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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1913


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1913
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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

Bob Smaus visits the home of Cheryl Lerner to tour her Italian/Mediterranean style garden which has no lawn. The front yard project continues, this week Tom and Roger look at Tom's choice of low-maintenance plants and some of the design ideas for breaking up the lawn "Improved Blaze"= rose bush planted, Azalea = "Willowa Red",Weeping crab = Malus "Red Jade". Roger Swain pitches the contest and looks at all the varieties of allium in the various gardens.

Plant of the Week: Baptisia australis (false indigo)



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1913,” 04/05/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08F185C79EF644BA8767EBD11402A6FA.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1913.” 04/05/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08F185C79EF644BA8767EBD11402A6FA>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1913. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08F185C79EF644BA8767EBD11402A6FA
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