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Raspberries And Strawberries

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N. B. Bateham gires hls opinión about overal of thoso varicties lic has tried ,his year, in the following letter to the Oltio Farmer. "The season has been sevcrely dry, ausing inuch losd of things plantod the inst sping, though reeent rains are pushDg for war d all there are ftlive. l shall eel a deep interest in the result of your observations on the Raspbcrrics. I have he A.ELB&, plantod in the spring of last, and mostly killed by the winter, lile he Antwhiu' family. The Catawissa in jeariug the bost erop with us, next to the Jooi.iïtlk Black Cap, and is roally a rotitable lïuit for faölily use; not firm mough for market. Besides a good erop ïow, it will bear profusely in August, Soptoinbor and Oetober, (if not too hot and dry in August,) and fruit of good 'air quality, much botter than Black Cal1 ■- like the Old Amiíiuoan Iíud and ?übple Conb. As to strawberrics, we uivo nothiug very nevv of interest - WilSOü'g equals expectations, and will havo a run for market, and must bc suporsoded y thoso of botter flavor, in tiinc. 1 find Jknnï Lr.!) valuable for earlinoss, size and beauty - the bost 1 havo for carly ; will supert-ede Lakoe Eaiily - ISiiiii's New Pink continúes without a, ■ival for quality; is also carly and productivo, but uufit for market. Triomi'ii u Grand has outdoue itself this yoar, ibr sizo, beauty and excellence ; and in more productiva than any other foreign fruit we havo tested. No other in our colleetion is so largo, 3howy and line. - As au amateur variety, it should be in every co'lection.