The El Rancho Nurseries are based in Ojai Valley, California in ‘Orchid Town.’ They carry stocks of Orchids, primarily Cymbidium. On the 16th March 1939 the proprietor Louis M. Boyle and his wife moved to Ojai Valley. The first planting of Orchids was in 1940. The Catalogue consists of Orchids stock lists, a history of ‘Orchid Town,’ photographs of orchid production, poems and full page photographs of women wearing orchid corsages. At the time of the publication they had planted over 875 named and unnamed varieties of Cymbidium Orchids.