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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2522
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Series Description

Gardening program hosted by Jim Wilson and joined by Bob Smaus, Roger Swain, Lucinda Mays and Peter Seabrook as international travel correspondent. Series chef is Marion Morash. Special correspondent is Holly Shimizu. The Boston-based Victory Garden (w/ Roger Swain) is located at a private residence; Victory Garden South is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia; Victory Garden West is at Roger's Garden Center in Corona del Mar, California. Original program: Crockett's Victory Garden - premiered April 6, 1976. Hosted by Jim Crockett. Second host Bob Thomson (for 12 years till 1991). Series release date: 1976

Program Description

Roger repairs a small area of the lawn as fall is the best time for seeding. First, he sprays the area with a chemical herbicide to kill various weeds. He must wait two weeks before he begins seeding the lawn. After that time period, the area is tilled to prepare the seed bed. Peat moss and limestone are added to the bed. After seeding, Roger adds a starter fertilizer (20-27-5) and tops it with a thin layer of mulch hay. Keep moist for 7 to 10 days.

Bob Smaus is in Bainbridge Island, Washington, to tour a variety of intriguing concrete garden features made by George Little and David Lewis (see below).

Chef Marian prepares braised cabbage with turkey sausage.

Plant of the week: salvia uliginosa/bog sage.

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