For soldiers recovering at the Stamford Hospital, it wasn't just the indoor environment that was important. Soldiers spent lots of time outdoors, relaxing and recuperating in all weathers. Click below to find out more about how the garden was used during the First World War.
The Victory Garden
During the First World War gardeners on the home front were encouraged to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs on any available land to supplement their diets. This year a cluster of Victory Gardens will be recreated at Dunham. These small plots will contain a mixture of fruit, vegetable and herb varieties grown during the First World War, including many heritage cultivars no longer grown today.