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Victory Garden; Victory Garden 701


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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 701
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Series Description

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

Demonstrate pruning on evergreens in landscape area; show minor bulbs in bloom; plant radish, turnip, onions, leek; harvest leek in suburban garden and show leek and fish recipe with Chef Marian; transplant snapdragons, carnations and sweet peas to garden; sow cucumbers and summer squash indoors; start tuberous begonias.



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Chicago: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 701,” 03/15/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A702B40A172471EA9400B2950ECEC2A.
MLA: “Victory Garden; Victory Garden 701.” 03/15/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A702B40A172471EA9400B2950ECEC2A>.
APA: Victory Garden; Victory Garden 701. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A702B40A172471EA9400B2950ECEC2A
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