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Gardening for Beginners

Gardening for Beginners

Gardening is making a comeback.

In my parents' generation--and generations before them--gardening was an essential part of surviving the Great Depression and wartime. During World War I and World War II, "victory gardens" or "war gardens" were necessary in order to support the war efforts. Citizens were encouraged to plant gardens in backyards, empty lots, city rooftops, and even public parks.

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