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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1712
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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 is at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, founded in 1931 to preserve and exhibit American sculpture and the plants and animals of the southeast. This garden contains over 500 sculpture pieces. Peter Seabrook is in Holland visiting the once-a-decade Floriade, where millions of bulbs are in full bloom. At the Suburban Garden, Roger plants rutabagas and scallions.



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