Layer carnations and pipe pinks in the end of the month.
Increase roses and American shrubs, by layering, budding or cuttings, and go on with the layering of carnations and picotees.
Pinks, border carnations, anemones tend to be pink.
Plant Houses, Frames, &c. - Carnations and picotees in pots must be kept rather dry to prevent damping off.
Saprophytic bacteria can readily make their way down the dead hypha of an invading fungus, or into the punctures made by insects, and Aphides have been credited with the bacterial infection of carnations, though more recent researches by Woods go to show the correctness of his conclusion that Aphides alone are responsible for the carnation disease.