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Life on the Prairies - Gardening
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R-B3633
Item Date
ca 1910


Hoeing a large vegetable patch.


"Gardening was a fact of life for prairie homesteaders. The effort involved was essential since the vegetables supplied many dietary staples for the settlers. While crops and prices were unpredictable, it was often the vegetable garden that would see the settlers through the winter."

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R-B3633
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photograph
Keywords:
Gardens


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Image Preview R-B3633 Photograph 1 - Hoeing a large vegetable patch.
Image Preview R-A16557-1 Photograph 2 - "On a farm near Prince Albert, a farm couple take time to work in the garden."
Image Preview R-A6157 Photograph 3 - Examining the rhubarb patch and an experimental grain plot in the garden.
Image Preview R-A20397 Photograph 4 - A child picks berries in a strawberry patch near Lancer.
Image Preview R-A16849 Photograph 5 - "At a North West Mounted Police post in Wood Mountain, the men took time to plant and tend a garden."
Image Preview R-A1251 Photograph 6 - A large garden in the Prince Albert area.
Image Preview R-A17220 Photograph 7 - Bagging potatoes was a family affair.
Image Preview R-E2051f PDF Document 8 - A mail order seed catalogue. The seeds and tools that homesteaders needed for their gardens were often shipped from Lon
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