Seven Tips for a Smart and Healthy Victory Garden



By Lauren Hill

During the difficult days of World War II, victory gardens became popular symbols of frugal living and self-reliance. As the nation’s resources became focused on the war effort, families did their part to economize by growing their own vegetables, herbs, and fruit. The victory garden has enjoyed a new lease on life in our own day. In tough economic times, it is more appealing than ever to grow your own food. It can also be an important part of a modern healthy lifestyle. Even if you’re on a tight budget, these seven tips can help you get started with a successful victory garden. You’ll be on your way to delicious home-grown food before you know it!

1. Start Small

There are many helpful and inspiring books about growing your own vegetables. The Internet is also full of useful information on gardening. It’s easy to…

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I just love a rainy day!

There’s just something magical about rainy days. It’s like getting a free pass to sit back, relax and enjoy. Cool / cold rainy days are even better. Light a fire, pour a glass of wine, grab a blanket, a dog ;) and a good book (or the IPad). Warm rainy days are made for dancing or walking in the woods. It really doesn’t matter what the season, rainy days are wonderful. Time to kick back and enjoy :)