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To Journal of Horticulture   [before 10 June 1862]

Summary

Asks whether any correspondents have observed any sensible differences between the bees kept in different parts of Great Britain. CD has heard from several sources that breeds of bee in different areas vary.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 10 June 1862]
Classmark:  Institut de France, Bibliothèque, Ms 2441-XII ff. 343–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3594

To Journal of Horticulture   [before 15 July 1862]

Summary

Is obliged for information concerning differences in the bees of Britain. Relates case of the Jamaican bees which were introduced long ago and have remained the same in size and character except that the diameter of the cells is larger, the wax tougher, and the walls of the hive thicker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 15 July 1862]
Classmark:  Christie’s East (catalogue 26 April 1995: the Philip M. Neufeld collection, pt 2); Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman n.s. 3 (1862): 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3658A

To Journal of Horticulture   [before 22 July 1862]

Summary

Confesses to having made a gross blunder with reference to the size of bee cells in West Indian combs [see 3658a].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 22 July 1862]
Classmark:  Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman n.s. 3 (1862): 323
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3661A

To Journal of Horticulture   [before 25 November 1862]

Summary

Asks correspondents whether any kinds of strawberries now cultivated have been raised from a cross between the wood or alpine strawberry and the scarlet, pine, or Chili strawberry.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 25 Nov 1862]
Classmark:  Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman, n.s. 3 (1862): 672
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3826

To Journal of Horticulture   [before 2 December 1862]

Summary

Asks for authentic information on following questions: 1. Has the weight of the gooseberry variety London subsequently exceeded the 1845 record of 880 grains?

2. Is any record kept of the diameter of the largest pansies?

3. How early does any variety of Dahlia flower and do some varieties withstand frost better than others?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 2 Dec 1862]
Classmark:  Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman n.s. 3 (1862): 696
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3840

To Journal of Horticulture   [before 27 December 1862]

Summary

Inquires whether penguin ducks can run faster than other kinds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Journal of Horticulture
Date:  [before 27 Dec 1862]
Classmark:  Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman n.s. 3 (1862): 797
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3883F
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