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Small City Garden, A; Patch in Front


Dubbed from A2-01511. Original date 5/16/73.

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Small City Garden, A
Patch in Front
Program Number


Series Description

Over 6 half-hour shows in June, two per week, Thalassa Cruso shows how to accomplish a minor miracle of inner city land reclamation.

See June 1973 Prime Time for cover story. Series release date: 6/12/1973

Program Description

As the backyard begins to show the effects of Thalassa’s imagination and good sense, she’s out front, examining a six foot square plot that faces the street with ragweed and a few dismal shrubs. In a jiffy, she’s removed the shrubs and gone to work on the ragweed, but without recourse to dangerous poisons.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Chicago: “Small City Garden, A; Patch in Front,” 05/16/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F71E723249744328F037ABF4624B140.
MLA: “Small City Garden, A; Patch in Front.” 05/16/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F71E723249744328F037ABF4624B140>.
APA: Small City Garden, A; Patch in Front. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2F71E723249744328F037ABF4624B140
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