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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1601
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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

This is Bob Thomson's last episode as host. Roger fertilizes the vegetable garden preparing it for spring planting, in the Georgia, Jim shows us how to attract and feed birds and Marian prepares grilled parsnip and banana.

Bob Thomson farewell. 'Why Garden' . Jim Wilson at Callaway Gardens with Luan Creightin in planting for birds Grilled parsnips with bananas

Victory Garden South is at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia;



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