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HINTS UPON O-ABDEJSTIi'G. During dry wsatnar clear off exhausted ozops of peas and beans, fend dig the ground deep, and manure liberally. During showery weather plant out winter greens of all kinds. Be careful in transplanting not to bruise the leave3 ef ^the plants. Celery has been terribly tormented with fly, out is now recovering. If it be possible to give water do so liberally, and you will be well repaid for your trouble. Early planted- out crops may now be earthed up, out do this when the plants are quite dry. Endive to be sown again, and strong plants in early seed beds to be planted out. Shallots should be taken up as soon as the bulbs are ripe; if left in the ground, they will bo injured by the autumnal rains. This remark applies especially to damp and low-lying soils. Make ready a sufficient number of beds for the winter crop of spinach as soon as possible, in order to be ready to sow early in August. The soil should be rich, and the position chosen, if possible, should lie high and dry. Cauli- flowers tod brocolis can be got out now on ground cleared of peas and beaaa. Trench deep, and mix the manure with the soil, so that it is evenly distri- buted. throughout the maa3. Onions lifted as we ad- vised last week, may in a few days be taken up and laid in the sun to dry. If the weather is wet, spread them in a shed, or on some dry mats in spare frames. In some country places they finish off the onions for storing by placing them in a baker's oven after the bread is drawn. This is a very good plan, and a pretty certain remedy for bull-necks in a green, soft, condi- tion, bnt it is not likely any crops will require to be artificially ripened this season. Rosea may now be struck in any quantity to secure fine plants on their own roots. Make up a few frames-if with gentle bottom-heat, all the better, but that is not indispen- sable. There must be six inehes of light rich soil in which to dibble the cuttings; choose short half-ripe shoots for the purpose, and keep them shaded and frequently sprinkled. Strawberries to be potted as soon aa rooted, aa they make roots faster in pots than ia the open ground; and should we have a obilly autumn a few of the best of the plants can be kept under glass, to ripen their crowns. Lay a few snore of the best runners in pots, cut away all weak tnnnera, and supply water liberally to runners and old stools. The conservatory will now need a revision, and a general change of occupants. Liliuma and giadioii will now code in, and make a fine show with first-class annuals and fuchsias. Specimen trees and cHssbers to ba stopped and trained in, to assist ripening of the wood. Msoiy choice border plants are now ripening their seeds, aDd whatever ia required Kiusfe be eecured in time. Generally it is safest to gather the seed before it ia dead ripe, as in many cases ¡' the pods opt-D and the seed ia scattered and lost. Cut -cif btsncb/js with a portion of stem attached, and ¡ spread them on cloths, sader cG to dry for a day or two and then put ih&m in the full sun to harden. A shelf in a greenhouse is tha best is less fear of them being scattered by^d. Label aa seeds when gathered, to prevent mistakes, and ot aA hardy subjects sow a portion at once, and keep the rest till spring.—Gardener s Magwme.




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