Punch,  58 (1870), 239.

Wonderful Vitality of Vegetable Life





Botanical Gardens, Botany, Horticulture

    Begins with an extract describing the Royal Botanic Society of London's annual exhibition of plants, flowers, fruit, and works of art. Praises the society for its display, but wishes to know its 'secret' method for 'preserving flowers and fruit fresh and good for so many weeks'.

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