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For the best pyramidal bouquet, 10 Hovey & Co., $2.
For the second best, to Mrs. Russell, $ 1.
For the best pair of mantel bouquets, to Messrs. Winship, $2.
For the second best, to Hovey & Co., $ 1.

For the best design, a premium of $2 to J. Thomas.
Gratuities.—To M. P. Wilder, $ 5 for his fine display of Japan lilies,

and $3 for a fine plant of Verónica Lindleyàna
To William Meller, a gratuity of $3 for a plant of Clivia nobilis.
To Joseph Breck & Co., for a fine display of hollyhocks, $3.

To P. Barnes, for fine hollyhocks, $2.
Plants in Pots. For the best six, to William Quant, $2.

For the second best six, to Hovey & Co., $ 1. Fruit: From J. F. Allen, the following varieties of grapes : Black Portugal, Tottenham Park Muscat, White Frontignan, Black Hamburgh, White Nice, Wilmot's Black Hamburgh, and Zinfindal ; also, Violet Hative, Nectarines, Yellow Rareripe, Noblesse, and Crawford's late peaches, Sweet Montmorency cherries, two varieties of figs, and specimens of the Bergamot lime. Mr. Tudor exhibited from his gardens, at Nahant, a branch of the Amire Joannet pear, which contained two hundred and thirty-two pears, which were not, however, ripe ; the branch measured but twenty-seven inches in length, and was literally covered with fruit. From C. Newhall, Knevett's Giant raspberries. From 0. Johnson, Franconia raspberries. From H. Bailey, Franconia raspberries.

From Hovey & Co., the following grapes: Chasselas of Fontainebleau, Pitmaston White Cluster, Macready's Early White; also, Fastolff respberries. From F. W. Macondry, fine specimens of peaches. From J. L. L. F. Warren, Franconia and Fastolff raspberries. From Anson Dexter, Franconia raspberries. From the Messrs. Winship, White Antwerp, and Franconia raspberries, and White thimbleberries. From Josiah Lovett, Knevett's Giant raspberries. S. R. Johnson, John Hovey, and J. G. Thurston, exhibited fine specimens of English gooseberries. From S. W. Cole, three varieties of apples, of last year's growth.

VEGETABLES: From Samuel Walker, water cress, raised from seed from the banks of the Isis. From A. D. Williams, new potatoes.

July 31. Exhibited.–Flowers: From J. Breck & Co., twelve varieties of fine double balsams, and twelve do. of fine double hollyhocks, and the following fine phloxes : Charles, white with blush eye; Kermesina, white with lilac eye; Fleur de Marie, white with violet purple eye; Annais Chauviere, pure white with a very distinct light purple eye, corolla large, round, and perfect,

-a very beautiful variety ; Eil de Lynx, white with a purplish red eye, fine ; Grato, rose white moitled with pink ; also, cut flowers in great variety. From Messrs. Hovey & Co., two large flat, one pyramidal, and six hand bouquets. Bouquets and cut flowers from J. Parker, J. Nugent, Wm. Kenrick, Messrs. Winships, E. Winslow, J. L. L. F. Warren, and A. Bowditch.

Award of premiums :-
Bouquets.—For the best six hand bouquets, to Hovey & Co., $2.

For the second best, to A. Bowditch, $ 1.
For the best pair of mantel bouquets, to Hovey & Co., $2.
For the second best, to J. L. L. F. Warren, $ 1.
For a large pyramidal bouquet, to Miss Russell, $2.

A gratuity to Miss Russell for a basket of flowers, $ 1.
Fruits : From Messrs. Hovey & Co., Muscat Blanc Hatif, Pitmaston
White Cluster, and Chasselas de Fontainebleau grapes ; also, Lemercier,
and Late Duke cherries. From J. F. Allen, Wilmot’s Black Hamburgh,
Victoria Hamburgh, Purple Muscat, and Black Hamburgh grapes ; also,
Sweet Montmorency cherries, Noblesse, Grosse Mignonne peaches, and figs.
From 0. Johnson, Black Hamburgh, Zinfindal, White Muscat of Alexan-
dria, White Frontignan grapes; also, White Dutch currants.

From W. Quant, Regne de Nice, Black Frontignan, Purple Muscat, Muscat Muscadine (?), Black Hamburgh, extra large berries, Muscat of Alexandria, White Frontignan grapes, very handsome. From John Washburn, Red Astrachan apples, From John Owen, Early Harvest apples. From A. D. Weld, Red and White currants, fine. From A. D. Williams & Son, Red and White currants, fine. From John Hovey, seedling gooseberries. From Mrs. Spalding, figs, extra large.

Vegetables : From John Galvin, Newport, R. I., by Eben Wight, Roman Emperor cucumber. From S. H. Hunneman, Roxbury, by J. C. Hunneman, two large winter squashes, of last year's growth, perfectly sound. From A. D. Williams, new potatoes.




