The Gardeners Journal
As the seasons grow:
Cowpeas…
5th June 2019

How many of you have ever heard of the “cowpea”? Let alone grown this interesting and ever diverse source of livestock and human food? Here is an article about the lowly cow pea from Purdue University. https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/articles/ji-cowpea.html Those of you know us know we are not ones that activily support the university agricultural programs in […]

Growing Heirloom seeds
A unique Pumpkin
31st May 2019

Here at My Victory Garden we are all about doing things sustainable. As well as promoting heritage and heirloom plants. In keeping with these philosophies we also encourage and cover unique plants and growing them. We believe that seed saving and bio diversity is critical for our world and food survival. So, we found a […]

As the seasons grow:
Keeping Monsanto Out of Your Home Garden:
23rd May 2019

We know that the global biotech company Monsanto (now Bayer) does some crazy things with nature – they’ve been in the public eye for years and years. But some conscientious gardeners don’t know exactly how many of the smaller seed companies have been bought up by this corporate giant, and how to avoid paying Monsanto […]

good quotes
Farmers thought
18th March 2019

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” -Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)

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Closing up for the winter….
30th October 2018

Closing up Victory Gardens for the Winter If you’re one of those people who spends time outside and is attuned to the passage of seasons – (and there’s a whole lot of people nowadays who aren’t!) – you’ll know that harvest time is upon us. At GTKYF, we’re getting ready to close down our victory […]