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Curious Alleged Discovery In Floriculture

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or Tieman, at bis paint manufactory at itanhattanville, has acoídentally made a disoorery wbioh thrcatens to revolutionize horticulturc. Ono of the factory hands having tlirown some liquid green paint of a particular kind on a flower bed ocoupied by white ano-.nones. tho flowers havo since niado thcir appearanco with peUls as groen as grass. ïlie paint had iu it a peculiar and penetrating cliomical mixture, whieh Mr. Tieman has since appliod with other eolors, to othcr plants, animal, apl bieunial, and of the scrub kind - the result bci'ie invariably that the flowers so watered look the hue of the liquid deposited at their roots. By comuicncing oxporimonts early nest ycar, during scod time, and applying different colore, we shall no doubt soon b enabled to "paint tho lily," which was Soloinou's ambitiou.