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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1809


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1809
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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

Jim Wilson visits Steve Ray's Bamboo Gardens in Birmingham, AL. At VG South, Lucinda Mays adds new touches to a sunken garden, including a bamboo fence and bamboo wraps for pots. We also visit the Bamboo Fencer in Jamaica Plain Massachusetts. Fences installed: Numazu (cross hatch), Sode-Gaki(solid with lattice), Kenniji(basic with decorative cross piece), Tokusa(simple 1/2 shoot panels with accentuated border pieces).



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1809,” 05/18/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00E2D01F708242B5B18A818D72746941.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1809.” 05/18/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00E2D01F708242B5B18A818D72746941>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1809. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00E2D01F708242B5B18A818D72746941
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