National Geographic : 1946 Dec
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Ray Atkeson Near Grants Pass the Redland Gardens Feature Gladioli Bulb plants of all sorts thrive in western Oregon. Where mighty forests once rang to the ax, vast fields of flowers now yield their owners greater profits per acre than the timber barons ever knew. Kodachrome by C.F.Palmer Willamette ValleyHas Some 19,000 Acres ofHops When the picking season ison, whole families from near and fararecalled in to help the regular workers inthe harvest. The vines, hardy perennials, are supported on permanenttrellises.