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I FAIRS IN FtBnuAiiv.

. HERFORD CATTLE.

GARDEN OPERATIONS, &c.

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GARDEN OPERATIONS, &c. (From the Gardener's Clti'Oilicle.) 711E FLOW Ell CAliDLN AND SH Hl'BBH l! t LS» All alterations lieie should now be pushed forward wi h the greatest po-si> le despatch, particularly the preparation j of ground tor p anting, and complete the removal of -argt* c,lit,t,t &L! a,, soon as possible, 'or he.-ides this kind of work being done with much greater safety now than in soru'.g it is very desirable to get it out o* hand before hat bust season arrives. In stiff soils the flower beds wiil he greatly improved by a libeiat dressing of charred vfg-tab e refuse, which should be app.ied when the surface ol the ground is sufficiently crusted so as to he able to turn it in without treading the soil The beds s'nou d be trenched every second o> third year to the depth o! at least 2 feet, keeping the under soil if clay or hungry gravel, in the botto") his will be of much more impor anceto tbebeait') of th.1 bints at al seasons, and more conducive to the production of blossoms, than heavy dressings of manure, which-induce an over-luxuirant yrowth, and t ender the p ants particularly liable to stiller from drought in summer, or from sudden changes in the weather. In situations where draining is required, it shou d he effected a' once, making the drains at least 4 feet deep wherever that can be effected. FLOlil-i-S' FLOW-'z.ttS- After the very severe weather we have had, most of the stock in will doubtless have suffered considerably from damp, owing to the sa-hes having been kept elotp Air should now be admiited /'re,y, re,11 I' ing tht' ¡igLrs entirely on tine days, and the entire stock gone over and (-;it e'if ly Should aphides m;-ke their appearance, a,)oly tobacco smoke withou1 delay, giving a moderate dose, repeating It if necessary. Pin'<s and carnations shou'd he t kept ra'herdiy—many va'uahle varieties »re 'ost by ove:- wate ing at this season, Auricu'as should be cnre'nliy e lamined. KITCHEN GARDEN AND HARDY FIlClT DDPARTMHNT. Sutler no delay in getting aii ground intended for aspara g:IS, s"akaie, and rhuharb in rea<lín ss for p alltin. Sow (,eas in heat to p anf out iti March if sown in .GO pots, th- roots are but Ikde disturbed in planting ou into the open quarters, aferbein.: snffie ently hardi-ned off. ID thee»<nt oi frost a ter planting, project by spruce branches. Make a S-k eessionul sowing a;so on a sunny bo d r likew ise d not omit to pet some ear y mazagat) Leans in. Look over a i strawberry beds weed them and remove aii dead leaves and runners hat are no:wanted; top dress with wer-dcnyed manure, which may be sligh ly forked in. Prepare ground for hoise-latlish, by trenching and putting manure sn the bot'om of each irench, and alfjo prepare ground on sum- warm b uder lor ea- ly potatoes. A tew eat-ly horn carrot and shor top radish may novv be sown in a waim border, covering, in case of frosty weather, with a little litter.

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