This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
A correspondent writes: "In regard to what you say about foreign trees, I am quite certain that less than ten per cent, of the stock planted in this vicinity is foreign. As a rule, our American trees are cheaper and better. There is a decided change in this respect within a few years".
[Of course the writer of the Boston letter had reference to the general run of trees now growing up, and not those which have been planted within the last few years, the effects of which can hardly yet be seen. It is pleasant to know that there is now this decided change. - Ed. G. M].