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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1707
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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

At the suburban garden Roger Swain looks at current plantings in the newly landscaped area and demonstrates how to make a rock edging for the area. Jim Wilson visits a bamboo specialist Steve Ray in Pell City, Alabama. Roger Swain plants a new cherry tomato "Sun Cherry" in the suburban garden. International correspondent Peter Seabrook visits a botanic garden in Madiera, Portugal.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1707,” 04/01/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A64ECC80F214FC5B856372DD413A80B.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1707.” 04/01/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A64ECC80F214FC5B856372DD413A80B>.
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