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.
So far as we have been able to learn there has been little movement towards bringing out any remarkable new fruits this spring. There are quite a number noticed in country papers, in which the country clerk or the village minister with a kind hearted-ness which does him so much credit, declares that he has known John Smith or Thomas Brown a number of years, and is therefore certain that his seedling must be the wonderful event of the age, and so on; but beyond this there seems to be little to agitate us. The fact is that we have got so nearly what we want, that it is hard to improve on anything. Still there is room yet for a few really excellent things.