How to Jumpstart your COVID-19 Victory Garden

How to Jumpstart your COVID-19 Victory Garden

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Growing food at home has never seemed like a better idea. Here are three approaches to getting started quickly with minimal investment by Brian Barth for Modern Farmer.

During World War II, Americans were urged to plant victory gardens as the nation faced potential food shortages. Popularized by womens clubs and patriotic posters, the movement caught on, and an estimated 40 percent of the nations supply of fresh vegetables were soon produced in backyards, front yards, church lots and school grounds. The COVID-19 crisis has yet to seriously threaten the food supply, but the sight of empty grocery store shelves has led to calls forcorona victory gardens.

“As the war ended, and lawns took over American backyards, those earnest posters of cheery home gardeners and fierce-looking vegetables became a relic of wartime scarcity until a few weeks ago, said the New York Times during the first week of spring.

In Modern Farmers humble opinion, growing food at home is always a good idea, crisis or not. If you're in a hurry to get a garden in before spring flies by, here are a few ideas about how to do it quickly and cheaply. The good news is that nurseries and garden centers have been designated as essential....more: click for details


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