J. C. C. D., Leesburg, Florida, writes: "My object in writing is to ask you whether you can give me the address of some party to whom I can apply in order to obtain pine-apple plants or buds of the varieties raised under glass in England. Seedsmen to whom I have applied have given me no information. I have some fine varieties which have fruited up to five and half pounds in weight, but wish to get others if possible. Gardening and fruit raising here is quite different from Northern ways."

[We have had several letters like the above recently. We do not know that any firm has them for sale. If they have, it would be an advantage, we think, to make the fact known. - Ed. G. M.]