Letter from Thomas Howat, Honorary Secretary of Ruhleben Horticultural Society, Germany, to the Royal Horticultural Society

Scope and Content

They have been given permission to cultivate a vegetable garden in the camp and are now able to use the seeds sent in the first consignment of bulbs; they would be grateful for a further supply of seeds and send a list of what they require [list not present]; they hope RHS members will respond to this appeal as it will provide fresh vegetables for the camp as well as a healthy occupation to a number of the interned