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ROSES DURING JANUARY.

IN THE GREENHOUSE.

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IN THE GREENHOUSE. The temperature must not be allowed to fall below 40 degrees at any time, neither must the plants be stimulated by heat and much water. From 50 to 55 degrees by day, with a fall of 10 degrees at night, is a safe temperature to be aimed at. Admit air freely whenever consist- ent with safety. If the weather be damp out. side, raise the indoor temperature a few degrees above that of the outside air by fire heat. Water sparingly and when plants actually require it. Remove all dead leaves as they appear, keeping the foliage as clean as practic- able. Tobaceo-water or soapy quassia water will be found an efficient weapon for the destruction of green-fly, but fumigation with some commercial preparation of tobacco is, perhaps, the most convenient remedy. An occasional fumigation is valuable whether green-fly be present or not, since prevention is always better than cure. Mealy-bug is a most troublesome pest just now, and remedial measures should be taken before the enemy gets a good foothold. Hard and repeated syringing very much disturbs the domestic economy of the pests, and when affected plants are too delicate or fragile to endure this treat- ment, spray them by means of an atomizer with a solution of pyrethrum and alcohol, prepared by dissolving four ounces of powder in one gill of alcohol, and adding 12 gallons of water. 1!1 Fir tree oil is an eftective application.

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