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The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste #4 | by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams



Abies To Yellow Corn

TitleThe Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste #4
AuthorP. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams
PublisherJames Vice, Jr.
Year1853-1874
Copyright1853-1874, James Vice, Jr.
AmazonHorticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste

Devoted To Horticulture, Landscape Gardening, Rural Architecture, Botany, Pomology, Entomology, Rural Economy, Etc.

Edited By P. Barry, Author Of The "Fruit Garden".

Edited by A. J. Downing, Author Of "Landscape Gardening," "Designs For Cottage Residences," " Fruits And Fruit Trees Of America," "Country Houses," Etc., Etc.

Conducted By J. Jay Smith, Editor of the N. A. Sylva.

Volumes III - XXIX (1853-1874)

-A "Model" Advertisement - Abies Griffithiana. Larix Griffithiana
A Model Advertisement We take the following from an English paper: J. J. Foster, after eight years' trial, has found the rose 'Descartes' the best for stocks. Price, 12s. per 100. Manetti stocks ...
-Abies Jezoensis - Abies Smitkiana, Or Morinda, Weeping Himalayan Spruce
Abies Jezoensis This magnificent coniferous tree is one of Mr. Fortune's introductions. Dr. Lindley* writes of it: According to Siebold, the Jezo Spruce, so called because it grows on the Islands of...
-Abies, The Spruce Fir - Acacia Marginata, R. Brown, (Alias A. Trigona Alph De Candolla)
Abies, The Spruce Fir All the species are ornamental, and many are useful as timber-trees. They grow in dry, elevated, rich soils, though some will do well in rich, moist valleys, in the vioinity of ...
-Academy Of Natural Sciences - Achimenes Ghiesbreghtii
Academy Of Natural Sciences The great additions and improvements to the Academy of Natural Sciences in Broad street, Philadelphia, are now completed and visitors are admitted as heretofore on Tuesday...
-Achimenes Meteor - Adiantum Patens
Achimenes Meteor A most splendid addition to this most beautiful and useful class of plants. Color, a rich crimson scarlet, with petals of great substance. It is, without exception, the finest achime...
-Adonis - Agloe
Adonis A very fine variety, with tall scapes of flowers of a rosy salmon, shading off to soft carmine. Advertisements We have handed over to the publisher the advertisements of Richard E. Fahnestoc...
-Agricultural Division Of Tot Patent Office - Cuttings Of The Prune - Agricultural Jokes
Agricultural Division Of Tot Patent Office - Cuttings Of The Prune There have recently been imported from France the cuttings of several varieties of the Prune, which have been distributed in Maine, ...
-Agriculturist - An Almond Orchard
Agriculturist Sometimes gives good crops, and when well grown is not surpassed in quality, and about half the berries are of the largest size; but it does not always yield well, and unless well grown...
-The Aloe - Always Be Planting A Tree
The Aloe Something remarkable is reported of the aloe: a gardener near Paris one day scalded both his feet; he was quite alone, - no one within call; and compelled thus to shift for himself, he pluck...
-Amabilis - An Amateur's Wants
Amabilis A fine tall growing variety of a bright scarlet color: very effective. The Amaranth The beauty of this robust growing flower is due to its ornamental variegated leaves. An ancient floral w...
-Amblahchier Botryapium - American Association for The Advancement Or Science
Amblahchier Botryapium It is much to be regretted that this very beautiful shrub or small tree should be so seldom seen in our ornamental plantations. As the Snowy Mespilus it figures largely in th...
-American Azaleas - American Golden Russet
American Azaleas The Gardener's Chronicle says Azalea growing has reached as high perfection of growing in America as with us. This is given by way of compliment, in special reference to the magn...
-American Hollies - American Pomologlcal Society
American Hollies A Correspondent inquires where plants of the American Holly can be had. Will any nurseryman who has them for sale make it known!. The American Home Garden Being Principles and Rule...
-The American Poulterer's Companion - Amorphophallus Rtiveri
The American Poulterer's Companion A Practical Treatise on the Breeding, Rearing, Fattening, and general Management of the various Species of Domestic Poultry. By C. N. Bement. With accurate and beau...
-Amount Of Mulching For Each Acre - An Ancient Tree
Amount Of Mulching For Each Acre We use from three to five tons of salt hay per acre on our field, spreading it evenly over the surface of the ground. If applied before winter comes on, the tops of t...
-Ancient-Oak - Annual Exhibition Or The Cincinnati Horticultural Society
Ancient-Oak One of the oldest trees in Europe was struck by lightning in the month of July last. This tree, an oak, had been planted near Chatillion-sur-Seine (Cote d'Or), in 1070, by a Count of Cham...
-Annual Register Of Rural Affairs. L. Tucker & Son, Albany - Another Pleasing Scene
Annual Register Of Rural Affairs. L. Tucker & Son, Albany This is the fourteenth year of the publication of this desirable hand-book, which has come to be a standard publication; so much so that the ...
-Anthurium - Apple Baldwin
Anthurium Another indispensable plant, even in the smallest and most select collection, is the Anthurium Scherzerianum; this plant is seldom without flowers; the same flower will last for three month...
-Apple Blossoms - Apple Trees Killed By Potash
Apple Blossoms There is a peculiarity in the flowers of apple trees which I have not heard mentioned by observers or noticed in books. Each flower bud almost invariably produces a cluster of six flow...
-Apple-Orchards - Apricots At The East - Climate Of Palestine
Apple-Orchards Jamestown. A paint of very thin soft soap, is far better for the bark of trees than whitewash, because it actually kills all insects and their eggs in the crevices of the bark, and bec...
-Apricots. - Early Moorpark - Aquilegia Whitmaniana
Apricots. - Early Moorpark Medium size; very early and excellent; July. Apteranthes Gussoniana One of the curious succulent plants related to Stapelia. It has quadrangular toothed stems, and near t...
-Aralia Granadensis - The Arbor Vitae
Aralia Granadensis This free-growing stove shrub was sent from New Grenada as an Aralia, from which genus, however, it appears widely to differ. It is a soft-wooded plant with alternate leaves, which...
-Arbor Vitae (Golden Tipped) - Arbor Walks
Arbor Vitae (Golden Tipped) A variety of the common native species (Thuja occi-dentalu). It is a strong and vigorous grower, and apparently as hardy as its parent. The foliage is a rich golden yellow...
-Arboriculture - Architecture And Its Power
Arboriculture A Trenton Subscriber. The tree you describe, is the Georgia Bark - Pinckneya pubens - one of the most beautiful and least cultivated of all our southern trees. The only fine specimen we...
-Ardisia Sieboldii - Arranging Bouquets - Snow-Drops With Moss
Ardisia Sieboldii This very handsome species was introduced from China by Dr. Siebold. It is a graceful shrubby plant; the leaves are about five inches long, notched, of a shining green. It blooms in...
-Artificial Fruit - Ashes Vs. Curculio
Artificial Fruit We saw the other day at H. A. Dreer's, 327 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, the handsomest plate of artificial fruit that has ever come under our notice. The Peaches were beyond measur...
-Aspidistra Variegata - At Kew
Aspidistra Variegata A stove plant from Japan, with leaves springing from the rootstock. They have stalks a foot high; and are fifteen inches long and six inches wide; lance-shaped, tapering to a poi...
-Atkins' Automaton, Or Self-Raking Reaper And Mower - The Austrian Pine. Pinus Austriaca
Atkins' Automaton, Or Self-Raking Reaper And Mower This is an advertisement of the lion machine at the Illinois State Fair at Chicago. It attracted more attention than any other implement on the gr...
-Autumn Bearing Raspberries - Azalea Mollis
Autumn Bearing Raspberries On the 27th of October I visited the grounds of Oliver Alger, Esq., near Cleveland, and examined a patch of the Kirtland raspberries, all with green healthy foliage and ful...
-Azalea Occidentals, Torrey And Gray, Bot. Mag., T. 5005 - B. Lossee, Coburg, C. W
Azalea Occidentals, Torrey And Gray, Bot. Mag., T. 5005 The plant just published under this name in the Botanical Magazine is known in gardens as Azalea Californica. It has pale yellowish flowers, an...
-B. Smith - The Baldwin Apple In The North
B. Smith The finest of all the Andromeda family, is A. floribunda; but we have never seen it, and we do not think it is yet introduced amongst us. The shrub is most beautiful, and the bloom like bunc...
-The Baldwin In Michigan - Bambusa Variegata
The Baldwin In Michigan The Baldwin apple is reported more largely planted in the region of St. Joseph, Mich., and the demand for the fruit greater than that of any other variety. The preference give...
-Bans - The Barnes Mammoth Strawberry
Bans Here is something about bees which quite abates our early prejudice in favor of those always instanced little creatures that improve each shining hour. Many curious instances have been notic...
-Baronne De Mello - Batchelor, Or King Apple
Baronne De Mello Size - medium. Form - obovate, acute pyriform. Stem - short, stout, fleshy at the base. Color - yellowish russet. Flesh - greenish white, melting and juicy, with an agreeable, tolera...
-Battle Creek (Michigan) Agricultural Society - Beautiful Picture
Battle Creek (Michigan) Agricultural Society President, Jeremiah Brown. Treasurer, John Meacham. Secretary, D. B. Burnham. There is also a Board of Directors. Be Careful Of The Roots Of Newly Dug Tr...
-Beauty Of Beechwood - Bedding Pansies
Beauty Of Beechwood Dark rosy crimson; large, full, and very double; one of the finest varieties yet sent out. (New). Beauty Of Our American Parks Mr. Robinson, whose article we refer to in another...
-Bedford Horticultural Society - Begonia Laciniata (Cut-Leaved Begonia)
Bedford Horticultural Society At the Annual Meeting of this Society, the following officers were chosen for the ensuing year: HENRY H. CRAPO, President. James Arnold, William P. Jenney, Jonathan Bou...
-Begonia Mosacea - Begonia Rex. Nat. Ord. Begoniaceae
Begonia Mosacea This beautiful species was introduced from the western Cordailleras, of Columbia, by that indefatigable collector, M. Triana, to Brussels. It is a tuberous-rooted kind, with fine foli...
-Begonia Rosacea. Nat. Ord. Begoniacea - The Belle De Choisy Cherry
Begonia Rosacea. Nat. Ord. Begoniacea The present was introduced by M. Linden, of Brussels, through that indefatigable collector, M. Triana. It is a tuberous-rooted kind, sending up fine, rather down...
-Belle De Fentenay Raspberry - Bells And Whistles
Belle De Fentenay Raspberry Dr. Hull says that he planted 500 plants of this variety in the spring, and they spread, by the next year, to 1,200 ; and gathered from them upwards of 1,200 quarts in one...
-Belmont Or Gate - Bengal, Or Daily Roses
Belmont Or Gate Mr. Humricehouse said this Apple was considered indispensable is his region; thinks the tree rather tender. Gentlemen from central and northern Ohio spoke of it as very excellent, and...
-The Bentham Pine. Pinus Benthamiana - Bergner
The Bentham Pine. Pinus Benthamiana The Bentham Pine is comparatively of recent introduction, and where spreading stateliness of character is wanted either in a single tree or group, that or the Heav...
-Bernettya Florabunda - Best Grapes For A Vinery
Bernettya Florabunda This is one of the handsomest hardy shrubs we have for the decoration of the conservatory, and for such a purpose alone should have a place in every collection. In looking throug...
-Best Large Foliaged Plants For Subtropical Gardening - The Best Plants For Hanging Baskets
Best Large Foliaged Plants For Subtropical Gardening P. Barry recommended, at the same meeting, Canna, Colocasia, both large-leaved and beautiful, very easily managed; can be taken up and wintered in...
-Best Rhododendrons - Best Tiles To Use For Draining An Orchard
Best Rhododendrons Most of our readers will remember the grand exhibition of Rhododendrons, last summer, on Boston Common . We observe that in the report of H . Weld Fuller, a good list of the best s...
-Best Trees For Western Tree Planting - Beurre Bachelier
Best Trees For Western Tree Planting Mr. R. S. Elliott says, that from the combined experience of himself and S. T. Kelsey, the following four species of trees are the very best that can be recommend...
-Beurre Bachelier And Compte De Flandres Peaks - Beurre D'Avoine
Beurre Bachelier And Compte De Flandres Peaks Not especially new, but, as you say, valuable. For general, or rather for market growing, we do not require too many sorts, but for the amateur grower on...
-Beurre De L'Assomption - Beurre Judes
Beurre De L'Assomption This is one of the new pears described by A. Leroy as of first quality. It is claimed to have originated at Nantes, in France, in 1863. The tree is said to be vigorous, with nu...
-Beurre Kennes - Beurre Soulange
Beurre Kennes Fruit medium, pyriform, of a dark hue, brown reddish with numerous dots, and a rather rough skin; a very conspicuous fruit in the garden. Quality good to very good; flesh half buttery, ...
-Beurre Sprin - Bicton Pine Strawberry
Beurre Sprin Size - medium. Form - obovate, obtuse pyriform. Color - pale yellow, slightly traced with russet, and with occasionally a blush cheek. Flesh - melting, juicy, rich, with a peculiar aroma...
-Biff Apples - The Biggest Fruit-Trees In The United States
Biff Apples An Oregon visitor at the Farmers' Club, New York city, lately stated in a meeting of that august body, that he had gathered a basket full of apples from one short limb of an apple tree in...
-The Biggest Peach Orchard In The United State - Black Ant
The Biggest Peach Orchard In The United State Is that of Col. Edward Wilkins, who now has thirteen hundred and fifty acres, with one hundred and thirty-six thousand trees. The peaches from his orchar...
-Black Berries - Bleaker's Meadow Peak
Black Berries A box of fine blackberries received on the 16th of September, from Mr. Lawton, speak loudly in favor of this now established luxury of all good gardens. -They were superb. Several other...
-Bleeding Of The Grape-Vine - Bloom
Bleeding Of The Grape-Vine Allow me to ask, What amount of injury did any one ever know to have been caused by this bleeding, of which grape-growers stand in such dread? Blight And Open Exposure J....
-A Blue Blackberry - Bon Gustave
A Blue Blackberry We saw recently at Mr. Erhard's, at Ravens wood, ft Blackberry so thickly covered with blue bloom as to make the term blue quite appropriate, if it does not rub of too readily. It...
-Bones - Bonvnrdias A Winter Decorative Plants
Bones We would prefer breaking them up into small pieces, or grinding into powder in a raw state, to burning. Fire destroys the organic parts, which are the most immediate fertilizers. Bone Fertiliz...
-Book Lists - Books For The Country
Book Lists We call the attention of our readers to our new and revised book lists, containing all the new agricultural and architectural books published. We are particular in executing orders to proc...
-Books. Horticultural Review - The Boston Pear
Books. Horticultural Review New Books. Horticultural Review #1 Boot Grafting The Boss An Knglish gardener writes on this subject that, just as the buds were swelling, he pulled up an old rose ...
-Botanical - Bottom Heat And Tomato Plants
Botanical The tree is known by its fruits. An exception to this is the dog-wood, which is known by its bark. - Punch. Botanical Names Mr. Downino - Dear Sir*. Will you be kind enough to answer th...
-Bouquet In Paris - Box Tree - Buxus
Bouquet* In Paris Americans cannot appreciate the almost universal custom in Paris and London of button-hole Bouquets. As an evidence of their immense use, a French journal asserts that the average a...
-Bradford Watermelon - Branded St. Germain Was Proposed
Bradford Watermelon The Bradford is a highly prized South Carolina Watermelon. Size, large. Form, oblong. Skin, dark green, with gray, longitudinal stripes mottled and reticulated with green. Find, ...
-Brandywine - Bridgewater, March 24,1856. The Rhode Island Greening
Brandywine C. M. Hovey moved to add to list for general cultivation. Carried. Brandywine #1 This variety originated on the farm of Eli Harvey, on the river Brandy wine, in Pennsylvania, The fruit i...
-A Bright Outlook - Broad-Leaved Yew - Podocarpus
A Bright Outlook Our contributors are rallying in force. The splendid articles we make space for this month, are but part of more on hand yet to come. For the coining year, we aim to make the Horticu...
-Bronchitis And Kindred Diseases - Buchanan's Seedling Petunias
Bronchitis And Kindred Diseases Ninth Edition. 12mo. 382 pages. $1. What is Bronchitis? Its Nature and Causes. How to distinguish it from Consumption, Throat-Ail, or Chronic Laryngitis. How to distin...
-Buckley's Potatoes - Buerre Nantais
Buckley's Potatoes We have received from Mr. Buckley, of Williamstown, Mass., a sample of his seedling potatoes. They boil dry and mealy, and are of a rich, delicate flavor, superior, in our opinion...
-Building One's House - Bush's Beauty
Building One's House I would have, says the same author, our ordinary dwelling houses built to last, and built to be lovely; as rich and full of pleasantness as may be, within and without, and w...
