Of fruit the display was not extensive, but, with the exception of some of the Pines, it was of great excellence. The Black Hamburg Grapes from Lord Wharn-cliffe's and Lord Bagot's were all that could be desired. Mr Smith, gardener to Mr H. "Walker, near Liverpool, showed a splendid fruit of the Black Prince Pine. There was but one collection of six sorts of fruit, which came from Lord Carring-ton's, and got the first prize. The following is the-prize list, slightly abridged: -

Special Prizes (Open To All)

First prize presented by B. S. Williams, London; second, by the Manchester Botanical Society. For the best and most effective group of fifty plants, not less than twenty-five flowering plants, and not more than eight Orchids in the twenty-five: 1st prize, 50; 2d prize, 25 - 1. H. L. Micholk, Bowden (gardener, Mr Baines); 2. Mr Dixon, Beverley.

First prize presented by Sam Mendel; second, Manchester Botanical Society. Ten Cape Heaths in flower, distinct: 1st prize, 20; 2d prize, 10 - 1. Messrs E. Cole & Sons; 2. Thomas Hopson.

First prize presented by William Cuuliffe Brooks; second, Manchester Botanical Society. Twelve Roses in flower, distinct: 1st prize, 20 - 1. Messrs Lane & Sons, Birkhampstead.

First prize presented by C. F. Beyer; second, Manchester Botanical Society.

Eight Cycads, distinct - 1. B. S. Williams, Holloway, London.

Miscellaneous Collection of Bedding and Hardy Plants - Messrs G. & W. Yates, Manchester.

Four Bunches of Grapes - 1. Lord Bagot; 2. Bishop of Manchester; extra, W. W. Worswich.

Six Pine-Apples - 1. H. Walker; 2. J. Wallace.

Twelve Hardy Shrubs in flower - 1. Not awarded; 2. Messrs G. & W. Yates.

One Brace of Cucumbers - 1. Thomas Statter, Stand; 2. John Cameron.

Amateurs Prizes

Sixteen Exotic Orchids in flower, distinct - 1. Mr Thos. Jones; 2. Dr Ainsworth, Lower Broughton.

Eight Exotic Orchids in flower, distinct - 1. J. H. Fernley; 2. W. C. Bird; 3. Thos. Jones.

One Exotic Orchid in flower - 1. Mr G. Gottschalkes; 2. Dr Ainsworth.

Three Pots of Lilium Auratum in flower - 1. Not awarded; 2. Mr T. Jones.

Ten Miscellaneous Plants, distinct - 1. Mr Thos. Kendall; 2. Mr T. Hob-son; 3. Mr S. Schloss.

Twelve Stove and Greenhouse Plants in flower, distinct - 1. Sir James Watts; 2. Mr John Stevenson.

Six Stove and Greenhouse Plants in flower, distinct - 1. Mr T. Kendal; 2. Mr Thos. Hobson.

One Stove Plant in flower - 1. Mr S. Schloss; 2. Mr T. Hobson.

One Greenhouse Plant in flower - 1. Not awarded; 2. Mr C. Rylance.

One Cape Heath in flower - 1. Mr T. Hobson; 2. Mr. G. E. Reynolds.

Ten Greenhouse Azaleas in flower, distinct - 1. Mr L. Hanmer; 2. Sir J. Watts.

Six Greenhouse Azaleas in flower, distinct - 1. Sir J. Watts; 2. Mr Hanmer.

One Greenhouse Azalea in flower - 1. Mr. T. Hobson; 2. MrT. Kendal.

Eight Greenhouse Azaleas - 1. Not awarded; 2. Mr W. Pearson; 3. Sir James Watts.

Eight Fine Foliaged Plants - 1. Mr S. Schloss; 2. Mr John Stevenson; 3. Mr 0. W. Wrigley and Mr T. H. Bir-ley equal.

Four Palms - 1. Mr Joseph Broome.

Eight Stove or Greenhouse Ferns - 1. Mr T. Hobson; 2. Mr E. J. Wrigley.

Twelve Hardy Ferns - 1. Mr W. Pearson; 2. Mr J. F. Rowbotham; 3. Mr John Wallace.

Six Show Pelargoniums in flower - 1. Mr J. E. Reynolds, Mr A. G. Latham.

