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Victory Gardens Handbook


 

Gardening e-book:
War Gardens, Victory Gardens


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
Technical Information for the Victory Gardener—(Continued)
  Soil Tests
  Lime
  Fertilizer
  Organic Matter
  Soil Preparation for Planting
  Garden Planning
  Proper Time to Plant
  Watering and Irrigation
  Cultivating and Hoeing
  Summer Mulches
  Proper Time to Harvest
  Caring for Surplus Crops
  Perennial Vegetables and Small Fruits
  Pest Control and Rabbit Control
VICTORY GARDEN CERTIFICATES
UTILIZATION AND CONSERVATION OF FRUITS AND
  VEGETABLES
  Retain Nutritive Values
  Methods of Conserving
  Principal Nutrient Value and Recommended Conserving
    Method for Each of the Common Vegetables and Fruits   A Family Budget of Garden Products to be Conserved
  When to Harvest Vegetables and Fruits for Best
     Preservation
HOME CONSERVATION OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
  Preparation of Garden Products for Conserving
  Source Material on Conserving
  Procedures and Times for Processing
  Jars and Covers
  Canning Meat
  Freezing Vegetables and Fruits
  Drying and Dehydrating
  Construction of Home Food Dehydrators
  Brining and Fermenting Vegetables
  Home Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
  Preservation of Nutrients in Cooking or Canning Fruits and
    Vegetables
  Use Fruits and Vegetables Produced Nearby
ORGANIZING, EQUIPPING, AND OPERATING A
  COMMUNITY CANNING CENTER
  General Considerations
  Organizing the Community for a Food Conservation Center
  Information on Food Preservation Programs
  First Steps in Setting Up a Center
  Deciding Upon the Size of the Community Canning Center

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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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