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Getting down to business on the food front : Yates' seed book of what & when to sow : a real war job

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Title

Getting down to business on the food front : Yates' seed book of what & when to sow : a real war job

Date

1943-1944?

Description

Publication provides a guide to the year ahead, for planting and raising a range of vegetables, flowers and ornamentals.  Emphasis is upon making the most use of any free space to produce as much food for the war effort as possible.
[January to December monthly guide to plantings] -- How to raise seedlings -- Seeds - and the War!! -- Yates' general list "reliable" vegetable seeds -- Yates' general list of choice flower seeds -- Behind the scenes in Yates' seed store -- Flowering bulbs -- Fruit trees -- Roses -- Flowering and ornamental plants -- Ornamental trees and shrubs -- War against plant pests and diseases -- Evergreen lawns -- Index -- Terms of business.
[Date of publication based on Churchill's reference in November 1943, to 1944 being the "climax year of the war". -- verso of cover.]
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.
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Publisher

Arthur Yates & Co. Pty Ltd
Sydney

Rights

Public Domain Mark
This work is free of known copyright restrictions.

Format

48 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Language

eng

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Arthur Yates & Co. Pty Ltd, “Getting down to business on the food front : Yates' seed book of what & when to sow : a real war job,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed April 19, 2024, https://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1710.

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