Garden and forest. / Volume 8, Issue 0 [an electronic version]

Garden and forest. / Volume 8, Issue 0

Page  [unnumbered]F AND A JOURNAL OF [ORTICULTURE, LANDSCAPE ART AND FORESTRY Conducted by CHARLES S. SARGENT Director of the Arnold Arboretum, Professor of Arboriculture in Harvard College, etc. ILL US TRA TED VOLUME VIII. JANUARY TO DECEMBER, I895 New York THE GARDEN AND FOREST PUBLISHING CO. I895 %j I 4 FOREST

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Page  [unnumbered]i. I 2 / &~ o "' i; ~,Al I i I INDEX TO VOLUME VIII. The asterisk (*) denotes that the subject is illustrated. Abelia floribunda.................. 273 Abies Cilicica............... 296 Abutilon, Souvenir de Bonn....... 387 Acacia pubescens............. 25 Acacias........................... 499 Acanthophcenix crinita............. 487 Acanthus longifolius.......... 278 Accunmulation in the garden........ 28 Acer cissifolium................... 447 - insigne.............. 220 Negundo............5....... 502 - Pennsylvanicum.......... 396 Achilleas.......................... 396 Achimenes......................... 6 Acidanthera bicolor............... 220 Aconites....... 366 Aconitum Fisheri i.............. 406 Acorns, germination of...........6, I05 Acroclinium roseum............. 255 Adenocalymna comosum..... 79 Adiantums........ 456 Adlumia cirrhosa.................. II7 Adonis vernalis................I79, 97 Adulteration of canned vegetables and fruits................ 68 IEschynanthus Hildebrandii....... 304 Agave Huachucensis............. I84* Utahensis................. 384* Agaves in Southern California...... 228 Aglaonema commutatum.......... 428 pictum...................... 4I6 Agricultural experiment stations... 401 Agriculture, cooperative............ 452 elements of.............. 500 the year-book of the department of.................. 421 Agropyrum repens............... 203 - vulgare..................... 103 Ailanthus........................ 503 in the west.................. 122 Air drainage............... -- 306, 378 Akebia quinata.............. 205 Alberta magna..................... 13 Albizzia occidentalis........... 479 Aletris farinosa.................... 283 Allamanda Hendersonii........ 327 Allen, C. L., articles by.........438, 458 Alnus rugosa.... 493 Alocasia Johnstoni........... 426 Alstromeria aurantiaca..... 288 Alstromerias...................... 317 Althaea ficifolia.... 403 Alvord, William, article by........ 38 Alyssum saxatile.... 214 - sweet....................... 06 Amaryllis, cultivation of.........56, 86 Ammophila arundinacea............ 412 Anaectochilus Sanderianus......... 454 Ananassa sativa variegata......... 355 Andre, Edouard F., sketch of..... 3I0 Androgynous flower-clusters..... 222* Andromeda Mariana.............. I54 --- speciosa..................... 185 Anemone blanda.............. 64 - Scythinica...... 88 Japonica.... 36, I70, 229, 288, 487 Lady Ardilaun............. 85 nemorosa Robinsonia....... 2I6 sylvestris.................. 2I6 Angraecum sesquipedale.......... 86 Annuals for the garden.....97, 106, 117, 255, 256 Antirrhinum majus, a variety of... I20 Aphlelandra orientalis punctata.... 514 Apple crop, western................ 478 orchards of western New York......................... 248 --- unproductive......... 48 Red Beitigheimer.......390, 428 Canada or Old Nonesuch............................. o - scab in Nebraska......... 28 Scott's Winter............... 200 the Hibernal................. 340 -- the Senator................. 520 Apples, best English............ 414 color bands on.............. 439 frost injuries to. 417 - good varieties............... 428 - marketing.................. I32 Apricots in western New York..... 69 Russian..................... 3 Aquatics, wintering................ 436 Aquilegia Canadensis......... 207, 256 ccerulea.............. 228 Aquilegias, hybrid............. 256 Arabis albida.............. I98 Aralia Veitchii.............. 457 Araucaria Bidwillii........... 386 Cunninghamii............... 40 Araucarias in California.......... I40 Arbutus Unedo................... 498 Arethusa bulbosa........... 422 Arissemas....................... 73 Aristolochia clypeata........... 444 elegans.................. 355 Aristolochias............... 4I 8 Arnebia cornuta................... 305 Arnold Arboretum, additions to.... 292 - - birds of the........... 292 Art, municipal..................... 50o Arthropodium cirrhatum........... 215 Artichoke, Laon.................... 500 Arundina Philippi......... 504 Arundinaria macrosperma......... 23 Asarum maximum................. 233 Asclepias obtusifolia............... 263 - tuberosa..................... 290 Ash, Green, in the west.......... 32, 173 the Sweet Mountain.......... 163 Asimina triloba............. -- -75, 494* Asparagus retrofiractus arboreus... 1I4 -- Spirenglei..............., 378 Asperula orientalis................ 256 Aster Tartaricus.................. 256 -- undulatus.............. 450 Asters......................... 376, 396 Astilbe Japonica compacta......... 157 floribunda............ 157 Lemoinei.................... 40 Astragalus crassicarpus........... 223 Atkinson, C. L., death of........... 480 Atriplex hastata.................... 213 semibaccatum............... 20 Aucuba Japonica.................. 359 Auriculas in England.............. 204 Autumn garden fiowers............ 397 in the garden....)......... 39I Ayres, H. B., article by............ 128 Azalea amcena.................... 264 Indica...................... x46 - Ledifolia.............. 264 Azaleas at Brookline............... 237 - flowering, for Easter......... 136 Indian................... 77, 457 B Bactris major......... 466 Baden-Baden, notes from...... 88, 477 Bailey, Prof: L. H., articles by..34, 2I5, 236, 248, 328, 4I8, 457, 487 Baillon, Henri, death of.......... 340 Baines, Thomas, death of.......... 124 Bamboos, cultivation of..........4, 357 Banana, Ram Kela................ 454 Barker, M., articles by.......36, 64, 266 Barron, A. F., sketch of........... 455 Barron, Leonard, article by........ 0og Basswood for western planting.... x22 Bauhinia Galpini................... 444 Bause, C. F., death of.............. 456 Baxter, Sylvester, article by........ 2 Beach-grass planting............. 412 Beach, Prof. S. A., articles by.. I28, 428 Beal, Prof. W. J., articles by..48, 303, 322 Beans, cultivation of............ 336'dwarf Lima............... 2io forcing... 64 Bebb, Prof. M. S., articles by..363, 372, 423, 473, 482 death of........ 510o Beckwith, Prof. M. H., article by.. 57 Bedding plants.......... 98 plants for................88, 348 Beech-tree in South Hingham, Massachusetts...................... 2I* Beetles, black blister............... 508 Begonia acuminata................. 505 - B. Fran9ois Gaulin........... 96 carminata................... 304 Begonia Evansiana................ 435 Feastii.................. x34 - Froebelii................... 504 Gloire de Sceaux............ 233 Mrs. I. Heal................ 483 Paul Bruant................. I33 President Carnot.... 96 - Raja h..................... 14 Rex X Socotrana.......... 4 Saundersii.................. 496 Socotrana.........3.... Vernon.................... 348 Begonias................ 508 bedding................. 198, 403 disease of............... 474 - in flower for Easter.......... 136 winter-flowering.......... 67 Benson, John, article by........... 458 Berberis heteropoda......... 454* - Sieboldii.................. 475 Thunbergii................. 492 Bertolonias..... 486 Beschorneria yuccoides........... 254 Bessera eleans.................. o07 Bessey, Prof. Charles E., article by. 202 Betula, hybrid..... 355* lenta, oil of................ 3o3 ~- pumila X lenta..... 243* papyrifera..... 222 Betulas, American............. 355* Bevier, Louis, article by.......... 508 Bignonia venusta.................. 114 Billbergia Liboniana........... 384 - rhodo-cyanea............ 376 Bioletti, F. T., article by.........499 Birch, oil of..................... 303 Birches, hybrid.. 243* - the American white.....355* Birds against injurious insects..... 350 of the Arnold Arboretum.... 292 - destruction of fruit by....... 388 scarcity of................... I89 Blackberries,'cultivation of.....3Io, 439 hardy...................... 50 - profits from.............. 59 winter protection of......... 420 Blood-root......................... 2I4* Blueberries............... 193 Bollea Schrcederiana.............. 53 Boltonia latisquama................ 396 Bomarea Carderi................ 96 Books Reviewed: Agricultural Calendar for I896. F. W. Woll.................... 479 American Chrysanthemum Manual, the. Michael Barker.... 399 American Woods. Romeyn B. Hough..................... 499 Among the Northern Hills. William C. Prime.239 Atnnual Report of the Director of the Experimental Farms of Canada for I894.................... 519 Blackberries. Bulletin 99 of Cornell Experiment Station. 439 Book of the Rose, the. A. FosterMelliar..................... 39 Boston Park Guide. Sylvester Baxter.330 China Asters. Bulletin go, Cornell Experiment Statio........ 2I9 Chrysanthemums and their Culture. Edwin Molyneux........ 399 Contributions of the United States National Herbarium. J. N. Rose I.............2... x89 Country Month by Month, the. Spring. J. A. Owen and C. S. Boulger..... 9 Dictionary of Orchid Hybrids. E. Bohnhof 209 English Flower Garden, the. W. Robinson...................... 409 Familiar Flowers in Field and ~ Garden. F. Schuyler Mathews. 249 Fleurs de Pleine Terre, les. Vilmorin-Andrieux & Co........... I89 Flora of the Assyrian Monuments and its Outcomes, the. E. Bonavia......... 338 Florida Sketch Book, the. Bradford Torrey.................... I Flowering Plants and Ferns of New South Wales, with special reference to their economic value. J. H. Maiden........... 299 Forest Flora of Japan, the. Chas. Sprague Sargent......9........ 99 Forest Tree-planters' Manual. J. C. Barrett...................... 29 Game Birds at Home. Theodore S. Van Dyke.................. 419 Hand-book of West-American Cone-bearers. J. G. Lemmon.. 379 Horticulturist's Rule Book, the. L. H. Bailey................... 269 How to Know the Wild Flowers. Mrs. William Starr Dana....... 219 In a Gloucestershire Garden. Henry N. Ellacombe........... 329 Irrigation Farming. Lute Wilcox 389 Land Birds and Game Birds of New England. H. D. Minot. Edited by William Brewster.... I69 Les Orchiddes Exotiques et leur Culture en Europe. Lucien Linden, A. Coaniaux and G. Grignan......... I.....go Lindenia. Lucien Linden....':. 49 List of the Pteridophyta and Spernlatophyta growing without cultivation in north-eastern North America. Prepared by the Committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, from the Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club, Vol. V................ I79 Maladies des Plantes Agricoles, Vol. I. Ed. Prillieux........... 509 Manual of Forestry, a. W. Schlich.....................309, 329 Medical Plants of Tennessee, the. A. Gattinger.................. 29 Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and How to Distinguish Them. W. Hamilton Gibson... 488 Popular Treatise on the Physiology of Plants, a. Dr. Paul Sorauer. Translated by F. E. Weiss.......................... 149 Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges, a. Oliver R. Willis.. 69 Silva of North America, the. Charles Sprague Sargent..... xI9 Soil, the: Its Nature, Relations and Fundamental Principles of Management. F. H. King...... 509 Storyv.of the Plants, the. Grant Allen........................... 359 Sweet-scented Flowers and Fragrant Leaves. Donald McDonald I29 Synoptical Flora of North America. Asa Gray and Sereno Watson; continued and edited by Benjamin Lincoln Robinson.... 429 Ten New England Blossoms, and their Insect Visitors. Clarence Moores Weed............... 289 Through Glade and Mead. Joseph Jackson........................ 9 Timber-trees, Native and Foreign. Thomas Laslett......... I9 Wayside and Woodland Blossoms. Edward Step..................349 Wild Garden, the. W. Robinson. o09 Woman's Book, the............ 29 Wonderful Wapentake, the. J. S. Fletcher..... 279 Bordeaux mixture, age of....... 378 and color tests........ 28 the preparation of..... 259 Porers in Hickory-trees.......... 352* Boronia heterophylla......2........ 49 megastigma............75, I64 Boston, Chrysanthemums in....... 459 - rose and strawberry show... 259 - spring flower show.......... I39 Botanic garden at Agricultural College, Michigan. 3......... 303, 322 --- notes from the Harvard........................... 6 i, I

Page  iviv Botanical Garden, Missouri, notes from the......................... 497 - ~- the New York......... 262 Bougainvillea glabra............... I8 splendens.................. 326 Boursault, Jean Fran9ois...... 32 Bouvardias for garden planting.... II6 Bowling Green, the proposed statue in............................... 252 Box Elder trees in the west.... 273, 502 Brachycome iberidifolia..... 314 Brandegee, T. S., article by..... 34 Brandis, Sir Dietrich, article by.... 499 Bravoa geminiflora................ 306 Bridge, an old, in Wrentham, Massachusetts......................... 42* Britton, Prof. W. E., articles by..443, 497 Brodisea uniflora................... 44 Bromus secalinus................. 10o3 Brookline, Massachusetts, notes from............................. 498 Broom-handles, consumption of wood for........................ 70 Browallia speciosa major.......... 358 Brown, Robert, death of........... 500 Brunfelsia eximia.................. 77 latifolia.................. 77, 155 Buchanan, James, and plant variation.............................. 442 Bulbocodium vernum.............. i58 Bulbophyllum grandiflorum........ I53 Bulbous plants..................... 386 Bulbs for spring planting......... io6 -greenhouse, for early spring flowering................... x67 -spring-flowering.........I76, 497 Bull, Dr. Ephraim W., death of...., 400 Burbank, Luther, article by........349 Burrill, Prof. T. J., article by....... 368 Bush, B. F., articles by.... 32, 379, 463 Butternuts, the cultivation of........ 20 Butz, Prof. George C., article by.... 448 C Cabbage maggot, the remedy for... 520 Cabbages, disease of.............. 284 Cabomba aquatica................. 334 Cacti, repotting................... 80o Cactus society, a national, in England......................... 284 versus Mamillaria........... II3 Caladium argyrites................ 368 Caladiums, fancy.................. 297 - for outdoor use............. I56 Calanthe, Baron Schrceder......... 94 Calceolaria Burbidgei.............. 14 Calendula fluvialis..............o6 California brook-side, a.......... 142* - experiment stations......... 62 - forests, observations in...... 402 -fruits......................... 512 Japanese vegetation in...... 3o2 - Orange groves.............. 78 - southern, garden notes fromn. 428 spring in.................... 10o8 Calla, Snowflake................... 50 Callas.........................296 - abnormal growth of......... 3i6 Callicarpa purpurea............... 396 Callirrho6 mnvolucrata.......... 366, 396 Callistemon speciosa.............. 157 Calochorti in gardens............ 357 Calochortus Benthami.. 169 Calopogon pulchellus..........283, 422 Camellia theifera, cultivation of.... 24 Cameron, Robert, articles by... 77, 86, 227, 197, 226, 228, 255, 267, 277, 287, 307, 3i6, 366, 464, 5o8, 5i6 Camo6nsia maxima................ 40 Campanula Carpathica............ 256 - latifolia.................... 297 - macrantha............ 267 - persicifolia..............267, 297 alba grandiflora...... 228 - Portenschlagiana......... 267 - pumila Maresii.............. 207 V- ida lii...................... 323 Campanulas, some garden..3o8, 313, 316, 406 Candytufts, hardy................. io6 Canna, Columbia................. 210 - John White.................. 505 Cannas...307, 348, 367, 398, 400, 407, 4I7 - for Easter................. 136 - in England................. 374 - the best new........... ii6, 520 Cantaloup, the winter.............. 457 what is a.................... I83 Caragana arborescens............. 2I4 Card, Fred W., articles by....7, 28, 223, 242, 348, 388, 468 Caricas in California............... 388 Carnation, Ada Byron......... I78, 476 A laska.-......... g99, Io8, 178, 476 - Anna Webb................ 1o8 - Annie Lonsdale.............459 - Bride of Erlescort........... I78 Bridesmaid..............469, 476 - Bouton d'Or................ io8 - Buttercup................99, io8 - Crystal..................... 476 Daybreak.................99, 476 - Dean Hole.............. 99 - Della Fox..............99 Index. Carnation, Eldorado............... 1o8 Christ, Dr. H., article by........... 238 Fred Creighton.............. 178 Chrysanthemum, Baltimore Belle.. 450 Fred. Weir...... 469 Challenge.478 Hector...................1o8, 178 Charles Davis............... 459 Helen Keller.....99, io8, I78, 476 - Constellation................. 468 Henrietta Sargent.........99, io8 Crystalina.... 466 Isabella Hunnewell.......... io8 Dr. Callendreau............. 466 Jacqueminot......99, io8 E. G. Uihlein................ 459 Jubilee...... 99 - E. Molyneux.............. 436 Lena Saling............99, io8 Enfant des Deux Mondes.... 459 Lily Dean................ 469 - yellow sport of. 459 Lizzie McGowan.........Io8, 476 frutescens........... 313 Maud Dean...............99. o8 Golden Wonder............. 469 Meteor.......99, 476 H. L. Sunderbruch...436, 440, 468 Minnie Cook.476 Imperial Castle. 458 Mrs. Fisher..............io8, 78 J.. Troy....436, 440 Nicholson................... 476 Katherine Leech.459 Nobscot..................... L78 L. Channing................. 478 Portia..... io8i Louise D. Black.........459, 478 Rose Queen................. 476 Marion Cleveland........... 450 Silver Spray................ io8 Mayflower...............440, 468 Storm King...........99, io8, 178 Minerva..................... 459 StuartStuart. 99, io8 Miss Agnes Louise Dalkson. 450 Thomas Cartledge........... 476 Miss Georgiana Pitcher.... 466 - Tidal Wave............. 99 Miss Helyett.... 466 Triumph.................... io8 Miss M. M. Johnson......... 466 William Scott..............99, 178 - Monsieur Georges Biron.... 466 Winter Cheer............... 476 Mrs. F. B. Hayes............ 488 cuttings.......... 5o6 Mrs. George M. Bradt....... 469 Society, the American, meet- Mrs, Henry Robinson...436, 440 ing of.89, 99, xo8 466, 468 Carnations, a6rial roots of.........x58* - Mrs. M. J. Parker, Jr........ 436 cultivation of....26, i2o, 178, 277, Mrs. M. R. Parker, Jr....... 466 357, 427, 476 Mrs. Perrin.....450, 458, 460, 468 in Flatbush........... 37 Mrs. W. C. Egan........... 469 Carpinus cordata.......... 295 Mrs. W. H. Rand........... 466 Carrot, the wild...... 420 Mrs. W. P. Raymond. 469 Cary, Austin, article by. 88 Nemesis.............. 436, 440 Caryocar nueiferum, fruits of.......509 Niveum..................... 468 Caryopteris mastacanthus.... 397, 407, Philadelphia.............459, 466 430, 457 Rider Haggard.... 466 Cassandra.......................... 493 - St. Clair..................... 479 Castanopsis chrysophylla, tanning Sunrise...........-436, 440, 466 properties of.293 The Bard.468 Castor-beans, cultivation of........ 220 ~ William Simpson.......458, 464* Catalpa speciosa.... 502 - W. W. Astor.466 Catananches................... 367 - Yellow Queen............... 468 Catasetum Bungerothii.......... 374 Chrysanthemums, fashions in...... 517 imperialis................... 503 - in Boston.................... 459 Catasetums, new1.23 - in Chicago................... 468 Cat-tails, how to exterminate....... 428 in London... 473 Cattleya Eros..................... 354 - in New York.........469, 488 floribunda..... 224 - in Philadelphia.............. 458 Fowleri....... 354 in Poughkeepsie............. 46o Gigas....................... 483 - in St. Louis.................. 478 labiata..... 447, 488 - midsummer care of.......... 287 labiata Cooksonue...... 444 new and old.i8 Mantini..................... 444 - at Cornell Univer- Percivaliana................ 123 sity.466 superba alba............. 274 in England........446, 504 Cattleyas, new hybrid.............. 374 in New York........ 450 Cauliflower for winter.......... 348 - notes on.247 Cedar of Algeria, the............. 333* - the newer................... 36 - the Red.................... 6i* - training for.................. 14 Cedrela Sinensis................... 380 - cultivation of.........87, 127, 377 Cedronella cana................... 366 early-flowering.......86, 397, 427 Cedrus Atlantica................. 332* for specimen plants......... 296 Celeriac.36 - good varieties of............. 436 Celery, cultivation of...........257, 336 - propagation of........46, 67, 517 - -greenhouse................. 266 Cicuta maculata................... 172 Celosia floribunda................. 479 Cigar.case-bearer, the, on fruitCelosias, cultivation of............. 217 trees........................... 270 Celtis for western planting......... 122 Cimicifuga racemosa...........316, 337 - occidentalis............ 346 Cinchona Calisaya Ledgeriana.... 520 Cenchrus myosuroides............. 103 Cinerarias, cultivation of........... 97 - Palmeri..................... 203 sowing seed of.............. 276 tribuloides.. 03 Cirrhopetaluln robustum........... 273 Centaurea cynaroides.. 314 -- Rothschildianum............ 444 - moschata.... 