National Geographic : 1944 Jul
The National Geographic Magazine British Combine London Firemen, Heroes of the Blitz, Garden a Property They Could not Save So far as it can, London grows its own. Parks and street margins, as well as bombed-out lots, are given to spade and rake. Big lawns are a rarity. Gardeners who grew peacetime's roses have turned to vegetables. Bombs left plenty of bricks for walling in the soil. St. Paul's looms in the distance.