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Book The Vegetable Garden Display 1943

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Book The Vegetable Garden Display 1943
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  • nick615nick615 Posts: 1,481
    Ahh!  The year I was born.
  • BenCottoBenCotto Posts: 4,686
    I found it odd that potatoes was consistently spelled as potatos.
    Rutland, England
  • UffUff Posts: 3,199
    That book was from about the time that dad was getting interested in gardening. The tools don't change much. I distinctly remember him using a National Dried Milk tin with holes punched in the bottom and a bucket as a watering can. That wasn't in the book though.
    Interesting book @war garden 572
    SW SCOTLAND but born in Derbyshire
  • bertrand-mabelbertrand-mabel Posts: 2,659
    As a child/teenager/etc I had no interest in the garden It was there and "somebody" sorted it out. Over the "adult" years we have collected many fabulous gardening books (not the one @war garden 572 has talked about). We continue to look at our old books for advice and they don't let us down.
  • bertrand-mabel i have at least 300 books. 
  • @Uff My dad painted National Dried Milk tins in colours to match the kitchen (grey and maroon) back in the 50s. Mum kept biscuits in them.
    Southampton 
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