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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2507
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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

Roger transplants daffodils (best if done after foliage yellows). He takes a look at the shady garden plants and foliage. Holly Shimizu tours Bridge House (Bermuda National Trust) in St. Georges with head gardener Saleem Madyun. Roger pots canna's, violas, and fills a hanging planter. In the cut flower bed, he plants gladiolas. He harvests rhubarb for Chef Marian. She prepares a rhubarb and strawberry smoothie (see below). Roger showcases plant-of-the-week, Rhodotypos scandens jetbead.

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