-Butter - Buxus Sempervirens
Butter A lady in New Jersey, who supposes our knowledge more extensive than it really is, asks how to make butter come? A good plan would be to, pack it up nicely and put it on the------railroad; it ...
-Buy Your Trees In The Fall - Cabbage Worms
Buy Your Trees In The Fall We do not care where you are located, you will always find it advantageous to purchase your trees and vines in the autumn rather than spring. You will generally get better ...
-The Cactus As A Window Plant - Caladium Chantinii
The Cactus As A Window Plant The Farmers' Advocate says this is much used as a window plant, and is very pretty when in bloom. To keep them through the winter, they should be allowed to get quite dry...
-The Calendar - The California Horticulturist
The Calendar We could more frequently refer to the value of the Calendar of Operations than we do, to express our high estimation of its value, but it is bo evidently appreciated, that this is unnece...
-The California Horticulturist And Floral Magazine - California Successes
The California Horticulturist And Floral Magazine This is the first horticultural journal really established on the Pacific Coast. Its first issue is with the November number, and announces its Edito...
-Callicarpa Purpurea - Calystegia Pubescens
Callicarpa Purpurea A hardy greenhouse shrub, with sharply serrated leaves, in the axils of which appear bunches of insignificant flowers succeeded by small shiny purple berries resembling glass bead...
-Camellia Culture - Use Of Lime Water - Campanula Strigosa
Camellia Culture - Use Of Lime Water Mrs. Geo. W. Carpenter, in Gardeners' Monthly, says: In regard to the watering of camellias with lime water, the facts are as follows: The plants are grown in lar...
-The Campanula Vidalli - Campylobotris Argyroneura. Nat. Ord. Rubiaceoe
The Campanula Vidalli Is recommended as a perfect gem for the greenhouse. It is a low growing plant, with racemes of pure white bcll-shupcd flowers. Camphor Vs. Pea-Bugs Having observed in the Hort...
-Can Flowers Be Grown In A City? - Canary
Can Flowers Be Grown In A City? This question has often been asked by the admirers of those fragrant gifts of nature. As a lover of a garden, and being doomed to pass the greater part of the year in ...
-Canby's August - Carbolic Soap For Peach Borers
Canby's August A very good grape, quite early, and said to be an excellent bearer; had a few bunches sent me; they were not quite average specimens. Canna - Tricolor A great addition to this beauti...
-Cardinal Flower - Lobelia Cardinalis - Carina Warscewicksii
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia Cardinalis Among other plants remarkable for elegance is the Cardinal Flower, which in the last summer months may be found along our swampy grounds, near fresh water streams...
-A Carl Wolfarth - Cassia Chamaerista And Nictitans, (Wild Sensitive Plant.)
A Carl Wolfarth Very fine purple crimson; a very beautiful variety. Carnations B. J. In order that the layers should root freely, you must water the ground every morning in dry weather - and if you...
-Catalogue Of A. S, Borne & Co's, Publications - Catalogue Of Seeds
Catalogue Of A. S, Borne* & Co's, Publications For gratuitous circulation. New York, 51 John street. A series of important scientific and school books. Catalogue Of Fruit And Ornamental Trees, Shru...
-Catalogue Of The Annual Exhibition Of The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts. Philadelphia - Cayuga County Agricultural Society
Catalogue Of The Annual Exhibition Of The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts. Philadelphia The members of this institution are earnest in their endeavors to disseminate a taste for the fine arts, ...
-Cayuga, County (N. Y.) Horticultural Society - Cedrus Deodara
Cayuga, County (N. Y.) Horticultural Society The following is a list of the officers for 1853: President HARRISON T. DICKINSON, Auburn. Vice Presidents Philip R. Freeoff, George E. Barber, Oliver...
-Cedrus Libani, Cedar Of Lebanon - Centaurea
Cedrus Libani, Cedar Of Lebanon Generally, this has stood well with us, though there are instances of one or two good, vigorous young specimens being destroyed; the cause the same as the Evergreens a...
-Centauren American Hallis - Cerasus, The Laurel Bird Cherry
Centauren American Hallis Florets of a deep Magenta purple; the flower heads are very large, measuring when expanded, fully four inches across. In light soil the plant grows from 2 to 3 feet high. ...
-Ceres - Change Of Firm
Ceres A new and very striking variety, with noble racemes of large flowers of pure white finely spotted with light rose and purple: extra. Cereus Bonplandii A large, high-flowering Cereus. Flowers ...
-Chaptal's Chemistry - Cheap Bell Glasses
Chaptal's Chemistry Applied to Agriculture. With a Preliminary Chapter on the Organisation, Structure, Ac., of Plants, by Sir Humphrey Davy ; an Essay on the Use of Lime as a Manure, by M. Puvis; wit...
-A Cheap Canning Apparatus - Chenango Strawberry-Apple. Prank Buckley - Jackson - Sherwood's Favorite-Strawberry
A Cheap Canning Apparatus Mr. F. J. Parks, of South Haven, Mich., built a small canning establishment the past season, at a cost of only $300, in which they put up 1,500 cans per day, at an expense o...
-Cherries In Southern Ohio - Cherries. De Kalb Cherry
Cherries In Southern Ohio AT the April meeting of the Cincinnati Horticultural Society, Mr. Keller said that' he had three varieties of cherries which did remarkably well with him, at his place near ...
-Cherry Stocks - Childs' Superb Grape
Cherry Stocks J. T. (Moundvillc, Wis.) The choke cherry, (C. serotina,) has been used as a stock, but it is somewhat difficult to make the cultivated varieties take upon it. The quality of the fruit ...
-Chimaphila Umballata, (Prince's Pine.) - Chinese Azaleas
Chimaphila Umballata, (Prince's Pine.) The burning sun inclines us to visit the deep shades of the forest, and there we shall still find new charms. These two species are evergreens, and produce clus...
-Chinese Cling Peach - Chinese Wistaria
Chinese Cling Peach One of the best and handsomest among the clingstones. Fruit large, oval pointed, with a white crimson-tinged woolly skin; very conspicuous. Flesh white, very fine, slightly colore...
-Chiswick Exhibition - The Christian Lawyer
Chiswick Exhibition All our readers who remember the splendors of the Chiswick Horticultural Exhibitions, near London, will regret to hear they have been given up as unprofitable, nay, a serious loss...
-Chronical Apple - Cions
Chronical Apple The tree that produced this apple originated about thirty years ago on the farm of Mr. John Cotton, Putnam co., Indiana. The original tree is still living, - an upright, thrifty growe...
-A Circle - City Trees
A Circle Make a circular bed with Arundo Donax in the center, next surrounded by Abutilon Thompsonii, next Achyranthus Lindenii, and outer edge with Centaurea gymnocarpa. A Circular Subtropical Bed ...
-Clapier - Class I
Clapier Although a foreign variety, has fruited splendidly in the open air. Bunches, Of good size, oval. Berry, white, and very good. Clara A most beautiful and excellent grape. Bunch, quite large....
-Clauds Lorraine's Landscapbs - The Clematis (2)
Clauds Lorraine's Landscapbs The stone pine, Pinus pinea, is the pine of Claude Lorraine's landscapes, so often painted, and with such picturesque effects. Clavija Fulgens. Brilliant-Flowered Glavij...
-Clematis Jackmanni - Clianthus Dampierit
Clematis Jackmanni The hardiness of this variety near New York is well tested, as appears from a letter written recently to the London Florist in which the writer says he had a plant of Clematis Jack...
-Clianthus Diampieri - Climbers (2)
Clianthus Diampieri A splendid flowered greenhouse soft-wooded subshrub, of rather difficult management. Clianthus Magnificus Those of our readers who have seen the singularly beautiful flowers of ...
-Climbing Ferns - Close Pruning
Climbing Ferns These for the northern part of the United States are few. The five-parted fern, climbing in New England trees, and other objects, as near Hartford, and in a few places about Springfiel...
-Clouds, To Protect From Frost - Coach-Makers1 Magazine
Clouds, To Protect From Frost It seems that, in Southern France, means have been used to protect grapes from early frost by producing artificial clouds. Small cauldrons of coal-tar are placed a short...
-Coal Ashes - Colonel Chamberlain
Coal Ashes These are often wasted on walks, or left to accumulate for years in unsightly heaps. They are not without some value to the soil, and should find their way to the compost heap rather than ...
-Color Arrangement Of Flower Beds - Colossal Asparagus
Color Arrangement Of Flower Beds A few simple rules in the arrangement of flower beds will materially enhance the effect produced. Among these are: 1. Avoid placing rose - colored next to scarlet, or...
-Colossal Asparayus - Committers
Colossal Asparayus A correspondent of The Gardener's Chronicle, who tried the Conover's Colossal Asparagus, although with some incredulity, at last is forced to say: In point of size, this is a colo...
-Common Plants - Complimentary. American Pomologlcal Society
Common Plants A recent writer well observes: There is nothing too common, or betokening stinginess or poverty, in having the oldest or simplest plant well grown and bloomed in a pot; everybody love...
-Compost - The Comprehensive Farm Record
Compost Your compost, one-third of each, swamp muck, barnyard manure, and loam, with soap suds thrown on it from the weekly wash, and let lay for six months, is excellent. Some lime would improve i...
-Comte De Flandre - Conetitution Of The Milwaueie Horticultural Society, Established 1852
Comte De Flandre Size - large. Form - pyramidal-pyriform, contracted in the neck and broad at the middle resembling the 'Marie Louise. Stem - stout joined yellow at maturity, considerably dappled wit...
-Congress Of Rose Growers - Conseiller De La Cour
Congress Of Rose Growers A grand Congress of Rose Growers was convened this summer, at Lyons, France and met with excellent success. New varieties seemed to receive little favor, for out of fifty sho...
-Consellier Ranwez - The Contest
Consellier Ranwez Obtained and dedicated to his friend Consellier Ranwez, by Van Mons, towards 1830. * See Frontispiece. The tree is one of our most vigorous growers, a first-rate bearer, and seems...
-Continuous-Blooming Roses Of Peculiar Character - Cooper's Market Apple
Continuous-Blooming Roses Of Peculiar Character Celemine, pink rose, fine form; Jaune Desprei, rich fawn, yellow centre; Archduke Charles, or the Changeable Rose, pink to crimson; Cramoisie superieur...
-Copy Lost - Cost
Copy Lost Our boy last month lost some of our best table matter while on the way to the printer's, and we did not discover it till too late to supply it again, which in some cases would not have be...
-Cost And Profits Of An Apple Orchard - Cottage Stable
Cost And Profits Of An Apple Orchard A. Preble, of Lincoln Co., Maine, makes the following estimate, which will be nearly correct in all good apple regions, allowing for some variation in prices: On...
-Cotton - A Covered Hedgeway
Cotton The cotton grown in the province of Piura, is said to be, next after our Sea Island, equal to the best gathered in the United States. I am assured that each plant, on an average, yields at eac...
-A Covering Of Snow As A Protection Against Frost - Cracked Pears
A Covering Of Snow As A Protection Against Frost Ebermayer gives, in his recent work on the influence of the forests, a table of observations, showing the temperature of the earth covered by snow dur...
-The Cracking And Warfield - Creepers
The Cracking And Warfield P. S. - I have two varieties of apple, among the finest growing trees in my nursery, Cracking and Warfield; please describe them, I wish to plant, in orchard, but do not kno...
-Crescent Seedling - Crotcher Apple
Crescent Seedling This new variety from New Orleans has, in my garden - this its first season of bearing north - proved a perfect failure.' The plants are very strong and vigorous; the blossoms large...
-Croton And Senasqua Grapes - The Crystal Palace Plants
Croton And Senasqua Grapes At Canandaigua Lake the Croton has been attacked with mildew and rot. The Senasqua is, however, perfectly healthy and a strong grower. Crowns Why for thousands of years h...
-Cueumbers On Trellises - Culture In The Open Ground
Cueumbers On Trellises The Gardener's Monthly says no one who has not tried it, can have any idea of the luxurious growth of a cucumber, when trained on a stake, which has a set of stubby side-branch...
-Culture Of Fruit In Europe - Culture Of the Olive
Culture Of Fruit In Europe In the province of Wurtemburg, Germany, the fruit crop brings, in average seasons, a revenue of $700,000 annually. The culture of fruit trees is increasing, and there now e...
-Cunninghamia Sinensis - Cupressus, Evergreen Cypress
Cunninghamia Sinensis Just manages to hold its own year after year; I have little doubt it would thrive planted mainly in sand on an elevation well drained, and in shadow of a pine wood. Cunninghami...
-The Curculio And The Grape - Cure For The Mealy .Bug
The Curculio And The Grape In examining a small vineyard lately, we found one bunch of grapes, every berry of which was marked with the crescent of the Curculio. We saw it on no others. We brought th...
-Cureulios - A Curious Fact
Cureulios The easiest way undoubtedly to kill the Curculio is to spread a sheet on the ground, then jar the trees, and destroy the fallen fruit. The jarring must be done in the cool of the morning, w...
-A Curious Peach - The Currant Worm
A Curious Peach Mrs. H. W. Draper, of Dover, Del., discovered on one of the peach trees of her place, a peach of fine largo size, but curious growth. One-half had the appearance of the old Mixon vari...
-Currant And Gooseberries - The Cut Leaved Sumach
Currant* And Gooseberries These should always be grown as miniature trees, on clean stems nine inches or a foot high. In preparing for bushes of this kind, cuttings of young wood about twelve or four...
-The Cut-Leaved Weeping Birch. Be-Tula Lasciniata Pendula - Cutting Down Roses In The Fall
The Cut-Leaved Weeping Birch. Be-Tula Lasciniata Pendula An elegant, erect tree, similar to the preceding, but with more slender drooping branches, and with delicately cut leaves, that attract and pl...
-Cuyahoga - Cynoglosswn Nobile
Cuyahoga This we received from Dr. Grant; but it was not ripe. As we expect to have it mature, we say no more about it for the present. Cyathea Dreget This also has been imported from South Africa....
-Cynthon Burkei - Cytisus Fragrans
Cynthon Burkei This fine greenhouse tree fern is a native of South Africa, whence it has been imported. It has stoutish stems, five to six feet high, and shaggy with dark-colored rootlets. The fronds...
-Czar Violet - Daphne
Czar Violet Have never grown it extensively, color too dark, and flower single, which are both against it for the flower trade. D. Sinensis Flore Plena Most brilliant of all the double sorts. Perfe...
-Daphne Indica Rubra - Dasylirium Acrotrichum
Daphne Indica Rubra One of the sweetest plants in existence, but rarely found in good health. It requires to be grown freely now. Keep warm and well syringed, and but sparingly watered at root. Soil ...
-Dasylirium Glaucophylitem - Death Of Dr. Harris
Dasylirium Glaucophylitem Another fine Asparagineons greenhouse plant, with a large spreading head of narrow glaucous rigid leaves of Yucca-like habit The flowers are in crowded spikelets, collected ...
-Death Of Hon. B. V. French - Death Of Mr. William Reid
Death Of Hon. B. V. French We regret to learn that this distinguished Horticulturist died at his residence in Dorchester, Mass., on the 10th inst, aged 68. He was one of the prominent members of the ...
-Death Of Of. B. Downer - Decay Of The Cherry
Death Of Of. B. Downer The death of Mr. Downer, of Fairview, Kentucky, came to us with startling suddenness. We had enjoyed the pleasure of frequent correspondence with him during years past, both of...
-December, 1862. The Horticulturist And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste - Degeneration Of A Variety Of Fruit
December, 1862. The Horticulturist And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste PETER B. MEAT, Editor. GEO. E. WOODWARD, Associate Ed. HEAD & WOODWARD, Proprietors & Publishers, 37 Park Sow, New York. ...
-Delaware (Ohio) Horticultural Society - Delaware Strawberries
Delaware (Ohio) Horticultural Society At the meeting of this Society held Friday evening last, C Hills exhibited Bed Antwerp, Franconia, and Yellow Magnum Bonum Raspberries; Bed and White Dutch Curra...
-Delays In Correspondence - Dendrobium Japonicum
Delays In Correspondence As usual, during the months of January and February,- the mails of the respective Publishers are so large, and the rush of subscriptions so great, that it is almost impossibl...
-Dendrobium Nobile - Description Of Three New Pears
Dendrobium Nobile A splendid plant of this lovely Dendrobe is at present flowering in the collection of B. E. Bliss, Esq., of this place. It is but a small specimen, comparatively, yet has 70 large f...
-Description Of Two New Cherries From Ohio - Design For A Bird House
Description Of Two New Cherries From Ohio A. J. Downing, Esq Dear Sir: Some two years since I assumed description of several new varieties of cherries originating from pits of the Yellow Spanish, gr...
