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The Felix Gillet Nursery, 1871

1928-1929 [catalog]

by Felix Gillet Nursery

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fruit trees,
  • Nut trees,
  • Catalogs,
  • Evergreens,
  • Trees,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Shrubs,
  • Seedlings,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Berries,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[C. E. Parsons, proprietor]
    ContributionsParsons, C. E., Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 pages :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26392910M
    OCLC/WorldCa930860575


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BHL works Author: Felix Gillet Nursery., C. Parsons. 1871 book inFelix Gillet, of Nevada City, CA, imported, bred and introduced most of the plants 1871 book comprise the foundation of California and Pacific Northwest perennial fruit, grapes and nuts.

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Places. California, Nevada City. There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Edition Notes Cover title. Includes index. The Physical Object Pagination 15 pages, 1 unnumbered page. Gillet introduced more than 40 varieties of prunes and plums beginning in Gillet is credited with establishing the now huge California prune industry as he is recognize that the Santa Clara, Napa and Central Valleys of California were similar to the Clairac Valley of France, which is world famous as a prune producing region, and our California climate actually turned out to produce.

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In the spring ofafter he spent a year-and-a-half growing and propagating his imported fruit and nut trees, and carefully observing the climate and topographic conditions that produced the best results in his nursery and elsewhere, Gillet began selling nursery stock.

On Sunday, Nevada City quietly celebrated one of the most renowned horticulturists of the early 20th century, known for revolutionizing the walnut and hazlenut industries on the west coast.

Nevada City council proclaimed January 27 as Felix Gillet Day, years after the nursery man died. Gillet. He established his “Barren Hill” Nursery in Gillet was interested primarily in deciduous fruit and nut trees.

For 40 years, Gillet cultivated and distributed new varieties of plants, with a strong emphasis on food production. After the death of Gillet inC.E. Parsons bought the nursery and renamed it Felix Gillet Nursery.

Felix Gillet was one of Nevada City's most notable residents, a famed horticulturalist who in established the world-renowned Barren Hill Nursery in Nevada City. His trees were planted throughout the world (notably in orchards throughout the Santa Clara Valley in California and the Willamette Valley in Oregon), many of which still are.

In the neighborhood of Felix Gillet’s nursery in Nevada City, old chestnut trees are one strong reminder of this man’s influence. Nursery Street honors the historical significance for Nevada City. Gillet’s nursery efforts began in Author: Carolyn Singer.

Written by Amigo Cantisano A very significant portion of my life has been devoted to research and action related to the life and projects of Felix Gillet (pictured left). Gillet was the pioneering nurseryman in California, opening his nursery in Nevada City inand importing and breeding most of the plants that became the foundation of California's and the Pacific Northwest's perennial.

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A glance at an list of fruit cultivars offered by Felix Gillet, a nursery located in Nevada City, California, reveals a sea change in growers’ attitudes and preferences.

Most of the varieties offered at Gillet’s nursery were of European origin: Green Gage plums, 5 French varieties of peaches (Gross Mignonne, Early Purple, Nivette. Felix Gillet Institute (FGI) Amigo Bob Cantisano, Jenifer Bliss and Adam Nuber Office: Fax: P.O. Box North. [Felix Gillet Nursery materials] Volume Barren Hill [Hardcover] by Felix Gillet Nursery,Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium.

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[Felix Gillet Nursery.; Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. Ethel Z. Bailey Horticultural Catalogue Collection.] -- A collection of nursery and seed catalogs published by the Felix Gillet Nursery (Nevada City, California; also known as Barren Hill Nurseries) from ; part of the Ethel Z.

Bailey. In Felix Gillet, who had established a nursery in California, believed hazelnuts would prosper in the maritime coastal valleys of Oregon and Washington.

The hazelnut stock he offered, Barcelona, was some of the first to be planted in the area. That's when he learned about Felix Gillet, the Frenchman who opened a nursery in Nevada City in the late s.

"Gillet had plants from almost 35 countries. He was a. Inhe sold a portion of his acreage to Felix Gillet, the barber turned nurseryman who built the Barren Hill Nursery. Gillet came to Nevada City from his native France by way of Boston and was successfully plying his trade as a barber when he entered the nursery business and began experiments to improve fruit and nut tree production.

Gillet then spent $3, ($49, inadjusting for inflation) on a large order of walnut, filbert, chestnut, mulberry, prune, and fig trees from France. He risked his personal wealth that his imported scion wood and nursery stock would arrive alive, and would not fail to grow in Nevada County.

Gillet opened his nursery inin Nevada City, California, the epicenter of the Gold Rush, and began selling his favorite varieties- the Marseillaise was one of his imported varieties. In California, Felix Gillet propagated some of the best fruit and nut trees and established the foundations for the major agricultural industries of the.

It is not known how many might have come to this site through the Barren Hill Nursery, Felix Gillet’s nursery in Nevada City which began in I was captivated by the overall design, which seems to be spaces clearly distinct, yet flowing into one : Carolyn Singer. It was when a “testy little Frenchman” named Felix Gillet first opened his Barren Hill Nursery to the public on 16 acres of logged property at the top of Nevada Street.

During Gillet’s lifetime, he imported and bred thousands of varieties of old world fruit and nuts from as many as 40 countries. Gillet opened his nursery inin Nevada City, California, the epicenter of the Gold Rush, and began selling his favorite varieties.

He propagated some of the best fruit and nut trees and established the foundations for the major agricultural industries of the Pacific Western states. Ninety percent of the trees that will be planted in the Mother Orchard come from seeds originally brought to the state by the 19th Century nurseryman, Felix Gillet.

Arriving in Nevada City from his native France, Gillet sourced perennials from around the world, and bred imported varietals to better suit west coast conditions. Named after nurseryman pioneer Felix Gillet, Felix Hazelnut tree was released as a late pollinizer compatible with Jefferson and other varieties like, Eta and Theta.

It produces round, small nuts with good quality kernels and is resistant to Eastern Filbert Blight. Felix Gillet's Barren Hill Nursery Catalogue of describes the Princess or Ladies Thin Shell variety as common in the shops of confectioners, where it was extensively used in the manufacturing of certain cakes and candies; it was also the kind most esteemed for dessert.

Edward John was the son of Leopold and Mary Monnin Brenoel. He was born the ninth of their eleven children, but a brother and sister passed away before he was born.

When he was four, his sister Theresa Julia went to live with their aunt and uncle Julia Catherine and Memorial ID: View Source. Gillet opened his nursery inin Nevada City, California, the epicenter of the Gold Rush, and began selling his favorite varieties. Felix Gillet propagated in California some of the best fruit and nut trees and established the foundations for the major agricultural industries of the Pacific Western states.

Nursery Plants. Take a stroll in our nursery & greenhouse where we offer an interesting variety of indoor and outdoor varieties: Landscape plants from Eisley’s native plants from High Ranch Nursery seasonal vegetable starts by Grizzly Hill Farm herbs bare-root fruit trees from the Felix Gillet.

Edward was born in Nevada County, the second child and second son of pioneers Louis and Manuela Dulac. During the Gold Rush, his father owned a store and saloon in Washington township in Nevada County, and Louis's success in Washington township enabled Louis and Manuela to buy gold mining interests and real estate in Missing: Felix Gillet.

Ernest was born in Nevada City, the fifth child and youngest son of pioneers Louis and Manuela Dulac. Louis was born in France, Manuela in Chile. They met and married in Paris, where they lived before they headed for the adventure and potential riches of Gold Rush Nevada County.

They settled first in Missing: Felix Gillet.