The Revue de I'Horticulture Beige has an article in its April number to so "honor Downing, for the services he has rendered the horticulture of his country by his "Designs for Cottage Residences,' "Treatise on Landscape Gardening," "Fruits and Fruit Trees of America," and at the same time show regard for the man who welcomed Parmen-tier and Berckmansto American shores." But the portrait given is that of his brother, the present Charles Downing, and is apparently the same one which appeared in the Gardeners' Chronicle a few years ago.