The Victory Garden at Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum

The Specialty Crops Victory Garden provides teaching links between the garden experience and the impact of specialty crops on everyday life for visitors.

The garden contains 17 raised beds featuring various seasonal crops, a blueberry patch, a muscadine arbor, potato tuber viewer, and worm dig compost station.

Teachable topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Building Soil Fertility
  • Practicing Conservation Tillage
  • Crop Rotation and Poly-Cropping
  • Pollination
  • Specific Specialty Crop Education
  • Historic and Modern Production Methods

 

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