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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1727
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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

Peter Seabrook visits the Joseph Reynold O'Neal Botanic Gardens on Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Situated in the center of Road Town, this four acre garden was officially opened in 1986. Holly Shimizu visits Kurt Bluemel Nurseries in Baldwin, Maryland. Mr. Bluemel's name is almost synonymous with ornamental grasses.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1727,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D8E2FC3D94F459D8D686490D42B1665.
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APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 1727. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1D8E2FC3D94F459D8D686490D42B1665
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