-Design For A Church F. C. Withers, Architect - Destroying Garden Moles
Design For A Church F. C. Withers, Architect SOUTHWEST VIEW. GROUND PLAN. The correct place for the Font would be near the entrance as shown on the plan. The cost of the church would of course...
-Destroying Mildew - Destruction To House Bugs
Destroying Mildew Marshall P. Wilder, in a communication to the Journal of Agriculture, speaking of mildew on grapes, greenhouse plants, and elsewhere, says, We have for more than fifteen years use...
-Deutzia Crenata - Pleno - Dicentra
Deutzia Crenata - Pleno We named this shrub in our list of choice varieties in the first volume of the Record, and we again call attention to it, for it is worthy of a special notice. The flowers are...
-Dickson's Emperor Apple - Difference In Exposure
Dickson's Emperor Apple Size large, form irregular, slightly ribbed, color yellow, with dashes of carmine red interspersed, as well as with numerous minute specks of yellowish straw color; the side m...
-Digging, Yield, Mode Of Preserving - The Dioscoria
Digging, Yield, Mode Of Preserving Dig as soon as the vines are killed by the frost Spread the tubers thinly on a dry, cool floor, where they may often be preserved for gradual use until midwinter. ...
-Dipladenia Amoena - Diseases Of The Potato
Dipladenia Amoena This valuable acquisition among stove plants has been raised from seed of D. amabalis by Mr. Tuke, of Bramley, near Leeds. The flowers are three inches in diameter, and the foliage ...
-Dissolving Bones - Dixon's Low-Down Philadelphia Grate
Dissolving Bones J. R. S., (Clarksville, Ga.) To dissolve bones, provide a strongcosk, fill it three-fourths full of bones - (broken into pieces if you wish to gave time.) Pour over them a mixture of...
-Dnmunond'8 Phlox, (Phlox Drwnmondi) - Doolittle's Black Cap
Dnmunond'8 Phlox, (Phlox Drwnmondi) Various shades, from white, crimson, dark purple and striped; nine inches high; makes fine beds. Dnrand's Strawberries Mr. Durand, of Irvington, N. J., is now th...
-Doronicum Bourgaeri (Bourgeau's Leopard's Bane) - Double Crimson Thorn
Doronicum Bourgaeri (Bourgeau's Leopard's Bane) Found by M. Bourgean daring 1855, at Barranco de Angostura, in the Canary Islands. It closely re-sembles the Cineraria, and is a highly ornamental gre...
-The Double Flowering Fuchsia - Double Poinsettla
The Double Flowering Fuchsia Nothing in the floral world can be more beautiful than a well grown plant of the Fuchsia, ether double or single, studded all over with its bright wealth of pendant flora...
-Double Primrose - Downer's Prolific
Double Primrose T. B. Your primrose and polyanthus will winter much better m frames, than they would in your green-house. Doubtless if you have kept them in the latter it has been too warm for them. ...
-Downing's Familiar Notes And Letters - Doyenne D'Alencon
Downing's Familiar Notes And Letters In the ensuing volume of the Horticultural will be published a short series of familiar characteristic notes and letters from the late A. J. Downing to the presen...
-Doyenne D'Ete - Dr. Comstock's Aquarium
Doyenne D'Ete This handsome little pear is undoubtedly one of the most profitable in cultivation, as it bears early and abundantly, ripens among the very earliest, and the quality is unsurpassed by a...
-Dr. Folk's Native Grape - Dr. Kirtland's Cherries
Dr. Folk's Native Grape The July Horticulturist having come to hand before this, I shall reserve what I have to say on this grape, to couple it with the new seedling of Mr. Allen, of Salem, Mass., an...
-Dr. Mcclure - Dracaena Metallica
Dr. Mcclure But does not mildew occur independent of all these circumstances, as laid down in the case of the gooseberry? And are not peculiar circumstances to be taken into account in the inquiry? ...
-Dracaena Splendens - Dried Apples
Dracaena Splendens A remarkably distinct, ornamental stove plant, of dwarf and compact, but free growing habit, densely furnished with 6hort oblong, acute recurved leaves, about nine inches long and ...
-Dried Flowers And Grasses - Duchess Of Oldenburgh Apple
Dried Flowers And Grasses Recently, while visiting a lady friend, who has great skill and taste in drying and displaying flowers and grasses, both in bo-quets and on paper, we were reminded of how li...
-Duchess Of Sutherland - Due D'Orleans
Duchess Of Sutherland A beautiful bright rose; a noble flower; spike close and habit free. Duchesse D'Angouleme Not satisfactory, on the pear stock; but good on the quince. It is a noble looking, g...
-Due De Malakoff - Dwarf Juneberry
Due De Malakoff A new and elegant variety, producing fine strong racemes of flowers of a light yellow ground beautifully marked with deep orange and soft carmine. Duke Of Cambridge Bright, vivid ro...
-The Dwarf Lupin - Lupinus Nanus - Dwarfing Apples
The Dwarf Lupin - Lupinus Nanus The Dwarf Lupin is a very pretty plant, with blue or purple flowers, intermingled with a tint of rose-color and white. Its leaves are cut so as to resemble expanded fi...
-Dwarfing Pears - Early Coloring Of Grapes
Dwarfing Pears R. H. Tubbs, Kingston, Pa., writes us: I am trying to dwarf the pear on the Juneberry. Thus far it promises well, one tree having borne a fine crop the fourth year from the bud. Its a...
-Early Dwarf - Early Purple Guigne
Early Dwarf Earliest. Height, two feet. Pods, abort but full. Productions, most desirable. Early Flowering Chrysanthemum Hendersoni This proves to be a real acquisition to our list of Pompones. It ...
-Early Rose In England - The Early Tillotson Peach
Early Rose In England Thos. Rivers, the well-known English nurseryman, writes to the London Journal of Horticulture that he considers the Early Rose potato as raised in that country, watery, nasty a...
-Early Vanack - Eastern Arbor Vitaes (Biota Orient Alls)
Early Vanack This sort does not head as firm as most others, but is very sweet and delicious, and has also the good property of being fit for use whilst quite young.' Plant two feet by eighteen inche...
-Eastern Farmer - Editorial Notice. Vegetable And Flower Seeds
Eastern Farmer This is a new weekly, which has just made its appearance at our table. It is published at Ellsworth, Maine, by Messrs. Wasson and Moor. Samuel Wesson, Editor. Price $ 1 per annum. ...
-A Edmond Bossieu - The Egyptian Beet
A Edmond Bossieu Color white, beautifully veined with lilac; a remarkably free bloomer, and fine habit. A Edoward Otto Bright rose; center white, with lilac veins (very fine). Effect Of Coal Gas O...
-Eichornia Tricolor (Three-Colored Eickornia) - Emile De Heyst
Eichornia Tricolor (Three-Colored Eickornia) It has also been called Pon-tederia tricolor. A Brazilian aquatic plant. Its flowers are purple, blue, and white - Ibid., t. 5020. The Elder As A Hedge F...
-Emily - English Wine
Emily Described by some nurserymen as a white grape, which it is not, being red like Catawba; had no taste of it yet, but know it to be one of the most vigorous of growers, I have vines, struck in th...
-Enormous Shipment Of Strawberries - Epipogon Gmelini
Enormous Shipment Of Strawberries The total amount of shipments of strawberries from the Delaware Peninsula to market during the spring season of 1874, amounted to no less than 665 car loads, or 5,28...
-Ereata - Espalier Railing
Ereata On page 34, the Alexander Pear, M. Calvin, Esq., should read Mr. Calvin Ely; and two years ago should read twenty. Eriobotrya Japonica, Loquat A small tree, with large foliage, nearly equal ...
-Essays And On Establishing Synonyms Of Fruits - The Eupatorium As A Garden Flower
Essays And On Establishing Synonyms Of Fruits Dr. E. Emmons, Albany, chairman. Amos Briggs, Schaghticoke; Sanford Howard, Albany: John H. Willard, Troy; A. T. Richards, West Troy. Vegetables R. F. ...
-The Eureka Grape - Everbearing Mulberries
The Eureka Grape A committee have in hand Mr. Prince's Eureka grape, and will report upon it in due time. We have teen it, but do not with to anticipate the report of the Committee. The European We...
-Everbearing Raspberries - The Everlasting Rabbit
Everbearing Raspberries Mr. Flagg of the Prairie Farmer, says that the only everbearing raspberry he ever saw that proved profitable, is the Ohio Everbearing, heavily manured. Evergreen Hedges A Fr...
-Every Woman Her Own Flower Gardener - Exhibition Of Gladioli
Every Woman Her Own Flower Gardener A charming little book on Flowers and Out-door Work for Ladies, has been written by Daisy Eyebright, and the manuscript placed in our hands for publication. The ...
-Exhibition Of The American Institute - An Extraordinary Pear Tree
Exhibition Of The American Institute Not having had a public fair this year, the Institute has determined to hold an exhibition at its rooms in the second week of February next. It will be confined t...
-Extraordinary Produce Of An Apricot-Treb In Guernsey - F. W. Woodward, Esq
Extraordinary Produce Of An Apricot-Treb In Guernsey An apricot-tree, belonging to Mrs. Allez, of Hauteville, has for many years past given a produce which would be incredible if the fact were not no...
-Fabulous Cranberry Crop - Fair Of The State Agricultural Society
Fabulous Cranberry Crop The Maine Farmer is responsible for the following: Mr. Clark Stanley, of Porter, has raised a crop of cranberries this year that excels anything of the kind that we have ever ...
-A Fairy Spot - Fall Setting Of Small Fruits
A Fairy Spot A small quiet nook nestled among trees, and carpeted with green around. And there a brook should murmur, with a voice of out-door happiness, and a little garden brimming over with flower...
-Fall Tree Planting - The Farley Blackberry
Fall Tree Planting The earlier in autumn that tree planting is performed the better, provided the wood has matured. It is not requisite that the leaf has fallen; but in transplanting, the leaf should...
-The Farm - The Farmer's Companion
The Farm A Pocket Manual of Practical Agriculture ; or How to Cultivate all the Field Crops. Embracing an Exposition of the Nature and Action of Soils and Manures; the Principles of Rotation in Cropp...
-The Farmer's Instructor - Felten's Improved Albany Seedling
The Farmer's Instructor Consisting of Essays, Practical Directions, and Hints for the Management of the Farm and the Garden. By the late Judge BuEl. 2 vols. 18mo, Half Sheep, - - - - 1 00. Farmer's ...
-Ferneries - Ficus Purcellii
Ferneries In planting ferns of all kinds, it is well to remember that they do best in coarse-grained, not sifted, soil, except, perhaps, for seedlings which are being started under glass. A very tast...
-Fieldia Australia - A Fine Country Seat
Fieldia Australia A straggling greenhouse shrub, with opposite ovate-lanceolate acuminate leaves, and pendulous pale greenish-yellow tubular flowers for their axils. Australia. Fifth Be prepared fo...
-A Fine Gingko Tree - A Fine Rose Hedge
A Fine Gingko Tree In the Botanical Garden, at Pisa, Italy, is a Gingko tree, Salisburia adiantifolia, which has attained the height of nearly ninety feet,' and at three feet from the ground is nine ...
-A Fine White Rose - First Annual Rbport Of The Secretary Of The Massachusetts Board Of Agriculture
A Fine White Rose Madam Plantier is one of the best of the new white roses. It is a profuse bloomer, has fine foliage, and the plant is represented as being as hardy as a common brier. Fire We si...
-A First Class Premium - Flavor Of Wine
A First Class Premium New subscribers to the 17th volume, 1862, sending $5 in advance, will receive by express the volumes for 1860 and 1861, handsomely bound in cloth. These commence with the editor...
-Fleming's Hybrid Cashmere Melon - Floral Vases
Fleming's Hybrid Cashmere Melon Seeds of this are advertised by Mr. B. Glendin-ning, of Chiswick. It carried off the first prize last summer at Chiswick, and is probably* the best Melon known. Wake'...
-Florence Strawberry - Flower Growing In Olden Times
Florence Strawberry Mr. Fuller thinks this is so nearly like its paren 'Wilson,' that I do not think it should be disseminated as a distinct variety. Florida Articles We have on hand numerous ot...
-Flower In California - Flowers And Bulbs
Flower In California We are favored with the following from the correspondence of a lady who is visiting at Vallejo, near San Francisco: I have been over to the United States navy yard. It seemed l...
-Flowers From Seed - Flowers In Sand
Flowers From Seed A writer in the Rural New-Yorker obtains the best and earliest plants from the seed accidentally scattered on the ground from the plants of the previous year's growth, taking care n...
-Flowers In Windows - Food For Grape-Verbs
Flowers In Windows There are no surer tests of a happy home within, than the flower-decorated window and neatly-kept garden; and there is no occupation for the leisure hours more calculated to keep i...
-Food For Travellers - Foreign Seeds And Roots
Food For Travellers Wholesome water, and wholesome, fresh fruits, are not to be obtained by the traveller, in the largest part of the United States. Bacon, fat, and salt, is the stock article of die...
-Forest Leaves - Fountain For A Conservatory
Forest Leaves Forest leaves are invaluable to every gardener and horticulturist. They act not only as a mulch for growing plants, but are capital for incorporation in the manure heap. If decomposed b...
-Four Bengal Or Daily - Fraud In Fruit-Trees - Correction
Four Bengal Or Daily 1. Pink Daily, 2. Agrippina, 3. Cels, 4. Lady Wdrrender. Four Best Evergreens For Cemetries In the March number of the Horticulturist you have answered your Illinois corresp...
-A Freak Of Fashion - French Vegetables
A Freak Of Fashion One of our fair American ladies has been indulging in a quiet, yet curious way of humbugging fashionable visitors. She has an orange plant in her parlor, which bears neither bud or...
-French, Braintree, Mass., Grapes - Diana, Catawba And Isabella - Frontispiece - An Old House Newly Modelled
French, Braintree, Mass., Grapes - Diana, Catawba And Isabella An interesting report from the committee on fruits, of articles shown to them since the last stated meeting was then read. The chair sta...
-Frontispiece - Rural Church - Fruit At Philadelphia
Frontispiece - Rural Church Pursuing our intention of occasionally presenting sketches and hints for the improvement of our county church architecture, we give, this month, a view from an English Jou...
-Fruit Catalogue Of The American Pomological Society - The Fruit In Rochester
Fruit Catalogue Of The American Pomological Society We have been favored, promptly, with the Transactions of the American Porno-logical Society, at its session in Philadelphia in September last. It m...
-Fruit In Southern Virginia - The Fruit Prospect, In Western Iowa
Fruit In Southern Virginia A writer says: Peaches grow almost spontaneously, and ripen from June till October. Pears grow and yield abundantly. All kinds of grapes which have been tried, thrive, but...
-Fruit Prospects In Oregon - Fruit-Gathering Instrument
Fruit Prospects In Oregon The Williametie Farmer, of Oregon, says: The fruit crop this season will be light, many orchards hardly bearing enough for family use. In many localities the frost has been...
-Fruit-Growers' Association of Wisconsin - Fruits From Seed
Fruit-Growers' Association of Wisconsin We are indebted to Secretary Willey for the Report of this Association for the year 1859. It is a carefully prepared document, containing a large amount of use...
-Fruits Of The Crimea - Fuchsia Treatment In Autumn
Fruits Of The Crimea New apples, of extraordinary excellence, have been discovered in the Crimea, which will, no doubt, find their way to Europe and America. . Pallas speaks of one called Sinap Alma,...
-Fuchsia, Gloire De Neisse, (Rothers) - Fungus. American Writings Going Abroad
Fuchsia, Gloire De Neisse, (Rothers) A great novelty from Germany. This will prove one of the most attractive additions to any collection. A free and robust grower, and apparently a very free bloomer...
-G. C. Thorbubn's New Plants - Garden Chairs
G. C. Thorbubn's New Plants We noticed the spring Catalogue for 1856, issued by Mr. G. C. Thorburn, of Newark, N. J., lately, and had the pleasure of unpacking a box of his varieties, the. other day,...
-The Garden City Of Europe - Garden Topics. A Good List Of Homes
The Garden City Of Europe Although Americans are apt to boast at many signs and facts of superiority over Europeans, yet in the seed trade there must be a very large allowance of prudence in statemen...
-Garden Wheelbarrow - Gardenia Radicans, Var. Major
Garden Wheelbarrow This is one of the tools. But, when you get it, be careful that it is not a gimcrack affair, to be made over again by your own village blacksmith the first time you use it. One-hal...
-Gardening For The South - Gardens For Children
Gardening For The South Mr. William N. White, of Athens, Georgia, one of the esteemed correspondents of the Horticulturist, has written, and C. M. Saxton & Co., of New York, have published, a very cl...
-Gardenta Landrethii - Gathering The Vintage
Gardenta Landrethii In looking over the list of articles in the Horticulturist, exhibited at the meeting of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in July last, I find it stated that a flower of Gard...
