Excerpt from Transactions of the Illinois State Horticultural Society, for 1870, Vol. 4: Being the Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting, Held at Galesburg, December, 13, 14, 15, and 16, With Other Reports and Papers Upon Horticultural Topics, Proceedings of Local Societies, Etc It has been deemed best to postpone any revisions of the Society's List of Trees, Plants and Fruits, and devote much of the time of the meeting, and space in the book to the consideration of subjects involving principles that are fundamental to an intelligent prosecution of the art of Horticulture; also to the best modes of cultivation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.