-It is not now too early to get the ground ready for the asparagus bed ; a deep epading, heavy maDuring, und a continuous etirring o the earth from dow unti! the tiine to iet ■will give you the best resulta in growing asparagus to be imagined. It is besi to have the plants ready and 8et by Oc tober lst, or even eoriler. Alter the loota are plantod about six inches deep, eover with about six iDches of old manure, and over Ibis four or five of sh-aw ; in early epriog rake off the straw and empty your briue from pork, fish or beef barrels on the bed ; salt als Beattered over the game in aDy 6eason of the jcar, is bene&eial. The giaut is for all purposes the beet; yet a new variety, vfith many oommendatious, is offered iu the Eaat, and nu y be □ acquisition.