Dig for Victory

P5-7 school trip World War II Dig for Victory
Image: Brenda White

Join the Home Front for a day and find out how food was just as important in winning the war as weapons.  Help us 'Dig for Victory' in our vegetable plots following in the footsteps of the gardeners of the past.  Sow seeds and nurture them back at school.  Learn about healthy eating during the war and the seasonality of vegetables in Scotland.

Length: Half-day Programme
Available: March 5th - 9th 2018

Part of the Botanic Cottage Programme:
The Botanic Cottage Schools Programme is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cruden Foundation, The Edina Trust, The Ernest Cook Trust, The Gannochy Trust and The Robertson Trust

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)