Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Video Wednesday: Victory Gardens 1941

A family in Maryland decides to grow a Victory Garden. The film shows each step necessary from planning to harvest. The entire family takes part as two successive planting are done in Spring and Summer.


Katie said...

Interesting! Ooh, look at that pesticide dust the kid is applying at 14:15!

Ben@Bernhardt said...

Very informative and helpful. Thanks for writing it.

WashingtonGardener said...

Katie - I was looking at that too and wondering exactly what it was he was using.
What I like was the realistic depiction and that there was not a "Disney-fication" of the gardening. I also recognize that clay soil!
I'm guessing that this was in Frederick or maybe around Hagerstown. Would be neat to talk to any surviving family members.