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Victory Garden
Victory Garden 1717
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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

A report from Roger Swain at the Suburban Garden shows us how to install weed barriers in areas where maintenance can be a problem. At Callaway Gardens, Lucinda Mays shows how the butterfly garden is progressing and shows the variety of caladiums they are growing.Travel correspondent Peter Seabrook takes in the sights of Lisbon including the strikingly modernistic Gulbenkian Foundation Museum and gardens and the historic Queluz Palace, whose formal gardens and unique statuary have invited comparisons to Versailles.



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