THE BOY TRAVELLERS IN THE FAR EAST.
variety, and there are groves and avenues of trees whose names are quite unknown to anybody in America except to botanists. There are flowerbeds in great number, and there is a conservatory, 200 feet long, tilled
as full as it can be with all sorts of floral products. In some respects the garden is finer than the one at Ivandy, Ceylon, while in others it is hardly equal to it.
" Some of the trees are covered with parasitical vines that almost envelop the trunk, and it seems to have been the object of the founders of the garden to experiment with these plants in the hope of making them