Contact Cates Family Glads

If you'd like to receive a print copy of our next glad bulb catalog, please submit your name, mailing address, and email address to us via mail or email, or by messaging us on our Facebook page, and we'll be happy to add you to our mailing list.

To get in touch with Cates Family Glads via postal mail, please use the following address. Please note that our mailing address has changed as of fall 2014:

Cates Family Glads
Paul and Elisabeth Cates
17 South Stanley Hill Rd
Vassalboro, ME 04989-3500 -- USA

If you'd like to call us, please dial (207)923-3412.

Of course, you can also contact Cates Family Glads via email. Use either of the following email addresses.

Interested in ordering from or receiving our catalog? Please email Paul and Elisabeth: pnecates@gmail.com

Site broken? Please email Margaret: floodcates@gmail.com
Note: all inquiries regarding the purchase of bulbs should be made to Paul and Elisabeth Cates.


About This Website

In 2004, Cates Family Glads released its first gladiolus price list at the North American Gladiolus Council's annual convention. The following year, along with a more substantial catalog, cates-family-glads.org was established, out of the idea of making Cates gladiolus bulbs available for sale to more than just those on our mailing list.

Originally, cates-family-glads.org contained only a few articles and a price list; it's expanded to include a large number of gladiolus photographs, all of which were taken in the Cates' flower-sorting room on our farm. As we continue to expand our gladiolus collection, the collection of photos on the site will do the same.

Cates Family Glads is owned and operated by Paul and Elisabeth Cates of East Vassalboro, Maine.


About our Current Design

The site is maintained and designed by Margaret (Cates) Flood, using Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Notepad. Photos after 2006 were taken with an HP Photosmart M527 6.0 MP digital camera. Photos after 2008 were taken with a Fujifilm Finepix J150W 10.0 MP digital camera. Photos after 2010 were taken with a Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP digital camera. All content is copyright © Margaret Flood, Paul Cates, and Cates Family Glads, unless otherwise noted. To view screenshots of previous designs, click a thumbnail below.

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