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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2111
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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

Host Roger Swain visits Avant Gardens in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The proprietor, Kathy Tracey shows Swain how to make container gardens and hanging baskets special with an intriguing mixture of colorful plants. Back at the Suburban Garden, Swain meets with Glenn Cook, orchardist to discuss the best way to take care of pests. Swain shows how to dress when using chemical pest control in the garden. He then shows how to mix and spray the pesticide. Swain shows how to plant and care for sweet potatoes in the northern garden. Chef Marian Morash creates the dish, raspberry vinagrette over mesclun and duck breasts.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2111,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E014754DCDB498DA26E86033DA37E0F.
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