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These are crticial times, but we shall get through them, and the harder we dig for victory the sooner will the roses be with us Mr Middleton The Dig For Victory campaign to encourage people to grow their own food began in Britain in September 1940. This was the governments plan to avert hunger in the event of the war lasting more than a few months. Formal gardens, lawns and sports pitches were transformed into makeshift allotments. The campaign was launched by the first media gardening celebrity …
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Published to tie in with a BBC2 series and an Imperial War Museum exhibition, this book takes readers back to the days when Hitler s U-boats patrolled the Atlantic, and imported foods were scarce. For the men, woman and children left behind during World War II, life changed dramatically. People who had never gardened before had to start growing their own fruit and vegetables, housewives had to cope with rationing, and their families had to get used to unfamiliar foods such as spam and nettle soup. …
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In the decade-and-a-half since I coedited Transsexualism and Sex Reassignment (Green & Money, 1969), remarkable changes have occurred with Harry Ben­ jamins transsexual phenomenon (1966). Formerly, when writing about this condition in scientific journals, it was necessary to define the term transsex­ ualism. Now the lay public recognizes it. Even the American Psychiatric Asso­ ciation acknowledges it as a disorder, with its inclusion in the Third Edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual …
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Exhaustive and detailed description of growing and harvesting vegetables, fruits, nuts, berries, herbs and spices during all seasons of the year. Pictures of all produce during different seasons. Includes description and recommendations for growing under harsh conditions of global warming drought without irrigation or access to other than seasonal water resources. Explains limitations of soil nutrients, proper soil composition and water preservation techniques for optimized growing of food under …

Mr Middleton was the Alan Titchmarsh of his day; the first and most resonant in a long line of media gardeners. His audience was the embattled British nation, hanging onto his every word during his wartime BBC broadcasts on gardening. It was Mr Middleton who exhorted us to dig for victory, dig for dear life, and, as in this book, advised us that an allotment is like the army. The first month is the worst: after that you begin to enjoy it. Dig On for Victory is a facsimile reissue of the original …
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One of the great gardeners of our time shares the story of a horticultural victory. How on earth did you do it? visitors ask Beth Chatto--for in creating her gravel garden, she surpassed even her own renowned mastery of unpromising sites. It was the ultimate challenge: to create a decorative garden on three-quarters of an acre of poor, heavily compacted, gravely soil with no watering, even in times of drought. That her plants survived such cruel conditions and blossomed into a garden of such beauty …

Three complete volumes in one: Masters of the Victory Garden, The New Victory Garden, and The Victory Garden Landscape Guide. Over 1,000 photographs, drawings, and diagrams on 880 pages. Companion to the nationally acclaimed public television series. Comprehensive instructions on growing a variety of flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, and trees. …

Published to tie in with a BBC2 series and an Imperial War Museum exhibition, this book takes readers back to the days when Hitler s U-boats patrolled the Atlantic, and imported foods were scarce. For the men, woman and children left behind during World War II, life changed dramatically. People who had never gardened before had to start growing their own fruit and vegetables, housewives had to cope with rationing, and their families had to get used to unfamiliar foods such as spam and nettle soup. …
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In Captivating Combinations: Color and Style in the Garden, Norman Winter shows how to design dazzling landscapes based on colors, how to select for harmony, and how to arrange stunning contrasts. He takes the gardener through combinations of flowers, foliage, grasses, and herbs. He also guides acolytes to companion plantings for special theme gardens, such as cottage, tropical, butterfly and hummingbird, herb and edible, container, and even the new patriotic Victory Garden.Featuring over 200 color …

In recent years, vegetable gardening has made a comeback as a popular pastime in America. Yet, gardeners are creating vegetable gardens with a difference; they are intended to be pleasing to the eye as well as a source for fresh produce. In an effort to beautify traditional vegetable gardens, landscape architects and amateur gardeners are finding inspiration in the elaborate European vegetable gardens of the seventeenth century. Feast Your Eyes examines the historical antecedents of this modern movement …