This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V22", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Reveu V Horticulture Beige, says that horticulturists expected to derive some compensation for the wonderfully severe winter of 1879-80, in the destruction of insect eggs and larvae, and are thunder struck now when M. Lichtenstein tells them that after an examination he finds they have all been able to resist the " very lowest temperature".
If our European contemporaries had profited by their American exchanges, they might have learnt this lesson without waiting for their own experience to teach them. Certainly the Gardener's Monthly has often made a note of the fact.