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1943 – You Cannot Eat Lilies – Victory Garden Video


Watch 1943 – You Cannot Eat Lilies – Victory Garden Video

Perhaps the weirdest Victory Garden video ever.
1943 Dig For Victory Leaflet No 1

Dialogue from the video.

“In spring this gardener sowed away
He meant to eat well every day.”

Gardener: Waiter,

Father Time: Yes Sir, coming Sir.
Your summer course Sir.
Pardon Sir, will you order your winter course now?
I say will you order your winter course now?

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December 5, 2008   Comments Off on 1943 – You Cannot Eat Lilies – Victory Garden Video

LA Times – Chickens, they keep their owners mesmerized and add one more element to green living in urban surroundings.

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Chickens as pets: city living with a farm feel

By Deborah Netburn
LA Times – December 6, 2008

In Mount Washington, furniture designer and artist Dakota Witzenburg built a chicken coop for his wife, Audrey Diehl, for Christmas last year as part of their ongoing effort to live green. When designing his coop, his priorities were keeping it easy to clean and making sure his chickens were safe by sinking corrugated metal at least 6 inches below ground so that burrowing predators couldn’t get in. But he also considered aesthetics.

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