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.
Catalogue of (Dahlias and Bedding Plants, for spring of 1860 - John Wilson, Nurseryman and Florist, Albany Nursery, Albany, N. Y. - Embraces a choice collection of Dahlias, Fuchsias, Yerbenas, Phloxes, etc.
First Annual Report of the Proceedings of the Fruit-Growers' Society Of Eastern Pennsylvania. - This report contains much valuable information, and we are glad to see it preserved in permanent form.
Periodical Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Plants, cultivated at the Highland Nurseries, Newburgh, near New York. By A. Saul, successor to the late A. J. Downing & Co. - A reliable, well-printed catalogue.
Bliss's Seed Catalogue, containing a choice collection of Flower, Vegetable, and Agricultural Seeds, comprising splendid assortments of German Asters, Stocks, Balsams, Zinnias, Carnations, Hollyhocks, etc, besides all other established favorites, and many new and rare seeds. Benjamin K. Bliss, Springfield, Mass. - A very extensive and choice collection, embracing all the most recent novelties.
A Descriptive Catalogue of a choice collection of Dahlias, Verbenas, Petunias, Phloxes, Carnation and Piccotee Pinks, Chrysanthemums, Bedding Geraniums, and sundry other plants. B. K. Bliss, Springfield, Mass. - Full of novelties and choice things.
Rose Lawn Nurseries, Tickfaw, La. H. A. Sviasey, proprietor. - A circular setting forth the advantages of these new nurseries.
Catalogue of Trees and Plants cultivated and for vale by John W. Adams, Portland, Maine. - A short title, covering a fiue collection of plants, with several good illustrations. We should like to see illustrated catalogues more common.
The Prince Edward Island Calendar for the Year of our Lord, I860. Charlottetown: Printed, published, and sold by George M. Haszard, south side Queen Square.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Rosea, cultivated and for sale at the Commercial Garden and Nursery of Parsons & Co., Flushing, L. I., near New York. - One of the best classified catalogues we have seen, with quite a number of novelties.
Catalogue of Foreign and Native Grape-Vines, for Gardens, Graperies, and Vineyards. Autumn of I860 and Spring of 1861. Wm. R. Prince &, Co., Linnaean Botanic Gardens and Nurseries, Flushing, near New York. Forty-fifth edition. - In this new edition Mr. Prince has classified grapes under three heads, viz.: Foreign Grapes, American Indigenous Grapes, and American Hybrids and Seedlings of Foreign Varieties.
Descriptive Catalogue of Vines, etc, cultivated and for sale by D. S. Heffron, Utica, N. T. - A fine collection, embracing all Dr. Grant's.
Wholesale Catalogue of the Brooklyn Nurseries, Brooklyn, L. I. Andrew S. Fuller, Superintendent, (Agent for Dr. Grant) - Select, choice, and reasonable.
Descriptive Catalogue of a Selection of Roses, cultivated and for sale by John Saul, Washington, D. C, Nurseryman, Seed-grower, and Importer. - A choice collection of these beautiful objects.
Supplement to the Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Seedlings, Roses, Camellias, cultivated at Andre' Leroy's Nurseries, near the Railroad Station at Angers, France. - Embraces an immense collection of rases. The agents in New York are Messrs. Bru-quiere and Sheband, 51 Cedar street.
Wholesale Catalogue of Parsons & Co., Flushing, near New York, for the Autumn of 1860. - Especially noteworthy in the ornamental department.
Annual Catalogue of Trees, cultivated at Gloaming Nursery, 1859 and 1860, Clarksville, Habersham County, Ga., by Jarvis Van Buren.
Cattle Disease. Report of the Commissioner to the Governor of Illinois. - A very interesting report by Mr. McFarlaod, embracing many interesting particulars of the Cattle Disease, brought to light by the Committee at Boston.
Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Plants, cultivated and for sale by Carew Sanders &, Co., at the St. Louis Nurseries, situated on the Olive Street Road, five miles west of the Court-House, St. Louis, Mo. - A very good miscellaneous collection of fruits and plants.
Select Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, etc, cultivated at the Kentucky Nurseries, Maysville, Ky. George G. Curtis & Co., Proprietors. - Full of choice things: the descriptions are particularly good.
The Pioneer and Monthly Record, devoted to the Industrial Interests, the True, the Beau-ful, and the Good. September, 1860. No. 1. - This is intended as the organ of the Rensselaer County Agricultural and Manufacturers' Society, one of the most useful institutions in the country. The present number is filled with useful matter, and gives promise of doing much good.
The Illustrated Annual Register of Rural Affairs and Cultivator Almanac, for the Year 1861, etc. By J. J. Thomas, Author of "American Fruit Culturist," etc., etc. - This little annual has become almost] indispensable. The present is one of the best yet published. It is well printed, handsomely illustrated, and full of just such matter as is most needed by all engaged in rural affairs. It is published in Albany by Luther Tucker & Son, 397 Broadway, and in New York by Saxton & Barker, 25 Park Row. Price 25 cents.