280 Citrus trifoliata.................415, 437 Centranthus ruber................. 314 Cladrastis....... 372 Centropogon Lucyanus........64, 5o6 - lutea....................237, 504 Ceratostignma plumbaginoides..... 447 Cleghorn, M. D., Hugh Francis Cercis Canadensis.............184, 484 Clarke, death of.................. 26o Cercocarpus parvifolius pauciden- Clematis coccinea.................. 325 tatus............................. 22 - indivisa..................56, 487 Cestrum elegans.................. 74 new hybrid.... 234 Chammedorea desmoncoides. 3858 paniculata.47, 397, 489 glaucifolia.................. 504* - recta..25, 277 Chamaerops gracilis............... 479 - species of................337, 464 Chamberlin, John, articles by.. 209, 269 Virginiana........... 385 Chelone Lyonii................... 397 Clerodendron A'Priori............. 234 Chenopods, species of............. 193 - fallax...... 326 Cherries, classes of... 410 - squaniatum.................. 288 - experience with............. 58 Clerodendrons.............. 323 Cherry, Dwarf Rocky Mountain... 468 Clethra alnifolia................2o9, 340 fruit mold, the............... 137 Clianthus Dampieri................ 238 - Japanese Weeping.......... 168 Climbers, greenhouse.............. 216 - the Lutovka........... 330 Climbing plants, a few.... 428 the Sand.................123, 468 Clivia miniata1.24 Chestnut in the west, the........... 83 Clover, crimson.................... 59 - weevil, the.8 Cnicus horridulus.... 283 Chestnuts, Japanese.460 Cobsea..................7.......... I7 Chicago, Chrysanthemums in...... 468 Cob-nuts, Kent.70 Chickamauga, national park at.... Cochrane, George A., article by.... 232 Chimaphilas............. ~' ~2 1A Cockerell, Prof. T. D. A., articles Chimonanthus fragrans.... 0...15o, 169 by.......................244, 499, 513 Chico Creek, Butte County, Califor- Coe, Charles H., article by......... 432 nia, view on................... 142* Ccelogyne Micholitzii.............. 244 China Asters...................76, 219 Veitchii..................... 374 Chino Yalley experiment station, the 212 Colchicum luteum..i85 Chionodoxa gigantea............. i64 Szovitsianum................ i88 Luciliae..................... 88 Colchicums....................386, 436 Chionodoxas...................... 157 Columbine leaf-miner, th e......... 443* Chiricahua mountains, tree flora of. 22, Collins, Dorcas E., article by..... 409 22 Collinsia verna 256 Chorozema varium, variety of..... 34 Comandra livida................... 194 Chorozemas, cultivation of......... 8 Composites, some native......... 376 Comstock mines, consumption of wood in the...................... 38 Conifers, distribution of, in Iowa... 279 - in the west.................. 82 Conium maculatum............... 172 Conservatories, small.............. 437 Coptis trifolia...................... 78 Corallorhiza innata................. 422 multiflora.,................422 Coral-tree, the.............. 347 Corbett, L. C., articles by... 173, 378, 494 Coreopsis........................... 314 delphinifolia.............. 435 grandiflora.......34, 208, 239, 260 Corn for fodder or for ensilage..... i6o Indian....................... 23 variation in....... 378 Cornus florida, fruit of.............. 500 Cornus Mas........................ I53 Corylus Californica................. 263 — rostrata.................,.26,34 rostrata.263, 344*. species of................... 345 Cosmos sulphureus............ 426, 484* Cottonwood-trees..............,..73, 502 Cowberry, the............... 93 Craig, W. N., articles by.... 8, 26, 46, 86, 98, 1o7, 136, x58, 178, I97, 2C8, 2I7, 226, 257, 277, 307, 326, 336, 357, 387, 4i6, 448, 476, 5o6 Cratsegus apiifolia........ 463 Carrieri.................... 495 f- ruits of.................... 492 punctata.225 Crinum augustum................. 304 - Kircape........... 288 purpurascens............... 343 Roozenianum. 322 Schimperi.... 253 Crinums, notes on.................. 327 Crocus biflorus.................... o09 Imperati.................... o09 Crocuses 477 Crotalaria longirostrata............ 6 Crotons........................348, 358 Crow, economic status of the...... 440 Cryptocoryne cordata........... 334 Cucumber,' Cool and Crisp "..;' " 328 Cucumbers........................ 336 Cucumis dipsaceus................. 457 Melo inodorus.............. 457 - species of...................475 Cupheas.......................... 3o7 Cupressus Arizonica............. 22 Curculigo recurvata................ 498 Curmeria Wallisii................. 36 Currant, the Fay................... 200 Cyclamen Persicum................ I77 Cyclea Burmanni.................. 14 Cycnoches Egertonianum.......... 274 Cymbidium eburne-Lowianum superbum.........................94 - Traceyanum................ 4 Cynodon Dactylon............. 73, 10o3 Cyperus alternifolius.............. 27 - rotundus.................... I03 Cypripedium bellatulum album.... 273 Calypso Rothwellianum..... 63 Countess of Salisbury....... 486 - Gertrude Hollington....... 224 - Henry Graves............... 54 i- nsigne...................... 420 - for winter culture..... 99 Janus.. 64 - Massaianum superbum...... 354 - Morganiae Bufordiensis..... 374 nitens Pitcherae............. 63 platycolor.................... 504 - Rothschildianum............ 239 - Sallieri pictum.............. 63.- - Roeblingii......... 56 - Stonei platytteniumr.......... 234 Cypripediums at Brookline........ 499 hardy....................... 226 hybrid......................95 native........................ 413 Cyrtanthus Huttoni................. 253 Cyrtopodium punctatum........... 167 Cytisus Andreanus............... 57 - flowering for Easter........ 136 - racemosus.276 D Daffodils, cultivation of. 87 - the earliest.............. 166, i67 Dahlia society, the American, meeting of........................... 48 Dahlias in Engla. nd........... 374 Daisies, Swan ive.............. 0o6 Damping off.77 Dana, Charles A., article by. 442 Dana6 racemosa................... 64 Dandridge, Danske, articles by.... i68. 189, 298, 249 Daphne Cneorum.................. 200 Indica...................... 346 Daturas............................ 344 Day, David F., article by.......... 338 Decodon verticillata............... 362 Delphiniums 314 Dendrobium, Apollo. 2 44 bracteosum................ 354 Cordelia.................... 53 cruentum.................... 354 Hildebrandi................ 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Dendrobium Johnsone............. 123 nobile............. x39 Allanianum........... 156 -nobilius..............'53 - Phalsenopsis..........I56, 343 - hololeuca.......... 354 sangiuineum................ 414 speciosissimum........... 23 subclausum................. 504 Wattii...................... 53 Dendrocalamus membranaceus.... 479 Dendrolene:...................... 470 Deutzia gracillis for Easter........ 136 Lemoinei..... 400 - parviflora................... 164 De Wolf, John; article by.......... 342 Dicentra spectabilis............... 397 Dichorisandra thysiflora..... 456 undata..... 514 Dictamnus albus................... 254 Dierama pulcherrima............ 346 Dioncea muscipula............... 208 Diospyros Virginiana.......... 262* Dipladenia Boliviensis...... 498 Dipladenias, cultivation of.......... 297 Diplarrhena Moraea........ 04..... o4 Dipterocarpaceae............ 499 Disas hybrid.274 Dock, Mira Lloyd, article by...... 78 Doing too much................291, 311 Donlan, J. I., article by........... 398 Doronicum plantagineum.......... I5 excelsum............. 0 Downing, A. J., the debt of America to............................... 211 Downingia pulchella............. 256 Downs, W., articles by.......27, 76, 117 Drennan, G. T., article by.......... 138 Dracasna Baptisti.................. 498 Godseffiana................ 24 magnifica.................. 498 Sanderiana.................. 326 Dracsenas..................... 418 Easter, some flowering plants for.. 136 Eaton, Prof. Daniel Cady, death of. 280 Echinacea angustifolia........67, 407 - purpurea................327, 407 Echinocactus Wislizeni and some related species.................. 154* Egyptian antiquities at Giseh, collection of funeral wreaths and offerings in the museum of...... 312 Echinops commutatus............. 297 Elaeagnus argentea................ 274 -- longipes................. 238, 437 Electricity and plant-growth........ 60 Eleusine IEgyptiaca............... 103 Indica...................103, 430 Elm-leaf beetle, fighting the........ 347 Elm, White, in the north-west....53, 173 - the Penn Treaty............. 240 Elwes, H. J., article by............. 98 Endicott, W. E., articles by.....i6, 176, 296, 3I6, 507 Ephestia interpunctella........... 323* Epidendrum Stamfordianum....... 234 Epigaea repens.................... I5 Episcia densa............. 454 Eranthemums, the................. 56 Eranthis hyemalis................. I24 Eremurus in gardens........... I27, 266 Erica pygmaea...................... 229 Ericas.............................. 499 -- hardy....................... 366 Erigeron Canadense, a form of.... 213 Erodiums, species of.............. 193 Eryngium Virginianum........ 363 Eryngiums....................... 314 Erythrae armata............ 388 Erythrinas, the.............. 347 Erythroniums.................... 176 Eucharis Amazonica............... 86 -- Lowii.........*........ 253 - Stevensi...................... i33 Eulophiella Elizabethae............. I23 Eupatorium purpureum......... 350 Euphorbia corollata............... 326 fulgens............... I7, 276 -haematodes................ 358 --- jacquiniaeflora.............. 17 -- pulcherrima........... 486 Euphrasia officinalis............... 213 Euryale ferox...................... 337 Eurycles sylvestris........... 253 Evergreens, tender, winter storage for....................o 208 Evonymus alatus................... 426 Exochorda grandiflora........... 205 Experimental farm in North Carolina............ 299 Experiment stations, bulletins of the.............................. 429 - agricultural.......... 401 aus sylv ca.................... Fagus sylvatica............. 474 Farm home reading circle, the..... 131 Faunce, M.D., R. H., article by.... 249 Faxon, C. E., articles by........ 52, 292 Fernal, Merritt Lyndon, article by.. 28 Fernow, B. E., articles by..242, 467, 472 Ferns, cultivated, in Kew Gardens. 224 for decorative use........... 456 from spores................. 50 Ferrocyanide potassium test.. 336 Fertilizers, home-mixed............ 58 Ficus elastica, propagating........ 7 Fig-trees, in North Carolina...... 386 Figs in Buffalo, New York......... 269 Flora of a Long Island swamp..... 282 Florida, effects of cold in..20, 30, 40, 70, I30 Flower Company, the New York Cut........................ -452, 462 garden notes....I27, i66, 197, 387 markets of New York City, the wholesale.................. 232 show, spring, in Boston..... 39 Flowers, annual, novelties in........ 76 at Christmas................ cut, for summer............. 3i6 doubling of................ 448 early............ 107, 229, 157, I78 for Easter................ 60o market, in private gardens... x18 native, exhibition of......... 2o popular, books about........ 201 preservation of colors of dried........................95, 09 September wild............. 408 some July.................. 296 wayside.................... I93 Folsom, Justus Watson, articles by. 383, 392 Fontanesia Fortunei................ 44 Forage problem in Iowa, the...... 28 Forcing-house notes............... 407 Forest, a northern............... 282* at Biltmore, Mr. Vanderbilt's. 48i fires................ 242 -- in Minnesota......I28, I48 schools in America, the need of............................. 298 trees in spring, American... 19I Foresters, why we need skilled.... I3x Forestry Association, the American, meeting of..................... 369 -- meeting of the American and New Jersey State Associations.... 229 and abandoned farms....... i62 at the Michigan Agricultural College......................... 148 British. 8 exhibit at Atlanta........449, 470 for fArms.................... 411 policy in Germany......... 382 summer school of........... 220 Forests and rivers.37I California, destruction of.... 490 - - observations in....... 402 of the national domain, the. I, 5I of the Wabash Valley,t he.. IiO* -— importance of, to the German people...................... 80o Fosterman, Ignatz, death of........ 150 Fothergilla Gardeni.............. 446* Fragaria Indica.....1............. 93 Franceschi, F., articles by......228, 388 Fraxinella........................ 267 Fraxinus Pennsylvanica lanceolata. $2 Ffitillaria alpina.................. ii88 - imperialis aureo-marginata. 208 Fritillarias........................ 2 6 Frosts and fruits................... 448 Fruit, an exhibition of, in England. 413 _ as food............... 48 - drying, a representative rural industry......................... 441 -- farm, experimental, in England. 284 from English colonies....... 114 - growing, commercial........ 48 in California, new fields in..................... 258 - rot........................ 368 tree, a valuable, for the high north.................... 62 trees, flowering... i.......... i68 Fruits and frosts.................. 448 and vegetables, adulteration of canned...... 68 California................... 512 does size affect flavor and color of......................... 498 keeping fresh............... 420 Russian tree, in America.... 226, 236 Fungus on Quince-leaves.......... i60o Galanthus Caucasicus.............. i88 -- Elwesii..................... 224 and other species..... 144 new and old forms.......... 137 - Olg Reginae............. 477 Galtonia candicans.............. 343 Galtonias....................... 3 6 Garden, accumulation in the....III, I99 __ at Wellesley, the flower..... 358 __ color in the....... 321 flowers for cutting........... ii6 in late summer, the........ 357 __ notes....................... 507 Garden plants, some new...... 85, 503 preparatory work for the.... 76 spring work in the.......... 146 -- the flower.......... 127, i66, 307 the rock..........205, 249, 256, 308 the vegetable............... 336 winter, gift of.........4....... work for early July.......... 276 Gardening an outlet for vitality..... 42 _- unnatural................... 36i Gardens at Ventura.............. 399 autumn, suggestions for.... 391 - of Mexico, floating.......... 431* - old-fashioned.............. 28i - railway station.............. 429 the social use of.. 342 Gaylussacias................... 492 Genista Andreana............229, 499 Gentiana cruciata.................. 297 pneumonanthe............. 297 -- saponaria.................... 409 Thibetica................... 297 Gentians........................... 397 Geonoma acaulis................... 466 Geranium armenum............ 367 Mrs. Parker................ 348 Gerard,J. N., articles by.. 8, 76, 85, 97, xo6, Io7, II7, II8, I37, I47, I57, 67, 1x69, 178, 187, 207, 2i6, 228, 246, 267, 286, 317, 327, 357, 368, 376, 386, 389, 408, 4I6, 428, 467 Gerardias................ 363 Gerbera Jamesoni.................. 403 Geum, species of............... 367 Ginkgo biloba.................. 456, 515 Gladioli........................296, 317 - in England............. 373 Gladiolus Brenchleyensis.......... 343 citrinus...................... 144 trichonemifolius............. 44 - tristis concolor.............. 74* Gloxinias..............27, I77, 247, 276 Goff, Prof. E. S., articles by.... 43, I55, 238, 292, 349 Gold Thread, a search for.......... 78 Golden-rod killing horses......... 477 Golden-rods, late-flowering..... 458, 499 Goldrin g, W., articles by...364, 373, 394 Goodrich, S. F., article'by.......... 299 Goodyera pubescens............... 423 Grammatophyllum Rulmphianum.. 273 speciosum.................. 356 Grape, Alice..................... I07 belt, the Chautauqua........ 438 Campbell's Early........... 470 Colerain................... 0Io7 growing in North Carolina.. 337 - the botany of................ 47 - Golden Pocklington......... 408 Green Mountain..........79, 380 - propagation of the.......... 48 trellis, the Munson........... i86 Grapery, the.................. 76 Grapes, best, of the year........377, 387 black-rot of................. 450 in north-eastern Vermont... 96 ~ keeping fresh all winter. 458, 499 new.......................0.. io7 thinning..................... 157 under glass...............87, 496 - Vergennes and Moore's Diamond.............. 487 Grapevine, a large.............1. 139 Grass, Beach..................... 412 Bermuda............... 73 Buffalo.................... 193 Grasses at Wellesley............. 358 - troublesome, in southern New Jersey.........1............. o3 Greenhouses, work in........ 417 Grevillia Preissii................. 77 - Thelmanniana........ 77 Gunnera manicata......... 54* Gynerium jubatum............ 444 Gynura aurantiaca................. 64 Gypsophila paniculata......... 28o, 337 Gypsy moth in Massachusetts, the. xo8 Habenaria rhodocheila........... 274 Habenarias..................... 422 Habrothamnus elegans............ 217 Haem anthus Kalbreyerl....... 253, 288 - Katherine.................. 343 Hale, J. H., article by.............. 496 Halsted, Prof. Byron D., articles by 137, 158, 172, 5i8 Hardy herbaceous plants for florists' use................... 360 --- --- perennials...327, 337, 366, 396, 406 Harris, Dr. Robert P., article by... 457 Harrison, W. H., article by........ 268 Harshberger, Dr.John W., article by 239 Hartman, C. V., article by......... i62 Hatfield, T. D., articles by... 26, 46, 66, 87, i16, 127, I36, 146, 167, 177, I96, 205, 217, 237, 247, 256, 276, 287, 308, 318, 337, 358, 367, 377, 397, 417, 427, 436, 437. 487, 498, 517 Havard, Dr. V., article by........ 20o Hazels, the....................... 344* Heath family in The Pines......... 492 Heaths, hardy......... 366 V Hedychium angustifolium Gardnerianum........................ 304 Helenium grandicephalum........ 426 Hoopesii.................... 246 Helianthus multiflorus............. ix6 -- rigidus, Miss Mellish....... 403 -- species of...............360, 407 Helleborus niger.................. 167 - - - maximus............. 167 Hemerocallis aurantiaca........... 304 Dumortieri................. 265 -- flava....................... 264 fulva..... 265 -minor.... 296 Hemlock, Poison.................. 172 Hepatica angulosa................. 197 Heracleum lanatum................ 172 Herbaceous plants in Kew Gardens 313 Herbariums, garden.............. 242 Heuchera sanguinea..... 225 Hibiscus Californicus............. 406 coccineus................... 366 Cooperii tricolor.376 - Moscheutos................ 360 - Syriacus.................56, 355 Hickories, diseases of......... 352* Highways, defacement by advertising........................... 480 Hill, Rev. E. J., articles by..... 82, 193, 213, 342, 382, 412, 422, 468, 503 Hippeastrum brachyandrum..... 323 platypetalum................ 417 vittatum superbum......... 164 Hippeastrums in England......... I73 - treatment of..............56, 86 Holcus lanatus..................... 283 Hollies, English.................. 359 -- yellow-berried..... 5i8 Home grounds, plans for..... 241 Horsford, F. H., articles by....7, 17, 37, 47, Io6, 276, 297 Horticultural instruction at Cornell University....................... 420 -- society, meeting of the western New York.......... 48, 58, 68, 79 - - of Nebraska state........................... state... 47, 57, 67 - Pennsylvania, new hall forthe............................ 340 -- annual report of the Royal........................ 93 Horticulture, experiments in....... go principles of. 511 schools of............2I, 471, 508 Hoskins, M.D., T. H., articles by.. 23, 96, 226, 236, 246, 266, 288, 306, 448House-plants, flowering, for early winter........................... 98 Houstonia ccerulea.............. 95 Howardia Caraccasana............ 24 Hoya carnosa..................... 216 Humulus Japonicus.............. 117 Hunnemannia fumariaefolia.. 407 Hunnewell, H. H., article by... 209 Hutchins, W. T., article by......... 88 Hyacinths and Grape Hyacinths... I69 Hyacinthus amethystinus......... 69 ciliatus..............147, I69, I88 lineatus..................... x69 Hybrids, garden.................. 284 Hydrangea quercifolia............ 334 Hydrangeas, flowering, for Easter. 136 Hydrocotyle, species of............ 362 Hydrolea affinis.................... 72 ovata......... 72 Hymenocallis calathina............ 297 -- Carribaea.... 464 Hypericum adpressum............ 415 Moserianum............... 398 - tricolor.... 445 Hypericums, some species of..... 346 Hypophad rhamnoides............. 30 Iberis sempervirens............... 228 Idria Columnaria............. 503 Ilex Vomitoria..................... 520 Impatiens amphorata.......... 403 Sultani.................... o6. — violacea............. 505 Improvement Association at Narragansett Pier.. 308 Incarvillea Delavayi........234, 246, 250 Indian Corn....................... 3 Inga pulcherrima............ 54 Insect pests.................. 87 Insecticides tested.............. 187 Insects, injurious, destroyed by birds.......... 349 - injurious to fruits............ 79.-.. scale -.................. 244, 513 Inula glandulosa................... 264 Iowa, conifers in................. 279 Ipomcea imperialis............... 408 - Learii.................... 366 -- versicolor.................. 428 Ipomoeas.................I7, 418 Iris Hartwegii..................... 323 hexagona........... 329 Japonica........... 306 Kochii............. 215....... 25 macrantha.... 234 Nepalensis Letha...... 254 -- orchioides.................. 176

