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.
The Southern States have not many agricultural magazines, perhaps because the few admirable ones like the Southern Cultivator cover all the ground. It is now published by J. R. Harrison & Co., Atlanta, Georgia. From the number before us we learn that a grass, Paspalum ovatum, has been found to stand drouth much better than the famous Bermuda grass, and promises to be one of the most useful of the whole list of grasses to that section of the country. It grows all winter when it is not actually freezing.