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'-CALENDAR OF OPERATIONS.—AUGUST.

THE COTTAGE GARDENER—AUGUST.

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LINCOLNSHIRE.:—The seed and hay harvest is suspended in con- sequence of the almost daily rains. We fear that they will prove very injurious to the crops. We regret to find that the disease is again showing itself to a very fearful extent amongst the potato Crops in this neighbourhood and the extremely wet weather, it is feared, will tend to quicken its spread.-Lincolnskirc Chronicle. THE WEATHEI! AND THE CROPS.—SUMMARY OF STATEMENTS. —Berkshire—The wheat is fast ripening under favourable auspices. Cheshire—Excellent in general is the condition of the cereals. Devonshire—Very few days will elapse before some of the early wheat fields will be ready for the sickle blight is confined to spots unsuited to the growth of the potato. Dorsetshire-The wheat does not look well on the whole, and the ears seem to be smaller. Es.sex-A fine field of barley fell last week before the mowers. Hertfordshire—The wheat looks healthy, but is not stout. Kent —Although the ears are generally small, they stand thick on the ground. Lancashire—The crops generally are in splendid condi- tion. Suffolk—There are several complaints respecting the reap- pearance of the potato disease. Sussex-The yield of wheat will be much below an average crop. North'Derby;hi; e -A finer sea- son altogether is not remembered. The accounts of the potato disease are not more numerous nor more alarming than last week. -Douglas Jerrold's Newspaper,

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