Sow for Victory: Bringing Back the Victory Garden

This post is so amazing…so much information. Since I am learning how to garden this was so helpful. This is my second year into it. It is so wonderful when you can watch things grow. My tomato plant finally went crazy and we had over one hundred tomatoes this end of summer. So I plan to make lots of spaghetti sauce.


Victory Garden Poster WWII

By Meredith Skyer

Let’s take a little field trip back to 1943. Go  ahead and hop in those time machines! We’re going to explore the day and age  when the world was at war and our food supply was in peril.

American Life in 1943

Think about this: The average family in 1943 was  living on $29 a week. Food staples were rationed out to families in order to provide for the troops. As you can imagine, fresh fruits  and vegetables were in short supply. In order to keep the nation from  starvation, the U.S. Government encouraged folks to help out in any way that  they could. Propaganda posters popped up in every town urging families to plant  ‘Victory Gardens’ to provide their own produce.

Over 20 million American families took up the call  for ‘victory.’ They collaborated with friends and neighbors and took control of  their own…

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I like to call my self a happy soul, a daydreamer and have a heart of a gypsy. Love to use my imagination. And trying out new things. Life can be so wonderful and enjoyable when I am being positive and releasing.
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