Such plants as dwarf Palms, Dracaenas, Tree-Ferns, Ficus elastica, Aralias, and Crotons will suit you for winter decoration. For summer, any of the fine-foliaged plants, such as Caladium Coleus, Ferns, with the gayer class of flowering-plants, will do. You should visit some respectable exotic nursery, where you can easily make a selection to suit your purpose.

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Try paraffine at the rate of six dram-glasses to four gallons of water. Keep it well mixed when applying it for the ants. We are presuming that there are no roots in the way. Also lay down flat pieces of soft glazier's putty, to which they will go in thousands, and can there be destroyed.