Page  vivi Index. Iris Palaestina...................... 6 - pallida Dalmatica........... 236 -- Parvar..................... 225 reticulata Krelagei.... 75 Rosenbachiana............ 46 rubro-marginata............ 96 Sindjarensis.............. I76 vulgaris................... 266 xiphioides............ 265 Irises, notes on.................. 246 American............... 286 Californian............. 428 Oncocyclus.................. Irrigation in Kansas.......... 518, 520 - New England......... 496 New Jersey........... 518 of orchards in New York.... 236 Isotoma longiflora............ 368 Ixias, cultivation of........267, I77, 507 J Jack, J. G., articles by......6, I5, 45, 222, 243, 323, 344 Jackson Park, Chicago............. 300 Jacobinia magnifica................ 6 Jasminum, new species........... 153 nudiflorum............... 8, 253 Jatropha podagrica........ 104 Johnson, J. E., article by........... Jo8 Juglans rupestris.................. 13 Juneberries, dwarf................. 5oo Juniperus pachyphlcea.......... 3... Virginiana................... 61* Kale, Jersey..................... 430 Kalmia cuneata............. 434* - latifolia myrtifolia.......... 35* transplanting......... 347 Keffer, Prof. Charles A., articles by......2, 32, 53, 62, 83, II2, I22, 232, 142, r52, I63, i82 Kellogg, GeorgeJ., article by...... 298 Kelsey, Frederick W., article by... 3I9 Kentia Belmoreana................ 488 Kentucky Coffee Tree for western planting................ 122 Kerria Japonica.......... 2..... o04 Kew, picturesque scenery at....... 503 Kimball, William S., death of....2.. 40 Klugia Notoniana.................. 4 Knight, Thomas Andrew, sketch of 522, 520 Kniphofia aloides............. 435 Natalensis............... 23, 327 Nelsoni................477 - pauciflora...............276, 327 Knot-weed, the Saghalin........... 67 Kcelreuterias................. 280 Lactuca Canadensis............... 223 Ludoviciana................ 223 Laelia anceps................. 57 autumnalis................ 17, 54 purpurata................ 54 Laelias, cultivation of............... I7 Laelio-Cattleya callistoglossa ignescensgrami~~~............. 483................. -- Ingrami.............504 Lagerstrcemia Flos Reginae....... 479 Indica......................... 457 Lake Keuka vineyards............. 408 Lakes, disappearance of western.. 482 La Mance, Lora S., articles by..98, I79, 329, 389 Lamourouxia Pringlei........... 273 Landscape and utility.............. 2 art in the military parks..... 48i - gardening....2, II2, 299, 241, 27I, 308, 36I, 39I work, overcrowdingin.28, 292, 32I Lantana delicatissima............. 428 Lapageria rosea................... 216 Larch, an enemy of, on the High Alps............................. 238 - substitutes for.............. 483 Lasthenia glabrata............... 256 Lathyrus latifolius.... 327 - splendens............. 327 Lawson, George, death of.......... 490 Leaves, autumnal changes in... 383, 392 autumn color of..... 462 Ledger, Mr. Charles, sketch of.... 520 Legislation against plant pests..... 4 Leichtlin, Max, articles by.. 188, 327, 477 Leiophyllum........ 493 Lemons in southern California..... i68 Leonotis Leonurus.... 437 Leptosyne gigantea........ 479 Leschenaultia biloba major.... 234 Lespedeza bicolor................ 334 Sieboldii.................... 446 Lettuce, cultivation of.............. 46 - forcing............... 138, 270 Lettuces, Cos....................... go Leucojum vernum................. 34 Leucothod racemosa............... 463 Leucothod acuminata............ 479 Leucothoes..................... 492 Lewisia rediviva................... 218 Leycesteria formosa.............. 380 Licuala grandis................ 466, 488 Ligustrum Ibota................... 285 ovalifolium......... 325.. 315 Lilac, Souvenir de L. Spath....... 234 Lilacs, notes on................... 224 for forcing.................57 - in the Arnold Arboretum..230, 238 Lilies............... 7, I7, 115, 276, 426 - Easter.................. 136 - Japanese................... 394 - Luther Burbank's hybrid.... 328 Lilium, Alexandrae.............. 115 aulratum.7................... and varieties........ 2I5 - Columbianum............... 277 croceum.................... 277 elegans, forms of..,......... 37 Grayi........................ 17 Henryi........ -.7, 115, 254, 390 Nepalense.................. Philadelphicum............ 17 testaceum................... 277 Wallacei.................... 17 Wallichianum superbum... 7, I15 Lily, Melpomene..... 438, 478 - of the Valley, Fortin's variety 205 Limnocharis Plumieri..... 333 Linaria Dalmatica..... 397 Lindera Benzoin................... 174 in eastern Asia............. 500 Liparis liliifolia................... 422 - Lceselii..................283, 422 Lippia citriodora................... 80o Liquidambar styraciflua........ 440, 446 Liriodendron tulipifera.......... 364 Litsea geniculata.................. 374* Littonias................... 317 Lobelia heterophylla.............. 358 Locust, the Black, in the west...62, 503 -- the Honey, in the west....... I12 Lodeman, E. G., articles by.. I59, 336, 398 London, open spaces in..... 30 Lonicera flava............... 274 fragrantissima..........25 Hildebrandii.......... 263 - orientalis.............. 405 Ruprechtiana.. 296 sempervirens............346 Standishii.................. 25 - Sullivantit............. 274 Lotus in Egypt, the Sacred........ 378 peliorhynchus.............. 290 Lourya campanulata.............. 14 Lowe, Victor H., article by......... 3r4 Luculia gratissima.... 17 Luddemannia triloba............... 483 Ludwigia alternifolia........... 362 Luffa cylindrica.................... 48 Lumber industry in Maine, the..... 300 meaning of.................. 00 Lumbermen and forestry.. 0....... 1o2 Lyall, Dr. David, death of........ 310 Lycaste Skinneri............. 56 Lychnis Chalcedonica..........397 - Cceli-rosea.........;........ 3I4 vespertina............... 367 Lycopsis arvensis................ 214 Lycoris squamigera.............. 84 Lyonothamnus floribundus......... 479 Lysimachia clethrioides........337 Lythrum Salicaria............. 278, 330 MacElwee, Prof. Alexander, article by.. - ---------— 475 MacMillan, William, paper by..... 82 Magnolia Campbelli............... 153 - glauca................493 - hypoleuca.................i6 macrophylla............... I6i* - parviflora................... 70 - stellata.....................95 the Swamp.260 Magnolias as garden plants... i61*, i66 Malope malacoides................ 305 Malva alcea....................367, 397 - fastigiata............. 314 Manning, J. Woodward, articles by 366, 396, 406 Manure, stable, value of... Maple, the Norway................ 450 the Striped.................. 396 trees, sap of.;............. I50 Maples, Japanese, in California.... 302 Marantas............... 407 Marica ccerulea.................46 Marsilia quadrifolia............... 304 Martinezia caryotae:folia............ 466 Masdevallia Forgetiana......... 454 melanoxantha.............. I44 Massey, Prof. W. F., article by....385 Maurandia Barclayana............ 127 Maxillaria Lindenie............... I24 sanguinea................... 244 Medics in Texas...............2.... 93 Meehan,Joseph, articles by. I8, 2I7, 5I8 Mellichamp, J. H., article by....... I39 Mertensia Virginica............I99, 207 Mesembryanthemum pomeridianum..................256 Mexican travel, notes on........... 272 Meyenia erecta alba............... 486 Micromeria rupestris.......... 327, 470 Microstvlis macrochila........ 354 Milla biflora...................... I07 Miller, Wilheln, article by......... 466 Miltonia Clowesii.496 -- vexillaria................... 227 -- virginalis............ 234 Fairy Queen......... I94* Miltonopsis Bleuii virginalis........ 234 Mimulus Clevelandi.............. 235* ringens...................363 Mina sanguinea. II7 Mische, Emil, article by.... 497 Missouri. Botanical Garden, notes from the...................4..... 497 - effect of the winter in........ 79 Mold, the cherry fruit.............37 Monarda didyma.... 327 Monolepis chenopodioides......... 93 Monuments, public, inscriptions on. 87 Morina elegans longifolia........ 297 longifolia... 327 Mormodes Rolfeanum.53 Morus rubra.... 223 Muhlenbeckia complexa........... i66 Mullein-plant for ornament, the.... 299 Municipal improvements, taxation for................I...........r 218 Musa Sapientum rubra............ 454 Muscari Scovitzianum............. i69 Museums in Kew Gardens......... 224 Mushrooms, cultivation of......... 27 Myosotidium nobile............... 323 Myosotis palustris semperflorens.. 397 species of.............. o6. 06 - versicolor................... 213 Myrosma cannaefolium........229, 389 Narcissi, hardy................i66, 67 Narcissus Bulbocodium monophyllus............................ 44 44 - Corcyrensi s................ 429 notes........................ 207 - triandrus pulchellus......... 220 Nature and American literature... i8i Nebraska, ornamental shrubs for.. 468 - state horticultural society, meeting of............. 47, 57, 67 Nehrling, H., article by.. 67 Nelumbium speciosum.....333, 378 -- in Egyptian tombs..... 338 Nelumbiums, cultivation of....... 97 Nepenthes bicalcarata......... 220 Nephrolepis exaltata plumosa...... 475 Nephthytis picturata............. 499 New York botanical garden, the.... 26i chrysanthemums in. 469, 488 - - Cut Flower Company, the...........452, 462 - -- woodlands, notes on western................... 342, 382 Nicholson, George, article by....... 173 Nicotiana affinis...............io6, 147 Nigella Damascena................ 314 North Carolina, gardening in...... 385 Notting, Pierre, death of........... 500 Nurserymen at Indianapolis, convention of.259 Nuts, Souari.................... 509 __ the germination of.........6, 448 Nymphaea flammea................ 276 Laydekeri rosea......... 98, 249 - liliacea...... 276 Marliacea ignea............. I85 O'Marana.................. 96 --— Robinsoni............ 76 Nymphaeas, hardy................. 267 - Marliac's hardy............. 333 Mexican................... 237 tender, wintering........... 437 Nyssa sylvatica.................. 375 0 Oak, a new hybrid, in the Indian territory......................... 463 - forests, scarcity of....... 370 the Cork, the fructification of 52 - the English................. 362* the Live, at Drayton Manor. 232* the Red, in Wisconsin....... 290 Oaks, hybrid, in western Missouri. 32 Oberholser, H. C., paper by........ 112 Ochna multiflora.............. 76 Odontoglossum aspidorhinum..... 424 - coronarium................. Wattianum............ 