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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1906


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1906
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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

Host Roger Swain and Roger Cook demonstrate moving three different trees at the Suburban Garden. At VG South, Lucinda Mays travels to Picadilly Farm to look for shade loving plants, particularly hostas. Roger looks at some of the early planted crops, lettuce, fava beans and spinach.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1906,” 04/05/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09720E7E07D1418386BA307A6D3575F3.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1906.” 04/05/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09720E7E07D1418386BA307A6D3575F3>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1906. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09720E7E07D1418386BA307A6D3575F3
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