-Gaultheria Discolor - General Washington
Gaultheria Discolor A small hardy Ericaceous shrub, with obovate-lanceolate leaves, longitudinally ribbed and silvery beneath, and short axillary racemes of white pitcher-shaped flowers, with small p...
-Generous Plea For Old-Maidism - George Penbody, Thuja Occidental Lutea
Generous Plea For Old-Maidism Your Pink of Perfection is always considered by judges the best single. - Punch. Generous Price For Fruit Two splendid Oregon Pippins, weighing two and a-half and two ...
-Georgia Hortlicultural Society - Germinaton Of Seeds
Georgia Hortlicultural Society A new society with this title has been organized and holds its sessions at Atlanta, Ga. At its meeting this fall, the members filled two tables, each 100 feet long, wit...
-Ghisbornr's Early - Gigantic Strawberries
Ghisbornr's Early This handsome early variety we received from England. It is of medium size, oval, with a distinct suture, and one side enlarged. Stalk - short, and rather deeply inserted. Skin - gr...
-Gigantic Trees - Gishurst's Compound For Destroying Insects
Gigantic Trees Prof. Gray stated in substance, in a late address, in speaking of the Sequoia of California, that the largest of these trees cannot much overdate the Christian era - that other trees i...
-Giving Credit - Gladiolus For Small Gardens
Giving Credit We like to give credit to all periodicals when we can. To all our American periodicals and agricultural journals we are exceedingly particular, but there are many paragraphs which appea...
-Glass Labels - Glover's Models Of Fruits
Glass Labels These are now made of glass, for sticking into the soil after having the name of the plant inscribed upon them by means ot a diamond pencil. The dark color of the soil acts as a back-gro...
-Gloxinia Erecta, Alice Louisa - Golden Sweet
Gloxinia Erecta, Alice Louisa A very ornamental variety of the erect flowering gloxinia. Centre of tube pure white, with circle of bright crimson extending three parts of the way up the sepals. Glox...
-Goliath - A Good Wash For Fruit-Trees
Goliath An extra strong growing variety; the flowers, when first opened, are of a brilliant carmine, gradually changing to orange red, frequently mottled with very soft rose. Good Bedding-Out Plants...
-Goodale - Gordon's Flowering Currant
Goodale A native of Saco, Maine, appears as hardy as a Norway Pine and appears to be in every way desirable. Fruit large, handsome, and of very good quality; tree a strong, sturdy, leafy-twigged grow...
-Of Gothic Construction - Gradual And Successful Progress In Planting
Of Gothic Construction In every arch, whether a segment of a circle, an ellipsis, or in the pointed arches, called Gothic, there is a great lateral pressure. This constitutes the leading principle of...
-Grafts - Grafting The Peach
Grafts Ibid. Nurserymen usually send grafts of rare fruits, at the price of a tree for a dozen grafts: more common sorts at much lower rates by the quanlity. John Jon es. - The grafts of the grape-vi...
-Grafting-Wax - The Grape Crop About Cincinnati
Grafting-Wax We have received a sample of Grafting-Wax from F. Trowbridge & Co., New Haven. Conn. It is a great convenience to have ready made for use a good article of this kind, one that can be rea...
-Grape Culture In Connecticut - Grape Phylloxera
Grape Culture In Connecticut There is an association in Connecticut for promoting the culture of the Grape. At the convention, held a few days ago, it was stated that 50,000 gallons of wine were made...
-Grape Rot - Grapes At Tiie South
Grape Rot This dreaded disease has made its appearance here, being confined, so far as we have observed, to the Catawba and Isabella, but mostly to the former. We know of no remedy, but think it advi...
-Grapes In City Yards - Grapes In The West
Grapes In City Yards Good; here you have multum in parvo. Our friend literally revels within the shade of his own vines while eating of their delicious fruits. Your city readers and owners of small l...
-Grapes. A Subscriber - Grben-Fly
Grapes. A Subscriber Your number one is the Cape; number two is the Concord, over-ripe, but the best of the lot, and best we have ever seen; number three is Hyde's Eliza, a seedling of the Isabella, ...
-The Great Discovert In Vegetation" - Great Results
The Great Discovert In Vegetation All our readers may not have heard of Mr. Russell Com stock, and the fundamental secret of vegetable growth, which he claims to have discovered. As he is now before...
-Great Yield - Green Lanes
Great Yield An example of an enormous yield in a pear-tree in Devonshire, is thus mentioned in the Cottage Gardener - the kind was the Windsor: The branches of the tree commenced at seven feet from ...
-Green Peas From Charleston - Greenhouse Aquatic Plants (Writable For A Small Tank)
Green Peas From Charleston The steamship Southerner, Capt Foster, has arrived at this port from Charleston. Among her freight, which consisted principally of Cotton and Rice, were one hundred barrels...
-Greenhouse Climbers - Greer Houses
Greenhouse Climbers I grow, for the sake of their foliage, Cissus discolor, Vitis gongyloides and Batatis paniculata. The vitis has a novel, tropical appearance and sends out slender, aerial roots, ...
-Grouping Of Plants - Growing Asparagus
Grouping Of Plants There is no way in which the deadening formalism of our gardens may be more effectually destroyed than by the system of naturally grouping hardy plants. It may afford most p...
-Growing Crunberries - Guano Liquid Manure
Growing Crunberries A subscriber having asked us what were the cost and profits of Cranberry culture! We answer him as follows: 1. A good cranberry marsh must be made out of boggy plenty land; sand ...
-Guarana, A Special Vegetable Remedy - Gymnogramtna Decomposita
Guarana, A Special Vegetable Remedy The value of Guarana, as a vegetable remedy for nervous headache, is thus vouched for by a correspondent of The Cultivator. Guarana, made from the bruised and roa...
-Gynerium Argenteum - Habrothamnus Aurantiacus. Regel
Gynerium Argenteum I have seen a plant of this magnificent grass growing on the banks of the Dargle river, which blossomed this season, throwing up 47 stems not less than 20 feet high; the plant meas...
-Hale's Early - Halstead's Patent Hoe
Hale's Early This peach is the first to ripen. The fruit is of medium size, nearly round, skin mottled red, flesh white, juicy, and high flavored, but rots badly. Half Hardy And Tender Rhododendrons...
-Hamburgh And Muscat Grapes - A Handsome Peach Orchard
Hamburgh And Muscat Grapes We have to thank Mr. Mullen, gardener to B. H. Winslow, Esq., for very large and splendid bunches of Black Hamburgh and Muscat of Alexandria Grapes. The Muscats were beauti...
-Hanging Evergreens For Winter - Hardiness Of The Primula Japonica
Hanging Evergreens For Winter Some of the simplest and yet most beautiful embellishments for winter window decorations have been pots of the English Ivy (Hedera). The plants should be grown in pots i...
-Hardy Apples In Minnesota - Hardy Herbaceous Annuals
Hardy Apples In Minnesota In the transactions of the Hennepin County Horticultural Society, Minnesota, Peter M. Gideon, Esq., gives as his experience (and which is apparently concurred in by the Soci...
-Hardy Ornamental Trees - Hartford County (Conn.), Horticultural Society
Hardy Ornamental Trees Mr. J. B. Garber, of Columbia, Pa., says that in his locality, last winter, where every species of vine, tree, and shrub suffered severely from frost and cold, some trees broug...
-Hartford County Hortiocltural Society - Hawthorns For Ornament
Hartford County Hortiocltural Society The following are the officers for the ensuing year: President - William W. Turner. Vice-Presidents - Dr. G. W. Russell, Dr. J. S. Butler, H. W. Terry, Hartford;...
-Health And Disease - Heat And Ventilation Of Houses
Health And Disease Showing how health may be preserved, and how many before attaints may be safely and permanently cured, without risk or expense, by a proper use of food, warmth, air, exercise, and ...
-Heat Front Below - Hebeclinium Janthinum
Heat Front Below The Scientific American says, that in the Garden of Plants in Paris, houses are heated by water obtained from an artesian well 1800 feet deep, which at that depth has a temperature o...
-Hedges Or Old - Henri Van Mons
Hedges Or Old Homer says in his Odyssey, that when Ulyssus returned from Troy to his father Laertes, after many years absence, the good old man had sent his servants into the woods to gather young th...
-Herbaceous Plants - Hick's Apple - Dorsoris Pear
Herbaceous Plants Hardy herbaceous plants should be transplanted as early as the ground can be worked freely. After planting, cover the crowns with an inch or two of leaf mold or chip dirt, as it wil...
-Hickory - Hine Grape
Hickory The Indians (of Florida) hold in great esteem all kinds of sweet hickory-nmta. They crack the nuts, and beat them in mortars; then boil in water, and save the oil. But the most favorite dish ...
-Hints - Hoe With The Rake
Hints The moat hardy plants should be at once removed to summer quarters, out of doors, if not already done; if these plants remain inside too late in the season, it induces a weak growth, which is s...
-Hogg &. Co.'s Nursery, New-York - Honor To Whom Honor Is Due
Hogg &. Co.'s Nursery, New-York We visited this establishment the past month, and were gratified to And it maintaining its deserved reputation. The general appearance of the stock of greenhouse and f...
-Hooker - Horizontal
Hooker Bed eyed Echinocactus, (Bot. Mag. t. 4480) - Nat. Ord., Cactaceae Cactae.- A green-house succulent plant of sub-columnar form, six inches (or more) high, longitudinally divided into eig...
-Horse Shoe In A Tree - Horticultural Novelties
Horse Shoe In A Tree Whilst cutting a piece of oak a few weeks ago, in the timber yard of Mr. Thos. Wallis, at South Shields, England, some workmen found a horse shoe . embedded in the heart of the w...
-Horticultural Picnic At Cincinnati - Horticultural Society
Horticultural Picnic At Cincinnati We have received a very polite invitation to be present at the Horticultural Gathering at Mr. Buchanan's, for which he and his associates will please accept our sin...
-Horticultural Society For The Valley Of Lake Champlain - The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art
Horticultural Society For The Valley Of Lake Champlain At a convention held at Burlington last month, a Horticultural Society for the valley of Lake Champlain, was organized, and the following office...
-The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste. Vol. XVII 1862 - Hoteia (Spirma) Japonica
The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste. Vol. XVII 1862 ESTABLISHED BY A. J. DOWNING IN 1846. PETER B. MEAD AND GEORGE E. WOODWARD, EDITORs AND PROPRIETORS, NEW YORK. A Monthly...
-House -Top Gardens - How Io Cook Mushrooms
House -Top Gardens Chicago has always been a little envious of the hanging gardens described in Babylon of old, and is now practicing on growing trees in the air. A large building, divided into flat...
-How It Is Done - How The Doctors "Dew" Disagree
How It Is Done In answer to my inquiry, how such handsome pear trees were produced, I was told by the proprietor, that the secret of his success consisted of four requisites: 1st. Suitable soil - goo...
-How The Leaves Of The Grape-Vine Affect The "Ripening Of Fruit - How To Grow The Verbena
How The Leaves Of The Grape-Vine Affect The Ripening Of Fruit A practical grape grower in his letter to the Country Gentleman, says, that he observed that when the leaves of the vines were scant, th...
-How To Keep Geraniums Over The Winter - How To Remit
How To Keep Geraniums Over The Winter Take them up on a dry day. Knock all the mould off their roots. Shorten them down to two or three joints. Lay them in the sun for a few hours if you can. Mind th...
-How To Start A Nursery - How Trees Help
How To Start A Nursery W. F. Heikes of Dayton, O., has published a practical little treatise of twelve pages, with the above title. It appears to be very suitable to any one intending to enter into t...
-Hoya Carnosa - Humbugs
Hoya Carnosa I beg to send you a report of a small plant of Hoya carnosa, Which has flowered three times with me this summer, each time having from thirty to forty trusses of bloom. I have counted t...
-Hungarian Grass - Hybrid Perpetuals Roses, Select List
Hungarian Grass The Bottom Cultivator says of the Hungarian grass: Hon. A. B-Dickinson writes to the Country Gentleman, that the Hungarian grass of last year, and the Honey-blade grass of this year,...
-Hybrid Raspberry Norwood - The Hydraulic Rom
Hybrid Raspberry Norwood This new sort has been introduced by Messrs. Hovey & Co., of Cambridge, Mass., who speak of it as follows: This is an entirely new variety of the raspberry, quite unlike an...
-The Hydropult - II. Yucca Filamentosa, Or Adam's Thread
The Hydropult One of our correspondents, it will be seen, objects to the expense of a garden engine in the application of Mr. Veitch's remedy for the slug. This objection can be measurably met by ...
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III. The Slender Deutzia (Deutzia Gracalis.) - Those of our readers already in possession of that charming hardy shrub, the Deutzia Scabra, will welcome with pleasure a new, equally beautiful, and mo...
-Illicium Variegatum - Illonois Horticultural Society
Illicium Variegatum A neat-looking plant, probably referrible to I. anisatum. It had gray marble leaves, slightly edged with white, and was commended as a pretty variegated shrub. Illinois A corres...
-Illustrated Journal Of Agriculture - An Immense Bouquet
Illustrated Journal Of Agriculture This is an old candidate under a new name. The Journal of Agriculture, published weekly, by R. P. Studley & Co., of St. Louis, has been purchased by Wol-cott & Marm...
-An Immense Rose Show - Importaeditorial Excursion
An Immense Rose Show At a recent rose show in Sydenham, England, there was on exhibition a continuous line of boxes, twelve miles long, each containing forty roses on exhibition. Immense Sale The s...
-Important - Improvement In Southern Fruits
Important His Majesty, the Emperor of France, has graciously expressed his consent to the proposal that he should be elected an honorary member of the Royal Agricultural Society Of England, and a d...
-The Improvement Of Gardeners - Indiana Farmer
The Improvement Of Gardeners There is nothing like association for improvement in anything worth improvement at all. The great difficulty in the way of association in this. line, is the jealousies an...
-Indigo - Inquiries About The Mass. White Grape
Indigo Under English rule, in the State, this was a favorite, successful and profitable crop, and we can see no reason why it should not again be cultivated; more especially as we imported in the yea...
-An Insect Show - Insects On The Vine
An Insect Show Paris is also to have an Insect Show this month at the Luxembourg. The exhibition will contain noxious and useful insectivora, will show the productions of the latter, and specimens ...
-Inside Protection For Hot - Bed Frames - Intermixture Of Seeds
Inside Protection For Hot - Bed Frames All gardeners make use of some covering over the glass as a protection to plants during cold nights and days in spring. We have to suggest the nailing of a str...
-The Ion Grape - Iowa Horticultural Report
The Ion* Grape F. R. Elliot writes to the Rural New Yorker that the Iona is not a success as a vineyard grape; that it is a decided failure. It succeeds in some localities occasionally, and is a good...
-Iowa Horticultural Report, 1870 - Iponuea Leptophylla
Iowa Horticultural Report, 1870 Contains 140 pages, with following list of topics: Fruit Reports from District Committees; Care of Orchards, by H. C. Raymond; Early Richmond Cherry, by J. L. Budd; Io...
-Iponuea Mortonii - Is Spring Or Fall Planting Preferable On Dry Soil?
Iponuea Mortonii A new and valuable climber or creeper, well suited either for climbing or trellis work, or drooping over the sides of baskets or vases; flower pinkish-lilac, grows upward of twenty f...
-Is The Kalmia Poisonous? - The Israelites To Pass Over
Is The Kalmia Poisonous? I hope not; although I have often heard that both sheep and neat cattle have died after eating their leaves. I think, with Nuttall and yourself, Mr. Editor, it is more probab...
-The Israella Grape - Ives Seedling
The Israella Grape For Southern latitudes, we esteem this the most valuable of early black grapes. It ripens as early with us as the Hartford or lves, and, as an eating grape, is infinitely better in...
-Ives' Seedling Grape - Japan Pear
Ives' Seedling Grape A good illustration. I have seen larger bunches, but as a rule, I think they range below rather than above this representation. Ixias Thomas M. Ixias are from the Cape of Good ...
-Japan Quince (Pyrus Japonica) - Jbriggs' Colored Chromo
Japan Quince (Pyrus Japonica) This beautiful plant grows very readily from cuttings, and forms a superb hedge. Mr. Reid exhibits about four hundred feet of it in the highest perfection, a portion of ...
-Jefferson - The Journal Of The New York State Agricultural Society
Jefferson As a market fruit and for baking, stewing or preserving, there is no variety superior to this comparatively unknown sort. The tree is a strong grower, and bears early and surely, rarely or ...
-The Journal Of The New York State Agricultural Society For December, 1861 - June, 1873. Horticultural Notes
The Journal Of The New York State Agricultural Society For December, 1861 Mount Hope Nurseries, Rochester, N. Y., Ellwanger & Barry's wholesale Catalogue or Trade List of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, ...
-Juniperus Communis - Common Juniper - Kansas Fruits
Juniperus Communis - Common Juniper No plant that I am familiar with, presents so beautiful a play of light and shade in its foliage as this. It is a fine contrast to some of the deeper-foliaged ever...
