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Victory Gardens Handbook


 

Gardening e-book:
War Gardens, Victory Gardens


 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
INTRODUCTION
VICTORY GARDENS ARE NEEDED
  Present Contributions of Vegetables to the National Dietary
THE NUTRITIONAL LEDGER
  The Nutritional Value of Vegetables and Fruits
  Proteins
  Calcium and Iron
  Vitamin A
  Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
  Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
  Tables of Nutrient Content of Common Vegetables and Fruits
VICTORY GARDEN COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION
  Sub-Committees:
  Procurement of Land
  Registration, Assignment of Plots, and Soil Preparation
  Insect and Disease Control, and Succession Cropping

  Conservation and Canning
  Fifteen Steps for the Individual Victory Gardener to Follow

PLANS TO FIT THE SIZE OF YOUR VICTORY GARDEN AND TO SUPPLY THE NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS
OF YOUR FAMILY

  Approximate Contributions to the Day's Needs of Certain
    Nutrients Supplied by One Portion of Major Vegetables

  Vegetables to Grow for Each Member of the Family if Space
    is Unlimited

  Basic Garden Plan
  Miniature Gardens
  A Medium Garden

  Plans for Gardens of Various Sizes
STEPS IN GARDEN ORGANIZATION
  Community Gardens
  Industrial Gardens
  School Gardens
  Victory Gardening in a School for Crippled Children
TECHNICAL INFORMATION FOR THE VICTORY GARDENER
  Seeds and Plants
  Preferred Varieties
  Hotbeds
  Location for a Garden

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cover of Victory Gardens Handbook of the Victory Garden Committee
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Victory Gardens
Handbook of the
Victory Garden Committee
War Services, Pennsylvania
State Council of Defense

April, 1944

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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