Vegetables growing in the Demonstration Plot, RBG Kew, WWII

Vegetables growing in the Demonstration Plot, RBG Kew, WWII. © RBG KEW

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Vegetables growing in the Demonstration Plot, RBG Kew, during World War II. The Model Allotment Plan initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture was designed to provide a household of five people with a year-round supply (apart from potatoes). This Demonstration Plot was intended to be imitated at home. It yielded peas, runner beans, carrots, leeks, onions, tomatoes, herbs and fruit such as apples and pears.

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Media ID 10645480

Date: 12th February 2015

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Owner URL: http://www.kew.org/

Credit: Copyright RBG Kew

Filename: p156 - 006838LA20120717-104 Orangery 1940s.jpg

Image Size: 3771 x 4867 Pixels

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