A correspondent, writing from an old city south of the Ohio, says: " Twenty odd years ago there were several large nurseries near this city, where one could get full assortments of trees and shrubs, - none of consequence remain. In the place of a love for these nice things,'bedding plants,' cheap and flashy, is about all the gardening taste that now prevails".

Grounds of Wm, Gray, Jr., Boston, Mass. These beautiful grounds comprise about forty acres. It is an excellent specimen of lanscape gardening, and gives a great deal of pleasure to visitors who are often kindly permitted to enjoy a ramble through them.