We think, as a general rule, those peas which are tall enough to require stakes yield the most, and on the whole are the best for small gardens. But stakes can not always be easily had, and then dwarfs are in demand. For such, the following table of the average heights of the more popular varieties will be useful:

Varieties.

Height.

Excelsuir

24 in.

First and Best

,...20 "

Early sunrise

22 "

imp. Dan O'Rourke

....18 "

American Racer.......

....24 "

American Wonder .

.... 8 "

William Hurst

....12 "

Varieties.

Height.

Cattle Gem

.....20 in.

Stratagem

.....18 "

Telephone.........,

.....36 "

Dwarf Marrowfat..

... .40 "

Champion of England.. 60 "

Yorkshire Hero

30 "