By Dr. John A. Warder. This was given before the Otoe County, Nebraska Horticultural Society on the twelfth of September, last year. It is full of practical matter pertaining to Western tree planting, and should be widely distributed. The day is gone when the belief prevailed that trees would not grow on the Western plains or prairies. We now can see that no department of culture is so likely to be permanently profitable as on these lands that our elders thought would not grow trees at all.