This section is from the book "The Gardener V1", by William Thomson. Also available from Amazon: The New Organic Grower: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener.
Three Cape Heaths of sorts - T. Lees, and J. M'Kay, gardener to Mr C. Tennant, equal.
Four Plants of Fine Foliage - 1. J. Sutherland; 2. Wm. Thomson; 3. Thos.
Ormiston, gardener to Mr A. Jamieson, Halk House.
Four Ferns - 1. Wm, Thomson; 2. J. Sutherland.
Finest Tree Fern - 1. J. Sutherland; 2. Mr Gordon, gardener to Mr Andrew Wauchope, Niddrie; 3. Wm. Thomson.
Three. Orchids in bloom - 1. Wm. Thomson.
Three fuchsias - 1. Mr Joss, Morn-ingside; 3. Wm. Laird, gardener to Sir James Coxe, Kinellan House.
Two Cockscombs - 1. J. Pow, gardener to Mr J. Melville; 2. William Kirkpatrick, gardener to Lord Aber-cromby.
Three pots Achimenes - 1. James Gordon.
Four Variegated Zonals or Bedding Geraniums - 1. C. M'Farlane, gardener to Mr D. Anderson of Moredun; 2. John Clark, gardener to Mr W. S. Mitchell-Innes, Parson's Green.
Three Liliums in pots - John Cur-rie, gardener to Mr W. Nelson, Salisbury Green.
One Lilium Aratum - Colin M'Farlane, gardener to Mr D. Anderson.
Twelve cut Roses - 1. James M'ln-doe, gardener to the Archbishop of York; 2. George Barrie, gardener to Miss Henderson, Corstorphine.
Eighteen Gladioli - 1. William Marshall, gardener to Sir R. Stanley Erring-ton, Bart., Sandhoe, Hexham; 2. Wm. Shand, gardener to Mr R. W. Duff;
3. P. Harper, gardener to Mr J. S. Gordon, Turner Hall.
Twelve Gladioli - 1. James Gordon, gardener to Mr. A. Wauchope; 2. Mr Alexander, Hexham; and 3. J. M'Indoe.
Twelve Quilled Asters - John Wood-row, Williamsburgh, Paisley; 2. Wm. Glass, Stirling.
Twelve Chrysanthemum-flowered Asters - 1. James Harper, gardener to Mr L. Walkinshaw; 2. John Cockburn, gardener to Mr John Cox, Gorgie.
Nine Spikes of Hollyhocks of sorts - 1. D. Marshall, gardener to Miss Hay, Kingston Grange; 2. G. Barrie, gardener to Miss Henderson, Corstorphine; 3. Wm. Shand, gardener to R. W. Duff, Esq.
Five Spikes of Hollyhocks of sorts - 1. Mr J. M'Indoe; 2. George Mollison, gardener to Miss Dunsmuir, Corstorphine; 3. Colin Bell, gardener to Anthony Nichol, Esq., Kerfield.
Twelve cut Blooms Hollyhocks - 1. Rev. Edward Hawke, Ganisboro'; 2. J. M'Indoe.
Eighteen Dahlia Blooms - 1. R. Montgomery, Kilbirnie; 2. Wm. Shand; 3. John M'Lean, gardener to Mr Gibson, Duloch.
Twelve Dahlia Blooms - 1. W. Brown, gardener to David Buchan, Esq., New Saughton; 2. James Johnston, gardener to Colonel Lyon, Belfield House, Cupar; 3. Goodwin, York.
Twelve Dahlia Blooms (Fancy) - 1. John M'Lean; 2. Goodwin, York; 3. Wm. Laird, gardener to Sir James Coxe, Kinellan House.
Six Dahlias (Fancy) - John Jones, gardener to Captain Boulton, Bangholm Bower.
Eleven Spikes Hollyhocks - 1. Messrs Downie, Laird, & Laing; 2. Mr John Harrison, Darlington; 3. Messrs Stewart & Son, Dundee.
Twenty - four Dahlia Blooms - 1. Messrs Downie, Laird, & Laing; 2. Mr Harrison; 3. Messrs Stewart and Son.
Twelve Fancy Dahlia Blooms - 1. Messrs Downie, Laird, & Laing; 2. Messrs Stewart & Son.
Thirty Gladioli - 1. Messrs Stewart & Mein, Kelso; 2. Messrs Downie, Laird & Laing; 3. Mr John M'Pherson, Aberdeen.
Collection of New and Rare Plants - 1. Messrs Veitch & Son, Royal Exotic Nursery, London; 2. Messrs Thyne & Son, Glasgow; 3. Messrs Downie, Laird, & Laing; special prize, equal to 3d, to Messrs W. Barron & Son, Derby, for collection of Coniferous Trees.
Collection of Vegetables - 1. Donald Mathieson and W. Thomson, equal; 2. Temple.
Two bunches Grapes - 1. D. P. Bell, Clive Villa, Alnwick; 2. Rev. Mr Bushby, Dalkeith.
Six Peaches - 1. D. P. Bell.
To Thos. Ormiston, gardener to - Jainieson, Esq., The "Walk, Alloa, for a very handsome plant of Lapigera rosea.
To Mr Carmichael, gardener to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, for four Queen Pines.