-Kansas Horticultural Society - Keeping Sweet Potatoes
Kansas Horticultural Society The friends of pomology met at Lawrence, Dec. 11, 1867, and organized under the name of the Kansas Horticultural Society, and adopted a constitution and by-laws. Officers...
-Keim Apple - Kew Double Fuchsia - Champion Of The World
Keim Apple Size, below medium, 2 inches long by 2| broad; form, roundish, inclining to conical; skin, fair, pale yellow, waxen; stem, long, slender, 1 inch long by 1/13 thick, inserted in a wide, mod...
-The Kew Grass - Killing Trees With Salt
The Kew Grass The following Memorandum, says the Cottage Gardener, sets all speculations about the new Grass at rest; it is taken from De Candolle's Prodromus: - Killing Cut Worms St. Joseph, M...
-The King Of Strawberries - Kirtland Pear
The King Of Strawberries A strawberry grower, of Worcester, Mass., compares the Wilson strawberry to the Bartlett among pears and the Concord among grapes, Nicanor too soft, Downer's Prolific for a n...
-Kirtland's Mary Cherry - Kniphofia Uvaria (Saw-Edged-Leaved Kniphofia)
Kirtland's Mary Cherry During the Cherry season, I discovered that a graft labelled Kirt-land's Mary proved by its fruit to be the Elton. From it have been distributed, during the lost two years, gra...
-Kniphofia, Ortritoma Uvaria - Lachenalia Aurea. Nat. Ord. Asphodeleae
Kniphofia, Ortritoma Uvaria Dear Sir, - With this I send you a cut specimen of this plant, which has been so much praised in the English journals. I think you will say that the special premium awarde...
-The Ladies - Laelia Praestans
The Ladies It used to be said that ladies were those pinks, carnations, roses, and tulips, that required the protection of a bonnet! Where are all these beauties of the streets; the bonnet part, at...
-Lamentable Ignorance - Landscape Gardening On A Large Scale
Lamentable Ignorance S. B. Parsons, in his address before the New York Rural Club, said, he had known an intelligent city lawyer call a dahlia a rose. John J. Thomas, says, as an offset to this, that...
-Lane County Agricultural Society, Oregon - Large Bed Prool, Or Bigarreau De Prool. A Grot Fruit
Lane County Agricultural Society, Oregon President, A. A. Smith; Vice-Presidents, J. Southwell, W. S. Brock, N. G. Coleman, and M. Wilkins; Recording Secretary, S. Ellsworth; Corresponding Secretary,...
-Large Black Bigarreau - Large Duchess Pears
Large Black Bigarreau In your work on Fruits and Fruit-Trees of America, in describing the Large New Black Bigarreau, you attach a note, mentioning that it is the same as the Black Tartarian, in a fo...
-Large Dwarf Marrowfat - A Larger Apple
Large Dwarf Marrowfat Pour feet. Side by side with Champion of England. Two weeks later. Large Early York A variety known among growers by many names, among which are New Rareripe, Honest John, Wal...
-The Largest Dessert Pear - The Last Number For 1862
The Largest Dessert Pear Sure enough; and so much the worse. Here is a great, overgrown, coarse, spongy fruit, with not a quarter the virtues in taste of one only half its size, of the same kind. If ...
-Lastly - Late Growths
Lastly To preserve the frequent occurrence of open lawns, in order to relieve and heighten the effect of the plantings; neglect of this will destroy-all that the plan proposes to accomplish. [Mr. Sa...
-The Late Professor Adrien De Jussieu - Laurel-Leaved Willow
The Late Professor Adrien De Jussieu Advices from Paris mention the decease of this distinguished botanist, upon whom the mantle of his great ancestors may be said to have fallen. Among the most cons...
-The Law Of Slopes! - Layering Roses
The Law Of Slopes! The following is worthy of being stored in the memory: In France, the high roads must not exceed 4 46' by law; in England 4, or one foot rise in thirty-five. A slope of 1...
-Le Baron - Lena Rivers
Le Baron Mr. Walker: First rate here and in England; large size; good flavor, prolific. Mr. Prince: Highest flavored large strawberry in existence. Le Toussin A new variety of great merit; flowers ...
-Length Of Thread In Silk Worm Cocoons - The Lesson Of The Garden
Length Of Thread In Silk Worm Cocoons According to the statement of C. V. Riley, St. Louis, the length of the thread in the cocoon of a mulberry silk worm is generally 1,000 yards, and a mile of it w...
-Let Hene Sit Where Thby Choose - Life Of Dr Adam Clarke
Let Hene Sit Where Thby Choose I have long been a keeper of poultry, and an observer of their habits; and I have arrived at the conclusion, thaT hens are most prolific when left to their natural inst...
-Life Of North American Insects - Lilium Fortuneii
Life Of North American Insects With numerous Illustrations drawn from Specimens in the Cabinet of the Author. By Professor Jacobs, assisted by H. C. Preston, M. D. 12mo, Muslin, - - 1 25. Liftodacty...
-Lilium Lancifolium - Lillies
Lilium Lancifolium Edward Smith. - You should let your pots of the Japan Lilies stand quite dry until the end of December. Then pot them, for they begin to grow at the root about that time. They do n...
-The Lily Family - Lime For -Peach-Trees
The Lily Family Of the lily family, its grandeur for the present season is gone, and the bulbs are now being dug up, dried, and assorted for market. The smaller bulbs will be replanted in a few weeks...
-Lime For Tour Fruit Tress - Liquid Manure For Strawberries
Lime For Tour Fruit Tress It is a good plan for all fruit growers to apply lime freely in their orchards every two or three years. A half bushel to each tree, or 100 bushels broadcast, per acre, will...
-List Of Apples - List Of Peaches
List Of Apples One of our correspondents asks us to name a list of apples that as a rule may be generally relied upon in most of the Northwest. Just at this time it is a difficult task to name over...
-List Of Shrubs And Plants That Succeed In The Shade - Lllium Auratum Rubrum Vltatum
List Of Shrubs And Plants That Succeed In The Shade Rhododendrons and Kalmias, The Belgian Azaleas, The Hollies, Hemlock, Aucuba Japonica, Dwarf Horsechestnut, Box-Trees, Stuartia's, Yews, A...
-Lobelia Trigonocaulis - Longevity
Lobelia Trigonocaulis A handsome decumbent half hardy or greenhouse perennial, having laciniate subpinnatifid leaves and large axillary flowers, blue with a white centre, resembling those of L. ramos...
-A Longiflora Major - Louis E. Berckmans
A Longiflora Major The finest blue in cultivation; a superb variety. The Lonibardy Poplar Rather sensible in Mr. Allen. I hope he has the courage to practise what he so well preaches, by planting t...
-Louis Philippe - Love Of Flowers
Louis Philippe Of all the sour cherries, were I restricted to one, this would be my choice. The tree is upright, spreading, growing to a large tree as it acquires age, open and regular in form; of ha...
-Low Headed Trees - Lygodium Flexuosum
Low Headed Trees The tide of favorable opinion for heading fruit trees low for orchard culture, is now experiencing a revulsion. Orchardists, who cultivate their orchards, and are in the habit of plo...
-Lyman - Macleania Cordata
Lyman Mr. Walker: Trees are partially winter-killed in Massachusetts, and is a bad grower - fruit A No. 1 in summer. Mr. Wilder: Not good in flavor. Mr. Berckmans: Strike it out of list as promising ...
-The Maclura - Magnitude Of The Evergreen Trade
The Maclura A valued correspondent calls our attention to an article that has had some currency in the West, respecting a change of name for the Maclura. The writer, who is a large cultivator of this...
-Magnitude Of The Strawberry Business - Maiden's Blush
Magnitude Of The Strawberry Business Very few know how many strawberries are sent to our large Eastern markets. We are able to give approximate estimates of the yield for this season. Norfolk, Va., ...
-Maimie, New Winter-Flowering Carnation - Malic Acid
Maimie, New Winter-Flowering Carnation Habit neat and compact, attaining only from twelve to fifteen inches in height when in bloom. Flowers of purest white, and borne in great profusion. Maincata ...
-Malta Cabbage Or Drumhead - Management Or Vineries
Malta Cabbage Or Drumhead Large, close head, leaves whitish green; tender, crisp, and sweet flavored. A fine Lettuce for spring and fall use. Mamelone' This is a somewhat remarkable Plum, from its ...
-The Mango - Manuring Fruit-Trees In The Fall
The Mango The famous Mango, considered the finest fruit of the tropics, resembles a pear so closely that almost every one would say they were pears, if brought to our market. They are about two and a...
-Manuring Trees - Maria Louise
Manuring Trees Too many, in applying manure to their fruit-trees, forget the position of the roots, and apply within a foot or so of the body. If they were to carefully remove the soil, they would fi...
-Marie Lefebvre - Market Gardens Near London
Marie Lefebvre Flower from six to seven inches in diameter, color delicate blush white, with a broad purplish lilac, longitudinal band in the center of each petal, colors well defined, very fragrant....
-Market Value Of Cherries - Marly History Of The Tomato In America
Market Value Of Cherries A greater number of varieties of cherries have been noticed in our market this season than usual. The first cherries that arrived from the South were the May Dukes, from Dela...
-Marly Peas - Massachusetts Horticultural Society. October 7
Marly Peas An experience of several years finds our mind completely satisfied with but one variety as an early pea, and that is the Landreth Extra Early. Nothing can as yet equal it in earliness, pro...
-Mathews' Curculio Remedy - May Beetles And Rose Chafer - How To Get Mid Of Them
Mathews' Curculio Remedy (P. B. W., Picton, C. W.) What has become of Mathews' curculio remedy? Why don't the committee report? Can't guess - probably because it is a secret remedy. (Hyacinth Bulb...
-Mcavoy's Superior Strawbery - Me. Downing
Mcavoy's Superior Strawbery The Pennsylvania Farm Journal published some time ago a drawing of this variety quite different from ours - much longer. A correspondent of the Journal alludes to this, an...
-Mead's Seedling - Meister Apple
Mead's Seedling Although some years before the public, this variety has not received much favor, and perhaps in light soil it is deficient; but under high culture it is a good grower, with a quite ha...
-Melinda - Mercantile Biography
Melinda Notwithstanding the outcry against the right of search, we adhere to the doctrine in its full sense, in horticulture. All have the right of search, and it is a duty to discover error in wha...
-Merrit's Seedling - Metcalf's Key To Bee-Keeping
Merrit's Seedling Also from Mr. Merritt. Bunch smaller than the preceding; berry below medium ; color greenish amber. Riper than the Montgomery, and we should think a better grape. This is alto a Cha...
-Meteor - Michigan Agricultural Transaction
Meteor Fine for properties, the leaf being almost circular and quite flat; zone, rich in shades of red; margin, fine chrome yellow, very distinct, fine constitution. Fig. 187. - Mrs. Pollock Meth...
-The Michigan Farmer - The Microscope
The Michigan Farmer A Weekly Agricultural, Family and News Paper, designed to interest and entertain Farmers, Stock-Raisers, Fruit-Growers, Mechanics, and the Families of all classes. Published at: ...
-Microscopic Insects The Cause Of Pear Blight - The Milam Apple
Microscopic Insects The Cause Of Pear Blight No, sir. We fear growers cannot admit that doctrine yet. The work of insects always gives token of mischief before the work of death is done. The pear bli...
-Mildew Oh The Vine - Miller's Daily Raspberry
Mildew Oh The Vine A scientific gardener declares, in the Cottage Gardener, that wherever he has seen the mildew prevail most in hothouses, it has been where great numbers of plants were grown in the...
-Miller's Horticultural Agency - The Minnesota Farmer And Gardener
Miller's Horticultural Agency We gladly call attention to Mr. Miller's new Horticultural Agency, announced in our advertising columns. The object is to afford facilities heretofore wanted for the sal...
-Minor's Seedling - Mode Of Causing Seeds To Germinate
Minor's Seedling This is quite foxy in flavor, but makes a fine light-colored wine. Alcohol 6 per cent. Miscellaneous Plants Among other herbaceous plants in flower at present there are twelve thou...
-Mode Of Culture In The Field - Money In The Garden
Mode Of Culture In The Field Plow your ground, and throw it into ridges five or six feet apart. This is needful - first, because your tubers, needing to spread side-wise, will form more readily than ...
-Monotropa Uniflora, (Indian Pipe, Wax Plant.) - The Monthly Bush Alhine
Monotropa Uniflora, (Indian Pipe, Wax Plant.) Enter again the deep forest, and we are startled at something which at first sight presents more the appearance of a work of art, than a production of na...
-Monthly Carnations - Mooting Cuttings Of Carnations
Monthly Carnations Cuttings made in March, and now well rooted, may be turned out of the pots into a well-prepared border. If designed for winter blooming, pinch off the flower shoots as soon as they...
-More About The Sage Grape - Moth On Fruit-Trees
More About The Sage Grape The letter of our correspondent, Mr. Sheldon, calling our attention to specimens of this native grape, and showing conclusively how it has been over-rated, which was publish...
-Mother's Wine - Mount Vernon Horticultural Society
Mother's Wine We have lately received a sample of Mr. Mottier's wine of a new vintage, made on the lees. It is in ail respects a first class wine of undoubted purity, and stands at the head of all wi...
-The Mountain Laurel - Mowing Strawberries
The Mountain Laurel ED. Western Horticulturist: In the March number of The Horticulturist, I notice an article, Notes from my Garden, by my old friend, Porte Crayon. If not out of place, I should ...
-Mr. Barry's Apple - Mr. Hope's Delaware Grapes
Mr. Barry's Apple Mr. Downing writes to us, in reference to the specimens of this apple which we sent him, that he does not know what it is, being entirely new to him. Will Mr. Barry be so good as to...
-Mr. Husman's Wine - Mr. Totcruend, Of Niagara County
Mr. Husman's Wine In speaking of this wine last month, we stated that it had become a little sour. Justice requires us to say that we have discovered a reason for it in the fact that the bottle had r...
-Mr. Vich's Flower Farm - Mulch
Mr. Vich's Flower Farm James Vick's flower farms at Rochester are more extensive than are generally known. For instance: The Verbena bed meaures three-quarters of an acre ; Asters, one and a-half acr...
-Mulch As A Manure - The Muscadine Grape
Mulch As A Manure An experienced farmer once found, by experiment, that where he mulched his wheat land with veitch, he had an increase of crop of twelve bushels per acre; and he invariably found tha...
-Muscat Catawba Grape - N'Lcs
Muscat Catawba Grape We have no information that is reliable on this subject. Anonymous correspondents will hardly succeed in palming upon us such a novelty, the existence of which may well be doubte...
-Nabours Pear - Names of Fruits
Nabours Pear We have thus far been unable to find out where or when this pear originated, with any degree of certainty; it seems to have come from South Carolina into this section of the country, and...
-Nansemond Sweet Potato Plants - Natural Barometers
Nansemond Sweet Potato Plants We have received a box of these plants from Mr. C. B. Murray, of Foster's Crossings, Warren Co., Ohio. They were in fine order after their long travel, and will be well ...
-Natural Soils - Negative Artesian Wells
Natural Soils It is often remarked that such and such a plant does well in its natural soil. We confess our inability to define what forms a natural soil for any plant, for many plants found wild are...
-Neighbor P - The New England Farmer, Monthly
Neighbor P But, perhaps, Messrs. Editors, I have written enough of my neighbors' sayings for once, and, as I am not much accustomed to writing for publication, I may have made up these sayings in an ...
-The New England Farmer, Weekly - New Jersey Scarlet
The New England Farmer, Weekly Is one of the oldest and most widely known agricultural papers in the country, and is designed to supply the fanner and his family with reliable information in regard t...
-New Jersey State Agricultural Society Fair - New Rural Periodical
New Jersey State Agricultural Society Fair This Society will hold the regular fall fair on their own grounds, at Waverly, N. J., midway between Elizabeth and Newark. Every effort will be made by the ...
-New Weed - New Your State Agricultural Society
New Weed Our agriculturists should be on the look out for a new candidate for their spite and ill will. It is a native of Peru, and probably Mexico, but begins to be pretty often met with in the neig...
-The New-England Farmer For 1862 - Newman Plum
The New-England Farmer For 1862 The New England Farmer is published weekly, in folio form. One entire page is occupied exclusively with articles relating to Agriculture, nearly all original, and writ...
-Newspaper Changes And News - Night-Scented Stock
Newspaper Changes And News The Rock River Farmer is a new agricultural monthly, published at Dixon, 111. Price, $1 per annum. Sloan's Architectural Review is a failure, having suspended last Novembe...
-The Nimrod Strawberry - Northern Spy Applb
The Nimrod Strawberry We have received samples of this from Mr. Sanders, the intelligent gardener at Tedworth, with a request that we would state our opinion of it So far as we can judge of it, after...
