The Thirteenth Volume of the Magazine has been enlarg.
ed by the addition of one hundred pages more than any
previous volume; and the following Table of Contents will
show the very great variety of information which it contains
in every department of Horticulture, especially on the culti-
vation of fruits, and descriptions of new and fine varieties.
C. M. H.
Boston, December 25, 1847.
On the Transplantation of the Coniferous
Forest Trees, (Pines, &c.,) of New Eng-
A Retrospective View of the Progress of land to the Southern States. By Dr. A.
Horticullure in the United States, dur- Mitchell, Portland, Me. In a letter to
ing the year 1846. By the Editor, 1 the Hon. H.A. S. Dearborn. Commu-
Taste in Horticulture and in Designs. By nicated by Gen. Dearborn,
14 On the Importance of the Cultivation of
Observations upon the potato Roi:
By the Oak, and other valuable Timber
J. 8. B., Wesi Seituate, Mass.,
22 Trees; with Observations on the Pre-
Zinc Labels for Trees.
By j. owen;
servation of Ship Timber, and the Pro-
26 cess of Decay in Wood. By A. Mitchell,
A Compurative Notice of the Hog and
M. D., Portland. In a letter to the Hon.
Jerusalem Artichokes, with a descrip- H. A. S. Dearborn. Communicated by
tive account of the growth, habit and Gen. Dearborn,
use of the former variety. By Dr. M. On the study and Pursuits of Botany.
A. Ward, Athens, Ga., •
30 By A. Mitchell, M. D. In a letter to
A Leaf from the History of Pomology in the Hon. H. A. S. Dearborn, Commu-
the Past. By T. s. Hurrickhouse, nicated by Gen. Dearborn,
Instance of Effect' of Boiling water on
Seeds. By X.,
Horticulture of the Past, as compared
with the Present. By T. S. Humrick- Descriptive Account of Thirty-two Va.
house, Coshocton, Ohio,
rieties of the Grape, fruited in 1846.
On the Cultivation of the Arrow Root in Ry J. F. Allen, Esq., Salem, Mass.
the United States, as an article of com-
With Remarks upon their general qual-
merce. By Dr. A. Mitchell, of Port- ities, &c.,
land, Me. In a letter to Hon. H. A. S. Root Grufting the Peach Tree and Rose;
Dearborn. Communicated by Gen. Grafting the Pear upon the Apple; the
193 Apricot on the Peach ; New Mode of
Guano, and its application to Fruit Trees
Raising Cucumbers, &c. By M. W.
By the Editor,
241 Phillips, Esq., Log Hall, Edwards, Miss. 49
List of Tropical Plants which may be ac: Results of the Cultivation of the Pear
clinated in the Southern States. By
and other Fruit in the Southern States.
Dr. A. Mitchell. In a letter to Hon. By R. Chisholm, Esq., Corresponding
H. A. S. Dearborn. Communicated by Secretary of the Beaufort Agricultural
289 Society, ·