Grape Vines in the greenhouse or grapery will now be nearly ripe ; some of the earlier kinds quite ripe, such as the White Chasselas, Macready's Early White, &c. Plenty of air should now be given, a little very early in the morning, and the floor should not be damped any longer. If any of the laterals push, they should be cut back again to the first eye. Vines in the cold house will need particular care, as this is the season for mildew : see that the house is closed early in cool windy weather, and do not allow great drafts of air at any time until they begin to color ; keep the floor well damped in hot dry weather. Vines in the open air should be now looked after : see that all the laterals are cut off two eyes beyond the fruit, which will prevent the shoots from becoming entangled ; lay in the wood carefully for next year's bearing, and head in all that is not wanted for that purpose ; this will throw the sap into the grapes, and mature a few leaves, which are better than a mass of young foliage for elaborating the sap.

Strawberry beds may be made this month, after the first good rain, provided the ground has been duly prepared. Let the rows be two feet apart, and the plants a foot apart in the rows; alleys may be allowed at any distance, as the cultivator may fancy. Our plan is to set ten rows of Hovey's Seedling, leaving an alley four feet, and then ten rows of the Boston Pine ; both are equally productive, and one fertilizes the other. Old beds should now be duly weeded, and if the old plants have not been dug in, it should be done without delay. New beds set out last spring should have the run ners laid in, or if large fruit is the object, all cut off.

Summer-pruning trees should yet be continued as advised in our last.
Plum, Cherry, Pear, and Apple trees should be budded this month.

Insecls : continue to attend to the destruction of these pests of the cultivator.



Camellias should be potted iinmediately, if not already done ; grafting should also be completed early in the month. Plants wanted for very early flowering should now be taken into the house and placed in a warm situation.

Oxalis Hirta and Bowiei should be potted.

Mignonette should be sown early in the month, and if a succession is wanted, another sowing should be made about the 25th.

Roses should be budded and layered this month.

Chrysanthemums should be layered this month, and if plants have been raised from cuttings, they should now be repotted for the last time, and the tops pinched off. Water occasionally with guano. .

Dahlias should all be staked in season, or one severe wind will destroy the expectations of the year. Prune off all superfluous laterals.

Pansies may now be increased by cuttings or layers.

Chinese Primroses raised last month from seed should now be potted off in small pots.

Verbenas for keeping over winter should now be layered into small pots. Fuchsias should be repotted, if very large specimens are wanted. Cactuses should be repotted this month.

Euphorbia jacquinaflora should be repotted, and the tops of all the strong shoots pinched off to make them bushy.

Orange and Lemon trees should be budded now.

Victoria, Ten Week, and other stocks should be sown now, if plants are wanted for flowering in the spring.

Pelargoniums will now require attention. If the plants were not headed down last month, they should be done so now, and the cuttings put in as directed last month.

Perennial plants, of many kinds, may be separated and transplanted the last part of the month.

Nemophila insignis, schizanthuses, and other winter flowering annuals should be sown now.

Petunias, of fine kinds, should now be propagated from cuttings or layers for a spring stock.

Tree peonies should be propagated by grafting.

Greenhouse plants, of all kinds, should be repotted now, and put in order for the winter.


A continuation of our article describing the most select pears will be found interesting to all cultivators. The other articles will also be found to possess much value under our Miscellaneous Intelligence. Some capital papers will be found among the General Notices.

- James Hogg, Seedsman, Broadway, will act as our Agent in New York.

Received Manuscript communications from A. Mitchell, Gen. Dearborn, J. Kennedy, B. P. Johnson, M. A Ward, J. B. Russell, R. Chisholm.

Payments for the Magazine, from July 1 to August 1, 1847. S. Boykin, vols. 11 and 12, T. Oliver, vol. 13, $3 00

and on ac. 13, .... $7 50 J. B. Bull, vols. 10, 11, Jos. Winship, vol 13, . . . 300 and 12,

9 00 B. F. Cutter, vol. 13, . . 3 00 R. W. Williams, vols. 10, J. Albree, vol. 13,

3 00 11, 12, and ac. 13, 10 50

AGENTS FOR THE MAGAZINE.-C. C. Little & Brown, Otis, Broaders & Co, and Jordan & Co. Boston. F. Putnam, Salem, G. H. Carleton & Co. Lowell. Geo. C. Daniels, Providence, R. I. J. F. Shores & Son, Portsmouth, N. H. Dr. E. W. Bull, Hart. ford, Conn. J. M. Thorburn & Co., New York. D. Landreth & Munns, and R. Buist, Philadelphia. R. Sinclair, Jr. & Co. Baltimore. J. F. Callan, Washington, D. C. J. R. Cotting, Milledgeville, Ga. C. M. Dewey, Rochester, N. Y.

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