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Oliver's Plot

Dig for Victory.

We have based this section of the garden on the Second World War government issued leaflet on crop rotation!

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Dig for Victory gardens were often replacing lawns or flower gardens. Raised beds were not used and are only here to reduce the management required to maintain them. Starting from a lawn or grassy space, the turf should be cut off 2-3" below the surface and turned over in Autumn. By spring the grass will be dead and acted like a green manure giving the soil a good texture and fertility..

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