This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V26", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Boston has and deserves the credit of never forgetting the credit due to those who serve her. But this good trait sometimes leads to curious results. A recent discussion on hedges before the Mass. Hor. Society, is reported at length in one of its papers, and the honey locust is referred to as the Hovey locust. It seemed like a typographical error at first, but as it is repeated through the whole report, it is evident the writer thought the tree has been complimented by Mr. Hovey's name.