California Garden Magazine



The San Diego Floral Association has posted PDFs of nearly all California Garden magazines on-line at archive.org. Before and during the 1915-1916 Exposition years, many issues mentioned or contained articles about the Exposition. The following links to these issues on archive.org will open to one of the pages that mention the Exposition. You will find them easy to flip through or search for the word exposition.

June 1913 Park Board, Wangenheim, Forward, Morley, “is it not time that San Diego should demand a Park Commission independent of political change?”

August 1913 Article on a “Visit to Exposition Nurseries,” a tour guided by Superintendent Paul Thiene

January 1914 December Meeting: “Secretary reported that the board of directors were not in favor of undertaking the responsibility of beautifying a canyon in the Exposition grounds. (brief)

February 1914 “It does not seem common sense to spend that sum of money on a park that has no water supply of its own.” (brief)

September 1914 California Assn of Nurserymen will visit Exposition grounds (brief)

October 1914 Several references to the Exposition

January 1915 multiple mentions

February 1915 Article “The Exposition Horticulturally”

April 1915 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

May 1915 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

July 1915 multiple mentions

August 1915 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

September 1915 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

October 1915 multiple mentions

December 1915 multiple mentions

January 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds” is about the Southern California Counties garden

February 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

March 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

April 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

May 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

June 1916 multiple mentions

July 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

August 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds”

September 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds” on the Exposition’s Water Gardens

October 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds” and brief article on first page about the Park Board

December 1916 Article “Monthly Excursion Through Exposition Grounds” on the plantings at the Model Farm