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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2022


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2022
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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

Roger Swain opens displaying occidentalis "Rheingold" arborvitae.

Peter Seabrook and Marian visit Tasmania, specifically Port Arthur's former prison facilities and it's mid-19th Century gardens. We meet Adam Churchill, the garden supervisor, who highlights Rosa chinensis "china rose;" Crocusmia;" Aster novi-belgi; michaelmas daisy; Rhus; Melianthus major honey flower; Bourbon Rose; Leonotis Leonurss lion's ear; Acanthus mollis; Salvia uliginosa bog sage; Rose lamarque (white); Lythrum salicaria; Leycesteria formosa.

Marian shows the Convict Recipe Book and the Australia Historic Recipe Book.

Marian and Peter visit Kelly's Restaurant where owner Michael Kelly prepares octopus. He begins by boiling the octopus; then in a fry pan he simmers and reduces 2 cups of orange juice, 1 tbs. soy sauce, 1 tbs. ginger, a bit of butter, ground pepper and chives. After pan frying the octopus in olive oil, he adds it to the sauce and serves.

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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2022,” 06/21/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 14, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0F875C3303D548BFB0610F2D6B849021.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 2022.” 06/21/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 14, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0F875C3303D548BFB0610F2D6B849021>.
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