354 CEnothera fruticosa humifusa...... 283 - Missouriensis.. 207, 256, 278, 285 -- riparia..................... 256 CEnotheras on the prairies......... 253 Oliver, G. W., articles by...56, 279, I98, 208, 2I7, 237, 247, 337, 347, 358, 368, 378, 407, 408, 4I7, 457, 498, 5I6 Olives in southern California....... i68 Olmsted, Frederick Law, papers by I92, 202 Omphalodes linifolia............... 255 Oncidium dichromnum............ 454 Forbesii.464 haematochilum.............. 246 varicosum Rogersii....... 467 Onions, cultivation of.. 38, 336 Ononis. 314 Onosma stellulatum.............. 138 Oplicopogon spicatus variegatus... 508 Oplismenus setarius..............193 Opuntia fulgida.............. 324* Opuntias......................... 324 Orange groves, California......... 78 Osage....................... 502 Oranges in southern Mississippi... I38 Orchard notes from western New York................... 225 Orchards, air drainage in.......... 306 irrigation of, in New York... 236 - planting.................... go Orchid baskets and plant tubs, new 67 society, need of, in America. 38 Orchids at Short Hills, New Jersey. 37 disease of...433 -- hints on potting............. 127 native..................422, 422 - new, in England........ 394, 414 Orchis latifolia..................... 228 spectabilis................. 412 Orcutt, C. R., article by............ 428 Orgyia leucostigma, the tussock moth.................... 308, 3I4* Orobus vernus.................... 216 Orpet, E. O., articles by.. 7, 36, 38, 56, 57, 87, I15, 127, I38, i48, 156, 166, i67, I87, 207, 208, 227, 257, 288, 297, 387, 398, 426, 447, 467, 478, 486, 527 Osmanthus fragrans.......... 5.... Ostrowskya magnifica........... 266 Ostrya Virginiana, for tanning..... 293 Oxalis Bowie............... 76 Oxydendrum arboreum........... 495 Paeonia tenuifolia............... 209 Witmanniana................ 240 Paeonies, herbaceous, at Kew...... 264 the Tree.................... 27 transplanting................ 127 Palisades, to preserve the. 3..... 32 Palm-houses at Washington, the.... 408 Palm, the California Fan........... 472 Palms in New York................ 479 Pammel, Prof. L. H., articles by..28, 67, 228, 279 Pandanus Baptistii............ 334 Pansies, cultivation of............... 47 Papaver alpinum................ i96 bracteatum.................. 297 fugax................... 255 -fugax. 255 involucratum maximum..... 254 orientale.................... 237 Papaw, the...... 494* Papaws, the, in California.......... 388 Pardanthus Sinensis.... 3.... 34.. 334 Paris green....................... 390 Park, a great battle...............37 - Jackson, Chicago............ 300 versus grove................ 52 Parkman, Francis, a memorial to I5I, 162 Parks and park-planting... II - architectural attack on rural. 35I - care of urban.............. 82 - city, special attractions in... 43 r defacement of city........... 23I for Essex County, New Jersey.........2................ 142 in Buffalo, defacement of... 7I - London, planting in......... 430 metropolitan, of Boston...... I7I parkways and pleasuregrounds......................92, 202 - public, and city engineers.... 9I small, for New York........ 222 Parsley, false, poisonous principle of................................ 172 Parsnip, wild.........2........ I.. 228 - poisonous principle of 172 Passer domesticus, naturalization of, in America................. I12 Pastinaca sativa.................... 228 Paulownia imperialis............... 343 Pavetta Borbonica............... 498 Pavia, dwarf red.................... -274 Pea, Nott's Excelsior............... 268 Peach-growing in Connecticut..... 349 in Georgia........248, 349 in Nebraska.......... 348 in western New York 69 - the Crosby.................. I20 the Triumph.................. 20 trees, protecting............. 7 yellows................... 34 Peanuts, cultivation of............. 80 Pear blight........................ 79 the Vicar.................... 60 Pears, injuries to, by frost......... 417 __ keeping, for winter......388, 4I0 Peas, cultivation of.........57, 38, 336 fertilization of........ 520 - Sweet, cultivation of......II6, i88 Pelargonium, Henry Cox.......... 124 Pelargoniums............226*, 294, 474 at Wellesley................ 2I7

Page  viiIndex. Pelargoniums for Easter........... 136 Penhallow, D. P., article by........ 359 Pentachaeta aurea................. 256 Pentstemon campanulatus.......... 366 Pentstemons....................... 287 Pepper-tree, the................... 502* Peppermint, oil of................. 430 Perennials, early flowering.....I48, 197 - hardy.......216, 267, 277, 297, 3I6 late flowering............396, 406 some showy................ 287 Persimmon, the.................. 262* cultivating the............... 75 Pest of fruit-trees, a new........... 270 Petraea volubilis.................. 179 Petunias........................... io6 Phacelia campanularia............. 3I4 Phajus amabilis................... I44 B- ernaysii.................... I13 Cooksoniae................. 274 granditolius................. 117 Phalaenopsis, F. L., Ames.......... 54 - intermedia Portei............ 94 Ludde-violacea.............. 354 Youngianum................ 94 Philadelphia, chrysanthemums in.. 458 Philadelphus Falconeri........... 494* Zeyheri....... 254 Phlox, Carolina.................... 256 - divaricata................ 98, 209 - on the prairies........ 239 - Drummondii.......o6........ 106 maculata................... 465 - paniculata................... 465 subulata..................... I98 Phcenix Rcebelenii........ 466 Phosphoric acid appropriated by plants............................ 40 Photinia villosa.................256, 456 Phyllagathis rotundifolia.......... 334 Phyllotuenium Lindeni............. 514 Physalis Francheti............403, 520 glabra.................... 479 Physostegla Virginiana............ 406 Phytelephas macrocarpa....... 224 Phyteuma Charmelli......... 257 Picart, Philibert, death of......... 30 Picea Canadensis alba.... 222 Mariana.... 282 -- a monstrous form of.. 44* - orientalis............... 55 Pinchot, Gifford, article by........ 298 Pine, a coppice of............. 472 Pineapples in Florida............. 340 Pine belt, the Long-leaf.......... 278 Bull, in the west.......... 163 lands in Michigan........... 80 Scotch, in the west......... I42 the Banksian, in the Nebraska Sand Hills....... 152 - the White, industry in the north-west...... 130 -- in the west............ 132 yellow, in Nebraska, distribution of........................ I02 Pines, a remarkable group of, in New Brunswick............. 332 - autumn color in the.......... 452 Christmas in the............ 3 early summer in the......... 262 in a dry summer, the........ 362 in California................ 140 in the................ 203 Pinetum Schoberianum in Holland. 442 Pinus Banksiana................... 152 Chihuahuana............... 22* heterophylla Cubensis....... 222 Koraiensls.................. 306 latifolia...................... 22* - palustris, the hardiness of... 217 parviflora................... 306 ponderosa.............. 63, 392* sylvestris in the west........ i42 Pittosporum Tobira............ 359 Piqueria trinervia.................. 516 undulatum................. I24 Plank, E. N., articles by.........72, 293 Plantago maritima................. 213 Plant-breeding............. 38, 348, 390 at the experiment stations............................ 292 - pests, legislation against.... 4I - variation.............. 442 Plants, common, for ornament...... 299 for shady places........... 47 - shy wood.................... 209 Platycodons, cultivation of......... 316 Pleroma macranthum........... 327 - semidecandrum............. 406 Pleurothallis scapha............... 54 Plumb, Prof. C. S., article by....... 162 Plumbago Capensis................ 90 Plums, Japan, in Georgia.......... 389 native............... 122, 260, 378 - the cultivation of............. 57 Pogonia ophioglossoides........... 422 -pendula................... 422 Poinsettias, cultivation of........14, 4r7 Poison Ivy........ 172, 203, 239, 249, 268, 299, 359, 360, 368, 388, 398, 429, 478 Polemonium reptans.............. 228 Polygalas in the Pines.............. 363 Polygonum compactumrn............ 403 lanigerum.................. 403 orientale..................... 403 Sachalinense................ 67 Polypodium subauriculatum...... 15 Polyscias paniculata............... 417 Poplars for western planting....... 122 North Carolina.............. 514 Poppies............... 367 oriental...........127, 256, 264 Poppy, the Opium.................. 330 Porcher, Francis Peyre, death of... 490 Portulacca, cultivation of........... io6 Potato scab, cause of.............. 400 remedy for........ 410 Potatoes.............. -..... 474 a test for the quality of....... 155 second crop of, in the south.. 280 seed.... 250 sweet, cultivation of......57, 2Io Potentilla Anserina................ 213 -- tridentata.................... 213 Potting soil, sale of................. 470 Powell, Edwin C., article by........ 388 Powell, E. P., articles by... I07, 288, 377, 387, 408 Powell, G. Harold, articles by..368, 378, 407, 417, 439, 448, 498 Primroses, double English......... i67 Primula cortusoides Sieboldi....... 225 _- denticulata.................. 197 -- imperialis................. 304 rosea....................... 256 Sinensis..................... 36 Primulas.......................... 57 Chinese.................. 77, 276 in England.................. 204 three good greenhouse...... 133 Pringle, C. G., article by.......... 272 Protea cynaroides.................. 34* Prunus Besseyii for western planting 123 Davidiana.............. 175 pendula..................... 194 serotina................ 22 Simoni............... 368 - triloba........... 195 - Virginiana.............. 370 Pseudolarix Kempferi.............. 415 Pseudotsuga Japonica............2... 139 Pteris Cretica owrardii......... 464 species of............. 456 Purdy, Carl, article by.......... 328 Puschkinia scilloides compacta.... i64 Putnam, B. L., articles by.......249, 379 Pyrethrum parthenifolium........... 236 ulignosum................... 426 Pyrethrums, flowering, for Easter.. 136 -hardy....................... 127 Pyrolas in the Pines............ 493 Pyrus aucuparia................... 162 coronaria............. 238 cratwgifolia................. 290 ---— Japonica, fruit of.......... 386 Mcertosii............. 289 Q Quercus agrifolia, insect enemies of 170 - Arizonica.................... 92 - brevilobata........... 93 ----— Chapmani............ 93 coccinea............... 434 ---— densiflora, tanning properties of.293 dumosa..................... 93 revoluta.......... 93 - Durandii.............. 93 - Emoryi..................... 13 - Gambelii.............. 