Victory Gardens 2020 – Let Us Help!
During World Wars I and II, Americans were encouraged to ‘Sow the Seeds of Victory’ to help the war effort and have enough food for everyone, including the troops. Growing and canning manuals were published and distributed widely and by 1943 home victory gardens were producing about 40% of the fresh fruit and vegetables in the US!
More about Victory Gardens
Even though Victory Gardens are not a new idea, we seem to go back to the land in times of stress and major change in our country and lives. If you are thinking about starting a garden for the first time and are not sure where to begin or if you are having an issue with your new (or old) victory garden, the Jefferson County Master Gardeners want to help you by providing science-based, reliable gardening information.
We are still picking up calls daily and answering emails and giving information on our social media. Here’s how to contact and find us:
Victory Garden Support Line – 303-271-6632
Contact the Master Gardeners at firstname.lastname@example.org
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