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HV Green Week – Pennington Public Library: Creating a Backyard Victory Garden
April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pennington Public Library: Creating a Backyard Victory Garden
Friday, April 23, 4-5 pm
Anthony Bracco, owner of Bracco Farms, a sustainable family farm located in Pine Island, NY, presents this talk on the Victory Garden model, which was so successful during both world wars. Learn about the history of Victory Gardens and hear about the experiences of those who found joy, satisfaction, and security in growing their own food. This presentation will also provide information to help you start your own Victory Garden, including: Siting the garden, soil preparation, fertilizing and watering, suggested crops, tools to use and where to source them, safe seed sources and extending the season to enjoy your garden longer.