Six Fancy Pelargoniums, ditto - 1. Mr R. Houghton.

Eight Zonal Pelargoniums, ditto - 1. Mr R. Houghton; 2. Mr H. K. Bal-stone; 3. Mr F. Taylor.

Eight Variegated ditto - 1. Mr H. K. Balstone; 2. Mr R. Voss; 3. Mr M. Torkington.

Six Roses in flower - 1. Mr J. E. Reynolds.

Twelve Roses in flower - 1. Mr J. H. Agnew.

Ten Cinerarias - 1. Sir James Watts.

Extra Prize - One Fern, Mr E. G. Wrigley.

Nurserymen's Prizes

Ten Roses in flower, distinct - 1. Messrs H. Lane and Sons; 2. and 3. not awarded; extra prize, Mr John Shaw, Manchester.

Thirty Roses in flower, distinct - 1. Messrs H. Lane and Sons; no others awarded.

Ten Exotic Orchids in flower, distinct - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr John Shaw; 3. Mr W. E. Dixon.

Ten Stove and Greenhouse Plants in flower, distinct - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. not awarded; 3. Mr John Shaw.

Eight Greenhouse Azaleas in flower, distinct - 1. Mr E. Cole and Sons; 2. Mr B. S. Williams.

Twelve Greenhouse Azaleas in flower, distinct - 1. Messrs H. Lane and Sons and Messrs E. Cole and Sons equal; 2. Mr B. S. Williams; 3. Mr J. Kellett.

Ten Show Pelargoniums in flower, distinct - 1. and 3. not awarded; 2. Mr C. Rylance.

Ten Fancy Pelargoniums in flower, distinct - Mr C. Rylance.

Eight Zonal Pelargoniums in flower, distinct - 1. Mr C. Rylance; 2. Messrs G. and W. Yates.

Eight Variegated Pelargoniums, distinct - 1. Messrs G. and W. Yates; 2. Mr G. Watson.

Ten Fine-Foliaged Plants, distinct - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr G. Shaw.

Twelve Miscellaneous Plants, distinct - 1. Messrs J. Veitch and Sons, Chelsea; 2. Mr B. S. Williams; 3. Mr J. Shaw.

Twelve New and Rare Plants of any description, in or out of flower - 1. Messrs J. Veitch and Sons; 2. Mr B. S. Williams; 3 Mr W. E. Dixon.

Twenty Hardy Conifers - 1. Mr John Shaw; 2. Messrs H. Lane & Sons; 3. Messrs G. and W. Yates.

One pair of Greenhouse Yuccas or Beaucarneas - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr G. Shaw.

One pair Dracanas or Cordylines - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr J. Shaw.

One pair Tree-Ferns - Mr B. S. Williams.

One pair Palms - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr J. Shaw.

One pair Pyramidal Bay-Trees - 1. Mr B. S. Williams; 2. Mr J. Shaw.

Twenty-four Hardy Ferns (species) - 1. Mr R. Ashcroft; 2. Mr John Shaw.

Ten Amaryllis in flower - 1. and 3. not awarded; 2. Mr John Shaw.

Fifty Hardy Alpine and Herbaceous Plants - 1. Messrs G. and W. Yates; 2. Mr R. Ashcroft.

Twelve Hardy Rhododendrons in flower - 1. Messrs H. Lane & Sons; 2. Mr John Shaw.

Twelve Hardy Azaleas in flower - 1. Messrs H. Lane & Sons; 2. Mr John Shaw.

Fruits (Open To All Classes)

Miscellaneous Collection of Fruit - 1. Lord Carrington; 2. and 3. not awarded.

Two Bunches Black Hamburg Grapes - 1. Lord Wharncliffe; 2. Lord Bagot.

Two Bunches of any white kind of Grape - 1. Lord Bagot; 2. Mr F. Dixon; extra prize, Mr Worswick.

One Pine-Apple, "Queen" - 1. Mr F. Dixon; 2. not awarded.

One Pine-Apple, any other kind - 1. Mr H. Walker; 2. Mr T. N. Miller.

Six Bunches of Grapes - 1. Lord Wharncliffe.

Two Baskets of Grapes - Mr F. Dixon.