-The Northumberland Fill-Basket Raspberry - Nostra American Sylva
The Northumberland Fill-Basket Raspberry We present for a frontispiece, this month, the Northumberland Fill-basket Raspberry, from a drawing made by a lady artist. This Raspberry is sometimes called ...
-Not Sufficiently Tested - Notes On Frnits From Texas
Not Sufficiently Tested Westcott, Duchess of Berry, Summer Calebasse. DUCHESSE DE BERRY D'ETE. Not Uncommon My situation is as follows: I am engaged, says the witty clergyman, in agriculture...
-Notes On Fruits In Northern Indiana - Notice
Notes On Fruits In Northern Indiana I propose to furnish you with a few notes in regard to some varieties of apples and pears which have recently fruited with us. Notes On Grapes In This Locality T...
-Notice To Subscribers - Novelties Announced In The English Journals
Notice To Subscribers The large addition of new subscribers, and the prompt manner in which most of our old ones have renewed for 1862, have been very gratifying. There are still some, however, who h...
-Numb For The Month - Nursery For Sale
Numb For The Month We trust that practical persons interested in gardening, peruse regularly the Calendars of Operations (now called Notes for the Month) which close each number of our monthly ...
-Nursery Grounds For Sale - Oaks As Lawn Trees
Nursery Grounds For Sale We refer to the advertising sheet for the particulars of a nursery spot near this city, which is worthy the consideration of some practical man, who would receive aid in his ...
-Obituary - Odontoglosum Roezlei
Obituary Mr. James Wilson, of the firm of Wilson, Thorburn ft Teiler, nurserymen, died in Albany, on the 29th of June, aged sixty years. Mr. Wilson came to this country from Scotland thirty years sin...
-Oenothera Biennis, (Tree Primrose.) - Ohio Board Of Agriculture
Oenothera Biennis, (Tree Primrose.) This is a biennial, so abundant as sometimes to be considered a weed. It delights in cultivation, and continues for a long time to furnish abundantly, its large, l...
-The Ohio Cultivator - The Ohio State Horticultural Society's Report, 1870
The Ohio Cultivator Is a monthly publication of thirty-two pages octavo, with printed cover, made up of the best practical articles from Field Notes. Ohio Everbearing Bagleys Everbearing. Were pass...
-Ohio Subscriber - Old Rose Bushes
Ohio Subscriber It has been recommended for the rot in grapes to uniformly bury the leaves and the young stems cut off in pruning in shallow trenches four or five inches deep at the roots of the vine...
-Olden Mode Of Heating - One Way To Grow Strawberries Successfully
Olden Mode Of Heating That quaint old writer, John Evelyn, in his Gardeners' Calendar for November, gives the following directions for heating a greenhouse; the date is 1676, about the period of the ...
-Ontario Black Cap Raspberry - Orange Culture At St. Augustine
Ontario Black Cap Raspberry This is a new variety found in Fairport, N. T., by E. E. Lord, Newark, Wayne county, and by him introduced to notice. The plant is vigorous and very productive, equaling i...
-An Orange-Colored Globe Amaranthus - Organic Analysis
An Orange-Colored Globe Amaranthus Messrs. Hovey & Co., of Boston, advertise seeds of a new orange-colored Globe Amaranthus, the heads of which they describe as being one-half larger than the common...
-Ornamental Flower Pots - Oscar Strawberry
Ornamental Flower Pots Mr. Eberhardt has placed on our table specimens of flower pots made of metal. They are of pretty design and neatly painted. The saucer is attached to the pot by a simple contri...
-Osmanthus Aquifolius Variegatus Nanus - Our Pears
Osmanthus Aquifolius Variegatus Nanus A nice-looking Oleaceous shrub, with neat flat, Holly-like, sharply-toothed or sinuately-spinose leaves, margined and marbled with creamy white. The leaves were ...
-Our Printer - Over-Shadowing Trees
Our Printer We learn, just as this sheet is going en the press, that our old printer, Mr. Jenkins, has taken rooms at No. 20 North William Street, where he will be glad to see his old friends. We hop...
-Own Roots - Packing Apples In Plaster
Own Roots All practical growers concede that better blooms, and more of them, together with stronger growth, can be had from roses grown on manetti roots, than when upon their own. But amateur grower...
-The Packing Book - Painting
The Packing Book In the business part of a periodical, circulating from Canada to California, sending after small sums involves the destruction of the work; on such a plan, the Horticulturist would e...
-Pansies - Parlor-Flowers In Winter
Pansies To grow them successfully use fresh soil annually. Slight shading from sun is found to be beneficial. Watering should be avoided, unless absolutely necessary; and when required, to. be done i...
-Parsons & Co.'s Nurseries - Pavia Calipornica
Parsons & Co.'s Nurseries We have received a valuable bundle of new evergreen, and other trees and plants, from the reliable nurseries of Parsons & Co., at Flushing, Long Island, for experimental gro...
-Pawlonia Imperialis - Peach Culture In Ohio - The Drouth
Pawlonia Imperialis By cutting off the blossom buds of this plant in winter, they may be bloomed in a greenhouse or parlour. The flower-buds are completely organized in the autumn. During winter they...
-Peach On Plum - Peak's Emperor
Peach On Plum Wherever the peach does not succeed well, planted upon its roots, because of the soil being too stiff, clayey, or wet, it will be found that if the peach he budded on the plum it will t...
-Peal Ashes An A Fertilizer - Pear Tree
Peal Ashes An A Fertilizer M. Leboeuf, a large cultivator of asparagus and strawberries of Argenteuil, France, has recently obtained some advantageous results from peat ashes used as a fertilizer. He...
-Pear Trees And Oxide Of Iron - Pears For Delaware And The South
Pear Trees And Oxide Of Iron The Scientific American says, the practice of mixing iron scraps, filings, or drilling chips from machine shops, in the soil about the roots of pear trees, is becoming ge...
-Pears For General Cultivation - Pears In Ohio
Pears For General Cultivation Question No. 3 What varieties of pears have proved productive and of good quality, in all parts of western New York 7 B. Hodge, of Erie county, spoke of the Bartlett...
-Pears In The Garden Of Plants - Pelargonium Master Christine
Pears In The Garden Of Plants The collection of pears in the Jardin des Plantes, at Paris, was begun 1792. In 1793 there were 186 varieties of all kinds of fruits. In 1824, when Thouin died, there we...
-Pelargoniums - Tri-Color, Bronze - Pennsylvania Pruit Growers' Society
Pelargoniums - Tri-Color, Bronze Early in January the plants should be re-potted. Give them a cool position and but little water until they have become again well rooted. Gradually bring up the tempe...
-Pennsylvania State Fair - Perfect Nonsense
Pennsylvania State Fair The premium list for this fair, to be held at Harrisburg in the fall, offers cash premiums amounting to $5,059, ranging from $100 down to $1. There are also embraced in the li...
-Perfect Roses - Perkins Grape
Perfect Roses Peter Henderson (in the Agriculturist), in allusion to the fact that all the good qualities of fragrance, beauty, hardiness, and constant blooming, are not to be found in one rose, quot...
-Perpetuals - Peruvian Trees
Perpetuals Rosa, (Saratoga, N. Y.) You complain of the non-blooming of your perpetual Roses. It is doubtless owing to the want of food. You should take up the bed this autumn, dig out the whole of th...
-Pest - Phlox Deauaata, Var. Triomphe De Twickel
Pest A. P. Cumings, Esq., hat just shown us some grape-vine leaves, Terr much injured by an insect which we do not remember to have seen before. At first we supposed it to be an immature thrip, but a...
-Phlox Drummondi Grandiflora - Phyllocactus Anguliger, (Angle-Stemmed Phyllocactus)
Phlox Drummondi Grandiflora By means of a careful selection, a class of P. Drummondi has been obtained, remarkable for the unusual size of the flowers, which are similar in form to those of the peren...
-Phyllotaenium Mirabile - Picking Pears
Phyllotaenium Mirabile A fine and distinct stove perennial from South America, referred provisionally to the genus Phyllotaa-nium. It is a large free-growing plant, with tuberous root-stocks, throwin...
-Picking, Packing And Marketing Fruit - The Piionophorus
Picking, Packing And Marketing Fruit AT & meeting of the Central New York Farmer's Club, at Ithaca, the above subject was discussed, of which we have the following report. Mr. Gridley said: It is pe...
-Pinching Pear Trees - The Pinsapo Fir. Picea Pinsapo
Pinching Pear Trees G. Ellwanger. - The first advantage of pinching is in checking the growth, and thus assisting the formation of fruit spurs. It also assists the job of pruning in winter. Generally...
-Pints - Pinus Gordoniana. Nat. Ord. Coniferae
Pints There are few of the true pines which are admissible in a small garden or in a group of evergreens such as I have proposed. Mugho Pine (Pinus Mugho), from the mountains of Central Europe, may, ...
-Pinus Grenvilleae. Nat. Ord. Coniferae - The Pitch Pine. Pinus Rigida
Pinus Grenvilleae. Nat. Ord. Coniferae A noble Conifer, discovered by Mr. Hartweg, on some of the highest mountains near Tepic, in Mexico. It is of robust habit, and has in consequence been called O...
-Pitssaargh Horticultural Society - Plans For Improvemennt Of Grounds
Pitssaargh Horticultural Society The following are the officers of this Society, for 1854: HENRY WOODS, President JOHN MURDOCK , Jas. WaRDROR, RobT McKNiGht, Vice Presidents. J. S. Nee- Pittosporu...
-Plant Cases - Planting Evergreens
Plant Cases Essay read by Mr Franks at the November meeting of the Champaign County Horticultural Society. PLANT Cases may be termed miniature greenhouses or conservatories, subject to the same ...
-Planting Pears In The Fall - Planting Vines Deep
Planting Pears In The Fall A subscriber, writing from Saint John, N. B., says: I propose planting some dwarf pear trees this season, and would prefer planting in the fall. Would you, through the mag...
-Plants And Seeds Of 1874 - Plants For Parlor Nnd Conservatory
Plants And Seeds Of 1874 A large proportion of the new seeds and plants usually introduced each spring season are never heard of the next year, hence novelties have been very generally discounted ...
-Plants In Wardian Cases - Pleasures Of Insects
Plants In Wardian Cases The Gardener's Monthly says, that in a true Wardian case there is very little growth, a plant simply lives. If it grew, it could do so only by the decomposition of carbonic ac...
-The Plow Boy - Poire D'Avril
The Plow Boy This is a new monthly of four octavo pages, published at Buffalo by H. C. White. We hope the Boy may soon grow up to the stature of a man. The Plowden Peach Specimens of this new pea...
-Poire De Tongres - Pole Bean
Poire De Tongres The tree is a very strong grower, and succeeds better on the Pear stock than on the Quince. It is naturally pyramidal. Fruit - very large, obovate, four and a half inches in length a...
-Pollywog - A Polytechnic Institute For Boston
Pollywog A fair correspondent, writing some time back, says, Your answer to Francis Mary is amusing. We would suggest that the transformation you propose should not properly take place till warm wea...
-Pomological Conversations - Porcelain Fountain
Pomological Conversations During the State Fair at Saratoga, a small party of gentlemen particularly interested in pomology, spent a portion of their evenings in an informal or conversational discuss...
-A Portable Grist Mill - Ports Crayon's Troublesome "Vermin"
A Portable Grist Mill We have received a circular setting forth the excellence of Felton's Portable Grist Mill,0 patented Jan. 2, 1855. It is represented as being well adapted to grinding Wheat, Co...
-The Portuguese Vineyards - Pot Soil Pressers
The Portuguese Vineyards In the late circular of Mr. Forrester, the. great wine manufacturer, he gives a most gloomy picture of the Portuguese vineyards. So great is the falling off of the produce, t...
-Potash Fertilisers - Poultry And Eggs
Potash Fertilisers These German Salts of Potash have been introduced into this country, and some sales have been made. We are informed that these salts now sold here are not genuine Leopold shall Kai...
-Pourpre De Tyre - Pram
Pourpre De Tyre A rich dark purple; a noble and excellent variety. A Powerful Pumping Engine One of the most ingenious and powerful machines for submarine operations is the Gwynne Pumping Engine, c...
-Premium For Clubs Of Seven - Preservation Of Quinces
Premium For Clubs Of Seven Any person getting up a Club of Seven, and sending us Ten Dollars annually in adance, will receive an Eighth copy gratis, as many years as be keeps the number of the Club g...
-Preserving Flowers - A Pretty Annual
Preserving Flowers M. Lucas, an amateur, residing at No. 20, Rue basse de Rampart, Paris, has extensively circulated an address to Presidents of Horticultural Societies, offering to divulge his metho...
-Pretty Fins Cabbage - A Pretty Window Want
Pretty Fins Cabbage W. C. Hoff, Esq., has sent us from his fine gardens at the Mission Dolores, a very compact and finely grown Cabbage, of the Flat Dutch variety, weighing thirty-two and a-half poun...
-Preventing Mot In Grapes - Price Of Pears
Preventing Mot In Grapes Dr. A. P. Wylie, of South Carolina, as stated in the Rural New Yorker, prevents bunches of grapes from rotting by enclosing them in paper bags, pinned on, with a pinch of sul...
-Prices Of Fruits - Primula Japonica
Prices Of Fruits To the grower of fruits it may be of interest to know a little as to the prices that choice apples, pears, etc., are retailed at in the leading fruit stores in New York. Choice speci...
-Primula Mollis. Adeline - Pritchardia Grandis
Primula Mollis. Adeline This is a most beautiful plant with large cordate leaves of from two to three inches diameter, covered with soft hairs. From the centre of this large tuft of leaves springs up...
-Privet (Ligustrum Vulgare) - Proceeding American Pormological Society
Privet (Ligustrum Vulgare) Mr. Reid's Privet hedges are the best we have seen; he has planted them extensively near his house, where they grow freely and make a truly beautiful spring, summer and fal...
-Proceedings Of The Progressive Gardeners' Society - Prof. Hopkins' School
Proceedings Of The Progressive Gardeners' Society Copies of these very useful and interesting essays, already noticed, may now be had of Saxton & Barker, 25 Park Row, New York. Price 25 cents. Procu...
-Prof. Howland - A Profitable Market Garden
Prof. Howland Two years ago last spring I went out into the woods, and from different localities got some black raspberry bushes. I set out three rows in my garden, and when they came into bearing fo...
-A Profitable Orange Tree Nursery - Profits Of Chestnut Raising For Nuts And Timber
A Profitable Orange Tree Nursery In March, 1869, Mr. C. A. Hutchinson, of Jacksonville, Florida, planted a plat fifty feet square, with orange seed. In February next the plants were twelve to eightee...
-Profits Of Fruit Culture - Progress Of Reaping Machirrs
Profits Of Fruit Culture In conversation a few days since, a gentleman stated that Mr. Walbridge, of Baraboo, for the past ten years, has realized an average of $100 per year from eight apple trees o...
-Progress Of Tree Culture In Iowa - Prolongation Of Bloom
Progress Of Tree Culture In Iowa There is said to have been planted last year in Iowa, not less than 15,000,000 trees. And a still larger number will be planted this year. Two farmers in one township...
-Pronouncing Bible - Prospects Of Fruit
Pronouncing Bible In which all the proper names are 'divided and accented as they should be pronounced, and a copious and original selection of References and namerous Marginal Headings are given, to...
-A Prosperous Fruit Section - Protecting Roses And Carnations
A Prosperous Fruit Section Niagara county, in Western New York, is probably the best apple growing section of the United States. Its crops are uniformly reliable, and its fruit is of superior qualit...
-Protection To Farms - Pruning And Thinning
Protection To Farms Very well said by Mr. Charles Downing; but, for my part, I prefer a farm where tree protection comes by nature. For those who have pitched their homes on the wide Western prairies...
-Pruning Fruit Trees In Autumn - Pteris Tricolor (Linden)
Pruning Fruit Trees In Autumn The late S. W.Cole, who strongly recommended autumnal pruning for fruit trees, says, Thirty-two years ago, in September, we cut a very large branch from an apple tree,...
-Publications And Catalogues Received - The Purple Cane Raspberry
Publications And Catalogues Received Annual report Mercantile Library, N. Y., 1871. Report Diseases American Cattle, 1869. Iowa Horticultural Report, 1869. Transactions Indiana State Agricultural Soc...
-Purple Cone Flowers - (Echinacea Purpurea) - Pyrethrum, Golden Feather
Purple Cone Flowers - (Echinacea Purpurea) A specimen of this plant, was cultivated in 1873, in grounds of Department of Agriculture, at Washington, which from their report seemed to present features...
-Pyrola Rotundifolia And Elliptica, (Pear Leaf Wintergreen.) - Ques. 8. What influence has the stock upon the graft in modifying or changing the quality of the fruit?
