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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 2231
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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

Katherine Whiteside & Director of Horticulture, Marco Polo Stufano, tour the extensive gardens at Wave Hill, Bronx, New York, along the banks of the Hudson River. Highlights: Coleus 'The Line' Fuschia Hostas Boston Ivy Hydrangea 'Preziosa', 'Paniculata' & 'Mme. Mouilliene' Actinidia kolomikta vine European beech tree Canna 'Pretoria' (orange) Cosmos sulphureus (yellow) Kochia 'summer cypress' Potted palm 'Phoenix' Blue Dawn morning glory Sweet potato groundcover Miscanthus 'Gracillimus' Salvia 'Argentine Skies' & 'Van Houtii' Dahlia 'Little Scottie' (yellow), 'Bishop of Llandaff', 'imperialis' (giant) and 'Ellen Houston' Smoke bush Paeonia Lutea (tree peony) Clematis tibetana (clamors up hydrangea) Spirea thunbergii/thunbergia gregorii Lantana trifoila Asters Staghorn sumac Sunflowers 'Japanese silverleaf maximillian' Momordica balsamina 'Balsam apple'

Roger Swain is back at the workshop storing dahlia tubers for the winter. The tubers should be labeled and stored at 40-45 degrees. Wrap them in newspaper, store in boxes and keep moist. He notes that butternut squash should be kept at 50-55 degrees.

Chef Marian prepares butternut squash and apples:

2 1/2 lbs. butternut squash, cubed; steam with water flavored with 1 sliced apple (and peel), 1 large fresh piece of ginger and 1 tb. butter. Press solids (not squash) through a sieve and reduce to syrupy consistency. Pour over squash.

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