building in Navlet explains with a chuckle. The distinguishing Fea Ture of this show in con Trast to other shows throughout the nation is its Central theme idea an idea that unified the show and gave the exhibitors something to build to. Otner features have been the Man made red Wood Trees spectacular water effects including waterfalls reflecting pools Creek Beds water wheels curtains of water through which visitors got their first impression of the show formal fountains and pools masses of colourful Flowers All inside the Large building. Gardens with a Geo graphical theme have been designed Moor ish gardens of mood from Kew to Pacific Many Orien Tal themes Etc. But by far the most popular Gar Dens have been those with a theme from nature nature s Gar in two parts Rainbow enchanted and Manv Mara a few strictly fanciful themes have been used such As in continued on pase 33 in san Leandro co., is. Parking Spates Raima Plaza shopping Center Rainbow of colors closed i wednesday Garden show tickets save per easy to find itt Crafft 5s my leeway Reg. 2.00 50 k i Mendow All budded and beginning Tol sorts ch005e Azalia mows Exbury ice Puto a Raj talk is a orbit tuberous begonias hanging and upright doubles Koa was spectacular in Bloom budded hurry for these 1.99 value Beautiful chrysanthemums Over 100 varieties to choose from plants in pots individually labelled according to color 4 Type. Dan cd Abacus for Mother s Day choose from our select collection of gifts and Home decor from China and the far East. Gladiolus bulbs imported from Hoino Reg. 15 Rosf Qutea. While i he i lash just arrived Large selection of Beautiful fuchsias hangers upright Many Choice varieties carnations Rainbow colors to choose from Nice big Beautiful plants. Ceramics pictures jewelry basketry embroidery sculptures stationery cookware lamps Etc. Hours to closed sunday __1606 Locust Elnel Walnut Creek 937-9130 Shukers louver doors Shotis Ralic it tvo tji w f now season tour food like 3 gourmet Kerbs Low growing Uno will Max a Buu Rui Amund Coveri a ill i in umm m i Umi twi Rose and ornamental save of 3 in. Box Al Reg. 2.29 b now for planting time 4-16-8 Plant food us Tomato vegetable food 201b.bog Thov Undi Al Worth cup Poitz Tuilom in Herthen Colin Ohio within 50 Miles of . Installation charge is same As in . The Best at no increase in Price 24 years at same location Stock size shutters in our warehouse super special on to fac Jn-a4iktiwfyauje a a town my i 3v riffs or now a. It 5 991 Complete selection of most earwig s so Bug bait Dwarf Citrus Trees 99 up various varieties i ii 41 in do it yourself special holding door sets easy to a toll Complete with Hor wort most Hor Dwore mounted ready to go _ door j26.80 door to me mown for the Best Quatty. Ifrona Terr my a Krieke yet our aces Are lowest. Call us. You Art Wyite to visit our f factory Iii operat10ii on the same our showroom i warehouse Charles d. Walker mfg. Co. It. Yon fell at. I f Olson St 431-1132 open saturdays 9-2 Akk Jcu fault Alt established Trees in 5 Gabon cans will Bear be next year Keg. 4.99 with Coupon a. M without Coupon 3.99 a. Prevent Oes traction including cucumbers Squash peppers lettuce carrots of tour ornamental plants 4 Lawn easy i limited offer

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