Pyrola Rotundifolia And Elliptica, (Pear Leaf Wintergreen.) The habits of these plants are similar to the preceding, as also their flowers, except they grow on slender spikes. Quality Of Baldwin App...
-Question. - Are Not Many Ornamental Trees Lost By Not Being Pruned At The Roots? - Quince On The Thorn
Question. - Are Not Many Ornamental Trees Lost By Not Being Pruned At The Roots? Mr. Fuller. - Trees are set out like posts, and that is the last of it. If it was not for the slops in gutters, trees ...
-Quince Stocks - R Falconeri
Quince Stocks Mr. Ainsworth said that he had found the Angers the best, to which I replied, that the Fontenay is as good, or even better, for a stock, being hardier and closer grained. The Angers gro...
-R. Peet, Pittsburg - Raisins
R. Peet, Pittsburg We shall endeavor to look up the subject you name, but fear it has escaped us. Many communications received shall be attended to in our next A Pound of Cotton, was manufactured an...
-Raisin Grapes - Raising Seedlings
Raisin Grapes In view of the great success of raisin grapes, and the demand for cuttings in California, the Pacific Rural Press cautions purchasers to be on their guard against unscrupulous venders o...
-Raising Seedling Ferns - Ransome's Patent Stone
Raising Seedling Ferns Take pots or pans and fill them half full of rough pieces of crocks; then take fibrous peat, break it roughly, and thoroughly incorporate with an equal proportion of sphagnum m...
-Raphis Flabellata Variegata - A Rare Plant
Raphis Flabellata Variegata Of this well-known elegant dwarf Palm, the present form had the leaves striped with more or less white. A Rapid Growing Tree At the Knap Hill Nursery, Surrey, England, i...
-Rare Trees - Raspberries For The South
Rare Trees W. Wilson, (New-York.) The Virgilla is a nalive of Kentucky, and is perfectly hardy in any part of the northern states. It is one of the handsomest of all orna-mental trees - whether we co...
-Raspberries In Rows - Reading Road Nursery
Raspberries In Rows We notice A. M. Purdy, an extensive grower of raspberries, states that he prefers growing the canes in rows or hedges rather than in hills, as being more self-sustaining. This is ...
-Rebbcca. Grape - Red Lily - Lilium Philadelphicum
Rebbcca. Grape Mr. Brocksbank advertises, this month, the Rebecca Grape at reduced pees. Mr. Charles Downing says of the Rebecca: Flesh of some consistence, juicy, sweet, and delicious, with a peroe...
-Red Scuppernokg Wine - Red Winter Sweet
Red Scuppernokg Wine We are indebted to Dr. Wylie, of Chester Court-Houte, S. C, for a bottle of very delicate Scuppernong Wine - no, we forget; it was not the Doctor, it was Annie, who sent it, an...
-Reeve's Favorite - Remarkable Growth Of Plants In California
Reeve's Favorite An excellent variety, the fruit being large, the skin yellow, with red cheek. The flesh is a deep yellow, and red at the stone. The flavor is rich. References To Numbers On Plan 1....
-Remarkable Rose Bushes - Remedies For Cabbage Lice
Remarkable Rose Bushes The oldest of all rose bushes is said to be one which is trained upon one side of the cathedral of Hildesheim, in Germany. The root is buried under the crypt, below the choir. ...
-Remedy For Bark Lice - Remedy For The Curculio
Remedy For Bark Lice A correspondent of the Country Gentleman relates that, several years ago, he effectually expelled the bark louse from his apple trees by placing small pieces of whale oil soap in...
-Remedy For The Peach Worm - Remontant, Or Hybrid Perpetual Roses
Remedy For The Peach Worm Lay around each tree, early in spring, say April, half a peck to a peck of air-slaked lime, or wood-ashes. Spread them over the ground in the fall and it will make a good dr...
-Removal - Report Of The Fifth Annual Examination Of Muskingum County Agricultural Soomrr, Held In Zanes-Tifte, Ohio, October 1852
Removal The ofices of The Horticulturist, Ladies' Floral Cabinet, and other pub-lications of Henry T.Williams, were removed, May 1, to No. 46 Beekman street, where correspondents will hereafter pleas...
-Report Of The Pennsylvania Hospital For The Insane - The Results Of Manure On A Peak Tree
Report Of The Pennsylvania Hospital For The Insane A succinct account of one of the most ably conducted institutions in the Union. Dr. Eorkbride's reports are always satisfactory and to the point. R...
-Retired Flowers - Rhododendron Maximum - Mountain Laurel
Retired Flowers How beautiful are retired flowers How would they lose their beauty were they to throng into (he highway, crying out, Admire me, 1 am a violet! Dote upon me, I am a primrose! - K...
-Rhododendrons And American Plants - Richardson's Seedling Dahlias
Rhododendrons And American Plants Mr. Edward S. Rand, Jr., has issued the above new book, from the press of Little, Brown & Co., Boston. It has been a favorite subject with him, and as yet but little...
-Ripening Of Fruits - Riverside, In 1871
Ripening Of Fruits In compliance with a request published in the Horticulturist some time since, the period of the ripening of the following varieties of pears and early apples is given. This place i...
-Roadsides - Rogers' No. 4 Grape
Roadsides Riding along in the country to-day I passed a number of places where new houses were just built, and evidently the owners were disposed to make their places look smart. In so doing they h...
-Roll The Walks And Roads - Roots for Producing Seed
Roll The Walks And Roads Frequent rolling of the pathways, during winter, is essential to keeping them firm and smooth. It matters not whether they are traveled upon or not, they should be rolled eve...
-Rosa Rubiginosa, (Sweet Briar, Elegantine.) - Rose Gen. Von Moltke
Rosa Rubiginosa, (Sweet Briar, Elegantine.) Other species of single wild roses are common, but the sweet briar is the most worthy. The charming fragrance which it exhales at early morn or dewy eve,...
-Rose Madame Trifle - Rose-Colored Halbsia
Rose Madame Trifle My plant of Madame Trifle has the appearance of being a well-favored seedling of that perfection of a rose, Gloire de Dijon. It blooms very constantly - well, perhaps more regula...
-A Rose-Garden Under Glass - Rotundifolia
A Rose-Garden Under Glass The most luxuriant growth of Roses we have seen in a long time, was in the houses of Messrs. Ryan & Go., where the plants are set out in borders as in the garden. Hybrid Per...
-Round Or Flat-Headed Section - Royal De Tours
Round Or Flat-Headed Section Foremost, the gnarled and unwedgable Oak - everybody's favorite. Here we have one of the finest contributaries to a bold sky outline - in age exhibiting broad and heavy...
-Rubus Nutans (Shaggy-Stemmed Raspberry) - The Rural Annual And Horticultural Directory
Rubus Nutans (Shaggy-Stemmed Raspberry) This decumbent species is a native of the Himalaya Mountains, at elevations of from 8,000 to 11,000 feet. It came from Mr. Low, of the Clapton Nursery; but whe...
-Rural Cemetries, No.3. Conclusion - Russellia Juncea
Rural Cemetries, No.3. Conclusion Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompons in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the i...
-Russian Horticultural Journal - The Rutter Pear For Canning
Russian Horticultural Journal There is but one journal published in the Russian language devoted to horticulture, The Westnich, organ of the Imperial Horticultural Society at Petersburg. It is edited...
-Rye - Sea Weeds - Saint Nicholas
Rye - Sea Weeds We find in the Bulletin of the Natural History Society Of Lausanne, a notice of a single plant of rye, self-sown in a vineyard near Villeueuve, which produced 2248 grains. And we may ...
-Salad Sauce - Salidago, (Golden Rod.)
Salad Sauce The sauces or mixtures in use. says the Gardeners' Chronicle, are either detestable or indigestible. Stuff, sold under the name of salad cream, is both, whatever the dura ilia messoru...
-Salisboria Adiantifolia - Sals Of Fine Blooded Cattle
Salisboria Adiantifolia The Ginkgo or Maidenhair tree is well known in this country, where it grows more rapidly and thriftily than in any part of Britain. This is probably owing to our fine warm sum...
-Salt As A Manure - Salt For Strawberries
Salt As A Manure Many of our readers, doubtless, have a small pasture in which they keep a cow and occasionally turn a horse. Many of these pastures have coarse grasses growing in them, while in othe...
-Salt Upon Lawns - Salvia Souchet
Salt Upon Lawns The use of salt spread upon lawns in early spring, and washed in by the rains, has, in our observation, been productive of the best results; and should a lawn show flagging of vitalit...
-Salvia Splendens Alba - The Savine
Salvia Splendens Alba A white variety of the Scarlet Sage, of similar habit in growth, but rather dwarfer in stature; shows finely in rows as a contrast to the scarlet variety. Salvia Splendent Mr....
-Saving Fuchsia Seed - Scarlet Magnate. (Prince)
Saving Fuchsia Seed Mr. Cannell, the great Fuchsia grower, says: When the seed pods are thoroughly ripened, partly dry them in the sun, after which cut them in halves and quarters with a moderately...
-Scarlet Rhododendrons - Sciadopitys Verticillata
Scarlet Rhododendrons Everybody loves scarlet, - of course the lover of flowers whose taste is matured loves all colors, including scarlet; but ask the unsophisticated schoolboy what colored flowers ...
-Science, The True Basis Of Education - The Season Closes
Science, The True Basis Of Education An interesting and suggestive Address, by Charles Arthur Ely, delivered before the Board of Trustees of the College of California, at its first Commencement at Oa...
-The Season In England - Sedum Californicum
The Season In England Mr. RiveRs, in a recent lettei, (August 2d,) writes, The season has been, until the last ten days, the most wretched and miserable I ever knew - no fruit at all. The young nurs...
-The Seed Season. Dreer's Flower Seeds - Seedling Evergreens
The Seed Season. Dreer's Flower Seeds We received, by mail, a few days since, a considerable package of the flower seeds advertised in the supplementary sheet, in the best order, proving that the pos...
-Seedling Fruits - Seedling Pears
Seedling Fruits For the best collection of seedling Apples, grown by one individual, Premium, The Society's Silver Medal. For the best collection of seedling Pears, grown by one individual, Premiu...
-Seedling Petunia - Seedling Tree Peonies
Seedling Petunia We have received from Mr. A. G. Burges?, East New York, a remarkably fine Seedling -Petunia. The flower is large, of good substance, well formed, and handsomely marked. The ground co...
-Seedling Verbenas - Sehisanthus
Seedling Verbenas Mr. Snow has sent us trusses of two exceedingly fine seedling Verbenas, named Snow's Superb and Garibaldi We are so much pleased with them that we should have been still more so if ...
-Select List Of Monthly Roses - A Selection Of Hardy Shrubs
Select List Of Monthly Roses The following is a good list of select Monthly Blooming Bases, recommended by the Rural Messenger: Souvenir de la Malmaison, Marshal Niel, Gloire de Dijon, Caroline Mern...
-Selina - The Seventeen Tear Locust
Selina The connoisseur of roses must not expect too much the first and second year of planting, because until the roots have firm hold of the ground, the plant will not have strength to continue its ...
-Seventh - Short Horns
Seventh Small fruit culture is only profitable to those who start with capital, no debts, plenty of manure and can hang on to the very last. Several Fine Plants Were Exhibited Plants from James D...
-A Shower Of Flies - Side Grafting
A Shower Of Flies A recent number of the St. Louis Democrat says: On the down trip of the steamer ' Editor' in the Illinois, the other night, at nine o'clock a shower or stream of the Mormon or Shad...
-The Siebrecht Greenhouses - Silver-Leaved Geranium, " Avalanche."
The Siebrecht Greenhouses These houses at Astoria are probably as complete in their appointments as any on Long Island. There are, as stated above, eleven houses in all, which during the fall and win...
-Silver-Leaved Oak - Six Most Valuable Orchard Winter Apples
Silver-Leaved Oak Among the many trees with ornamental foliage, there is none, perhaps, more truly beautiful, or that would attract attention on a lawn, than the silver-leaved oak. It needs only to b...
-Sixth - Small Fruits For Family Use
Sixth Be prepared to invest considerable capital in small fruits before it becomes successful. Your first crop of strawberries will rarely ever pay more than enough for the expense of plants and plan...
-Small Fruits For The Family Garden - Society Number Three
Small Fruits For The Family Garden Mead, by Louis Ritz, before the Eastern Ohio Horticultural Society. A Small Garden, But Large Enough Persons who have but a small garden should remember the reply...
-Society Number Two - Soil For Pears
Society Number Two A horticultural society, thirty-three years established, incorporated by charter. Has a valuable library, and had once a funded property of some twenty thousand dollars, latterly r...
-Soil For The Flemish Beauty - Something That Happened At Orange
Soil For The Flemish Beauty The Western Pomologist says that for the West it is peculiarly fitted to a lightish soil, for the finest fruit grown in Iowa and Kansas has been grown on a light sandy loa...
-Sonerila Elegans. Nat. Ord., Melastomaceae - Soulard's Bergamot Pear
Sonerila Elegans. Nat. Ord., Melastomaceae From the Neilgherry Hills; introduced by Messrs. Veitch, of Exeter and Chelsea, in whose stove it has recently flowered for the first time. It grows about a...
-Source Of Seed - Southern Pomology
Source Of Seed This I always procure from the city of New York, to which it is, I suppose, in. all cases brought from further south. I sometimes send directly there for it, and at other times procure...
-Southern Rural Magazine: The American Cotton Planter And Soil Of The South - Special Manure For Peach-Trees
Southern Rural Magazine: The American Cotton Planter And Soil Of The South The January number of this excellent magazine comes to us greatly enlarged and improved; the subscription price has in conse...
-Special Notice - Spiraea Grandiflora
Special Notice Any subscriber to the Horticulturist sending us two dollars and fifty cents for two copies of the Horticulturist, for new subscribers, in addition to his own, shall have sent him, post...
-Spiraea Grandiflora. Large Flowered Spirea - A Splendid Sight
Spiraea Grandiflora. Large Flowered Spirea Nat. order Rosaceae. - Icosandria Pantagnia. This remarkable plant was sent by Mr. Fortune under the name of Amelanehier Racemosa, from the North of China;...
-Splice And Tongue Grafting - St. Louis Horticultural Society
Splice And Tongue Grafting When the stock and cion are nearly of the same size, splice grafting is the most convenient and certain method known. The stock is cut off with an upward slope, making the ...
-St. Michael Archange - Standard Fuchsia
St. Michael Archange Mr. Hovey: Very excellent pear; tree one of the most thrifty and best form; leaf never drops; bears a moderate crop; when ripe, very fine; ought to be added to list for general c...
-Standard Honeysuckles - State Agricultural Society, Kansas
Standard Honeysuckles An exchange gives the following directions to trim the honeysuckle into a bush form , giving it great beauty and effect: Buy a plant of it , train or tie to a stout stake , prun...
-State Board Of Agriculture, (Ohio) - The Steadly Peach
State Board Of Agriculture, (Ohio) President, Alexander Waddle. Recording Secre-tary, Hon. T. C. Jones. Corresponding Secretary, J. H. Klippart. Treasurer, John Reber. N. S. Townshend. J. M. Tremble,...
-Stealing Feutt - Stevens' History Of Methodism
Stealing Feutt At a late meeting of the Allogheny County Agricultural Society a Committee was appointed to correspond with other similar societies, soliciting their cooperation in an effort to procur...
-Still Another Early Peach - Stocks For Roses
Still Another Early Peach We have given considerable prominence to the Early Beatrice and Alexander Peaches, for we desire to encourage really meritorious varieties. But even their peculiar merits of...
-Stocks For Standard Peaks - Strawberries - Preferred List For Planting
Stocks For Standard Peaks During the past season our attention, in visiting orchards, has been repeatedly called to the varied strength of pear-trees of the same variety growing in the same soil, and...
-Strawberries At Rochester, N. Y - Strawberry
Strawberries At Rochester, N. Y The Country Gentleman gives some notes on Strawberries by H. E. Hooker, of Rochester. His list for a family supply is: Large early scarlet, Wilson's Albany, Triomphe d...
-Strawberry Notes From Kentucky - Stuartia Pentagynia
Strawberry Notes From Kentucky Two years ago I ordered from B. K. Bliss & Sons, a few plants each of the following varieties of strawberries, for the purpose of testing in my soil and climate, and no...
-Stump The World - Suburban Homes For City Business Men On The Line Of The Erie Railroad
Stump The World The flesh is white, red cheek and rich flavor. It closely resembles the Oldmixon Freestone. Stunted Trees S. Johnson. Most probably your orchard was planted too deep. Loosen the soi...
-Success - Succession Or Flowers
Success NEVER was a word so cheerfully written, and never did any enterprise deserve so worthy a compliment as the good old Horticulturist. Its Twenty-fifth Anniversary has been indeed a Silver Weddi...
