This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V20", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
From time to time the beautiful little English Daisy is taken in hand by the improvers, with new styles or at least, some new feature. In taking up Messrs-Yilmorin's (the celebrated Paris seedmen,) catalogue, we notice a fresh illustration of this fact.
They are very beautiful spring flowers, but in our country somewhat difficult to keep over summer. They require a cool soil and situation,, such as a sunk pit, for instance. Though so many Americans have heard of the Daisy, few have seen it. The accompanying illustration will give them an idea of it.