Woman's Home Companion: Begonias of all kinds grow best in a soil that is quite rich, somewhat sandy and porous. A soil that is heavy, soggy, and apt to become sour cannot be used ■with good resulta, The matter of drainage is also añ item in the culture oí begonias not to be overlooked. In potting the plants provide ampie drainage by plaoing broken pottery.cinders or som Btrawberries, and to each pound allow ona such matter in the bottom of the pot. Flowering begonias can be bedded out in the summer with success, if plenty of water is given and a fairly sunny spot is selected. Those of the Rex type wlll be best if plunged in a partially shaded location.