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.
C. B. Murray, Foster's Crossings, Warren Co., Ohio. - The Nansemond Sweet Potato: Directions for Propagation, Culture, and Preservation; also, Experience of Growers in different parts of the Country. - A useful little compend; but at Mr. Murray's prices, it would be cheaper to buy the plants than to propagate them.
Henry A. Dreer, Seedsman and Florist, Philadelphia. - Garden Calendar for 1862, designed to furnish brief Directions for the Cultivation and Management of the Esculent, Flower, and Fruit Garden, containing select Lists of Seeds, Trees, and Plants. Illustrated with Wood-cuts.
Barnes & Washburn, Harrison Square, Mass. - Catalogue of a choice Collection of Flower and Vegetable Seeds, embracing many new and rare varieties, etc. H. B. Lum, Sandusky, Ohio. - Catalogue of rare and beautiful Flower Seeds. E. Wart Sylvester, Lyons, N. Y. - The Oporto Grape (oricular). Isaac Jackson & Co., successors to T. M. Harvey, Harmony Grove Nurseries, West Grove, Chester Co., Penn. - Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubbery, Roses, etc.
Haines & Pell, successors to Tredwell & Pell, No. 27 Cortlandt St., New York. - Catalogue of Agricultural and Horticultural Implements, Machinery, Fertilizers, etc - This new firm had existed scarcely three weeks when their establishment was entirely destroyed at the Fulton St. fire. We offer them our sympathy, and wish them abundant success in their new store.
Ellwunger & Barry, Mount Hope Nurseries, Rochester, N. Y. - Descriptive Catalogue of hardy Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Roses, etc.
J. M. Thorburn & Co., New-York. - Descriptive Catalogue for 1862 of Vegetable and Agricultural Seeds, Garden, Field, and Fruit Seeds, etc, embracing every standard and improved variety.
Issac Pullen, Hightstown, Mercer Co., N. J. - Catalogue for Fall of 1861 and Spring of 1862 of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Vines, etc.
Ellwanger & Barry, Mount Hope Nurseries, Rochester, N. Y. - Descriptive Catalogue of Fruits.
B. K. Bliss, Springfield, Mass. - Descriptive Catologue of a choice Collection of Vegetable, Agricultural, and Flower Seeds, etc.; to which is added, a descriptive list of small Fruits, viz., Grapes, Strawberries, Gooseberries, Raspberries, Currants, etc.
Alfred Bridgetnan, 876 Broadway, New York. - Catalogue of Vegetable, Flower, and Field Seeds, with Directions for their cultivation.
Andrew Bridgeman, 878 Broadway, New York. - Descriptive Catalogue of French Hybrid Gladiolus and other Summer and Autumn blooming Bulbs. - There are some 200 varieties of this splendid flower, very fully described.
Parsons & Co., Flushing, L. I. - Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubbery, etc. Also, Exotic Plants.
J. Knox, Box No. 155, Pittsburgh, Penn. - Price List of small Fruits, etc, for the Spring of 1862, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Grapes, etc.
J. M. Thorburn A Co., 15 John Street, New York. - Descriptive Catalogue of Flower Seeds, with practical Directions for their Culture and Treatment. Ap- pended is also a large and choice List of French Hybrid Gladiolus. 1862.
Gardner Goldsmith A Co., Indianapolis, Indiana. - Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Plants, Flowers, etc.
J. A. Bruce & Co., Hamilton, Canada West. - Descriptive Catalogue of Seeds for the Farm, the Kitchen Garden, and the Flower Garden \ also of Culinary Roots, and a choice Collection of Flowering Bulbs for Spring Planting. Garden Implements, Fruit-Trees, Shrubs, etc.
The Journal of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, Vol. i., No. 1. - This is a move in the right direction. Every state Society should preserve a record of its doings, either in the form of a Journal or in a volume of Transactions. The present Journal contains the Constitution of the Society, a list of prizes, and a number of valuable Essays.
W. H. Loomis, Woodlawn Green-house and Nurseries, 189 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind. - Descriptive Catalogue of Grapes and other Fruits, with full Directions for preparing the ground for their reception, planting, etc. - We have to thank Mr. Loomis for an appreciative notice of the Horticulturist. The tact that it was not solicited is the more complimentary to him and to us. Mr. Loomis seems to understand, that the more good horticultural works are read, the more trees and plants will be sold. Nurserymen would promote their own in* terests by giving in their catalogues a list of the best horticultural periodicals.
Geo. W. Campbell, Delaware, Ohio. - Reduced Price List of Grape-Vines, etc.
John W. Bailey, Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., N. Y. - Periodical and Descriptive Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, cultivated and for sale at the Plattsburgh Nurseries.
Dailledouze A Zeller, Yates and Myrtle Avenues, Brooklyn, L. I - Catalogue of Roses, Fruit-Trees, Vines, etc.
A. J. Caywood, Modena, Ulster Co., N. Y. - Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Vines, etc.
Catalogue of the Cream Hill Academic School, with an Agricultural Department, West Cornwall, Conn. S. W. Gold, M.D., and T. S. Gold, A.M., Principals. - In this institution the mind and body are alike cared for; a practice much to be commended.