22 - grisea.............. 92 - mbricaria.......... 2........ 23 Marilandica X velutina..... 463 - Muhlenbergii gi........... 93 Phellos X rubra.......... 379 reticulata................ 22, 93 - Suber............... 52 - Toumeyi............. 92* undulata..................3, 92 - Virginiana..... 232* Raspberries, for evaporating and drying......................... 510 winter protection of........ 420 Raspberry, the Columbian... 07 Raupenheim.... 470 Raymondya Pyrenaica............ 256 Red Bud, the.................... 184 Redfield, John H., death of......... 10 Reidia glaucescens.. 488 Reinwardtias, the.................. 486 Renanthera Imschootiana......... 274 Reservations, public, inl New York. 151 Restio subverticillata............. 385 Rhamnus hybrida............... 490 Rhexias................... 6.......2 Rhinanthus Crista-galli......... 213 Rhododendron, Anthony Koster... 234 Keiskei...... 23 maximum................... 284 Vaseyi..................... 214 viscosum.492 Rhododendrons in a hard winter.. 190, 209, 319 in a natural wood.......... 252* vii Rhus copallina............... 326 - Michauxii.................. 404* poisoning.. 172, 203, 239, 249, 268, 299, 359, 360, 368, 388, 398, 429, 478 Ribes aureum..................... o Richardia /Ethiopica............. X36 Elliottiana................... 34 Rehmanni................... 70 Riley, Charles V., death of......... 380 Roads and roadsides, country...... 271 - plan for improving, in New Hampshire..................... 430 ____- ---- --- in Rhode Island 430 Robinia Pseudacacia............62, 497 Robbins, Mrs. J. H., article by..... 332 Robinson, William, article by...... 194 Rock garden, the......205, 249, 256, 308 Romneya Coulteri.............7, 357 Rosa Carolina.............. 14 - rubiginosa.72 - rugosa..................256, 348 setigera........280, 463 -- spinosissima............... 474 Wichuraiana........263, 358 Rose, Belle Siebrecht.......80, 85, 174* Captain Hayward........... 517 Clio........... I48, 517 Clothilde Soupert........... 200 Crimson Rambler......I7, 166, 233, 250 Dawson, seedlings of the... 118 - Double de Coubert.......... 263 - Gustave Piganeau........... 516 Helen Keller................ 370 __J. Sharman Crawford........ 370 - La France.................. 41o Madame Georges Bruant.... 400 Marchioness of Londonderry........................148, 516 - Mrs. Pierpont Morgan.6o, 85, 488 Mrs. R. G. Sharman Crawford............................. 517 - Mrs. W. C. Whitney......... 250 Susanne Marie Rodocanachi. 516 - the Cherokee...II4*, 148, 179, 80o, 240, 499 the Dawson................. 166 - Ulrich Brunner.............. 516 garden in Jackson Park, Chicago............................. 328 Rose, N.J., articles by. 347, 428, 436, 466, 486, 498, 5i6, 5I7 Rose, Prof. J. N., articles by...... 205, 263. 484 Roses at Kew..................... 263 Christmas................. 167 cultivation of........46, 200, 476 fertilizing................80, I47 hybrid brier................ 85 new..........i.... i8, 120 perpetual....386, 487, 516 in Boston................... 139 - in England................ 394 winter protection of......... 146 Ross, Leonard W., article by...... 412 Rowlev, D. M., paper by.......... 512 Rubus crataegifolius............... 468 Rudbeckia maxima............... 337 subtomentosa............375, 4o7 Russian tree-fruits in America..... 226, 236, 246 Sabbatia, the..................... 8o Saccolabium Mooreanum.......... 53 Saffrons, the meadow.............. 436 Saguenay region, the...... 83, 193, 213 Saintpauliaionantha...406, 460, 467, 483 Salix alba X lucida............... 423* - Pameachiana........ 423 balsamifera................. 28 Bebbiana.................... 463 - Bonplandiana............... 364 candida..................... 85 - cordata..................... 493 lutea............... 473 - Mackenziana......... 473 - flavescens............. 373 -- fluviatalis................... 463 - lasiandra.................... 372 - - Lyallii................ 463 - longifolia..........3......... 13 - lutea........................ 473 - Missouriensis.............. 373 nigra........................ 363 --- -—: X alba............. 423* ------ ---— X amygdaloides...... 363 - Nuttallii.......... 463 occidentalis.363 - Piperi............ 482 taxifolia..................... 372 -- Wardi..................... 363 Salvia Horminum.................. 314 - - patens...................... 348 Sambucus Canadensis............ 270 - origin of the name.......... 368 Sand Myrtle, the................... 493 Sanguinaria Canadensis.......... 2x4* San Jose scale.................... 60 Santa Barbara, notes from......... 388 Sapindus utilis.................... 479 Saponaria ocymoides........... 99, 208 officinalis................. 406 Sargent, Prof. C. S., articles by..92, 294, 355, 372, 374, 404, 434, 446, 454, 463, 494 Sassafras Sassafras......... 423 Sauromatum guttatum.......... 5o8 Saxifraga cordifolia............. 97 crassifolia............... 198 - peltata. 216 pyramidalis.... 264 Scabiosa Caucasica............... 407 alba..4.............. 467 Scale insects....................... I9 Scenery, the defacement of. 8....... Schinus Mol!e..................... 502* School-grounds.............., 491 Schomburgkia rhinodora Kimballlana.............................. 3 Schools of horticulture............ 47I Scilla bifolia...................... 164 lingulata................ 440 multiflora............... 370 Scillas in the garden.............. 157 Scott, J. L., article by.............. 477 Scott, William, articles by.. 7, 27, 36, 67, 87, 97, 127, 138, 157, I88, i98, 208, 226, 297, 318, 348, 407, 456, 496 Sculpture in garden art............. society, national exhibition of the........................... 199 Seacoast planting................ 412 Sears, F. C., article by............ 519 Seashore places, small, the treatment of......................... 341 Seavey, Fanny Copley, articles by. 328, 418 Seeds, germination of..... 380 vitality of.................... 120 Sedum spectabile................. 366 Sedums in the garden...... 308, 326 Seed distribution by the agricultural departlnent................... 12 sowin................. 36 Seeds, interchange of............. 95 Semele androgyna.............. 64 Semp ervivums in the garden....... 308 Senebiera didyma................. 193 Senecio aureus and variety........ i98 Japonicus...............276, 344 macrophyllus................ 305 pulcher...................... 406 Serratostylis modesta.............. 3 Shade, plants that like............. 47 Sherardia arvensis................ 204 Shinn, Charles H., articles by...... 62, 2I2, 2i8, 3027 399, 402 Shortia galacifolia.................. I33 Shrubbery in December, the....... 492 - wayside.......... - 210, 271 Shrubs, flowering, pruning......... 147 half hardy.................... 457 hardy..................... 45 ornamental, for Nebraska... 468 pruning..................... 147 Sidalcea candida..... 397 Silene cucubulus.................. 214 Silphiums for border plants........ 406 Slum cicutaefolium................ 172 Smilax argyrcea................... 305 rotundifolia................. 475 Smith, Prof. John B., article by..... 352 Smith, W. R., article by............ 268 Snowdrops in England............. 144 new and ol................. 137 Sobralia Lindeni.................. 444 Lowii................... 354 - Veitchii...................... 343 Soil, exhaustion of, by trees........ 142 Solanum betaceum................. 30 capsicastrum............ 5I7 --- Jamesii................ 322 tuberosum.................. 322 Wendlandi..............387, 407 Solidago Canadensis............458, 499 Drummondii................ 440 odora....................... 72 poisonous effect on horses... 477 sempervirens............... 213 species of................. 213 Solidagos for border plants........ 406 Sonchus arvensis.................. 214 Sophora Japonica.............. 326, 349 Souari nuts....................... 509 South Dakota, flora of............ 493 - - trees ot............... 500 Orange nurseries.......... 228 Southwick, Dr. E. B., article by.... 308 Sparaxis, outdoor cultivation of.... 177 Sparrow, the European, in America 112 Spathiphyllum commutatum....... 435 Spherogyne speciosa.............. o6 Spigelia speciosa.................. 273 Spiraea, Anthony Waterer..3I4, 386, 467 - palmata..................... 286 Thunbergii..............83*, 435 Van Houttei................ 234 Spiraeas, the herbaceous 136 Spiranthes cernua................. 423 gramls.....,................. 423 Sprague, Isaac, death of........... I30 Spray calendar, a.................. oo00 - pumps, kerosene attachment for knapsack............... 43, I86* Spraying by steam power.......... 497 - experiments in.............. I90 fruit-trees, effect of......... 69 in orchards................. 25 law in Michigan........... 350

Page  viiiV111iii Index. Spraying with Bordeaux mixture... 79 Spring in California................ o8 Spruce, black, a monstrous form of the.44* Squash, the Faxon............. 358 Squashes, winter.............. 440 Stapelia gigantea....*........ 454, 5x4* Staphylea Colchica................ 157 Statice Gmelenii.............. 406 - latifolia................... 366 Tartarica................... 297 Steganoptycha pinicolana, ravages on Larix Europea.............. 238 Stellaria Holostea.................. 225 Stenandrium Lindenii.............. 305 Stenomesson incarnatum.......... 253 Sternbergia Fischeriana........... x44 Stewart, F. C., article by.... 269 Stigmaphyllum ciliatum......6, 217, 305 St. Louis, Chrysanthemums in..... 478 Stobaea purpurea............... 406 Stocks, Ten Weeks............... 06 Stones as a source of fertility.. 288 Strawberries, cultivation of...... 318 good varieties of.......... 288 -- in Wisconsin............ 298 winter protection of........ 200 Strawberry culture............ 257 leaf curl................ 48 Parker Earle............. 0 - plants, packing, for shipment 80 Stevens' Wonder............ 234 - Triomphe de Gand.......... 140 Street-trees....................... 222 -p runing.................... 514 Streptocarpus Dyeri............... 5 Streptocarpus, new hybrid......... 499 Streptosolen Jamesonii...........8, 399 Strobilanthes anisophyllus 8....... 77 Dyerianus............... 34, 348 isophvllus................... 77 Sturtevant, R. D., article by....... 7 Styrax Americana................. 264 Subirrigation in greenhouses...... 490 Sudworth, George B., article by.... I05 Summer-flowering plants.......... 326 Sweet Cassava..................... I Pea, Cupid-........... 89, 249, 500 Peas, deterioration of...... 380 - double............... 379 fall planting of........ i88 potatoes, cultivation of...... 2I0 Sycamore for western planting.... X22 Symplocos crataegoides............ 