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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1918


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1918
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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

Holly Shimizu visits secret gardens and a little house on the prairie at the American Horticultural Society Children's Garden in Alexandria, Virginia (George Washington's "River Farm") to get a look at the new children's gardens. It's topiary madness when Jim Wilson gets a lesson in power-pruning spruce trees from South Carolina's Pearl Fryar. Roger sews late plantings of kale and collards. Plain parsley becomes exotic tabouleh with a little help from Chef Marian Morash.

Plant of the Week: Wax Begonia



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1918,” 07/20/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_159B0FC3C7CB4B0CA5A9A760B2BB9F11.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1918.” 07/20/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_159B0FC3C7CB4B0CA5A9A760B2BB9F11>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1918. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_159B0FC3C7CB4B0CA5A9A760B2BB9F11
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