War gardens over the top. The seeds of victory insure the fruits of peace.

War gardens over the top. The seeds of victory insure the fruits of peace. LOC Summary: Poster shows boy with hoe chasing fleeing vegetables to illustrate the success of growing food in local "victory gardens." Part of the National War Garden Commission's campaign to encourage Americans to raise more food and free resources for the United States military needs in World War I. LOC Notes: "Copyright 1919, National War Garden Commission". Date Created/Published: Washington, D.C. : National War Garden Commission, 1919?. World War 1 poster provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 print : color ; 74 x 57 cm. (poster).