-Succulent Plant - Sulphite Of Lime
Succulent Plant Prof. George Thurber, president of the Torrey Botanical Club, of New York, advocates increased attention to succulent plants, one of which in particular is warmly commended - the Va...
-Sulphur And Essential Oils - Summer Lettuces
Sulphur And Essential Oils Here Viticola tells us when to use, and we shall be glad to learn the result of trial the coming season; and if the old saying of an ounce of prevention is worth a pound ...
-Summer Pinching Of Raspberry And Blackberry Canes - Susqueco Raspberry
Summer Pinching Of Raspberry And Blackberry Canes A correspondent of the Gardeners' Monthly, writing from Illinois, says that he has found much benefit by pinching back the canes of raspberry and bla...
-Sutton's Ringleader Pea - Sweet Potato Plants
Sutton's Ringleader Pea A writer in the London Journal of Horticulture claims the above-named pea to be at least ten days earlier than any other of the early varieties. Swaar First rate, and good...
-Sweet Scented Violet (Lees Victoria Regina) - Syringe And Suction Pipe
Sweet Scented Violet (Lees Victoria Regina) Flowers large, deep blue, very sweet scented, foot stalks long, rather stout, blooms well up above the foliage, hardy. Is a seedling from the Czar, but has...
-T. Edwards - Tall Rye
T. Edwards Cytisus racemosns is a more desirable green-house plant than C. rhodophhe. There are two varieties of the racemosus in one the flowers stand up erect, in the other they droop. Get the form...
-The Tallest Tree - Tan-Dark
The Tallest Tree Recent discoveries near Victoria, Australia, seem to indicate that the Eucalyptus is the tallest tree on the Globe. Several there growing were measured, and found to exceed 450 feet ...
-Tapeinotes Carolinae. Empress Caroline's Tapeinotes (Bot. Mag. T. 5623) - Taxus Adpressa
Tapeinotes Carolinae. Empress Caroline's Tapeinotes (Bot. Mag. T. 5623) Ges-neriaceae. A superb stove plant, introduced by Mr, Bull. It was discovered during the Brazilian travels of the present Empe...
-Taxus Baccata - English Yew - Tea Lead for Trees
Taxus Baccata - English Yew This fine evergreen is well known, and succeeds well. Small plants are sometimes injured by winter sun. T. Canadensis is similar to the above, and forms a fine spreading m...
-The Tea Plant - Ten Acres Of Tuberoses
The Tea Plant The agricultural department of the Patent Office will have one hundred thousand vigorous tea plants ready for gratuitous distribution within three or four months. It is expected that Am...
-Terms Of The Ohio Farmer - Test for The Strawberry
Terms Of The Ohio Farmer Single copy one year, $2; three copies one year, $5; six copies one year, $10; ten copies one year, $15; fifteen copies one year, $21; twenty copies one year, $25. Any one r...
-Thanks - Third Year
Then There Is The Insatiable Craving For Novelties Have you got any new Roses, is the first question put to a nurseryman; if he say no you at once set him down as behindhand; if, on the other hand, h...
-Thomas Moore - Thrips
Thomas Moore Deep rich violet, tinted puce, a very large flower, occasionally nine inches in diameter; this variety has a curiously conspicuous tuft of white* stamens, rendering it distinct from any ...
-Thujopsis Dolabrata Variegata - Tick's New Catalogue
Thujopsis Dolabrata Variegata This is a fine variegated variety of Tbujopsis dolabrata, apparently of a lax and spreading habit, the branches flattened and glaucous beneath, very much resembling thos...
-Tiger Flowers - Time Of Blossoming of Trees
Tiger Flowers Joe. Culver, (Royalton.) Sow the seeds in a pot in February, if you have a green-house, or in March if you have a hotbed. They will come up in a fortnight and flower the next year. Ther...
-Time Of Picking Apples
Time For Planting Fall Bulbs As soon in the fall as bulbs can be obtained, they should be planted, though this will not generally be the case till October, but it is well to bear in mind that the e...
-How To Cure Troublesome Birds In Cherry Time - To Increase The Size Of Fruits
How To Cure Troublesome Birds In Cherry Time It is recommended by experienced gardeners, that if a couple of trees of the black mulberry are planted close to the sherry trees, or among them, the bird...
-How To Kalon - To Mass A Fernery Aquarium
How To Kalon Does very well with us; a large, fine grape, but not high flavored. How To Keep Bugs From Vines I have tried ashes, plaster, lime, road dust and tobacco juice, with some success, but a...
-How To Ministers And Others - To Preserve Bouquets
How To Ministers And Others The Annals of the American Pulpit, by Rev. William B. Sprague, D D., are comprised in seven large oetavo volumes, vix.: - Congregational, 2 vols.; Presbyterian, 2 vols.; M...
-How To Produce Large Fruit - Toledo (Ohio) Horticultural Society
How To Produce Large Fruit To grow a few large berries, it is only necessary to select, so soon as you can after the fruit sets, three or four of the most promising berries, and pick off all the rest...
-Tomato Seeds - Tore State Fair
Tomato Seeds We shall feel obliged for a few seeds each of any new variety that our friends have grown and consider valuable. We propose testing, side by side, every obtainable variety the coming sea...
-The Torpedo - Trailing Arbutus
The Torpedo The living torpedo was employed by the ancient Greek and Roman physicians as a remedial agent, and a living electric fish was undoubtedly alike the earliest and the most familiar electric...
-Training Petunias - Transactions Of The Indiana State Horticultural Society
Training Petunias A writer in the London Garden says that a fine effect is obtained by this method of training petunias. He procures a number of hazel rods, each about two feet long, bends them like ...
-Transactions Of The Massachusetts Horticultural Society For The Year 1859 - Transactions Of The Windram County (Ct.) Agricultural Society For 1852
Transactions Of The Massachusetts Horticultural Society For The Year 1859 We are indebted to Eben. Wight, Esq., Corresponding Secretary, for a handsomely printed copy of the above. It is a credit to ...
-Transformed Pears - Transplanting Raspberries And Blackberries
Transformed Pears What will they do next out on the Mississippi 1 I hare seen the prairie plum turn its young fruits into a sort of nodule, as they grew through the summer, something like the galls o...
-Transplanting Strawberries - Travel
Transplanting Strawberries A good deal of care must be observed in transplanting strawberries. The ground should be well worked, all lumps should be pulverized, and the soil rich. The strawberries fo...
-Travels. Florida And Her Resources - Tredde Spade
Travels. Florida And Her Resources The readers of The Horticulturist will conclude that Al Fresco has Florida on the brain; and whilst admitting the soft impeachment, I shall offer as an excuse fo...
-Tree Lemon Verbena - Trees At The Side Or Railways
Tree Lemon Verbena The London Gardener's Chronicle calls attention to the pretty effects which can be had from the common Lemon Verbena when trained as a standard. The wavy spikes of flowers are very...
-Trees for Poor Soil - Trellis For Tomatoes
Trees for Poor Soil Arbor. We know of nothing that will do so well on your dry, gravelly hills, as the European Larch and the Norway Spruce. If you want a great number, you had better import plants a...
-Trenching - Triomphe D L'Exposition
Trenching A Constant Reader, (Portland.) The difficulty you complain of in your garden, arises from want of drainage. You must contrive to run one deep drain through it, at least-, so as to prevent t...
-Triomphe D'Enghein - Trouble With The Wilson Early Blackberry
A Trip To Cuba And The Southern States, N0. 6 Fair land of Cuba! on thy shores are seen Life's far extremes of noble and of mean; The world of sense in matchless beauty dressed. And nameless horrors...
-The True Soldat Laboreur Pear - Tulip-Trees
The True Soldat Laboreur Pear Why is it that so many foreign pears come to us under wrong names? Great confusion has been caused among our Pomologists in this way. Mr. Olmsted appears to have got ho...
-Tulips For In-Door Culture - Twenty-Fourth Annual Report Or The New Haven Horticultural Society For The Year 1854
Tulips For In-Door Culture The Gardener's Magazine says : When grown in pots, tulips are treated precisely in the same manner as the hyacinth, but several bulbs are placed in a pot. When required to...
-A Twenty-Years' President - Uncommon Growth
A Twenty-Years' President At a recent annual exhibition of the Norfolk County (Mass.) Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Hon. Marshall P. Wilder tendered his resignation, he having held the offi...
-An Unfortunate Calamity - University Education In Michigan
An Unfortunate Calamity We hear with great regret of the loss by fire of the residence of M. 8. Bateham, Painesville, O. Mr. Bateham came very near losing his life by the falling through of a floor, ...
-Unprofitableness Of Peaches - Useful Investigations
Unprofitableness Of Peaches The present unprofitable condition of peach culture can not be better illustrated than in the case of a gentleman of Cambridge, Md., who sent to market peaches to the valu...
-Utter - The Value Of A Good Garden
Utter We have received specimens of this fruit from T. D. Plumb, Esq., of Madison, Wisconsin, who describes it as a very popular variety at the West, where known, and is thought to be as valuable the...
-Value Of Irrigated Lands - Value Of Water As An Ameliorating Agent
Value Of Irrigated Lands Land under irrigation in Spain, sells for $500 per acre, while that by its side not irrigated, will hardly bring $50. A company organised in Madrid, with a capital of $1,500,...
-Van Buren's Golden Dwarf Peach - Van Mons, 1825
Van Buren's Golden Dwarf Peach A few years ago, quite a sensation was excited in the horticultural world by the introduction of the above peafeh. The interest did not attach to the fruit so much as t...
-Vanda Tricolor - Varieties Of Box
Vanda Tricolor Mr. Rand showed a flower from a plant which had 39 expanded flowers. The fragrance is so powerful that a single flower will scent a room. A Variegated Almond A new and very handsome ...
-Varieties Of Flowers - Vegetation Of Panama
Varieties Of Flowers These are produced in two ways: first, accidental sports and variations, which, in some cases, are permanent; and, second, by cross impregnation. New varieties of Tulips, Hyacint...
-Venango Grape - Very Good, Valuable For Their Productiveness, Vigor
Venango Grape A new grape with this name has originated in Oldham County, Ky. Fruit is described as being large, about the size of the Concord, bunches large and compact, flavor sweet, about like tha...
-Viburnum Awafurki - Victorian Wine
Viburnum Awafurki Of all the brilliantly - colored autumnal plants I have ever seen, the plant above named is the finest. Some of its leaves are now of a bright rose color.- Cor. The Gardener's Chron...
-The Vies In France And Madeira - Vine Borders Heated Artificially
The Vies In France And Madeira At a recent meeting of the Paris Agricultural Association, its President, M. Chevreul, reported favorably upon the nature of the vine disease, and the probability of it...
-Vine - Vinery
Vine Grafted On The Mulberry All the strange inventions do not originate on this side of the water. The London Garden mentions a recommendation to graft the vine on the Mulberry, as a security agains...
-Vinery - Viola Arborea
Vinks Ibid. The best woody vines for the trellis of a veranda are the following: Chinese twining Honeysuckle, Yellow trumpet Honeysuckle, Chinese Wistaria, sweet scented Clematis, Tecoma grandiflora ...
-Vitality Of Cuttings - Walburton Admirable Peach
Vitality Of Cuttings The Garden, of London, records an experience going to show that scions and cuttings retain their vitality much longer than has been generally supposed; those of vines, plums, fig...
-A Walk Through Dr. Grant's Pear Orchard - The Wants Of The Many
A Walk Through Dr. Grant's Pear Orchard We have received from Solon Robinson, Esq., some very interesting and instructive notes of a visit to Iona, the residence of Dr. Grant. On account of their len...
-Wash For Fruit-Trees - Wash For The Peach Worm
Wash For Fruit-Trees The following is a wash used by William Saunders, of the government gardens at Washington: Put half a bushel of lime and four pounds of powdered sulphur in a tight barrel, slacki...
-Washington Irving - Water
Washington Irving Just as our January number went to press, the telegraph announced the death of Washington Irving. We had intended to prepare an obituary for the present number; but this has been bo...
-Water Pipes - Wauregan Raspberry
Water Pipes An article in the Horticulturist in reference to a supply of water for the garden, etc., has induced me to inquire what is the best method of bringing water in pipes? In the Patent Office...
-The Way To Stop A Paper - The Weather In Louisiana
The Way To Stop A Paper The following from the Urbana Citizen and Gazette will do to pass round. If you wish to stop a paper, pay for it in full to the time when you cease taking it, as an honest ma...
-Weigela Nivea - Western New York Nursery Business
Weigela Nivea This splendid weigela was introduced into Europe several years ago from Japan, but it is comparatively new in this country. The plant is similar in habit to the well-known weigela rosea...
-The Western Pomologist - What Is The Most Suitable Age For Planting Fruit-Trees?
The Western Pomologist This is now changed from a quarto to an octavo, and price increased from $1 to $1.50 per year. The January number contains some very excellent contributions from distinguished ...
-What Is The Pest Manner Of Preparing Ground For Orchards? - Wheat And Chess
What Is The Pest Manner Of Preparing Ground For Orchards? Mr. Smith of Syracuse. 1st. Underdrain, especially if it be a strong soil. 2d. Subsoil to at least 20 inches deep. 3d. Make it rich enough to...
-Wheat Cultivation - White Lilac
Wheat Cultivation Prof. Mapes, in a recent address at the Indiana State Fair, stated that the wheat crops of Ohio had fallen from 85 to 15 bushels per acre. This statement is denied to be true by the...
-The White Mountains - Whitewashing Trees
The White Mountains Dr. Gray, and a party of geologists and botanists, were encamped on Mount Washington, pursuing their interesting studies. At the Glen House, July the 10th, snow was visible on som...
-The Whitlavia Grandiflora - Wild Goose Mum
The Whitlavia Grandiflora We are glad to learn that Messrs. Joseph Breok & Sow, of Boston, have received a small quantity of the seeds of this beautiful blue-flowered annual, figured and described on...
-The Wild Goose Plum - Willis Sweeting
The Wild Goose Plum This variety has fruited with us the past sea-a son, and it has far surpassed our expectation. It may be described as follows: Size, large oyal or egg shape; color, clear beautifu...
-Willow Hedges - Wilton's Albany
Willow Hedges If H. H., of Winchester Center, Conn., will have a little more patience, we will give him some information about Willow Hedges as soon as the experiments are more advanced. In the mea...
-Wilton's Early - The Wine Crop In Ohio, 1853
Wilton's Early At the head of the list I name Wilson's Early, the largest blackberry in cultivation, ripening early, close after raspberries, before peaches are in market; when fruit is scarce it com...
-Wine Drinkers - Winter Apples
Wine Drinkers We have always considered anything like a regular use of wine a sure stepping-stone to the drunkard's platform, by far more insidious in its effects than the use of strong beer, about w...
-Winter Bouquets - Winter Pear
Winter Bouquets The flowers of the purple fringe tree - Rhus cotinus - gathered before they become ripened, may be tied up and dried in an ordinary room, and kept all winter without dropping or losin...
-Winter Pruning - Winter-Blooming Carnation "Maimie."
Winter Pruning We do not advocate winter pruning, because we think the wound made by the cut at this time more liable to dry, and crack, and open, exposing it to water lodgment, as well as to harden ...
-Winter-Blooming Varieties - Wire Fencing
Winter-Blooming Varieties Although generally the Fuchsia is considered a summer-blooming plant, there are some few that can be induced to bloom through the winter season, and almost perpetually. Amon...
-Wire Trellis - Wisconsin Horticultural Society Transactions
Wire Trellis These are becoming quite popular here, notwithstanding the cheapness of wood. The size of wire preferred is No. 16, and but two wires are used. They are stretched to strong posts set tw...
-Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Wood Carving
Wisconsin State Horticultural Society We should have acknowledged, ere this, the receipt of the Report of this Society for 1873. It is edited by 0. S. Willey, and contains 200 pages of reading, with ...
-Woodbridge And Bethany Agricultural Society - Woodward's Gardens, San Francisco
Woodbridge And Bethany Agricultural Society President, J. W. Bradley, of Bethany. Vice-Presidents, D. Augur, of Woodbridge; Justus Peck, of Bethany. Secretary and Treasurer, Minott Augur, of Woodbrid...
-Worcester Co., Mass - Worms In Pots
Worcester Co., Mass Consult Downing's Landscape Gardening, and Breck's Flower Garden/' for the list you desire. Delphinium formosum, and D. Hendersoni, with Dielytra spectabilis, should be added t...
-Xante Currants - Yellow Berried Ivy
Xante Currants Many are not aware of the fact that the currants of commerce are merely the dried berries of a seedless grape. If this particular variety of grape would escape the ravages of the Oidiu...
-Yellow Corn - York Madeira
Yellow Corn Golden Sioux, Golden Spike, Large Eight Rowed, Medium do, Small do., Canada, Jersey, Galatz, Dutton, Bowling's Early, Maryland Duttons, Kentucky Dent, Small do., Orange Cone, Nonpareil. ...









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