This section is from "The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste", by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams. Also available from Amazon: Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste.
The vine often bleeds excessively when pruned in an improper season, or when accidentally wounded; Mr. Knight, in the Horticultural Transactions, recommends, from practice, "four parts of scraped cheese, to be added to one part of calcined oyster-shells, or other pure calcareous earth, and this composition to be pressed strongly into the pores of the wood; the sap will instantly cease to flow, so that the largest branch may, at any season, be taken off with safety".
The Smoke-house Apple has been twice described in the Horticulturist, which will account to "B." for the non-appearance of his favor.
(W.) - A good liquid manure for watering plants will be found to be, mixing 12 gallons of water with four pounds of the best guano, and allowing it to stand for twenty-four hours. This will suit flowers in pets. The same guano will serve three times, each time being covered with twelve gallons of water.