104 Syringas, notes on................. 224 - in the Arnold Arboretum.230, 238 Talauma, species of................ 33 Tanning properties of three North American trees.............. 293 Tamarix, the Amour................ 468 Taplin, W. H., articles by.......76, 226, 57, 348, 4I7, 476 Taxus cuspidata................... 296 Tea, cultivation of; in America..... 98 -- — o f, in Russia.......... 25 Tecoma Capensis.................. 496 Tecophilaea cyanocrocus........... 86 Ten Bosch, I., article by.......... 239 Texas, botanical notes from......72, 293 Thalia dealbata......... 334 Thermopsis Caroliniana............ 277 Thomas, JohnJ., death of....... oo... Thompson, William, death of..... 54 Thunbergia erecta...............64, 376 Tigridia Dugesii..........0....... o7 - pavonia and varieties........ o06 - an Houtteii........ 0o6 Tigridias, cultivation of............ 57 Tilia Americana................... 355 Tillage, the evolution of........... 58 - the science of.............. 49 Timber-culture in Kansas.......... 502 Timber, young and old, strength of 467 Timothy, experiments with. 370 Tisdale, William F., articles by.. 78, i68, 258 Tomatoes on potato stocks.. 470 the Ignotum..............66, 240 Tomatoes, cultivation of........257, 336 - ripening green.............. 380 - -yellow- fruited............... I38 Torenia Fournierii............76, 348 Toumey, Prof. J. W., articles by.. i2, 22, I54, 324 Toxicophlcea spectabilis........... 487 Trachelospermum jasminoides.... 238 Tradescantia Reginae............. 334 Transplanting trees.............. 70, 266 Treat, Mrs. Mary, articles by....3, 103, 203, 262, 362, 4,2, 492 Tree'culture in Holland, an experiment in........................ 442 -- flora of the Chiricahua Mountains........................2, 22 - leaves, charts of............. 72 Trees and shrubs at Madison, Wisconsin..................... 238 hardy, at Kew 4, 9 - in South Dakota, list of native............... 290 - instruction about i69 - effect of bad seasons on the growth of...................... 89 - exhaustion of soil by........ x42 - four native, in the north-west x73 of minor importance for western planting...................... I22 - pruning street............... 5i8 seasonable work among..... 46i - the winter aspect of......... x2I* transplanting.............70, 266 Tricker, Wm., articles by... 86, 97, 237, 436 Tricyrtis hirta.................. 4I7 Trimble, Prof. Henry, articles by.. 293, 303 Triteleia uniflora.................. 96 Tritomas, cultivation of........... 397 Troop, J., article by................ 75 Trolllus, a hybrid.................. 230 --- Europeus.................... 406 Tropaeolum speciosum....... 364 Tulbaghia violacea........... 58 Tulipa Kaufmanniana.............76 sylvestris................. 196 Tulips, early, for forcing............ 67 species of................ 80, 207 Tussock moth, the............. 308, 3I4* U Urceolina pendula................. 5r6 Utility and landscape.............. 2 Utricularias, notes on.............. 409 V Vaccinium corymbosum........... 484 Pennsylvanicum...... 2.... x93 vacillans, white fruited...... 503 - Vitis Idea................... 93 Vacciniums in The Pines.......... 492 Vail, Anna Murray, articles by... 282, 312, 378 Vance, L.J., articles by.....248, 278, 299, 337, 408, 438 Vanda ccerulea.................354, 488 - Kimballiana..............54, 488 Vanilla, monograph of............ 483 planifolia, the fruit of........ I Van Rensselaer, Mrs. Schuyler, articles by.............. 87, 199, 308 Vaux, Calvert, death of.. 480 Vegetable fibres................... 50 garden notes....46, 158, 257, 336, 377, 426 ~ —--- --- trenching in.......... 448 Vegetables, adulteration of canned. 68 - for private gardens.......... i26 - two wild..................... 223 - under glass.64 Ventilation of glass houses......... 20 Ventura, gardens in........... 399 Veronica Buxbaumi................ 98 - longifolia................... 406 - subsessilis.......337, 350 Vetch, species of.. 224 Viburnum cassinoides........... 244 - dentatum................... 283 - Lantana................ 484, 5i8 lantanoides.....0............ x09 - Opulus........ 385 rugosum.............. x33 Viburnums, notes on........245, 246, 4o4 Victoria regia..................... 333 Villa Lante, the............... 310 Village improvement by women... 12I, 450 Vinca rosea..................... 407 Vincetoxicum acuminatum......... 236 Vineyards, Lake Keuka........... 408 Viola odorata Lees Victoria....... 84 -- -- Sch6nbrunn.......... 83 Violet, Czar....;................... 07 Farquhar.................... o07 ------ Lady Hume Campbell....... I07 Marie Louise............... 107 - Princess Beatrice............ 34 Wellsiana.................. 07 Violets................... 66, 87, io6, 5o6 - native....................... 217 Vitis coignetiae.................... 509 labrusca..................... 299 Wabash Valley, forests of the..... Io0* Walnut, the Black, in the west....I2, 502 Walnuts, black, germination of.... o05 Water-garden, a winter............ i8 lilies, Mexican............. 237 lily, a blue Mexican......... 205 Watson, B. M., articles by.... I67, I79 Watson, W., articles by.....3, 5, 23, 23, 28, 33, 34, 53, 54, 73, 93, II3, I23; I33, x44, I53, 204, 224, 233, 253, 263, 273, 284, 294, 304, 323, 322, 333, 343, 354, 403, 423, 433, 444, 454, 473, 483, 503, 524 Waugh, Prof. F1'. A., articles by.... I38, 152, I83, i86, 239, 253, 478, 502 Weed, Prof. Howard E., article by. i86 Weed-seeds, distribution of....... 70 Weeds, and how to kill them....... 240 - destruction of, by electricity. 310 - extermination along roads... 350 Weigelia, Eva Rathke............. 467 Wellesley, Massachusetts, notes from.............98, 217, 358, 4I7, 487 Western New York Horticultulal Society, meeting of.....48, 58, 68, 79 West, future of the arid..........2.. 260 - Virginia, notes from..I68, I89, x98 Weyman, R. A., article by.........8 Wight, Lathrop, article by......... 5o6 Wilcox, Timothy E., article by..... 478 Williams, Thomas A., article by.. 493 Willow, the Diamond, in South Dakota..................... 493 Willows for western planting....... 122 - names of some North American tree......................... 463 of North America, some arborescent.... 363, 373, 423*, 473, 482 Winds, hot, of the prairies......... 332 Winter protection.................. 497 Witches' brooms on Cherry-trees... 269 Women in village improvement.... 221 Wood in the Comstock mines, consumption of.38 Woodlands in western New York.. 342, 382 Woodpeckers and injurious insects 349 Wright, Walter C., article by...... S08 Xanthoceros sorbifolia......... 199, 497 y Yosemite valley, mismanagement of. 490 Yucca elata........................ 22 macrocarpa.............22, 30I* Whipplei................... 4I4* Yuccas in the United States, the tree 30I* Zanthoriza apiifolia................. 440 Zygadenus elegans................ 409 ILLUSTRATIONS. A Agave Huachucensis on the Huachuca foot-hills.................. x85 Utahensis in the Grand Caion of the Colorado........... 385 Androgynous Flower-clusters...... 223 Asimina triloba, fruit of............ 495 BI Beech-tree in South Hingham, Massachusetts....................... 225 Berberis heteropoda............... 455 Betula populifolia X papyrifera... 356 -- pumila X lenta.............. 245 Blood-root........................ 225 Boats on La Viga Canal, loaded with vegetables and flowers..... 433 Bridge in Wrentham, Massachusetts, an old.................. 43 C Carnation plant, with aeirial roots... 258 Carpinus cordata.................. 295 Cedar, a red, in Eastern Pennsylvania............................ 65 Cedars in Africa.................... 335 Chamaedorea glaucifolia.......... 507 Chico Creek, Butte County, California, view on................... 145 Chrysanthemum, William Simpson 465 Corylus rostrata.................... 345 Cosmos sulphureus............... 485 ID Diospyros Virginiana near Auburn, Alabama......................... 265 E Echinocactus Wislizeni, var., in Arizona........................ 155 Ephestia interpunctella......... 324 F Forest of the Mount Atlas Cedar in Algeria................ 335 - on the bottom-lands of White River, Indiana.................. 05 Forests on the Thompson River, British Columbia................. 285 Fothergilla Gardeni................ 445 Fraxinus velutina in Arizona....... 25 G Gladiolus tristis concolor.......... 75 Gunnera'manicata in Cornwall, England......................... 55 Hickory bark, showing galleries made by borers................. 353 IK Kalmia cuneata................ 435 -- latifolia myrtifolia........... 37 Lamourouxia Pringlei............. 275 Leaf of Columbine mined by Phytomyza Aquilegia.................. 444 Litsea geniculata................ 375 Magnolia macrophylla at Wellesley, Massachusetts.............. i65 Miltonia vexillaria, "Fairy Queen," in Langwater Gardens, North Easton, Massachusetts........... 295 Mimulus Clevelandi............... 235 O Oak, the Live, at Drayton Hall, South Carolina.................. 235 -- the Spanish................ 04 Oalis in Sherwood Forest........... 365 Opuntia fulgida in Arizona......... 325 Orgyia leucostigma................ 3I5 Palm Canon in San Jacinto Mountains............................ 475 Pelargonium, Amethyst............ 227 Papaw, the......................... 495 Pepper-tree,' branch of.............. 505 Persimmon-tree near Auburn, Alabama;..................... 265 Philadelphus Falconeri............ 497 Pine, Yellow, in Nebraska, diagram of distribution of................. 103 Pinus Chihuahuana............... 24 - latifolia.................... 25 ponderosa in the Yosemite Valley........................... 395 Protea cynaroides.................. 35 Q Quercus digitata................... 04 Toumeyi..................94, 95 Virginiana at Drayton Hall, South Carolina.................. 235 1R Rhododencrons at Westbrook, Long Island........................... 255 Rhus Michauxii.................. 405 Rose, the Cherokee, a flowering branch of. x 115 - Belle Siebrecht.............. 75 Salix alba X lucida............. 424 -- nigra Xalba........... 425 Sanguinaria Canadensis......... 25 Schinus' Molle, branch of, with berries.................. - - 505 Spiraea Thunbergii.....84, 85 Sprayers, knapsack, improved attachment for using kerosene with i87 Spray-pump,'improved air-chamber of........................ 43 with reservoirs for water and kerosene............. 143 Spruce, Black, a monstrous form of 45 Stapelia gigantea.................. 5I5 Streptocarpus Dyeri.;.;....... 5 T Tussock moth, the white-marked... 315 W Water-lily, a Blue Mexican......... 206 Yucca macrocarpa................ 305 Whipplei in southern California............................ 415