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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1838
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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

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Peter Seabrook brings us more of beautiful Ireland, stopping today south of Dublin, Ireland County Wexford. He tours the grounds of Marfield House in Gorey with its owner, Mary Bowe. An elegant regency mansion that was once owned by the Earls of Courtown, and is now a prestigious country house hotel. Some of the hotel’s most celebrated attractions include its vegetable and herb gardens which provide the ingredients for a menu that has earned the internationally coveted Michelin Red M rating for the past eight years. Marian meets with Rose Bannock, the chef of Marfield House, to see her prepare a house specialty, Loin of Lamb with Madeira Sauce. Back at the Suburban Garden, Roger brings out dafffodils for forcing, sows the first of the spring vegetables, and shows how to plant onions and leeks. Program Highlight: A visit to the renowned vegetable and herb gardens of Ireland's Marlfield House Hotel.



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