victory garden


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Noun1.victory garden - a kitchen garden planted during wartime to relieve food shortagesvictory garden - a kitchen garden planted during wartime to relieve food shortages
kitchen garden, vegetable garden, vegetable patch - a small garden where vegetables are grown
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Critique: Set in the turbulent era of World War I, "The Victory Garden" is a deftly penned novel by an author with a distinctive flair for originality and an entertaining narrative storytelling style that will hold the reader's rapt attention from beginning to end.
The Victory Garden is set during World War I and tells of Emily Bryce, who lives in Devonshire with her parents.
Once she'd beaten the disease, she grew a victory garden in her back yard to celebrate, and then decided to get some honeybees to help pollinate the plants.
Eleanor Roosevelt, despite protests from the Department of Agriculture, even planted a victory garden on the White House lawn.
Honoring the memories of two friends lost too young, Lezlie and Mallory's Victory Garden at Benton Academy in Yazoo County is a loving tribute designed to provide not only a peaceful place of healing but also a source for feeding the community's hungry.
The community's Victory Garden also benefits from the bees.
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And there was the opening of the school's new "grow your own" Victory Garden.
More governmental focus went on maximising the value of the victory garden in the USA, with wide scale training, education, advertising and propaganda schemes organised through the Department of Agriculture's War Food Administration.
I did my part for the war effort by growing a 4-H Victory garden and participating in Boy Scout metal salvage drives.
The victory garden was victorious, not simply for its role in the allied supply chain, but because federal and state governments, industry and local communities were striving to protect one another from harm.
Class act: Walmley Junior School pupils Molly Sheriden and Lucy Hunt, both aged 11, in the prize-winning Dig For Victory garden.

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