Charles Lathrop Pack (President of National War Garden Commission), letters in support of war gardens by War Department, U. S. Food Administration: Secretary of War Newton D. Baker, Edwin G. Baetjer (Federal Food Administrator for Maryland); Henry A. Forchheimer (Federal Food Administration Board), M. L. Parker (State Merchant Rep., Iowa Food Admin.); how to make and benefits of war gardens. Images of selected pages from this item are available. Chapter headings: War Department Letter; Community Gardening - Plan of Garden; Part I: War Gardening Manual - Fertilizers; Soil - Cold Frame and Hotbed; Fertilizers; Soil; Tools - Indoor Planting; Seed; Selection of Crop - Cultivation; Planting - Diseases and Insects; Spraying - Diseases and Spraying (cont.) - Part II: Home Storage Manual for Vegetables and Apples - Storage (cont.) - Storage (cont.); Potatoes - Seed - Seed (cont.) - United States Food Administration Letter - Back Cover.