The Wartime Garden

The Wartime Garden

This War is a Food WarÂ?' In 1941 Lord Woolton, Minister for Food, was determined that the Garden Front would save England: 'Dig for Victory' was the slogan, digging for dinner the reality. With food imports dwindling the number of allotments grew, millions opted to 'Spend an Hour with a Hoe' instead of an hour in a queue, and the upper classes turned lawns, tennis courts and stately gardens over to agriculture. The national diet was transformed, with swedes grown… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (February 10, 2015)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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