In your wet climate keep the bottom of your cold frame 6 inches above ground-level and drain it well. Your hotbed may be sunk a foot and a half, provided you can prevent water from standing in the site.

Beginner #1

The following Masdevallias are to be recommended as the most showy, M. Harryana, ignea, Lindeni, Tovarensis, Veitchiana, Davisii. Keep Tovarensis at the warmest part of the house.

Beginner #2

Shift immediately the plants are done flowering, and have begun to push young growths. See an article giving every detail of culture in our present issue.