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Digging for Victory

Gardens and Gardening in Wartime Britain

Mike Brown, Twigs Way

During the successful Dig for Victory campaign, which aimed to make wartime Britain self-sufficient, gardeners everywhere dug up their lawns to grow not only fruit and vegetables, but flowers too, inspiring ‘faith, hope, cheerfulness and courage’. From composting to harvesting, this playful history of the campaign features all aspects of wartime gardening, and is vividly illustrated by original pamphlets, recoloured photographs and instructional cartoons.
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  • Publisher: Sabrestorm
  • Year: 2010
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 234pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 260x197mm
  • ISBN: 9780955272370
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1kg
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