The Garden Oracle, and Horticultural Year-Book for 1869. Edited by Shirley Hibberd, F.R.H.S. Groombridge & Sons, Paternoster Row, London.

Is replete with well-assorted information, bearing on a great variety of horticultural and floricultural subjects; in addition to which it contains an almanac and lists of all the new plants of the year. It is useful alike to the amateur and gardener.

[We have again to apologise for the postponement of many valuable communications. - Ed].