It is always a good sign when a man is well spoken of by his neighbors. The Brenham Independent has a good word for these nurseries. The new grounds were waste prairie thirteen years ago. Two hundred acres are now under trees. This includes a Peach orchard of fifty acres, and an orchard of twelve hundred Pears. How favorable the site is for nursery trees may be inferred from the fact that the Almond fruits regularly, the Japan Persimmon succeeds, and a plant of Chinese Tea has been there uninjured and growing freely for seventeen years.