13 AUGUST 1864, Page 24

Au: Home and Garden. By Cuthbert W. Johnson F.L.-g.

Ridgway.ther anybody ever learns much freer very popular

science may very &T-e.I.esigged,..but at al1.076nts Mr. Johnson gives

t us in a pleasant form. It is not everybody who knows why in win- ter the draught near the floor of a room is towards the flreand near the ceiling is towards the door and windows. Of course when we

reach the breakfast-table we have a short disquisition on the cultivation of tea, coffee, and sugar, till at last we got into the garden, and are in- volved in the theory of artificial manures, the portion of science where, wo fancy, Mr. Johnson is most at home.