In asparagns the varieties are more distinct thari is generally thongbt. Conover's Colossal is the okl stand by. bnt Barr's Mamnioth, planted by ita side produces as many bunches and its superior quality commands doublé the market price, vvrites a New Jersey correspondent in The Florists' Exchange. A California journal tells that a lieekeeper in the big Santa Clara val ley moved his bees intó his bean fields wlien other aonrces of nectar stipply were es hausted. and the result was a good erop of delicate, fitst class honey that dul nol cost him a bean. Professor Roberts said before a dairy conference in New Vork that -t lie dover plant dies out because it cannoi help it. It is a bieunial, and cannot live longer thati two years; that is the whole cause in a nutshell. It cannot Mve a louger time any more than corn can. I!' yon want to retain it longer, reseed tllc field." Good words ooly are heard for the bush Lima beau 8.