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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1828
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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 Swain and Roger Cook look at fall lawn care, from fertilizing the newly planted lawn to maintenance of the rest of the lawn (slice seeding and aerating). Roger Swain also looks at the fall crops ripening in the garden, sowing cover crops of winer rye and setting lettuce into the cold frame. Peter Seabrook visits the Royal Horticulture Society, Wisley to view the orchards of over 700 apple varieties.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1828,” 10/01/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02C284C0F03141458E44F4F91FDC2AA9.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1828.” 10/01/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02C284C0F03141458E44F4F91FDC2AA9>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1828. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_02C284C0F03141458E44F4F91FDC2AA9
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